MACON -- If there's any team that was made for the never ending rain that fell Friday night, it might just be the West Point Green Wave.
STARKVILLE -- Boasting 12 players who were 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft picks or high school or junior college All-Americans, the Mississippi State baseball program's 2012-13 signing class has been ranked second nationally by Collegiate Baseball. The ranking is the second-highest for the Bulldogs by the newspaper based in Tucson, Ariz., which began ranking classes three decades ago in 1983.
CALEDONIA -- "Give me three and I will beat you!" These words were first uttered by Pro Football Hall of Fame coach George Allen in reference to the importance of winning the turnover battle.
SULLIGENT, Ala. -- The Lamar County High School football team captured its fifth straight sweep of its county rivals Friday with a 46-14 victory against Sulligent at Brown Stadium.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Saturday was a day of firsts for the top-ranked and defending national champion Alabama.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It was a sputtering, inconsistent, and rather mundane performance for No. 1 Alabama. Or at least, that's how it seemed a week after a big-game roller coaster ride.
JACKSON -- Heritage Academy football coach Barrett Donahoe looked forward to seeing how his team would respond after its first loss of the season.
AMORY -- Forget about the rain. The New Hope High School football team wants to "Turn it Up."
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MACON -- If any team was made for the never-ending rain that fell Friday night, it might just be the West Point Green Wave.
In the middle of the sixth inning, a fan jokingly offered a group of New Hope softball players a thousand dollars if any of them hit a home run off the water tower beyond the center field wall.
Five Keys to Troy-Mississippi State
Even without his coach in the room, Anthony Sharp knows the first fundamental for football success. Asked how he was able to score six touchdowns last week in a victory against Tabernacle Christian, the Victory Christian School junior running back didn't hesitate to share the credit.
Jim McElwain has labored in college football's "Mecca" under Alabama coach Nick Saban and run the offense for two national championship teams.
STARKVILLE -- What a difference a year makes. Last year, Troy was a double-digit underdog that scared Mississippi State in a second-half run before falling 30-24. At 6:30 p.m. Saturday (Fox Sports South), Troy won't be the plucky underdog looking for attention. The Trojans know they have it.
GOODMAN -- The No. 9 Itawamba Community College football team remained undefeated Thursday night with a 13-10 victory against Holmes C.C. in a MACJC North Division game.
MOORHEAD -- For East Mississippi Community College football players, one could consider the postgame a semi-victory.
MOORHEAD -- Dontreal Pruitt and Justin Mack teamed up to help lead Laurel High School to the Mississippi High School Activities Association's Class 4A North State championship in 2011.
AUSTIN, Texas -- A few days after Alabama won the 2013 national championship, a University of Texas regent and a former regent talked with Nick Saban's agent about the possibility of the Crimson Tide coach replacing Longhorns coach Mack Brown, The Associated Press has learned.
1. Fast start carries Columbus basketball team past Oxford HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. No. 3 MSU women look for 20th win at No. 6 Tennessee COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Lukabu takes over MSU linebackers COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Heritage Academy powers past Starkville Academy; SA girls win HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. New Hope's Melton signs with Northeast Mississippi C.C. HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS