TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The No. 2 University of Alabama softball team claimed its eighth straight NCAA first-round regional title Sunday with a 6-0 victory against the University of South Alabama at Rhoads Stadium.
The Thursday Night tournaments have been a huge success this season. Tony and Marion Parson, directors of the tournaments, have seen some 40 boats each week come to the boat ramp on Thursdays to take part in the event. The tournaments have seen everything from family members fishing together to friends teaming up to win.
DeShuni Sanders thought her path had been set.
RIDGELAND -- D.J. Sanders wasn't sure what had hit her.
STARKVILLE -- Minutes after completing a three-game sweep of No. 4 Kentucky, Mississippi State University shortstop Adam Frazier was notified Saturday he was selected to play for the Team USA summer collegiate team.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University baseball John Cohen made sure Sunday he was still the only skipper in the history of University of Kentucky to win a Southeastern Conference championship.
RIDGELAND -- Read, react, win.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray knows what people are saying about him.
STARKVILLE -- On opening night of its regular-season finale series, the Mississippi State University baseball team followed the script perfectly. MSU received great pitching, timely hitting, a strong bullpen effort, and displayed the small-ball fundamentals in a 3-1 victory against the No. 6 University of Kentucky on Thursday at Dudy Noble Field.
Tabitha Beard remembers. When you have played for coach who started the program and then taken her place, it is easy for Beard to recall the last time the New Hope High School fast-pitch softball team played for a state title.
EUGENE, Ore. -- Shelbi Everett hit a walk-off double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to lead the Brigham Young University softball team to a 4-3 victory against Mississippi State University at the NCAA Eugene Regional at Howe Field.
STARKVILLE -- The expectations continue to be set higher for Chris Stratton. In what likely was his final start and appearance at Dudy Noble Field, the junior right-hander turned in another near perfect performance and left to a standing ovation Thursday night after he helped lead the Mississippi State University baseball team to a 3-1 victory against the No. 6 University of Kentucky.
CALEDONIA -- Focus. That word played in Tyler Lowe's mind repeatedly Monday at the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 4A State track and field meet at Pearl High School.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University and Baylor University have decided the contract they signed more than a year ago for their men's basketball teams to play a home-and-home series doesn't work for either school.
STARKVILLE -- John Cohen is going away from his natural tendencies as a player and as a coach this week.
MILLPORT, Ala. -- Friendship equals strength.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University student Jordan Billingsley readily admits he has been hard on his younger brother this past year.
Georgia Southern University softball coach Annie Smith still calls from a Starkville cell phone number. The connections to her former residence don't stop there.
STARKVILLE -- The final image members of the Starkville Academy baseball team will take from the 2012 season is another team celebrating on their home field.
STARKVILLE -- The University of Central Arkansas baseball team was in awe Tuesday during its tour of the facilities around Dudy Noble Field. After the national anthem later that night, MSU was in shock after a 2-0 loss to the same UCA squad that seemingly was star struck by its surroundings hours before the first pitch.
1. New Hope boys shock Oxford for region title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. MSU baseball gives Cannizaro first career victory COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Tupelo squads sweep Columbus for pair of region titles HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. No. 3 MSU women face huge test at Texas A&M COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Area basketball teams begin postseason play Monday HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS