HOOVER, Ala. -- With all respect to the amount of emphasis that Mississippi State University wants to put in the in-state rivalry game, the University of Mississippi still doesn't share the intensity.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Without initially being aware what he'd accomplished, Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen immediately realized the significance of the three players he brought to the 2012 Southeastern Conference football media day.
HOOVER, Ala. -- In a moment of clarity before the first Mississippi State University spring football practice of the 2012 season, junior offensive guard Gabe Jackson came to a stunning realization.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Mississippi State University senior cornerback Johnthan Banks is convinced he'll leave the Bulldogs program with an undefeated record against the University of Mississippi.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The heightened awareness about head injuries in football has resulted in rules changes for the 2012 college season.
Dr. Terry Eguaoje is impressed. The Mississippi Soccer Association's state technical director of coaching has been all over the state numerous times in the past six years and knows all of the hot soccer spots.
Chris Rose knows how to build a winner. In five seasons as head coach at Meridian Community College, Rose won 67 percent of his games and led the Eagles to MACJC State Championships in 2008 and 2006 and a NJCAA Region 23 Championship in 2009.
The Columbus Nationals 10-year-old All-Star team was on an incredible high after winning the Dizzy Dean South State championship in Starkville.
The indecision was eating at Anna McCrary.
The Heritage Academy volleyball program is growing in multiple ways.
HOOVER, Ala. -- While praising the league's commitment to having minority coaches in its premier sport of college football, Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive announced Tuesday former Mississippi State University football coach Sylvester Croom will be the subject of an ESPN/SEC Network documentary in the league's "Storied" series.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The two incoming members to the Southeastern Conference have been welcomed to the league by being told they've been playing inferior football in the past.
HOOVER, Ala. -- For the last three years, everything for Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen and quarterback Tyler Russell have been about experiencing firsts.
STARKVILLE -- The leading returning tackler in the Southeastern Conference finally was acknowledged Monday. Mississippi State University linebacker Cameron Lawrence was selected to the 2012 Butkus Award watch list. The award is given annually to the nation's best linebacker.
STARKVILLE -- The next step in Jake Wells' coaching career was about finding the right philosophical fit at a bigger program. For John Cohen and the Mississippi State University baseball program, the task was finding the next young, up-and-coming coach to complete a staff that will lead the team to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
"It's always fun to make history." That's the message Laura Lee Holman imparted Monday in her first official duties as New Hope High School volleyball coach.
Maggie Proffitt sensed the chemistry. Instead of questioning their roles on the Kenner (La.) Angels Amateur Athletic Union girls basketball team, Proffitt could feel all of the players coming together and developing an ability to play with each other.
Mississippi State University head softball coach Vann Stuedeman recently completed her first season with the Bulldogs. MSU finished 33-24 and 12-16 in Southeastern Conference play, and returned to postseason play for the first time since 2009. MSU saw its season end with a pair of losses in the Eugene Regional, hosted by the University of Oregon. Today, Stuedeman reviews her first season as a head coach on the collegiate level, and looks ahead to 2013.
Tiffany Huddleston and the rest of her Chicago Fire Juniors of Mississippi club members are ready to experience the sights, sounds, and food in a big city. Huddleston, a rising senior at Starkville Academy, won't have a lot of time for sightseeing in her fist trip to the Chicago suburb, but she will be sure to pack her appetite for one thing: Deep dish pizza.
DeShuni Sanders never considered herself a trailblazer. Growing up, DeShuni was like countless other children in the New Hope community of Columbus who grew up playing softball. It didn't take long for DeShuni to gravitate to the game. Little did DeShuni know that the love for the game that enveloped her was catching.
1. Southern Mississippi beats MSU in Pearl COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Mississippi players help MSU grow softball in state COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Tight ends could play bigger role for Mullen's Bulldogs COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Energized Bulldogs push on to Sweet 16 LOCAL COLUMNS
5. New Hope loses to Oxford in region opener HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS