STARKVILLE -- Ask Ross Mitchell about his immediate performance on the mound and the sophomore just shrugs his shoulders.
STARKVILLE -- The five-hour bus ride home Sunday from Nashville, Tenn., seemed a lot longer to the Mississippi State University baseball team. Losing a three-game Southeastern Conference weekend series will do that to a team.
STARKVILLE -- Josh Boyd may be able to thank former teammate Fletcher Cox for being selected in the fifth round of the NFL draft by the Green Bay Packers.
STARKVILLE -- There are few things coaches like better than when their pitchers throw strike one.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University women's golf coach Ginger Brown-Lemm believed this moment would happen for her program.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School baseball coach Brian Jones knew his first Yellow Jackets squad would be a work in progress. Resilience has been his team's most impressive trait. Through trials and tribulations, the team has kept swinging and battling back.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School girls track and field coach Caroline Woomer calls freshman Ralesheia Gee "a beast." Woomer means it in the nicest way possible.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The No. 3 Vanderbilt University baseball team scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning Sunday en route to an 8-3 victory against No. 16 Mississippi State University at Hawkins Field.
STARKVILLE -- The University of South Carolina softball team used two solo home runs in the top of the seventh inning Sunday to earn a 5-4 victory against Mississippi State University at the MSU Softball Field.
The fantastic part about having friends -- really close friends -- is they can say just about anything to you.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State is quite simply looking for a little lady luck on the softball diamond.
Sometimes you need to do a little redecorating.
CALEDONIA - Caledonia High School baseball coach John Wilson wants his team to do a better job at the little things.
After 13 unanswered runs, West Lowndes High School baseball coach Todd Stanley couldn't blame his players.
STARKVILLE -- At 5-foot-8, 176 pounds, Brett Pirtle doesn't look like a typical Division I cleanup hitter. That's fine because Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen doesn't care or know what a typical college baseball lineup looks like anymore.
OXFORD -- After allowing two unearned runs to score in the seventh inning that erased a lead, the University of Kentucky baseball team rallied for two runs in the eighth and used solid relief pitching from sophomore Chandler Shepherd to beat No. 18 University of Mississippi 3-2 in game one of a best-of-three Southeastern Conference series at Swayze Field.
The University of Alabama football team's dominance once again carried over to the NFL draft. The two-time defending national champions became the first college team to produce three consecutive first-round picks since the common draft started in 1967 Thursday night. The New York Jets selected cornerback Dee Milliner at No. 9, then guard Chance Warmack went to the Tennessee Titans and the San Diego Chargers picked tackle D.J. Fluker.
Glenn Lautzenhiser loves baseball. As an ambassador for First Book of Lowndes County, Lautzenhiser shares the benefits and importance of reading to children. Lautzenhiser combined two things he loves Thursday morning in a series of presentations about the Negro League to students at Fairview Elementary School in Columbus.
The New Hope High School baseball and fast-pitch softball teams kicked off their postseason in abbreviated fashion Thursday.
STARKVILLE -- Darius Slay may not know when he'll be taken in the 2013 NFL draft, but he always will be able to tell people where he was when his named was called.
1. Starkville High's Gay decommits from Ole Miss HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Columbus basketball teams showcase Purple Madness HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Heritage Academy will be back at home for playoffs HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. MSU searching for greater consistency COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Brownlee has career-best night for Green Wave HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS