STARKVILLE -- Don't tell Tyler Russell he's about to receive serious national attention following Mississippi State University's fast start to the 2012 season.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen listens to everything coming his way from the fan base.
SCOOBA -- Of all the football stadiums Nick Brassell thought he would one day play in, Sullivan-Windham Field was not on the list.
The New Hope High School slow-pitch softball team has prided itself on being the program that has had all the answers in its run of five consecutive state championships.
GRENADA -- The Columbus High School slow-pitch softball team's run to the state title series came up a few victories short.
STARKVILLE -- Taveze Calhoun agrees with the assertion of University of Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley that Mississippi State University's decision to pooch kick was a gamble.
STARKVILLE -- Malcolm Johnson's reintroduction to college football Saturday certainly had the perfect script of a comeback story.
When he quarterbacked the Columbus High School team, Damian Baker knew the offense was reliant on his making big plays.
STARKVILLE -- Tobias Smith doesn't lead the Mississippi State University offensive line in pancake blocks, sacks allowed, or starts this season. He simply leads the team.
A pitcher and a catcher have a special relationship. Sometimes all it takes is a look or a slight gesture to deliver a message or to indicate which pitch to throw, or where to put it.
Porchia Brooks doesn't walk into the circle intending to put a certain amount of spin on the softball.
STARKVILLE -- The Middle Tennessee State University football team will arrive in Starkville without the Sun Belt Conference's current leading rusher and the nation's No. 3 scorer.
Barrett Donahoe set making the playoffs in his first season as football coach at Heritage Academy as a realistic goal.
STARKVILLE -- Dak Prescott's first college touchdown pass was a five-week bluff by the Mississippi State University football team's coaching staff.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen said Sunday his program's "major concern" was not looking forward to a matchup against defending national champion University of Alabama on Oct. 27.
CALEDONIA -- At 5-foot-10, 175 pounds, it's easy to overlook Louisville High School's diminutive wide receiver Desmond Goss.
STARKVILLE -- Saturday night was about respect. "I think we showed Mississippi State is for real," MSU junior quarterback Tyler Russell said. "We did what we had to do tonight."
STARKVILLE - The collision course of Southeastern Conference unbeaten teams is just one more step closer to a reality. With all due respect for the football program at Middle Tennessee State, with the 41-31 victory against the University of Tennessee Saturday night, Mississippi State University has set up their program for the matchup everybody wants to see.
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State University senior offensive guard Tobias Smith got the start Saturday against the University of Tennessee.
Jaime Ellis-Melton needs a rest. As a former softball player at New Hope High School, Ellis-Melton knows something about tradition, so the drama of playoff competition shouldn't faze her.
1. MSU baseball team will play Southern Mississippi LOCAL SPORTS
2. Southern Mississippi beats MSU in Pearl COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Bulldogs' Holmes has fun in push to Sweet 16 COLLEGE SPORTS
4. New coach English helping Bryant regain his balance COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Mississippi players help MSU grow softball in state COLLEGE SPORTS