TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Perfection is the goal each time Nick Saban and his Alabama defense step on a football field. Continuing a dominating and historic run, the Alabama Crimson Tide defense didn't quite achieve perfection Saturday night but Saban seemed satisfied with what he saw from his team.
JACKSON -- In the shadow of his biggest victory, Starkville High School coach Jamie Mitchell left Newell Field in Jackson with mixed emotions.
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Dig. Slide. Kill. Rotate. Madison Thrasher and Leigh Atkins admit they would have had a difficult time telling you last year what each of those words meant and how they applied to the sport of volleyball.
Let the games begin. Action will kick off at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Mississippi Soccer Association's Coaches Cup at the Columbus Soccer Complex on 7th Avenue and 3rd Street North. The recreational tournament will feature 33 teams from across the state in a two-day event that will crown champions in seven age groups for boys and girls.
STEENS -- It has been nearly a month since the Immanuel Christian School football team earned one of the biggest victories in its history. At 7 tonight, the Rams will try to earn an even bigger victory.
SCOOBA -- Stakes were higher Thursday, but that didn't matter to the East Mississippi Community College football team.
STARKVILLE -- The first words Dan Mullen spoke were of relief to the Liberty Bowl committee representatives after a nail-biting victory against Kentucky.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State sophomore defensive tackle Quay Evans was suspended for Thursday night's game for a violation of team rules.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen said this week Jameon Lewis as more of a star and less of a situational weapon.
STARKVILLE -- Jamie Mitchell would like to move on from the final play of last week's game.
HAMILTON -- Two more wins. The Hamilton High School slow-pitch softball program has made a habit of winning championships, so it isn't surprising the Lady Lions will play for another one this weekend in Ridgeland.
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Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze has high standards for his quarterbacks. So even after Bo Wallace threw for 346 yards in an upset 27-24 win over then-No. 6 LSU on Saturday, Freeze said there were "two things to complain about" from his performance.
ALICEVILLE - The Alabama High School Athletic Association football playoffs doesn't officially begin until Nov. 8, but as far as several West Alabama coaches are concerned they playoffs start this week.
SENATOBIA -- This is not exactly how former Columbus High School football standout Damian Baker thought his community college career would play out.
After nine games, the Tuscaloosa Christian, Victory Christian, and Tabernacle football teams are almost in the same spot.
STARKVILLE -- Kentucky is forced to go back to its backup option at quarterback.
STARKVILLE -- Jameon Lewis' media guide biography doesn't list a major.
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