STARKVILLE -- Wes Rea doesn't want Mississippi State baseball fans to be confused.
STARKVILLE -- Craig Sword knows why the Mississippi State men's basketball team's next game is critical. Last season, MSU suffered a 32-point loss to Alabama and allowed that negative energy to carry over to 12 more devastating Southeastern Conference losses in a row. Following an 80-61 loss to Alabama on Wednesday at Coleman Coliseum, Sword hopes the same malaise won't envelope MSU.
OXFORD -- Christina Foggie scored 28 points as the No. 24 Vanderbilt women's basketball team outlasted Ole Miss 80-74 on Thursday night.
New Hope High School Principal Matt Smith and the school's football program are trying to move on. On Wednesday, Smith met with members of the New Hope High football team to talk to them about his decision not to renew first-year head coach Shawn Gregory as football coach. The move came in the afternoon after Gregory turned in his keys to the field house to Smith and Lowndes County Schools Superintendent Lynn Wright.
Wednesday was another good day for the baseball teams in the Golden Triangle.
Breanna Richardson knew there would be a lot to learn as a freshman. In addition to having to adjust to the rigors of college studies, Richardson also realized she was going to take on a new role on the basketball court.
Gary Harris always has been honest with his players at Heritage Academy. In 2012, when Harris arrived in Columbus, he didn't mince words with Caitlin McLain when he learned the catcher/infielder wanted to play softball in college.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray knew his scouting report wasn't understood and likely would be executed poorly. Hours before MSU's game against Alabama on Wednesday night, Ray saw mannerisms and attitudes in the team's shoot-around at Coleman Coliseum that made him believe his team wasn't mentally ready for a Southeastern Conference road game.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Mississippi State freshman point guard IJ Ready suffered his second injury of the season Wednesday night. With 9 minutes, 12 seconds left in the first half, Ready's head hit the Coleman Coliseum floor after he took a charge on Alabama center Carl Engstrom The Little Rock, Ark., native didn't return to the game.
OXFORD -- Marshall Henderson curled around a screen a few feet behind the 3-point line with two LSU defenders draped all over him. The Ole Miss guard wasn't open. Not even close. But he leapt into the air and let one fly anyway.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State sophomore Benardrick McKinney confirmed Wednesday what Dan Mullen expected. McKinney, the Bulldogs' starting middle linebacker, announced he will bypass the NFL draft in April and return to Starkville for his junior season.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State football program has lost another assistant coach from its football staff. New Texas football coach Charlie Strong announced Wednesday that former MSU offensive coordinator Les Koenning has joined his coaching staff as wide receivers coach.
The state of the New Hope High School football program is clouded in uncertainty.
The juniors on the New Hope High School football team want to be heard.
STARKVILLE -- As postseason play approaches, the Starkville High School soccer team spent Tuesday night, seeing how it measured up against on the state's premier programs.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State has come to a agreement with its new strength and conditioning coach.
MACON - Seeing is believing for the Caledonia High School boys basketball team.
STARKVILLE -- Two teams with completely diverse scheduling philosophies for the 2013 non-conference portion of the their seasons hope their strategy has adequately prepared them for a Southeastern Conference men's basketball showdown tonight.
STARKVILLE -- While Starkville High School freshman Kate Mattox is at the top of her sport, she finds that this is no time to rest.
STARKVILLE -- If there's one player that's single-handedly keeping his team above the bottom of the Southeastern Conference, it's Alabama guard Trevor Releford.
1. Reed's message hit home in, out of school HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Bates, Berry have strong showings at Junior Sunbelt Classic HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. MSU's 1998 team celebrates anniversary of trip to CWS COLLEGE SPORTS
4. MSU walks it off against Washington COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Wilson's way based on team approach HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS