STARKVILLE -- Let John Cohen's public service announcement for why the Mississippi State University baseball should play host to a NCAA Regional begin.
STARKVILLE -- For the first time in the history of the event, two schools will meet in the Southeastern Conference tournament knowing what its like to win such an event the previous season.
HOOVER, Ala. -- University of Mississippi baseball coach Mike Bianco said what a majority of people at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium were thinking.
Knowing he is in a win-or-go home scenario, University of Mississippi coach Mike Bianco is throwing one of his weekend starters on short rest.
STARKVILLE -- In time the 2013 C Spire Ferriss Trophy presentation may be remembered as the first of many honors for Hunter Renfroe.
WEST POINT -- It sounds so simple.
MACON -- This season was about continuing a tradition for Charles Hughes.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama softball team claimed its ninth consecutive NCAA regional title and 11th overall as it raced past Western Kentucky University 13-1 on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA tournament Tuscaloosa Regional at Rhoads Stadium.
LaTerrica Jefferson completed the turnaround Friday afternoon. Nearly four years ago, Jefferson was a ninth-grader with a load of potential. At the time, basketball was a consideration, but it wasn't something the Columbus High School student believed could help put her on the path to a college scholarship.
Score one for the "Perch Jerkers." Even though Rick Dendy and Carl Froshour don't consider that style of fishing "old school," they are right at home without spider rigging and fishing with multiple poles.
HAMILTON -- Jeremy Lindsey believes in a winning state of mind. Maybe it was a season's worth of hounding from his Hamilton High School track and field coaches that helped the senior develop a positive frame of mind.
STARKVILLE -- Ginger Brown-Lemm couldn't be more excited about her first trip to the NCAA Championships as a head coach. Not only is Brown-Lemm making history as the first coach to take the Mississippi State University women's golf team to the event, she also is the first coach of a team from the state of Mississippi to make it that far.
STARKVILLE -- When John Cohen took the job as baseball coach at Mississippi State University on June 7, 2008, he made it clear he was going to turn the program around with dual-threat players.
STARKVILLE -- In big moments, individuals and teams can ignore the pressure or embrace the feeling. The Mississippi State University baseball team is doing nothing but the latter.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University has embraced the art of the comeback. No. 24 MSU earned its fourth victory after trailing through six innings with a dramatic 5-4 win against No. 14 University of South Carolina at Dudy Noble Field.
Evan McElrath has thought about playing golf in college for a long time. McElrath admits the process has been stressful at times with college coaches watching from the sidelines. He also has worked his ways through the ups and downs of every-day life that make it difficult to focus on golf.
Paul Alpers had a lot of praise last year for the city of Columbus and the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Alpers, who is the president of the Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters AllAmerican Tournament Trail, was in Lowndes County last August to award a Crappie Masters National Championship to Charlie and Travis Bunting, of Jefferson City, Mo. Alpers was on hand to watch the Buntings land a two-day haul of 19 pounds that helped them win two Tracker Marine Nitro Z7 boats with 150 horsepower Mercury Motors. In all, 141 teams averaged catching crappie that weighed just less than a pound.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Kristy Curry has worked with some of the most successful coaches and at schools that have some of the best traditions in women's college basketball.
HERNANDO -- When a team wins a big postseason road game, it usually has at least a couple of hours to celebrate. That's not the case for the New Hope High School baseball team.
Mississippi State University's softball team has a rare assignment in the opening round of the University of South Alabama-hosted Mobile Regional. MSU (32-22), the No. 3 seed in the regional, will take on Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season conference champion Florida State (41-16), the No. 2 seed, at 3:30 p.m. Friday in the opening game of the four-team, double-elimination event.
1. West Point's Edwards, Knight will go to EMCC HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Caledonia powerlifting team wins another region title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. NHHS junior high softball program will play first games Thursday HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Cold start dooms New Hope girls against Ridgeland HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. MSU women keep climbing higher, higher LOCAL COLUMNS