TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- A quarterback described as a game manager can often be perceived as someone who's mostly responsible for supervising plays and not making them. Unless the QB is AJ McCarron and he plays for Nick Saban.
Adam Lowrey has watched helplessly as a program he spent five years building has started to fall apart around him.
A victory is all Tony Stanford has on his mind. If the Columbus High School football team (6-4, 3-3 Class 6A, Region 1) can go on the road at 7 tonight and beat Grenada (4-6, 2-4), Stanford won't have to worry about tiebreakers and point differentials.
STARKVILLE -- Jamie Mitchell answered the question was answered before the week started: The Starkville High School football team will play its starters at 7 tonight in the regular-season finale against Neshoba Central.
Neil McGuire has nothing but great things to say about his time at Mississippi State University.
If the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools playoffs were a party, Oak Hill Academy coach Daniel Merchant would have sent in his reservation in a matter of seconds.
ABERDEEN -- The Aberdeen High School football team posted a 39-3 win against South Pontotoc here last Friday to run the table in Class 3A, Region 2.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray is curious to see how his style of play is received in his first season in the Southeastern Conference -- and his first as a Division I head coach.
STARKVILLE -- Vic Schaefer has said several times in the preseason that it would take at least 21 straight days for his Mississippi State University women's basketball team to develop habits.
STARKVILLE -- The phone calls are still taken among the Wilson family in Starkville and the Sumlin family in College Station, Texas.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University freshman guard Fred Thomas showcased his natural ability that could likely translate easiest from high school to college -- scoring.
In the Alabama High School Activities Association, this is simply tune-up week.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University isn't just worried about one side of the ball with its upcoming opponent.
East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens had to approach his team in a different manner this week.
Winning region championships has been status quo for the East Mississippi Community College men's basketball team.
STARKVILLE -- The opportunity is there to take for Kendra Grant.
STARKVILLE -- Earlier this season, Neil Macdonald had an artist's rendering of upgrades to the Mississippi State University Soccer Field on the wall in his office in Humphrey Coliseum. When asked about the picture, Macdonald smiled and said something to the effect that he hoped the rendering would come true because it was something the program needed to compete.
The Heritage Academy football team is eight quarters away from winning a state title. Let that thought sink in for a moment.
MACON -- The motivations have swirled around the Noxubee County High School football team all season. Now it's time for the talk to end and for the Tigers to deliver.
The West Oktibbeha County High School football team planned on playing a meaningful Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 1A, Region 3 game Friday night at Pelahatchie High. The Timberwolves expected to have at least one more game after that one next week in the Class 1A playoffs.
1. MSU hopes Williams makes most of another opportunity COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Run in first set sparks Caledonia volleyball team HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Hard work in summer has MSU's Weatherspoon ready to go COLLEGE SPORTS
4. No. 3 EMCC has two to go before postseason COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Playoff fates will be on line in Week 10 LOCAL COLUMNS