Tonight would be an ideal time for the Lowndes County public schools to make a move in their respective football standings.
Barrett Donahoe doesn't want to talk about moral victories or playoff scenarios. The Heritage Academy football coach wants a victory.
STARKVILLE -- The target in Class 5A, Region 2 remains on the Starkville High School football program.
HAMILTON -- The Hamilton High School slow-pitch softball team swept three games last week in Smithville to claim the Monroe County tournament and then hit nine home runs in a doubleheader against New Site on Thursday to clinch the Class 2A, Region 1 championship.
FLOWOOD -- The Heritage Academy fast-pitch softball team lost to East Rankin Academy 15-0 in five innings Wednesday and was eliminated from the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AAA overall State tournament at Liberty Park.
While most teams set goals of region and state championships, West Point High School coach Chris Chambless is more modest.
STARKVILLE --- The Mississippi State University women's basketball team took its first -- albeit small -- steps up Mount Schaefer on Wednesday.
STARKVILLE -- Tyler Russell had said previously that he does not hear the crowd and not even the famous cowbells at Davis Wade Stadium.
When neighboring rivals Aliceville High School and Lamar County get together on the football gridiron, the contest will be well-attended and action-packed.
Jarad Roper held his first fishing pole when he was 2-years-old.
SCOOBA -- While the casual observer may not notice this, East Mississippi Community College does not pass the football on every offensive play.
STARKVILLE -- Denico Autry's answer to what he thinks he needs to improve on the most after his first month is a scary thought for Southeastern Conference quarterbacks. "There's no doubt I have to be a better pass rusher otherwise I'm not doing my job," Autry said Tuesday.
The T-shirts Charlie and Travis Bunting wore Tuesday night reflect their love of fishing isn't just a hobby. Decked out in gear emblazoned with the names of sponsors -- Southern Pro, Power Pole, Cabela's, Ranger, or Vicious Fishing -- that support them, the Buntings are like many of the anglers in Columbus this week for the Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters National Championship.
Earlier this season, West Oktibbeha County High School received a wake-up call in a one-sided loss to Eupora.
MACON -- The distractions are dizzying. From the banner that hangs on the wall in the weight room celebrating the 2008 state championship team to the memory of a disappointing loss to Amory in the 2011 North State playoffs to the No. 1 ranking in the state's latest Class 4A rankings, Noxubee County High School football coach Tyrone Shorter has plenty ammunition to keep his team focused.
STARKVILLE -- Paris Perret informed the Mississippi State University volleyball team's coaches Monday of her intention to quit the program. The junior setter, who was on pace to finish second all-time in school history in career assists, met with MSU coach Jenny Hazelwood and MSU Senior Associate Athletic Director for Women's Sports Ann Carr on Monday to discuss her reasons for leaving the team.
WEST POINT -- West Point High School junior running back Aeris Williams understands the importance of playing football for the Green Wave.
STARKVILLE -- University of Kentucky freshman quarterback Patrick Towles meet Mississippi State University coach Dan Mullen.
STARKVILLE -- Johnnie Harris didn't see the connection.
STARKVILLE -- The football coaches at Mississippi State University have been pointing to this first road Southeastern Conference game at the University of Kentucky for the return of injured tight end Malcolm Johnson.
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