STARKVILLE - Down 10 points at halftime, Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer urged his squad to become the tougher basketball team. In the second half, the Bulldogs did just that.
Chris McCool still has problems processing the memories. He vividly recalls his senior year at Pickens Academy when he helped the Pirates advance to the Alabama Private Schools Association Class 3A state title game. When pressed for details, he quickly remembers scores of games and who scored touchdowns and conversions that pushed Pickens Academy into the championship game against Meadowview Christian Academy.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School understands the stakes tonight in the second round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A North State playoffs.
The West Point High School football team's quest for the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A state championship hit a snag in the second round of the playoffs a season ago. At 7 tonight at McCallister Field, West Point will try to clear that same hurdle and beat Ridgeland to keep its hopes of getting to Jackson alive.
Area high school football fans came one step closer Thursday to seeing the renewal of the Starkville High School versus Columbus High gridiron rivalry.
NEW YORK -- The University of Alabama men's basketball team appeared to be in control of the game. The Crimson Tide was hitting 3-pointers and forcing turnovers while building a 15-point lead against Oregon State University.
OXFORD -- The University of Mississippi football team's roster isn't filled with the big bodies typical of a Southeastern Conference team.
With the preliminaries now out of the way, the Alabama High School Athletic Association football playoffs heat up Friday night with second-round play.
STARKVILLE -- Even after a victory, the news doesn't get any better for the Mississippi State University men's basketball program.
STARKVILLE -- A little over four years ago, Chad Bumphis said publicly he was "97 percent committed" to the University of Florida before a coaching change in Starkville.
Timing. When it comes to perfecting the hurry-up spread offense at East Mississippi Community College, timing is just about everything.
STARKVILLE -- Glenn Schmidt knows there are plenty of similarities between Anna Lea Little and Maggie Proffitt.
STARKVILLE -- The opportunities figure to be there for Candace Foster and Brittany Young.
Dan Olson is familiar with Vic Schaefer's work at the University of Arkansas and at Texas A&M University.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Ray had one message to his team after losing the season opener at Troy University: Get the basketball in the paint.
STARKVILLE -- A hush came over the Humphrey Coliseum crowd as members of the Mississippi State University training staff attended to junior guard Jalen Steele.
STARKVILLE -- Not even modern technology could've found Jonathan Banks before he signed with the Mississippi State University football team nearly four years ago.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School boys basketball coach Greg Carter knew his team needed a win before the Thanksgiving break.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban calls it "the Bluegrass Miracle phenomenon."
OXFORD -- University of Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze says he slept only about 30 minutes on Saturday night.
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