STARKVILLE -- Some people belong together. Savannah Carter sensed when she first saw Vic Schaefer that she shared a love for hard-nosed, aggressive play with the coach nicknamed "Secretary of Defense." At the time, Schaefer was an associate head coach at Texas A&M, but Carter realized she would like playing for a coach who enjoyed defense as much as she did.
There's a time to creep and a time to strike. The key for a quarterback and a coach is to recognize when you need to make the call to capitalize.
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville Academy football team ran into a buzz saw Friday night.
On a night when offensive yards were tough to come by, the Heritage Academy football team notched a hard-earned 14-7 comeback victory against previously unbeaten Washington School.
WEST POINT -- Football is a unique game in many ways. The shape of the football is just one of those ways. While almost all other sports use a round ball, football uses an oblong ball that is affectionately referred to as a pigskin or a tater (potato). The technical term for the shape of a football is a prolate spheroid.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School defensive coordinator Brooks Oakley admitted before his team's game against Northwest Rankin that he had no idea what kind of offense he and the Yellow Jackets would see. It didn't matter.
Columbus High School senior Corey Brown knew he and his defensive mates needed to play batter. Smith made sure that happened Friday night.
MACON -- Zachery Kauffman watched feverishly as the Noxubee County High School football team drove for a game-winning touchdown.
MILLBROOK, Ala. -- Will Jones rushed for 125 yards and three touchdowns Friday night to lead the Victory Christian Academy football team to a 41-14 victory against Christian Football Association rival New Life Christian Academy.
ALICEVILLE, Ala. -- The Aliceville High School football team had its way in a huge Alabama High School Activities Association Class 2A, Region 4 matchup Friday night.
STARKVILLE -- With Jamie Mitchell and Brooks Oakley as head coach and defensive coordinator, the Starkville High School football team has prided itself on defense.
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Columbus High School football coach Tony Stanford doesn't mind coming right out and saying it.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High football coach Jamie Mitchell admits he isn't sure what flicked the mental switch for his program.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama has placed an assistant strength and conditioning coach on administrative leave for lending money to suspended defensive back Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, The Tuscaloosa News reported Thursday.
GOODMAN -- The East Mississippi Community College football team reigned supreme in a battle between the top two defenses in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges.
STARKVILLE -- The tradition of Rick Ray and the Mississippi State men's basketball program losing players before the season tips off continues.
In the national spotlight tonight will be the Itawamba Community College football program.
1. MSU's Jung wears No. 3 to honor great-grandmother COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Victory Christian shows it has potential to have dominating D line HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Starkville Academy earns redemption against Lamar School HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Gray leds Heritage Academy past Kirk Academy HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Starkville's ground game too much for Noxubee County HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS