MILLPORT, Ala. - The South Lamar High School football team snapped a 15-game losing streak with a 42-19 win over the Lynn Bears last weekend. The teams went almost 700 days between victories so when they hit the practice field on Monday, there was a different attitude.
STEENS -- Greg Watkins hopes he will get a refocused team with a return to district play.
WEST POINT - Two weeks ago, West Point quarterback Josh Ewing looked around and thought to himself he was all his team had left behind center. And it was a comforting feeling.
LaToya Thomas and Tan White have become synonymous with Mississippi State women's basketball.
You'll have to forgive Barrett Donahoe if he isn't completely convinced that his Heritage Academy football is back on track.
Each season, one week of college football games emerges as a pivotal Saturday where championships could be won or lost. National television hypes up that week's matchups and folks eagerly anticipate the day's play to see who is left standing in the championship race.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville Academy looks forward to being back home for its next football game.
SCOOBA - C.J. Bates relishes the opportunity to be an impact player as a freshman at East Mississippi Community College.
A showdown is looming.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State essentially made up for its deficiencies in the secondary with one play.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State is dealing with another defensive player being injured in the past month leaving a big hole in the middle of the line.
Chad Harrison knew something was wrong with his All-State player.
Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze isn't sure how far the Rebels have progressed in his one-plus season at the helm. However, Freeze feels like he will know a whole lot more Saturday after his team plays defending national champion and top-ranked Alabama.
Action hadn't started Monday, but Gary Harris wanted to set the tone.
South Lamar High School junior Holden Fields always felt like the Stallions would win a football game sooner rather than later this season.
Gary Harris knows the Heritage Academy fast-pitch softball is nowhere near where he thought it would be this point in the season. But Harris has been coaching long enough to know that everything is wiped clean once the postseason begins.
STARKVILLE -- The statement couldn't be misunderstood. Minutes after a 62-7 victory against Troy on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium, Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen made sure everybody knew who was the Bulldogs' starting quarterback. The individual he named didn't play in the 55-point blowout.
STARKVILLE -- Not that Mississippi State needed him in the second half Saturday, but an ankle injury forced senior tailback LaDarius Perkins to miss most of MSU's 62-7 victory against Troy.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama's special teams and defense are providing a nice bailout whenever the offense isn't scoring.
STARKVILLE -- So ... about that faulty Mississippi State offense?
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