Even after all of these years, there is still something special about the Mississippi Coliseum.
This is the first step. As much as Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer would like to point to a victory against No. 11 Georgia last season or a win against Vanderbilt at home this season, the announcement late Monday night that MSU (19-13) had received a bid to the Women's National Invitation Tournament was the first tangible sign of progress for Schaefer in his second season as the head coach of the program.
Caledonia High School fast-pitch softball coach Robin Elmore has a checklist of items she wants her team to accomplish every game.
STARKVILLE -- It took Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen a few minutes to remember the frustrations of a lack of depth at quarterback last spring.
STARKVILLE -- Wendy Jolly has seen her team come so far in the past three years that Tuesday night against an area rival was the culmination of all the emotion.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team will return to the postseason to face a familiar opponent.
It's best for no one to say anything if their team's pitcher is throwing a no-hitter or a perfect game.
STARKVILLE -- Dan Mullen continually stresses that college football teams have a shelf life of one year. Therefore, today marks the birth of the 2014 Mississippi State team as they prepare for their first practice of the spring.
STARKVILLE -- Following a month of tinkering and experiments, John Cohen went back to old reliable in the Mississippi State baseball team's first Southeastern Conference series.
The Southern Mississippi men's basketball team will stand alone to represent the state of Mississippi in March Madness. Unfortunately for the Golden Eagles, they will do their dancing in the National Invitation Tournament, while Ole Miss didn't receive a bid to the NIT.
STARKVILLE -- Travis Garner loves the consistency of his pitching staff at Starkville High School.
JC Redden used his right arm in both games of a doubleheader sweep to help New Hope maintain its perfect record in 2014 season.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State coach Rick Ray shocked many when he proclaimed the opening round game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament would determine the outlook of the next season.
ATHENS, Ga. - Mississippi State junior left-hander Ross Mitchell threw his team's first complete game of the season as the Bulldogs knocked off Georgia 6-1 in the opening game of a Southeastern Conference doubleheader Saturday at Foley Field.
The end of the Southeastern Conference tournament was just the beginning for Vic Schaefer and the women's basketball team.
STARKVILLE -- The No. 24 Mississippi State baseball team has made a statement with its weekend rotation. MSU announced Thursday that right-handers Ben Bracewell and Trevor Fitts will start the first two games of MSU's Southeastern Conference series at Georgia this weekend. Bracewell (2-1, 1.74 ERA) is scheduled to start Game 1 at 6 tonight at Foley Field, while Fitts (2-0, 3.92) is set to start Game 2 at 11 a.m. (Fox Sports Net).
Vic Schaefer has next. That should be a welcoming thought for Victoria Vivians. As much as the Mississippi State women's basketball coach has earned his reputation as "Secretary of Defense," he likely won't sick multiple defenders on Vivians when she arrives in Starkville later this year to begin her career as a Bulldog.
ATLANTA -- The LSU men's basketball team is willing to talk about its NCAA tournament chances. The Tigers know they must keep winning to bring others into that conversation.
ATLANTA -- Ole Miss men's basketball coach Andy Kennedy offered a sarcastic tip of his cap after Marshall Henderson launched 19 3-pointers against Mississippi State. "That's an SEC record. Congratulations," Kennedy said, looking at his standout senior.
ATLANTA -- Mississippi State coach Rick Ray says his players continued to work hard even when it may have been tempting to give up on a lost season.
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