STARKVILLE -- The message from Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray on Tuesday night was opposite from the one he gave in the offseason: Feed Gavin Ware.
STARKVILLE -- In its first game without freshman point guard IJ Ready, Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray thought his team survived well enough with junior Trivante Bloodman and redshirt freshman Jacoby Davis.
Effie Morrison didn't hesitate. As soon as she heard the official's whistle signaling a hand ball, Morrison looked to the sideline.
Jim Davis has experienced the extreme ends of the spectrum in more than 40 years as a basketball coach.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Trevor Releford scored 19 points Tuesday night to lead the Alabama men's basketball team to a 75-58 victory against Georgia State in the National Invitation Tournament Tipoff Classic at Coleman Coliseum.
MACON -- If it's playoff time, it must be time to eat for the Noxubee High School football team.
STARKVILLE - Dan Mullen truly wishes he had better news about his quarterback's injury situation.
STARKVILLE - The injury curse has hit Rick Ray's program again.
STARKVILLE - Ask the Mississippi State defensive coaches to find a comparable talent to Chris Jones and there's a definite silence.
STARKVILLE -- Abner's may have to reconsider its chicken giveaway agreement with Mississippi State if Kendra Grant continues to shoot like she did Sunday afternoon.
STARKVILLE -- No. 1 Alabama was able to sleep walk through its 20-7 victory againstMississippi State on Saturday without dire consequences.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen is optimistic about the injury status of quarterbacks Dak Prescott and Tyler Russell.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State's marketing department made sure to get fans excited this week for a matchup against No. 1 Alabama. None of that pomp and circumstance helped MSU make the fundamental plays it needed Saturday night to pull off a monumental upset.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State's defense figured out early and often Saturday night it belonged on the same field with the two-time defending national champions.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State didn't use any mind games or trickery Saturday in announcing its starting quarterback. MSU went back to the original starting lineup introduction on the video board at Davis Wade with Tyler Russell front and center as the final player announced.
MERIDIAN -- Barrett Donahoe uses the words "maximum effort" to describe what he expects from the Heritage Academy football team every day.
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville High defensive starters had to sit around all week and listen to the talent of Grenada's defense. That talk was all the motivation the Yellow Jackets needed to prove they could win a low-scoring affair and advance out of the first round of the Mississippi Activities Association Class 6A North State playoffs.
PEARL -- In one corner of the playing surface of Ray Rogers Stadium, West Point High School junior quarterback Josh Ewing was being consoled by friends and family. About 20 yards away, senior running back Aeris Williams was with another group that was trying to help him feel better.
MACON -- Noxubee County High School football coach Tyrone Shorter has witnessed some outstanding defensive performances during his tenure in Macon, but the pounding his defense issued to Ripley High on Friday night is easily at the top of the list.
CONWAY, S.C. -- Marshall Henderson returned to the Ole Miss men's basketball team after the first part of his suspension Saturday night and picked up right where he left off.
1. New Hope's Harcrow will get shot at Mississippi Delta C.C. HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Prescott gives back at camp at MSU LOCAL SPORTS
3. Starkville High's Jones signs with Southern Mississippi HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. MSU standout Gridley signs with Oakland A's COLLEGE SPORTS