SCOOBA -- When facing adversity for the first time this season, the No. 3 East Mississippi Community College football team played like a champion.
STARKVILLE -- Jamie Mitchell couldn't have been more pleased this week to see Gabe Myles, Jawon Johnson, Stanley Higgins, and Jacoby Smith selected to play in the Mississippi-Alabama Senior All-Star game or the Bernard Blackwell Classic next month.
SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College sophomore running back Xavier Hogan knew this was his chance to help the team.
The West Point High School football team has dominated play in the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A, Region 1. However, West Point saw its region title slip away last season with a stunning loss at Center Hill.
ABERDEEN -- With what could be the Class 3A, Region 2 championship game against Water Valley High School on tap here at 7 tonight, Aberdeen High football coach Mark Bray needed a severe test for his Bulldogs last week.
OXFORD -- One year removed from a 10-loss season, the University of Mississippi football team has a chance to qualify for a bowl game.
Vinnie and Sal Sunseri are on opposite sides of a prominent Southern rivalry, and not overjoyed about it.
STARKVILLE -- The dark days for Starkville Academy seem so long ago. When coach Jeff Terrill took over the Volunteers program, Starkville Academy was coming off a winless season.
MACON -- You'll have to excuse Darrell Robinson.
MACON -- Keep your head on a swivel. If you do that, you might see Javancy Jones coming.
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.
1. New Hope's Harcrow will get shot at Mississippi Delta C.C. HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Crane offering new challenges to MSU men's basketball COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Prescott gives back at camp at MSU LOCAL SPORTS
4. Former Ole Miss QB Wallace arrested in Clay County COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Starkville High's Jones signs with Southern Mississippi HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS