STARKVILLE -- The Starkville Academy fast-pitch softball team found its offensive rhythm Wednesday afternoon. The Volunteers had eight hits and parlayed a seven-run third inning into an 11-0 non-region victory against archrival Heritage Academy at the Starkville Academy Softball Complex.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama's Barrett Jones is an All-Southeastern Conference right guard, but he could be found just about everywhere else on the line in the Crimson Tide's opener. Left tackle. Left guard. Center.
STARKVILLE -- Time will be a valuable commodity Saturday. The seconds will count so much that the Mississippi State and Auburn University football teams will eschew one of the fundamentals of the game -- the huddle -- in an attempt to gain an advantage.
STARKVILLE -- It's time to embrace to new role in Mississippi State football under coach Dan Mullen: Road favorite.
There was no need for alarm if you saw the stadium lights on Sunday night at the West Oktibbeha County High School football stadium. Despite last week's open date, the Timberwolves were putting in some extra effort to get ready for Thursday night's non-region tussle against highly touted Eupora. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. in Maben.
SCOOBA -- There is little doubt the biggest victory of the opening week of the MACJC regular season belonged to the East Mississippi Community College football team.
MACON -- The Noxubee County High School football team is going to have to go to plan B. Noxubee County coach Tyrone Shorter said Tuesday that junior quarterback Deangelo Ballard will miss four to six weeks after fracturing his leg Friday in a 45-29 victory against New Hope.
The Starkville Quarterback Club will hold its second meeting of the year at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Starkville Country Club. The social hour will begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State senior quarterback Chris Relf said he watched the film of his final drive last year against Auburn University again this summer.
STARKVILLE -- Everybody in power on the campuses of Auburn University and Mississippi State are saying there's no extra motivation entering their matchup at 11:21 a.m. Saturday (WCBI).
Damian Baker has scored numerous touchdowns in his career. However, none of the scores was bigger than his final one Friday night. Baker's 10-yard touchdown run in overtime lifted the Columbus High School football team past West Point 35-27 in a game at Columbus' Falcon Field.
OXFORD -- The University of Mississippi football team has its starting quarterback. Running back is a lot more uncertain.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The respected head coach couldn't decide between two players after the preseason-long race for the quarterback job, then played both candidates in a season-opening romp.
Jackie Sherrill finally has his 'I told you so' moment with college football fans. In a strange twist, one of Sherrill's former programs is sending shockwaves through the sport with news he has been convinced for a long time would happen.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Kent State players received a warm welcome from University of Alabama fans after helping Tuscaloosa rebuild from the April tornado that devastated much of this college town, and they appreciated it. Once the game started, the Crimson Tide weren't nearly as welcoming.
OXFORD -- With 10 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, the University of Mississippi football team had a 13-point lead and felt good about its chances of getting a big win that would erase some of the sting from a 4-8 record in 2010. Instead, the Rebels absorbed their first big loss of 2011.
WEIR -- A two-point pass play from Codie McKee to Brett Flora with 1 minute, 49 seconds remaining lifted the East Webster High School football team to a 15-14 win against Weir on Friday night.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State baseball team will play a school-record 37 home games during the 2012 baseball season. Head baseball coach John Cohen released the Diamond Dawgs schedule Saturday.
Damian Baker's 10-yard touchdown run lifted the Columbus High School football team to a 35-27 overtime victory against West Point in a non-region prep thriller Friday night at Falcon Field.
Poet John Donne must have been able to see into the future when he wrote, "No man is an iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; ... And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee ...." On Friday, the "Bell" tolled for the Heritage Academy football team.
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