HOOVER, Ala. -- Less than 24 hours after a crushing 12-inning loss, the No. 18 and fifth-seeded Mississippi State baseball team couldn't regroup in an elimination game against one of the nation's top teams.
TULSA, Okla. -- Making only its second appearance, the Mississippi State women's golf team fired a 7-over-par 287 Friday to finish sixth at the NCAA Championship on the par-70 6,194-yard Tulsa Country Club.
Azad Hossain and his family aren't new to Columbus. Whether it is science, music or sports, Hossain has found many reasons to travel from Oxford to Columbus to spend the day in "The Friendly City." This weekend, though, Hossain and his family are staying a little longer because his son is a member of the Under-14 Oxford Soccer Club participating in the Mississippi Soccer Association's Presidents Cup.
The repeat is complete for New Hope.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The ninth-seeded Kentucky baseball team proved size matters Thursday in its 12-inning victory against No. 18 and fifth-seeded Mississippi State in the Southeastern Conference tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
PEARL -- Forty-three minutes is an eternity in baseball. Whether its pickoff attempts, foul balls, or trips to the mound, there are myriad ways to slow the pace of a game. But the West Jones High School baseball team showed Thursday how quickly and how difficult it can be to turn momentum once it gets going.
PEARL -- For the first time in nearly two months, the New Hope High School baseball team will play a game coming off a loss. Junior designated hitter Payton Lane said don't look for anything to change for the Trojans.
"Massive." In 25 years working in parks and recreation, Roger Short has been a part of his share of large undertakings. If you have ever driven by Propst Park in the summer and seen the softball and baseball tournaments that the city of Columbus has hosted over the years, you have an inkling of the planning and organization it takes to put on an event with tens of teams from out of town.
TULSA, Okla. -- Following a fast start in the third round of the NCAA Championship, the Mississippi State women's golf team moved up three spots on the leaderboard into fifth heading into the final round of the NCAA Championship, while Ally McDonald remains in the top 10.
Late Model dirt track veteran Ronnie Johnson isn't sure what type of dirt is used at Magnolia Motor Speedway, but he can explain what makes it unique.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Brett Pirtle looked at amazement at the scoreboard. "Did I think we'd win 12-0 and get a run rule? No," Pirtle said. "It was good to see the bats get going, but you can't ever expect to show up at the ballpark and do this to a great team."
HOOVER, Ala. -- Jacob Lindgren promised his coaches Wednesday he'd give them a signal if he was able to pitch. It must have been one heck of a signal.
If nothing else, the world of sports can teach the participants there are no guarantees in life. While the New Hope High School baseball team set the modest goal of repeating as Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A state champions this season, the Trojans knew one injury or other bad fortune could turn the dream into a nightmare.
Tom Velek wants to put on a good show. As tournament director for the Mississippi Soccer Association's President's Cup, Velek has spent much of the past week making sure all of the details have been taken care of for Columbus' first opportunity to play host to what he called "Mississippi's biggest soccer party."
West Jones High School baseball coach Joey Ward feels like his Mustangs will have a chance this weekend if they can play some tight games. West Jones (24-10) will try to put that plan into action at 7 tonight when it takes on defending state champion New Hope (30-3) in Game 1 of a best-of-three series for the Mississippi High School Activities Association's Class 5A state championship at Trustmark Park in Pearl.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The No. 10 Ole Miss baseball team had its chances but couldn't take advantage, leaving seven men on base -- including four in scoring position -- in a 2-1 loss to Arkansas on Day 2 of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Asked how he suddenly managed to become a significant pitching factor for Mississippi State and Lucas Laster just smiles.
HOOVER, Ala. -- One pitch.
The New Hope High School baseball team is back in a familiar position.
Justin Wofford is an example of how channel surfing can promote a healthy lifestyle.
1. Bulldogs working to keep Abram on the field this fall COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Columbus Christian's Webber heads to Mississippi College HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. New Hope's Jennings chooses EMCC HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Starkville High's Thompson signs with Mississippi College HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Bulldogs finish fourth at Old Waverly COLLEGE SPORTS