The University of Alabama football team's dominance once again carried over to the NFL draft. The two-time defending national champions became the first college team to produce three consecutive first-round picks since the common draft started in 1967 Thursday night. The New York Jets selected cornerback Dee Milliner at No. 9, then guard Chance Warmack went to the Tennessee Titans and the San Diego Chargers picked tackle D.J. Fluker.
Glenn Lautzenhiser loves baseball. As an ambassador for First Book of Lowndes County, Lautzenhiser shares the benefits and importance of reading to children. Lautzenhiser combined two things he loves Thursday morning in a series of presentations about the Negro League to students at Fairview Elementary School in Columbus.
The New Hope High School baseball and fast-pitch softball teams kicked off their postseason in abbreviated fashion Thursday.
STARKVILLE -- Darius Slay may not know when he'll be taken in the 2013 NFL draft, but he always will be able to tell people where he was when his named was called.
STARKVILLE -- Even though she wasn't a participant, Mississippi State University softball pitcher Alison Owen liked her team's result.
PEARL -- Retha Hand Henderson, a standout women's basketball player for East Mississippi Community College in the early 1950s, was one of 15 individuals inducted Tuesday night into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame at a banquet at the Clyde Muse Center on Hinds C.C.'s Rankin campus.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Tuesday night's evening matinee at AutoZone Park was another to a mid-week sequel for No. 16 Mississippi State University baseball team.
STARKVILLE --Tyler Russell has finally figured out what being a quarterback is all about.
STARKVILLE -- The disparity in playing time at catcher last season bothered Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen.
Persistence is an essential part of the recruiting process. With an advocate like Erise Wilson on his side, Jason Tate has enough tenacity to attract the attention of the busiest of coaches. It also helps Tate has the skills to keep the coaches interested when he finally has their time.
Sickness isn't an impediment for Micheal Williams. That's because the West Lowndes High School junior has sources of motivation -- namely his grandmother, Leola Sherrod, and his father, Curtis Sherrod -- that help him push through congestion and cold-like symptoms.
CALEDONIA -- The Caledonia High School fast-pitch softball team has had many twists and turns this season. The good news is the Lady Confederates are still on the road.
WINONA -- The West Lowndes High School boys track and field team won the Mississippi High School Class 1A, District 5 meet Friday at Winona High.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The No. 21 University of Mississippi baseball team pulled out the rally caps Sunday and executed to perfection in a three-run ninth inning that helped it defeat the University of Tennessee 4-3.
STARKVILLE -- Lone Star Sports Entertainment may have had other motives than watching fans of the Mississippi State University football team when it officially announced the Texas Kickoff Classic.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Mississippi State University softball team did all of the things necessary for another mammoth upset Sunday except win the game.
STARKVILLE -- Sam Cowart doesn't want to clean up Davis Wade Stadium today. But that just may be the form of punishment Cowart and White team teammates have to endure after they were on the wrong end of a return visit from a former Mississippi State University football team standout.
STARKVILLE -- Jacob Lindgren knew his luck needed to change in a hurry. The sophomore left-hander saw it happen in front of the second-largest crowd in Dudy Noble Field history.
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1. Notebook: Self enjoys career day as Bulldogs enjoy sweep COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Starkville routs Murrah in playoff opener, falls in second game HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. New Hope starts postseason with win over Lake Cormorant HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Moyer, Jr. wins at Bullring for first time LOCAL SPORTS