STEENS -- At the end of a blowout win, the stars of the game are typically reflected in the sheet. Nine times out of 10, the team's coach opens the postgame interview by praising his linemen. The recognition is just a small piece of the satisfaction -- chasing your running backs down the field is the best part.
HAMILTON -- A 31-minute weather delay pushed the start of the 2013 prep football season back a bit Friday night at Jimmy Moore Field, but Hamilton senior quarterback Quinshay Heard had waited this long. He could wait just a little bit more.
MACON -- The Central Academy football team had a difficult time on the scoreboard and on the injury report in its 2013 season opener.
ABERDEEN -- When the home team has a considerable advantage in total yards, more first downs, no turnovers, and fewer yards penalized, it's generally safe to assume that team will come out a winner more times than not.
Caledonia High School first-year head football coach Andy Crotwell knew his team would be young in several key spots this season.
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MACON -- For the first time in five tries, the Starkville High School finally defeated Noxubee County High. In his first start as quarterback at the varsity level, Princeton Jones showed the maturity of a multi-year starter by throwing two touchdown passes and accounting for more than 150 yards of total offense in Starkville's 17-0 victory in a battle of 2012 state champions.
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State University coach Dan Mullen has treated this week of practice like they're getting ready for its opening game this weekend - a mock game, of course.
If Rafaelle Souza and Mandy McCalla is the starting point, Matthew Mott doesn't mind one bit talking about his high-scoring duo.
The feelings at the end of the 2011 and 2012 seasons couldn't have been more different for Todd Bramble.
Cody Mordecai doesn't shoot skeet, but he throws a wicked curveball.
STARKVILLE -- After being the most consistent participant in the Southeastern Conference's Thursday Night Football telecasts on ESPN, Mississippi State University won't participate in a mid-week affair in 2014.
The learning process is never complete.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University's players in the secondary are fed up listening to analysts break down their team's game next weekend against No. 13 Oklahoma State University in the Texas Kickoff Classic.
CALEDONIA -- It's one thing for a coach to welcome a freshman or a sophomore who has been away from football back into their program.
STARKVILLE -- CJ Winship and Meara Johnson don't know how it happened, but they're going in the right direction.
STARKVILLE - There are only 12 regular season games left in the career of Mississippi State University defensive end Denico Autry.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray will begin his second Southeastern Conference slate in the league's most historic building -- Rupp Arena.
The Heritage Academy volleyball team has heard co-coaches Liz Byrne and Liz Salstrand use the word urgency in practice and when breaking huddles.
Heritage Academy softball coach Gary Harris urged his Lady Patriots to start fast Tuesday night.
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