STARKVILLE - Mississippi State University coach Dan Mullen has treated this week of practice like they're getting ready for its opening game this weekend - a mock game, of course.
If Rafaelle Souza and Mandy McCalla is the starting point, Matthew Mott doesn't mind one bit talking about his high-scoring duo.
The feelings at the end of the 2011 and 2012 seasons couldn't have been more different for Todd Bramble.
Cody Mordecai doesn't shoot skeet, but he throws a wicked curveball.
STARKVILLE -- After being the most consistent participant in the Southeastern Conference's Thursday Night Football telecasts on ESPN, Mississippi State University won't participate in a mid-week affair in 2014.
The learning process is never complete.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University's players in the secondary are fed up listening to analysts break down their team's game next weekend against No. 13 Oklahoma State University in the Texas Kickoff Classic.
CALEDONIA -- It's one thing for a coach to welcome a freshman or a sophomore who has been away from football back into their program.
STARKVILLE -- CJ Winship and Meara Johnson don't know how it happened, but they're going in the right direction.
STARKVILLE - There are only 12 regular season games left in the career of Mississippi State University defensive end Denico Autry.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray will begin his second Southeastern Conference slate in the league's most historic building -- Rupp Arena.
The Heritage Academy volleyball team has heard co-coaches Liz Byrne and Liz Salstrand use the word urgency in practice and when breaking huddles.
Heritage Academy softball coach Gary Harris urged his Lady Patriots to start fast Tuesday night.
CALEDONIA -- A balanced offense is Ben Marchbanks' goal
STARKVILLE -- Like every other Mississippi State University football player, Chris Jones is weighed before and after practice.
Barrett Donahoe knows his team's offense will be a work in progress this season.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- T.J. Yeldon might be top-ranked University of Alabama's next great tailback, but that doesn't mean he's eager to chat about it.
A little bit of confidence is paying dividends for Brooklyn Waldrep.
Brad and Melissa Atkins couldn't have asked for anything better.
SCOOBA -- Jordan Lesley has coached football long enough to know not to mess with something that has been successful.
2. MUW joins United States Collegiate Athletic Association COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Local academy baseball players earn all-state honors HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. White, teammates look for bass fishing success LOCAL SPORTS