The temperature is not the only place where things are beginning to heat up.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School athletic director Stan Miller does not believe in symbolic awards.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School wants to dominate in track and field and are convinced they've found the man to do that with the hiring of Steven Griffin as its newest boys head coach.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University added another big target receiver prospect to its 2013 football recruiting class Monday with the verbal commitment of Scott Austin.
The Lions sleep tonight. However in two months time, the noise will be overwhelming as a second football season gets underway at East Mississippi Community College's new Sullivan-Windham Field. A sparse four-game home slate highlights a nine-game 2012 regular-season schedule, released Friday by the school.
STARKVILLE -- In his first teleconference as a Division 1 men's basketball head coach, Rick Ray used the opportunity to be very candid about his upcoming team.
WEST POINT -- The curious question around West Point High School is with all the traditional talent surrounding the football program, why hasn't that athletic ability translated the basketball gymnasium.
STARKVILLE -- Gavin Ware took his leadership responsibilities in an incredibly serious manner this season.
STARKVILLE -- Everything around Wendell Lewis has changed.
STARKVILLE -- None of the athletic programs at Mississippi State University will be given warnings or sanctions due to the NCAA's Academic Progress Report numbers released Wednesday.
STARKVILLE -- The team is in place. Now the No. 1 goal of Vic Schaefer, Johnnie Harris, Aqua Franklin, Brittany Hudson, and Maryann Baker is to sell Mississippi State University women's basketball.
Sky Samuel didn't know what to expect, but she knew the experience at the Amateur Athletic Union National Qualifier Area 10 wasn't going to be anything like a high school meet.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Jay Burchfield, of Columbus, drove the Burchfield's Body Shop Special to his first victory of the season Saturday night at the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series event at Columbus Speedway in Columbus.
Heads up to any college baseball coaches in need of a versatile player with some pop in his bat, Dusty Dyson is looking for an opportunity.
FULTON -- Old school. Whether it's the handshake he uses to greet you or the wood bat he uses to torment pitchers, those words perfectly describe Jacob Shempert's approach and love for the game of baseball.
Jeffrey Cook is confident an offseason packed with baseball is going to benefit the Columbus High School baseball program in 2013.
SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College's annual summer athletic camps will keep things busy on and off the Scooba campus this summer, as camps will be offered for football, women's basketball, softball, and baseball.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Week 12 of the 2012 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series season will see 12 races at 11 tracks in four different states. There will be four races tonight and eight races Saturday night. East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Ala., will play host to action tonight and Saturday night.
The National Bass Fishing Trail will hold its national tournament Sunday through Thursday in Columbus. The NBT, which formed in 2007, hasn't had a district in the state of Mississippi since its formation. It hopes this event and a proposed junior tournament Monday will help build interest in the NBT.
OXFORD -- Four University of Mississippi teams and two University of Alabama teams were recognized Thursday as elite academic programs in the country in their sport with the NCAA's announcement of the public recognition awards.
1. West Point's Murphy commits to MSU HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Houston dominates Alabama in MSU's SEC tourney opener COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Woodman leads Ole Miss; Alabama eliminates Kentucky COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Lartigue, Ole Miss pound South Carolina COLLEGE SPORTS