Starkville Academy football coach Jeff Terrill prefers to play a challenging season opener. Starkville Academy will do that at 7:30 p.m. Friday when it travels to Ridgeland to take on St. Andrew's High School.
STARKVILLE -- It was just time for Jake Thomas to end the unnecessary drama. The four-star offensive tackle from Columbus High School called the Mississippi State University coaching staff Wednesday to confirm his verbal commitment to the program.
West Point High School football coach Chris Chambless admits preseason scrimmages and jamborees aren't high on his to-do list.
FULTON -- Itawamba Community College football coach Jon Williams kicks off his third season two weeks from tonight when ICC plays at East Central C.C. Former Aberdeen High School standout Rashad Pargo has been with Williams for every step of his maiden voyage as a junior college head coach.
The Wingate Inn in Columbus will be the official host hotel for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series $2,000-to-win Black Ice 40 on Sept. 2 at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Tony Gray, of Coker, Ala., and Jeff Glisson, of Boaz, Ky., were the big winners in NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Week 20 action.
James Lawson still remembers the summer of 1962.
For West Lowndes High School, the scoreboard did not reflect victory Tuesday night.
East Mississippi Community College continued to add to its signees to Division 1 college football with the verbal commitment of safety Shaquille Fluker to the University of Georgia.
Tom Velek has seen soccer make incredible progress in Columbus.
STARKVILLE -- Keavy Noblin showed Tuesday that a no-no moment can turn into a positive just as easily on the soccer field as it can on the basketball court.
STARKVILLE -- Corey Broomfield has bought into the plan.
STARKVILLE -- It's time to get offensive. Judging from the Mississippi State University women's soccer team's latest showing, that objective appears to be attainable.
Mary Douglass Kerby didn't think Harli Sesser was serious. It's small talk, she thought. Why else would Sesser be talking and talking to her about volleyball?
D.J. Sanders doesn't try to hit home runs. She never has and never will. Instead, she and her teammates step into the batter's box with the mind-set to "hit it hard and wish it well."
Barrett Donahoe wants physical play to be the calling card for the Heritage Academy football team this season. Coming off a scrimmage at East Rankin Academy last week in which he felt that trait was lacking, Donahoe was pleased with how his team responded Saturday in a 12-0 victory against Winston Academy in Louisville.
STARKVILLE -- When Kyle Hann arrived on campus this week, the Mississippi State University baseball program secured one of the best middle infield prospects from Canada in years.
STARKVILLE -- LSU's dismissal last week of Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu has created positive repercussions for Johnthan Banks. Sports Illustrated added Banks, a senior cornerback for Mississippi State University, to a revised All-America list after LSU kicked Mathieu, a junior defensive back nicknamed the Honey Badger, off the team Friday for breaking an athletic department rule.
Ketara Chapel sounds like Vic Schaefer's kind of player. Schaefer, the new Mississippi State University women's basketball coach, has used his defensive acumen to earn the nickname "Secretary of Defense." Schaefer's tough, in-your-face style of defense was an integral component of Texas A&M University's march to the 2011 national title.
OXFORD -- Bo Wallace knows a little about timing.
1. Changes to mental approach, swing have helped Rooker COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Starkville Academy's Hamilton signs with EMCC HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Oak Hill Academy beats West Memphis to reach second round HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Starkville Academy's Futral signs with EMCC HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. McArthur, Ole Miss beat No. 16 Arkansas COLLEGE SPORTS