Eddie Chapman enjoys having Moesha Brewer on the West Lowndes High School girls track and field team. Whether it's breaking out in an impromptu dance move or saying something amusing to a teammate, Brewer keeps the Lady Panthers loose in practice and at meets.
CLINTON -- The Columbus High School baseball team liked the feeling of playoff success so much it added to the best season in program history on Thursday night.
Drivers and their crews usually face an adjustment period when breaking in a new chassis, but veteran super late model driver and Golden Triangle native Rick Rickman won his second race of this season with a new chassis and has four top-3 finishes thus far.
Gevonta Webb never imagined himself as a catcher for the Columbus High School baseball team.
Josh Stillman was eager to see what role he could play as a junior with the New Hope High School baseball team.
Cody Mordecai made sure he and the Heritage Academy baseball team were "Sasser Strong" in their playoff debut Wednesday night.
STARKVILLE -- It's now becoming an alarming trend for the home team at Dudy Noble Field.
Ever since the beginning of the season, Laura Trenor believed the New Hope High School girls golf team could win a state title. The first-year coach did her best whenever she could to boost the confidence of her players and to convince them they were ready to take the next step after finishing fourth in their past two trips to the state's biggest stage.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State fans love to manage John Cohen's baseball team more than any other sport on campus. With so many unpaid coaches in the stands and watching from home, Cohen normally sounds like he is justifying his moves to fans who aren't at practice, aren't watching film of previous games, and haven't seen what he has seen in more than 20 years as a coach.
The Pickens County High School football team will have to defend its Class 1A state title without its head coach. On Monday, Patrick Plott started work as the new football coach and athletic director at Greenville (Ala.) High. Plott accepted the job offers April 17 and was approved by the school board that day.
MAYHEW -- East Mississippi Community College's second national football championship season in three years was celebrated Saturday night in a ring presentation banquet in the Lyceum auditorium on EMCC's Golden Triangle campus.
STARKVILLE -- The annual Mississippi State Road Dawgs Tour, featuring athletic department and university officials, will kick off Monday with stops in Hattiesburg and Biloxi.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State baseball team is going in the opposite direction when it is supposed to be securing a NCAA tournament bid.
A pitcher knows when he is in the groove. It doesn't matter if the opponent is unbeaten or if it is a regular-season game or the first game of a best-of-three playoff series.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State has tried recently to assemble football schedules that give its teams a chance to play in bowl games in December and January. The Southeastern Conference added a wrinkle Sunday at a special meeting in Atlanta that likely will bolster the strength of all of its member schools' football schedules.
STARKVILLE -- Asked if she wanted the ball in her final game at Mississippi State, Alison Owen was emphatic. "Of course," Owen said. "I always want the ball."
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The No. 16 Ole Miss baseball team continued to click Sunday, scoring in seven consecutive innings en route to a 9-6 victory against No. 17 Kentucky. The victory helped Ole Miss (33-12, 13-8 Southeastern Conference) sweep Kentucky (27-19, 9-12) and move into a tie for first place with No. 8 Alabama atop the SEC's Western Division.
STARKVILLE -- The series finale blues continued for Mississippi State.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State senior first baseman Logan Foulks believes her team felt like it was out-fought Friday night in a Southeastern Conference loss to Arkansas.
Sometimes one run is all you need.
1. New Hope's James signs with Itawamba C.C. HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. MSU Notebook: Schaefer back to normal for No. 2 Bulldogs COLLEGE SPORTS
3. No. 2 MSU women play for outright SEC championship COLLEGE SPORTS
4. New Hope beats Leake Central to win Region 4-4A title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Columbus basketball squads win pair of region titles HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS