The stare typically is one Sammy Smith reserves for officials. The Columbus High School boys basketball coach will plant his hands on his hips and tilt his head as a "You've got to be kidding me" look spreads across his face.
STARKVILLE -- Today is an important day for the present and future of the Mississippi State women's basketball program.
WEST POINT -- Sarah Dill may only be a sophomore, but she stepped into a leadership role Tuesday at the right time for the Oak Hill Academy girls basketball team.
STARKVILLE -- With three starters lost from last season's state championship squad, Starkville Academy girls basketball coach Glenn Schmidt knew there would be a major re-tooling of the lineup.
SCOOBA -- Headlined by Region 23 Offensive Most Valuable Player Dontreal Pruitt and Coach of the Year Buddy Stephens, the MACJC state champion East Mississippi Community College football team placed a state-high eight players on the NJCAA All-Region 23 Team, announced Tuesday by the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges.
SCOOBA -- After a few days of applying the finishing touches, the National Junior College Athletic Association announced its bowl lineup Tuesday afternoon.
STARKVILLE -- Dan Mullen knows the Mississippi State football team will need a new game plan from the one it had one week ago.
STARKVILLE -- The problem seems to have been fixed for Mississippi State's projected ace for the 2014 season.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State football team's depth chart has senior Tyler Russell as the starting quarterback for the team's game at 6:45 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday against No. 1 Alabama.
Last season, the Ole Miss football team surprised many by qualifying for a bowl game after a two-year absence.
STARKVILLE -- The light bulb has come on for Starkville High School defensive lineman Maleke Bell.
SCOOBA -- The East Mississippi Community College football team took another step Monday toward playing for the national championship.
STARKVILLE -- Vigilance is a prerequisite for role players. Coaches can go into games with a sense of how they will ration out minutes, but the slightest change in strategy can force those plans to be scrapped.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Fletcher Cox knew it wasn't going to be easy.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen is convinced his team's defense at the end of halves is what's keeping it from a special season.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Alabama and LSU football teams have grown accustomed to slugging things out the past few years. None of the previous six regular-season meetings between the bitter Southeastern Conference Western Division foes had been decided by more than single digits, so the teams had a lot to live up to Saturday night in their nationally televises showdown at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
OXFORD -- If you didn't know better, you would have thought Maggie Proffitt and Kelsei Ewings were back playing basketball in the Golden Triangle.
OXFORD -- Matt Insell isn't going to let one game define the 2013-14 season or his program.
MACON -- The Noxubee County High School football team demolished Indianola Gentry 45-6 Friday night in the first round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 4A North State playoffs.
VERNON, Ala. -- One down, four to go. The Lamar County High School football team opened the Alabama High School Activities Association Class 2A playoffs on a strong note Friday night with a 32-21 victory against Samson at George Bell Stadium.
1. LSU delivers Death Valley demolition COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Defense keeps MSU in game against LSU COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Noxubee County clinches playoff berth HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Amory edges Caledonia in final minute HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. West Point extends region winning streak HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS