STARKVILLE -- At first glance, Mississippi State University pitchers Kendall Graveman and Luis Pollorena wouldn't be seen as similar at all.
STARKVILLE -- The first spring scrimmage proved what receivers Mississippi State University quarterback Tyler Russell can trust.
STARKVILLE -- Reagan Hern and Cailee Helen McClain are at opposite ends of the spectrum.
Now its time for college coaches to find a way to stop Addie Forbus.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen plans to conduct his team's first scrimmage of the spring at noon Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium as a quiz of his playbook.
STARKVILLE -- The baseball programs at Mississippi State University and the University of Florida don't get along on or off the field. What started as an intense rivalry between the Southeastern Conference rivals has escalated in the past couple of years into a war of words following actions both sides have taken objection to.
STARKVILLE -- Aaron Gordon has a vision of what the final product will look like. All the new Mississippi State University women's soccer coach has to do is look back on his time with head coach Tom Stone and see what the fruits of his labors can produce. In six seasons at Texas Tech University, Gordon played an integral role in transforming a program that won more games overall (60) and in the Big 12 Conference (23) than it had in the previous nine years.
The Mississippi State University women's basketball team's victory against then-No. 11 University of Georgia on Feb. 28 served notice at the national level that Vic Schaefer's team was capable of big things. Jazmine Spears was one of the 1,350 at Humphrey Coliseum to watch MSU's 50-38 victory on Feb. 28, its first against a ranked team since the 2010 season.
STARKVILLE -- After losing its top four pass catchers from last season, the Mississippi State University football team is looking for wide receivers who can contribute. Enter Jeremey Chappelle.
OXFORD -- A rainy spring day in Oxford drove the University of Mississippi football team into its Indoor Practice Facility for most of its practices Wednesday morning.
STARKVILLE -- Geoff Collins wants his Mississippi State University defense to create more havoc and mayhem. Those are new words the Bulldogs' new defensive coordinator will value as he tries to develop a unit that is capable of attacking.
MOBILE, Ala. -- The Mississippi State University baseball team found its rhythm again Tuesday night. MSU capped its road swing full of some near-misses with a hard-fought 6-4 victory against the University of South Alabama at Stanky Field.
Columbus High School junior pitcher/outfielder Hunter Mullis couldn't recall playing a baseball game that lasted that long.
New Hope High School baseball coach Lee Boyd speaks highly of his junior shortstop Will Golsan.
STARKVILLE -- Deshea Townsend says he hasn't worn or shown his new Mississippi State University defensive backs either of his two Super Bowl rings as a NFL player.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State sophomore left-handed pitcher Jacob Lindgren could be on the disabled list this weekend when the Bulldogs host the University of Florida.
STARKVILLE -- In the violent sport of college football, the Mississippi State University football training staff doesn't think it is fighting a losing battle. With proper nutrition, weight training, and education, the trainers feel the Bulldogs could have a healthy season.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- First-inning pitching difficulties did in the No. 25 Mississippi State University baseball team again Sunday afternoon. MSU walked three in the first inning and allowed three runs before recording an out en route to a 3-1 loss to No. 15 University of Arkansas at Baum Stadium.
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Columbus High School senior Devin Berry is spending this spring readying for graduation and preparing for the next stage of his basketball career.