STEENS -- Immanuel Christian senior boys basketball player Ross Moore never doubted he would return to the court. However, Moore wasn't sure his shooting touch would return when he was back in uniform. Immanuel Christian coach Billy Thomas shared those concerns. Thomas knew Moore would bring leadership to the squad, but he knew the team also needed the offensive touch Moore could provide to help put the Rams over the top.
STEENS -- When making dinner arrangements with Columbus businessman Billy Thomas, you might want to call well in advance. In addition to being a owner of Benco Foods, Thomas devotes quite a bit of time at his other job: boys basketball coach at Immanuel Christian.
STARKVILLE -- For the first time in 16 years, Mississippi State University produced a first round pick in the 2012 National Basketball Association draft.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University head men's basketball coach Rick Ray has already started looking to the 2014 recruiting class.
Brett Blaise has not let the fact he has been overlooked his entire career deny his dream of being a professional baseball player.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University officials confirmed Wednesday two members of the 2012 football recruiting class will not be on the fall roster.
STARKVILLE -- The middle of the first round of the 2012 National Basketball Association draft is where the curious case of Arnett Moultrie will begin.
The temperature is not the only place where things are beginning to heat up.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School athletic director Stan Miller does not believe in symbolic awards.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School wants to dominate in track and field and are convinced they've found the man to do that with the hiring of Steven Griffin as its newest boys head coach.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University added another big target receiver prospect to its 2013 football recruiting class Monday with the verbal commitment of Scott Austin.
The Lions sleep tonight. However in two months time, the noise will be overwhelming as a second football season gets underway at East Mississippi Community College's new Sullivan-Windham Field. A sparse four-game home slate highlights a nine-game 2012 regular-season schedule, released Friday by the school.
STARKVILLE -- In his first teleconference as a Division 1 men's basketball head coach, Rick Ray used the opportunity to be very candid about his upcoming team.
WEST POINT -- The curious question around West Point High School is with all the traditional talent surrounding the football program, why hasn't that athletic ability translated the basketball gymnasium.
STARKVILLE -- Gavin Ware took his leadership responsibilities in an incredibly serious manner this season.
STARKVILLE -- Everything around Wendell Lewis has changed.
STARKVILLE -- None of the athletic programs at Mississippi State University will be given warnings or sanctions due to the NCAA's Academic Progress Report numbers released Wednesday.
STARKVILLE -- The team is in place. Now the No. 1 goal of Vic Schaefer, Johnnie Harris, Aqua Franklin, Brittany Hudson, and Maryann Baker is to sell Mississippi State University women's basketball.
Sky Samuel didn't know what to expect, but she knew the experience at the Amateur Athletic Union National Qualifier Area 10 wasn't going to be anything like a high school meet.
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