Tee Payne has a flair for the dramatic. The New Hope High School standout has earned a reputation for being one of the strongest and hardest-working players on the school's football team. His tape-measure home runs also secured him a place in the baseball team's record books.
STARKVILLE -- Vic Schaefer is excited that the indoctrination process has started. The start of the 2013-14 season is still about four months away, but the Mississippi State University women's basketball coach and his coaching staff aren't waiting to introduce their new players to a more demanding set of expectations.
STARKVILLE -- Coming home isn't always a no-brainer. Coaches have to consider the tradition of a program and whether their families and children will be able to make a smooth transition if a move is made.
As part of the Presidents Cup 2014 Challenge, Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority (CLRA) and the Columbus United Soccer Club have overhauled the summer player development opportunities for soccer players in the area.
OMAHA, Neb. -- A year ago, Alex Detz knew where he was going to go to college.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Every morning Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen gets on the exercise bike and answers text messages during his workout.
Things are never the same when you go home after being away for a number of years. Somehow, things seem smaller, less vivid than the images preserved in memory.
Magnolia Motor Speedway will play host to the Columbus Convention and Visitor's Bureau Clash at the MAG tonight and Saturday.
STARKVILLE -- John Cohen knows pictures can sometimes speak louder than words in the recruiting process.
STARKVILLE -- It was all worth it. This was the consensus from members of the Mississippi State University baseball team as they stared into television cameras and faced the most media attention they've received this season.
STARKVILLE -- As a 10th-grader, Jonathan Holder stood on the mound and -- in the terms normally applied to some Biblical epic -- sort of "beheld" Wes Rea.
STARKVILLE -- Three Mississippi State University baseball players collected All-America honors Wednesday as they prepared for a trip to the College World Series.
STARKVILLE -- Travis Garner is coming home. A 1999 graduate of Starkville Academy, Garner is set to return to the Golden Triangle after being named the new head baseball coach at Starkville High School. The Starkville School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Garner on Tuesday night.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- After 22 years of coaching college baseball, Mississippi State University coach John Cohn spells w-i-n a different way: F-U-N.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- All of the Mississippi State University baseball team's fans -- and even some of the Bulldogs' coaches -- complained about the program's Southeastern Conference schedule in 2013.
ATHENS, Tenn. -- University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban wants to make sure the defending national champions take nothing for granted.
All of the athletic programs at Mississippi State University, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Alabama exceeded the NCAA's baseline Academic Progress Rate level for the 2011-12 academic year, the NCAA announced Tuesday.
For the ninth time in school history and first time under coach John Cohen, the Mississippi State University baseball team is going to the College World Series.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- John Cohen knew this day would come in his coaching career.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Through the craziness of a ninth inning where everything seemed to be falling apart, the Mississippi State University players knew two comforting things: They had the lead and Johnathan Holder had the baseball. Those facts were all MSU needed to settle down as No. 6 national seed University of Virginia attempted a last-ditch comeback effort.
1. Putt leads Heritage Academy to come-from-behind victory HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Rout helps MSU climb into national rankings COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Cal gets defensive in second half to beat Ole Miss COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Fitzgerald leads No. 17 MSU back to Georgia COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Christmann makes most of his opportunity vs. Tigers COLLEGE SPORTS