Robert Woodard II handled the first order of business with ease.
When the shots were not falling Tuesday night, the Starkville High girls' basketball team went in another direction.
STARKVILLE -- Taylor Arnold doesn't have a signature pose -- yet.
Every team needs a rival.
STARKVILLE -- Darryl Williams' help disappeared in the first quarter of his fifth career start.
The weight will be lifted off Robert Woodard II's shoulders today. At 7:30 tonight, the Columbus High School senior will announce his college decision prior to the boys basketball team's game against Starkville.
STARKVILLE -- Brad Butler likes to get game film as soon as possible so he can prepare the following week's plan. Butler's penchant for staying up late on Friday nights and into Saturday mornings has something to do with the fact he lives in Columbus and doesn't want to drive home and back to Starkville Academy the next day.
STARKVILLE -- One way to take a good defense and reduce it to rubble is to take away its top linebacker.
STARKVILLE -- The Arkansas football team's offense is starting to settle in. After injuries at quarterback, offensive line, and running back threw Arkansas into a frenzy for several weeks, No. 17 MSU (7-3, 3-3 Southeastern Conference, No. 16 College Football Playoff) thinks it knows what it will be up against when it takes on Arkansas (4-6, 1-5) at 11 a.m. Saturday (WCBI) at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
The East Mississippi Community College football team was coronated Monday afternoon when it earned the top spot in the final National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) poll of the regular season.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama football coach Nick Saban is hoping his team can find a way to grow from its first wire-to-wire challenge of the season.
OXFORD -- Deandre Burnett had 17 points Monday night to lead the Ole Miss men's basketball team to an 85-75 victory against Eastern Kentucky at The Pavilion at Ole Miss.
OXFORD -- Promise Taylor had 19 points Monday night to lead the Ole Miss women's basketball team to a 92-63 victory against Kennesaw State at The Pavilion at Ole Miss.
Robert Woodard II will make one coaching staff and one team very happy Tuesday night.
STARKVILLE -- Dan Mullen took to the marketplace in the offseason. After four years as an offensive coordinator and eight as a play-calling head coach, the Mississippi State football coach knew he wanted someone who could bring an attacking style of defense back to Starkville.
STARKVILLE -- Tolando Cleveland crouched over his helmet. Cleveland used a hand on his face mask to prop himself up. He was consumed in the feeling of what was lost.
On a day of big plays, East Mississippi Community College sophomore wide receiver Daniel Crowell Jr. made the one that meant a championship.
STARKVILLE -- Chloe Bibby has never lacked for confidence on a basketball court. That confidence came in handy when she decided to leave Australia to play basketball in the United States.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State fans finally got to see the brother tandem of Nick Weatherspoon and Quinndary Weatherspoon together on a basketball court.
STARKVILLE -- On the first play of the No. 18 Mississippi State football team's final possession, quarterback Nick Fitzgerald escaped to his right and shed a rusher. As he set his feet, he saw Reggie Todd moving toward the sideline.
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