If Moesha Calmes could find a way to pull it off, she would go play for all of the schools that recruited her.
The thought of playing basketball in college always was in the back of Kristen Phillips' head.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray is determined to never be outsized near the basket ever again.
STARKVILLE --Mississippi State baseball wants a clean slate before the final part of the regular season. And that includes being clean shaven.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School's exclusion from the Mississippi High School Activities Association baseball playoffs boiled down to one overriding factor.
Mary Douglass Kerby is used to the stares. At 5-foot-7 on a good day, Kerby would appear to be out of place when she enters the training area for the shot put. After all, the track and field event in which competitors "throw" an 8.8-pound metal ball usually is reserved for bigger athletes who can use their size to launch the orb 30-60 feet.
STARKVILLE -- The Ole Miss baseball team didn't let a collapse Saturday turn into a series loss. Determined not to compound its mistakes from the extra-inning loss, No. 19 Ole Miss pounded 20 hits Sunday en route to a 12-2 victory against No. 17 Mississippi State before a crowd of 10,371 at Dudy Noble Field.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman believes in playing the game, not the opponent. Stuedeman feels teams too often spend unnecessary time and energy thinking about the other team rather than focusing on what it needs to do to be successful. In the Southeastern Conference, when ranked opponents usually are in the opposing dugout, that kind of thinking can make it difficult to get results.
"Are you going to be that kind of parent?" I don't recall who asked me the question. It was several years ago, well before my son, Austin, played his first baseball game or soccer match. But after years of umpiring at nearly every age division, I kind of knew the direction the questioner was going.
STARKVILLE -- Gavin Collins' mother, Shannon, just couldn't contain her joy. And who could blame her?
These are exciting times for the Columbus United Soccer Club.
STARKVILLE --Dan Mullen summarized the 2014 Maroon-White spring football game in four words.
STARKVILLE -- In a game dominated by statistics and analysis, Mississippi State baseball coach John Cohen is turning to his artist on the mound.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins has gotten to the point he doesn't have to yell out the coverage, blitzes or scheme to safety Justin Cox. All Collins has to do is remind Cox when he's allowed to play with reckless abandon.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State and adidas announced Thursday they have extended their partnership and unveiled new uniforms for the school's football and baseball programs.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State senior catcher Sam Lenahan talks passionately about her coach stressing the importance of believing. MSU coach Vann Stuedeman wants the Bulldogs to continue to battle and to believe as they finish the final stretch of a daunting Southeastern Conference schedule.
While things will be busy in Starkville with Super Bulldog Weekend, there will be plenty to do this weekend in Columbus.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State football team has talked in the past few offseasons about beefing up its pass rush. And while the Bulldogs haven't been able to deliver the consistent pressure on the quarterback coach Dan Mullen wants, they hope a decision to add size and length to the defensive line will help produce results.
STARKVILLE -- The No. 17 Mississippi State baseball team is preparing for another weekend without sophomore right-hander Preston Brown.
1. Starkville Academy beats Heritage Academy to reach title game HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. MSU baseball team focused on moving forward COLLEGE SPORTS
4. MSU baseball team bounces back, beats Jackson State COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Ranked tests await MSU softball team COLLEGE SPORTS