HAMILTON -- Ray Weeks admits he was curious. A disheartening loss can take the starch out of any team, let alone one that denies your team a chance to win a division title. To compound matters, the Hamilton High School football team's 34-0 loss to Coffeeville dropped it to a No. 3 seed in Class 1A, Region 1 and forced it to go on the road to play at Mound Bayou JFK in the first round of the Class 1A North State playoffs.
STARKVILLE -- This trip to Batesville is a personal fight for the Starkville High School football players. It has become that way because Yellow Jackets coach Jamie Mitchell has realized this week not very many people give his team a chance at 7 tonight to upset defending state champion South Panola in the Class 6A North State semifinals.
OXFORD -- The Ole Miss football team is nationally ranked again after a four-game winning streak that has included some record-setting offensive numbers.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Chattanooga heads to No. 1 Alabama to face the two-time defending national champions while wondering about its postseason fate.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen sees on film the rebuilding project Bret Bielema has started at Arkansas.
STARKVILLE -- The look is an attempt to disguise the emotions that are whirling around inside her head. Last season, Sherise Williams had that expression about as often as you would expect a freshman battling through the ups and downs of her first season to wear it.
MACON -- These are the matchups that excite Tyrone Shorter.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State women's basketball team is a step closer to adding what could be a key piece to the puzzle. On the other hand, the Bulldogs still aren't sure when one of their top players from the 2012-13 season will return.
REFORM, Ala. -- The prospects of winning a state championship is what twice led Patrick Plott to accept the head coaching position at Pickens County High School.
STARKVILLE -- The relationship between Bret Bielema and Dan Mullen goes beyond professional courtesy.
STARKVILLE -- The message from Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray on Tuesday night was opposite from the one he gave in the offseason: Feed Gavin Ware.
STARKVILLE -- In its first game without freshman point guard IJ Ready, Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray thought his team survived well enough with junior Trivante Bloodman and redshirt freshman Jacoby Davis.
Effie Morrison didn't hesitate. As soon as she heard the official's whistle signaling a hand ball, Morrison looked to the sideline.
Jim Davis has experienced the extreme ends of the spectrum in more than 40 years as a basketball coach.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Trevor Releford scored 19 points Tuesday night to lead the Alabama men's basketball team to a 75-58 victory against Georgia State in the National Invitation Tournament Tipoff Classic at Coleman Coliseum.
MACON -- If it's playoff time, it must be time to eat for the Noxubee High School football team.
STARKVILLE - Dan Mullen truly wishes he had better news about his quarterback's injury situation.
STARKVILLE - The injury curse has hit Rick Ray's program again.
STARKVILLE - Ask the Mississippi State defensive coaches to find a comparable talent to Chris Jones and there's a definite silence.
STARKVILLE -- Abner's may have to reconsider its chicken giveaway agreement with Mississippi State if Kendra Grant continues to shoot like she did Sunday afternoon.
1. VCA boys basketball team wins ACAA title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Heritage Academy boys soccer rolls past Bayou Academy HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Bulldogs clinch SEC Championship COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Defense hitting stride for Schaefer's Bulldogs COLLEGE SPORTS
5. MSU softball team beats Drake in Freezer finale COLLEGE SPORTS