STARKVILLE - In the moments following Mississippi State's 72-51 win over Delta State in an exhibition game Thursday night, Delta State coach Jim Boone sought out MSU junior forward Gavin Ware to share a few words of encouragement.
MACON -- Approach. Focus. The little things.
One more win.
CALEDONIA -- Brandon Henry knows how far the Caledonia High School football program has traveled in the past two seasons.
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STARKVILLE -- Dak Prescott will not be the only Mississippi State quarterback signee that garners attention on Saturday when No. 1 Mississippi State hosts the University of Tennessee-Martin.
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WEST POINT - Chris Chambless has no time to feel sorry for his football team.
STARKVILLE -- Unfortunately, the start of Rick Ray's third season as Mississippi State men's basketball coach looks familiar.
STARKVILLE -- The basketball doesn't discriminate.
STEENS -- On the road to a season filled with firsts, Columbus Christian football coach Greg Watkins has watched his team mature.
Barrett Donahoe doesn't have any problem putting David Herrington in a conversation with the state's best football players.
The mark of a good team is its ability to bounce back from a tough loss or to recharge after an emotional high.
STARKVILLE -- "Put the ball down."
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The No. 4 Alabama football team sees a defined path to all of its big-picture goals, starting with LSU as the first of several big obstacles. Alabama received a boost on its open date when Auburn beat Ole Miss, the only team to defeat Alabama this season. That means its game at 7 p.m. Saturday (WCBI) against No. 14 LSU at Tiger Stadium is the first since that loss where Alabama (7-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) is in charge of its fate.
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Six years after hitting his last home run for the Mississippi State baseball team, Jeff Flagg is still hitting tape-measure blasts. On Tuesday night, Flagg's ability to hit the ball long won him $250,000 and the title of world champion.
STARKVILLE -- Dak Prescott shrugged his shoulders. Asked Tuesday how his team's offense can respond after a 17-point showing against Arkansas on Saturday night, Mississippi State's junior quarterback was his worst critic. He also came across as a player eager to right the ship.
STARKVILLE -- For the second-consecutive week, the Mississippi State football team is at the top of the heap in the College Football Playoff Committee's Top 25.
STARKVILLE -- Practice hasn't been the same for Mississippi State forward Gavin Ware this season. That's a good thing. Ware, a Starkville High School product, has been MSU's most productive front-court player since arriving on campus before the 2012-13 season. Ware's natural ability helped him adjust to the college game. At 6-foot-9, 250 pounds, Ware averaged 10 points and seven rebounds per game as a sophomore. But he achieved those numbers on a team that had little depth and not a lot of size up front. Now Ware has help.
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