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Former SHS standout Smith making impact at Northwest

Posted 9/29/2015 in College Sports

Freshman linebacker A.J. Smith breaks out the normal football cliches when he says the Northwest Mississippi Community College football team is taking it one game at a time as it climbs the national rankings. Then there is a footnote.



Ole Miss will try to duplicate success on road

Posted 9/29/2015 in College Sports

The Ole Miss football team enjoyed its first road trip in Southeastern Conference football play this season. Now the Rebels are looking to repeat that pleasure. After upsetting then-No. 2 Alabama two weeks ago in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, No. 3 Ole Miss (4-0, 2-0 SEC) will be back on the road this weekend to take on No. 25 Florida (4-0, 2-0). Kickoff is set for a 6 p.m. Saturday (ESPN) in Gainesville, Florida.



Taylor kicks Columbus past DeSoto Central in region opener

Posted 9/29/2015 in High School Sports

Columbus High School football coach Randal Montgomery had a higher level of confidence in sophomore place kicker Chris Taylor after he hit a 36-yard field goal Friday night. However, for Taylor, the feeling was the opposite.



Reavis says No. 6 EMCC finding its stride

Posted 9/28/2015 in College Sports

SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College sophomore defensive back C.J. Reavis admits it took a while for him to return to his comfort zone. Now flourishing as a standout in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College ranks, the Virginia Tech transfer is working overtime to build up the resume for a return to senior college competition. As he grows and develops, the Lions' defense is coming along for the ride. A critical goal-line stand swung the momentum for good Saturday in No. 6 EMCC's 48-24 victory against Itawamba C.C. in a MACJC North Division game played before a capacity Homecoming crowd at Sullivan-Windham Field.



MSU soccer ties Missouri; Volleyball team beats Ole Miss

Posted 9/28/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Freshman Kennadi Carbin's goal in the 38th minute helped the Mississippi State women's soccer team earn a 1-1 overtime tie against Missouri in a Southeastern Conference game Sunday at the MSU Soccer Field. The draw enabled MSU (3-5-3, 1-1-2) to close the weekend the week with two points. Following a 0-0 overtime tie against Tennessee On Friday, MSU's 1-1-2 start in the SEC is the program's best since 2001.



Kelly proves he's human in Ole Miss' win

Posted 9/28/2015 in College Sports

OXFORD -- In the first three games of the season, junior quarterback Chad Kelly looked like a man who played football with a cape and a big 'S' on his chest. Entering the No. 3 Ole Miss football team's game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Kelly was leading the nation in yards per completion (19.11) and yards per pass attempt (12.3), and was second in the nation in passing efficiency (205.7). He had thrown for 898 yards, nine touchdowns (one interception) and was completing 65 percent of his passes. With numbers like that, it's easy to see why Ole Miss supporters were looking for places to put telephone booths so Kelly would have spots to change into his Superman gear.



Cook wins highest purse for Street Stocks race

Posted 9/28/2015 in Local Sports

Five weeks ago, Calvin Cook parted ways with his car owner. On Saturday, the Pensacola, Florida, native pocketed $5,000 in his first win since partnering with Mike Williamson to form 151 Racing. Cook started fifth in the Fall 40 Street Stock race at Magnolia Motor Speedway and passed Jay Burchfield on lap 22 to clinch the highest purse for a Street Stock race in the Golden Triangle this season.



MSU will try to build on big SEC road win

Posted 9/28/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen said his team is back in the Southeastern Conference Western Division race after beating Auburn 17-9 Saturday night. MSU lost to LSU 21-19 in week two in its SEC opener at Davis Wade Stadium. MSU had a chance to win, but Devon Bell missed a 52-yard field goal in the final seconds. In a game MSU needed to keep its SEC Championship hopes alive, the Bulldogs received a solid effort from their defense and a strong effort from senior quarterback Dak Prescott (29 of 41 for 270 yards). The victory helped MSU (3-1, 1-1 SEC) climb back into the national rankings (No. 21 in The Associated Press poll; No. 22 Amway Coaches poll).



Bulldogs extend Tigers' misery with win on the Plains

Posted 9/27/2015 in High School Sports

AUBURN, Ala. - Mississippi State's defense was pushed to the limit against an Auburn Tiger offense that was trying to find it's identity.



MSU Sidebar: Prescott does even more for MSU offense

Posted 9/27/2015 in College Sports

AUBURN, Ala. -- Dak Prescott is used to carrying the offensive load for Mississippi State, but it was taken to another level Saturday night.



MSU Notebook: Special teams play pleases Mullen

Posted 9/27/2015 in College Sports

AUBURN, Ala. -- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen was pleased with the play of his special teams Saturday night.



Alabama bounces back with rout of Louisiana-Monroe

Posted 9/27/2015 in College Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama 's defense rebounded with a vintage performance while Jake Coker and the offense overcame a sputtering start.



Ole Miss shakes off sluggish start, Vanderbilt

Posted 9/27/2015 in College Sports

OXFORD (AP) -- Mississippi's offense didn't look anything like the group that had thrown up touchdowns with stunning ease through the first three weeks of the season.



Central Academy advances in MAIS softball playoffs

Posted 9/27/2015 in High School Sports

MACON -- The Central Academy fast-pitch softball team is making the most of its first chance to play host to the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class A North State tournament.



EMCC defeats Itawamba C.C. in North Division play

Posted 9/27/2015 in College Sports

SCOOBA -- In a split second everything changed.



Aberdeen suffers another heart-breaking defeat

Posted 9/27/2015 in High School Sports

ABERDEEN - The KISS principle, a widely used acronym for "Keep it simple, stupid," states that most systems work best if you don't complicate things.



Starkville Academy wins with dominating defensive performance

Posted 9/27/2015 in High School Sports

Starkville Academy's defense knew of Heritage Academy quarterback Dylan Barker's arm strength and ability to stretch the field heading into Friday's MAIS Class AAA, District 2 clash in Columbus.



Heritage Academy looking for answers after loss in rivalry game

Posted 9/27/2015 in High School Sports

Barrett Donahoe doesn't like the modus operandi the Heritage Academy football team has been using the past three weeks.



Starkville High rolls over Callaway in Region 2-6A action

Posted 9/27/2015 in High School Sports

JACKSON - Callaway High School wasn't enough competition for Starkville High School Friday night, so the offense and defense decided to challenge each other.



Columbus rallies to top DeSoto Central in region opener

Posted 9/27/2015 in High School Sports

Highly touted Columbus High School junior Kylin Hill stole the show in this battle of star Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A, Region 1 running backs.



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