STARKVILLE -- So ... about that faulty Mississippi State offense?
STARKVILLE -- Even Dan Mullen thought his Mississippi State football team would be in for a shootout Saturday night against Troy. Mullen should have asked his defense for a second opinion.
STARKVILLE -- Jameon Lewis is used to having the kind of first half he experienced Saturday.
LOUISVILLE -- All Louisville High School football coach M.C. Miller wanted was a lead.
LOUISVILLE -- When Columbus High School football coach Tony Stanford broke down his 2013 schedule, he knew the Falcons would face four challenges to start the season.
MACON -- If there's any team that was made for the never ending rain that fell Friday night, it might just be the West Point Green Wave.
STARKVILLE -- Boasting 12 players who were 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft picks or high school or junior college All-Americans, the Mississippi State baseball program's 2012-13 signing class has been ranked second nationally by Collegiate Baseball. The ranking is the second-highest for the Bulldogs by the newspaper based in Tucson, Ariz., which began ranking classes three decades ago in 1983.
CALEDONIA -- "Give me three and I will beat you!" These words were first uttered by Pro Football Hall of Fame coach George Allen in reference to the importance of winning the turnover battle.
SULLIGENT, Ala. -- The Lamar County High School football team captured its fifth straight sweep of its county rivals Friday with a 46-14 victory against Sulligent at Brown Stadium.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Saturday was a day of firsts for the top-ranked and defending national champion Alabama.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It was a sputtering, inconsistent, and rather mundane performance for No. 1 Alabama. Or at least, that's how it seemed a week after a big-game roller coaster ride.
JACKSON -- Heritage Academy football coach Barrett Donahoe looked forward to seeing how his team would respond after its first loss of the season.
AMORY -- Forget about the rain. The New Hope High School football team wants to "Turn it Up."
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MACON -- If any team was made for the never-ending rain that fell Friday night, it might just be the West Point Green Wave.
In the middle of the sixth inning, a fan jokingly offered a group of New Hope softball players a thousand dollars if any of them hit a home run off the water tower beyond the center field wall.
Five Keys to Troy-Mississippi State
Even without his coach in the room, Anthony Sharp knows the first fundamental for football success. Asked how he was able to score six touchdowns last week in a victory against Tabernacle Christian, the Victory Christian School junior running back didn't hesitate to share the credit.
Jim McElwain has labored in college football's "Mecca" under Alabama coach Nick Saban and run the offense for two national championship teams.
2. Notebook: Secretary of defense knows some offense too COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Notebook: Bulldogs stay productive during rain delay COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Sturdy defensive effort lifts Bulldogs to Final Four COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Bulldogs' bats complete sweep of Volunteers COLLEGE SPORTS