R.J. James and Taylor Blevins are getting more and more comfortable "hitting it hard and wishing it well." That slogan has long been the calling card of the New Hope High School slow-pitch softball team. As the No. 9 and No. 10 hitters in the lineup, the maturation of the junior outfielders has been a key to the success of this season's team.
The Columbus High School football team needs running backs. The latest round of injuries that hit Columbus last week has left it without Kendrick Conner (concussion) and Quan Latham (broken thumb) for its Class 6A, Region 1 game against DeSoto Central at 7 tonight.
OXFORD -- The University of Mississippi and Auburn University football teams are winless this season in the Southeastern Conference.
BOONEVILLE -- After fourth-ranked East Mississippi Community College ran its win streak to 19 games with a 49-0 rout of outmanned Northeast Mississippi Community College on Thursday, fifth-year EMCC coach Buddy Stephens offered an observation.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell received all the motivation he needed for his team's matchup against Canton last week.
MACON -- Tyrone Shorter heard the talk in his locker room this week. As soon as he discovered some of his players were looking ahead to a game against Louisville, the Noxubee County High School football coach squelched that discussion.
CALEDONIA -- The Caledonia High School volleyball team is ready.
STARKVILLE -- John Cohen has a request for every Mississippi State University fan who might see sophomore first baseman Wes Rea around campus in Starkville.
As the weeks pass, the stakes get higher and higher for the West Oktibbeha County High School football team.
STARKVILLE - The three letters that define the highlighted matchup of Saturday's game at Davis Wade Stadium are N-F-L.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University women's basketball team is learning what it means to be accountable for coach Vic Schaefer.
Competing as an independent member of the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools, Hebron Christian will not be eligible for postseason play in football this year.
STARKVILLE - Former Mississippi State University tailback Vick Ballard will get his first start in the National Football League Sunday.
The first step was simply fantastic.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen wasn't going to start the postgame media conference Saturday without a statistics sheet.
SCOOBA -- When the East Mississippi Community College football team won its first national championship last season, linebacker D.J. Jordan knew he would play a critical role in the title defense.
STARKVILLE -- University of Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley will coach Saturday from the Davis Wade Stadium press box after undergoing surgery on his fractured right hip injury Tuesday afternoon.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban interrupted the breathless pontification about a weekend that jumbled the Southeastern Conference and national title races with a brief message. See, I told you.
OXFORD -- Cody Prewitt has been a part of the University of Mississippi's football program for more than a year.
HAMILTON -- The Hamilton High School slow-pitch softball team had little trouble advancing in the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 2A North State playoffs Tuesday night.
1. Stevens' work in summer pays off in college offers HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Running backs have chance to shine for EMCC COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Coaches excited to kick season off at jamboree HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Starkville High's Gay accepts invitation to All-American Bowl HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. EMCC football faces challenging schedule in 2016 COLLEGE SPORTS