A new April Sykes took the court Sunday primed to take the next step in her basketball career. The former East Oktibbeha County High School All-American who went on to have a standout career with the Rutgers University women's basketball team worked in her first practice with her new team, the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.
STARKVILLE -- The injury list continues to grow for the Mississippi State University baseball team. Three key contributors are fighting serious injuries as the Bulldogs enter the final month of the regular season.
STARKVILLE -- The state of Mississippi's biggest college baseball series is tied after two games to a pair of special pitching performances. The only problem is the efforts came at different times and in different ways.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen is convinced his club gave the game away from third base.
STARKVILLE -- Debbie Carlisle knew some information her husband would have love to have known Saturday afternoon. Sitting in the stands on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at Carlisle Field, Debbie predicted the Starkville High baseball team was going to turn a double play to escape a bases-loaded jam in the sixth inning.
The samurai is back and ready to do some damage. In slow-pitch softball season, Lauren Holifield took to wearing a yellow bandana around her head to signify she and New Hope High School were ready for battle.
CLEVELAND -- There are a lot of ways to lose a baseball game. A walk-off grand slam is one you don't normally see. Unfortunately, that's how the Caledonia High School baseball team saw its season end Saturday.
The Columbus United Under-12 and U-14 boys and the U-16 girls soccer teams qualified for the Mississippi Soccer Association State Championships May 5-6 in Meridian.
NEW YORK -- Mississippi State University's Vick Ballard and Charles Mitchell and the University of Mississippi's Bobby Massie were selected Saturday on the third and final day of the NFL draft. Ballard was selected in the fifth round by the Indianapolis Colts, while Mitchell was taken in the sixth by the Atlanta Falcons. Massie, an offensive lineman, was selected in the fourth round by the Arizona Cardinals.
NEW YORK -- The University of Alabama football team had its fifth player selected in the 2012 NFL draft Friday evening at when the Baltimore Ravens used the No. 35 overall pick, the third pick in the second round, to select senior linebacker Courtney Upshaw.
STARKVILLE -- In what many people sees will be a rebuilding project for Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Ray, the one quality he values the most in his newest signee is considered uncoachable.
HAMILTON -- Lexus Jordan never has hesitated to express her feelings.
The New Hope High School fast-pitch softball team wants to continue its climb.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University senior outfielder Brittany Gates has a simple reminder.
New Hope High School carried a region championship and tons of momentum into the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A baseball playoffs.
STARKVILLE -- Even after pitching a complete game on the mound, Starkville High School senior pitcher Nick Brooks' best role was a cheerleader for the highlight worthy defensive plays made behind him.
STARKVILLE - The plan for the Mississippi State baseball lineup is very specific. They want to see action in the visitors bullpen early and often.
STARKVILLE -- Brian Jones can attest that the job as baseball coach at Starkville High School always has had cachet.
STARKVILLE -- Fletcher Cox has a chance tonight to be the highest Mississippi State University player taken in the National Football League draft in a generation. Nearly every draft expert projects the defensive tackle will be taken in the top 10.
STARKVILLE -- Jacoby Davis became the first signed prospect Wednesday for new Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Ray.
1. Former Bulldog Renfroe hopes to stick with Padres LOCAL SPORTS
2. Donahoe leaving Heritage Aca. for top job at Marshall Aca. HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. MSU shooting for first regional at new home LOCAL COLUMNS
4. No. 11 MSU women face big test at No. 15 Texas A&M COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Alabama holds on to beat No. 15 Texas A&M COLLEGE SPORTS