Christion Jones' performance in the top-ranked University of Alabama football team's 2013 debut didn't surprise his teammates.
New Hope High School first-year head coach Shawn Gregory's goal entering the season was to increase the "tempo" of the game. Gregory accomplished that goal in the Trojans' first game here Friday evening.
HOUSTON -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen needed four words to describe his team's season-opening loss.
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State University volleyball coach Jenny Hazelwood expected to some early season adversity with a young roster. Hazelwood found that adversity Saturday at Newell-Grissom Building, as MSU dropped a pair of four-set decisions to the University of Arkansas, Little Rock and Southeast Missouri State University.
HOUSTON -- The doomsday scenario for the Mississippi State University football team came true with 2 minutes, 50 seconds left in the third quarter.
HOUSTON -- Head trainer Justin Gremillion was the busiest person on the Mississippi State University football team's sideline Saturday.
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STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School's football team did just about everything it could to lose its game against Oxford High on Friday night.
CALEDONIA -- The Caledonia High School football team, led by a trio of backs, rebounded from last week's loss in fine fashion with a 41-3 pasting of longtime rival Hamilton here Friday night.
ATLANTA -- With everyone focused on a three-peat, Nick Saban reminded his University of Alabama players of someone who did it twice -- Michael Jordan. If they're going to follow MJ's lead, they'll need to play with a lot more passion than they showed in the season opener. Better get to it. Next up, it's Johnny Football.
A year ago, Abby Solomon Malmstrom wanted to help make the Tennessee Williams "Streetcar Run" even bigger. Malmstrom pursued that goal with the stamina of a runner and the passion of a coach who wanted to espouse the benefits of running as part of a healthy lifestyle.
MACON -- Noxubee County football coach Tyrone Shorter spends most of his practice sessions encouraging a bevy of sophomores to grow up.
MACON -- Rarely do open dates come into discussion in high school football circles.
STARKVILLE -- While Starkville Academy plans many more victories this football season, the Volunteers were especially pleased to secure victory No. 1 Friday night in a 28-7 decision against East Rankin Academy 28-7 in its home opener at J.E. Logan Field.
BELZONI -- Hebron Christian School football coach David Foster encouraged his players to play a complete game Friday night. The Eagles did just that.
HATTIESBURG -- Texas State University's Tyler Arndt slipped through the University of Southern Mississippi defensive line, made a quick move and then ended up strolling into the end zone for the 17-yard, go-ahead touchdown.
MACON -- Tamorris Conner may only be a sophomore, but he is well aware of the tradition of the Noxubee County High School football program.
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BATESVILLE -- If someone who had never seen a football game just happened to be at South Panola High School on Thursday, they still would have noticed two special tailbacks.
1. West Point mourns loss of teen HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Starkville routs Murrah in playoff opener, falls in second game HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Notebook: Self enjoys career day as Bulldogs enjoy sweep COLLEGE SPORTS
4. New Hope starts postseason with win over Lake Cormorant HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS