SPORTS

« previous   Page 305 of 565   next »

 

MSU's Mullen becoming big fan of his offensive line

Posted 8/5/2012 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen likes his offensive line heading into the 2012 season.

 

 

Rebels soccer team sets postseason goals

Posted 8/5/2012 in College Sports

"Reach the Beach." It is left to be determined if the University of Mississippi women's soccer players will have a slogan on the back of T-shirts that captures the essence of the 2012 season.

 

 

Crimson Tide players, coaches meet media

Posted 8/5/2012 in College Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It has been about seven months since the University of Alabama football team won one of the most controversial National Championship games since the Bowl Championship Series system was created, beating Southeastern Conference West champion LSU 21-0.

 

Summer helps prepare top softball players

Posted 8/4/2012 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Leake Academy pitcher Hannah Moore and Starkville Academy shortstop Mary Austin Barber are highly regarded senior softball players. Each played a major role this summer helping their travel ball squads compete for regional and national championships. Now, they are back with their high school teams and things have taken a slight turn.

 

MSU shows off present, future in workouts

Posted 8/4/2012 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University's first open football practice of the fall season Saturday was about the present and the future. MSU coaches divided the morning session between several veteran starters and some eagerly anticipated newcomers who have the fan base excited.

 

 

Collins likes MSU's depth at linebacker

Posted 8/4/2012 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University linebackers coach Geoff Collins walks into the meeting room for his position knowing he has a talented group. The Bulldogs return two starters and a depth chart that features players who combined to make 28 starts last season. MSU also welcomes back senior Cameron Lawrence, the second-leading tackler in the Southeastern Conference.

 

 

Starkville Quarterback Club set for 47th year

Posted 8/4/2012 in Local Sports

Mississippi State University football fans are encouraged to join the Starkville Quarterback Club. The club, which will open its 47th season of weekly meetings on Aug. 30, is devoted to promoting MSU football. Club President Tyson Gair said the club expects a large membership this year with all the excitement that surrounded the team's 31-3 victory against the University of Mississippi and its 23-17 win against Wake Forest University in the Music City Bowl on Dec. 30 that helped the team finish 7-6.

 

 

Prep players want softball back in Olympics

Posted 8/4/2012 in Local Sports

STARKVILLE -- While the Summer Olympic Games have been plagued by controversies in gymnastics and badminton, no such ill will has developed on the softball diamond.

 

 

Freeze wants effort in practice to carry over

Posted 8/4/2012 in College Sports

OXFORD -- The University of Mississippi football team practiced Saturday adjacent to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium before a crowd of a few hundred faithful on a sunny, warm morning. It was the second time the Rebels had hit the practice fields, as Ole Miss got in a light practice Friday night after Rebel Media Day activities that afternoon.

 

 

Ole Miss' veterans ready to win now

Posted 8/4/2012 in College Sports

OXFORD -- The University of Mississippi football team won only two games last season, so it would appear obvious that the Rebels are rebuilding. But the team's veterans say they're not allowing themselves to think that way.

 

 

Alabama practices for unit for first time

Posted 8/4/2012 in College Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama football team practiced as a complete unit for the first time for two hours in shorts and helmets Saturday afternoon at the Drew-Thomas Practice Facility after a split session Friday to open camp.

 

 

Alabama opens camp having passed first test

Posted 8/4/2012 in College Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Quarterback AJ McCarron insists the University of Alabama football team turned its focus to the 2012 season long before opening preseason camp on Friday.

 

 

Central Academy posts historic win over Starkville Academy

Posted 8/2/2012 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Central Academy earned its first fast-pitch softball victory over Starkville Academy Thursday night.

 

 

Mullen liks progression of Russell at quarterback position

Posted 8/2/2012 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen used words like "comfortable" and "experienced" to describe his starting quarterback Tyler Russell.

 

 

Defending champ EMCC gets top billing

Posted 8/2/2012 in College Sports

After more than four months of celebrating the school's first national championship, the East Mississippi Community College football team has about four weeks to prepare for its 2012 season opener at 7 p.m. Aug. 30 against Pearl River C.C. at Sullivan-Windham Field in Scooba.

 

 

Louisiana WR Christy commits to MSU

Posted 8/2/2012 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University football program appears to have added to its receiving depth Wednesday. Multiple outlets reported that Louisiana receiver Shelby Christy gave a verbal commitment to MSU on Wednesday night.

 

 

Love feels good about Starkville's chances

Posted 8/2/2012 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- For Starkville High volleyball coach Lauren Love, the season is off to a strong start even though Lady Jackets haven't played a match.

 

 

Nickoles Memorial set for this weekend in Columbus

Posted 8/2/2012 in Local Sports

Tradition will return to Columbus this weekend with the running of the 11th Annual Columbus Nissan James Nickoles Memorial at Columbus Speedway, "The Baddest Bullring in the South.

 

 

New coach, new attitude for Heritage Academy fast-pitch softball

Posted 7/31/2012 in High School Sports

Gary Harris isn't afraid of change.

 

 

Ellis makes her mark for Oak Hill Academy vs. Starkville Academy

Posted 7/31/2012 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- The movements reflect experience. Shuffle step, shuffle step, pause, read ... go. Maegen Ellis slides safely into third base and springs up ready for more. She inches off the base while looking at second base. When she sees the throw go there in an attempt to retire a teammate, she is off again. Just like the last time, Ellis' speed catches the defense off guard and she slides in safely with the first run of the game.

 

 

« previous   Page 305 of 565   next »

 

Advanced Search

 

Blogs

 

MSU Sports Blog

 

Rob Hardy on Books

 

High School Sports Blog

 

Want to blog on cdispatch.com?

 

 

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email