STARKVILLE -- Real is better.
STARKVILLE -- If there is such a thing as an "it factor," Noah Methvin and Dontae Gray possess it.
STARKVILLE -- Responsibility comes with age.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A trend is starting to show itself in late December bowl games: points, and a lot of them. Mississippi State could be the next team thrown into a shootout.
STARKVILLE -- Teaira McCowan made sure to give the Mississippi State women's basketball fans their money's worth. It started with a bright smile that illuminated the darkness in Humphrey Coliseum during the pre-game introductions. McCowan raised her arms over her head to wave to the crowd as she jogged out of the tunnel as the first MSU player to be introduced prior to the team's game against Mississippi Valley State. McCowan didn't waste any time getting down to business after the opening tip. McCowan poured in a career-high 41 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead No. 5 MSU to a 112-36 victory against MVSU before a season-high crowd of 8,535 at the Hump.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- In a fall filled with fanfare and unexpected experiences, the sporting goods store stands out for Jace Christmann's family. Placekicking woes had been an issue for the majority of Dan Mullen's time as coach of the Mississippi State football team. The first two games of the 2017 season continued that trend, as Tucker Day went 2-for-4 in victories against Charleston Southern and Louisiana Tech.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Tre Brown and Ronald Walker hoped this would happen. Brown, a Mississippi State defensive lineman, and Walker, a Louisville defensive back, were teammates on the Copiah-Lincoln Community College football team. At 11 a.m. Saturday (ESPN), they will meet as opponents in the TaxSlayer Bowl when No. 24 MSU (8-4) takes on Louisville (8-4) at EverBank Field.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School senior guard Blake Rogers is playing with a higher level of confidence.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School teammates Kirsten Thompson and Jalisa Outlaw had different viewpoints on their team's win Wednesday afternoon.
STARKVILLE -- The sight of Logan Cooke as a Mississippi State football player was more than enough for his father, Len. It didn't matter to Len if Logan played.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Uncertainty surrounded the Mississippi State football team when it came together earlier this month to begin preparations for Louisville and the TaxSlayer Bowl.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Before they were Mississippi State Bulldogs playing different sports, Keytaon Thompson and Lamar Peters were the one-two punch of the reigning state champion Landry-Walker (La.) High School boys basketball team. Thompson and Peters helped Landry-Walker High win another championship in a way that showcased both of their skills. That's why neither player is surprised his former teammate is having success so early.
STARKVILLE -- Victoria Vivians followed up her Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honor by being named Wednesday the United States Basketball Writers Association's National Player of the Week.
In the preseason, West Point High School senior Jason Brownlee talked about his team embracing the chance to be elite. Winning a Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 5A State championship in 2016 helped the program win its first title since 2010. However, a deep and talented senior class wanted to become elite.
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Inspiration struck Gabe Myles while he was sitting in an empty locker room in early July. The offseason was about to come to an end for the Starkville native. After a struggle of a junior season with just eight catches and no touchdowns, he was about to take on what could be the final season of football he ever plays.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- There's no hiding Lamar Jackson. When the No. 24 Mississippi State football team watches Louisville on film as it prepares for the TaxSlayer Bowl, Louisville's quarterback and 2016 Heisman Trophy winner stands out. MSU will get its crack at Jackson and the rest of the Atlantic Coast Conference's Cardinals at 11 a.m. Saturday (ESPN) at EverBank Field.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The job would have been difficult, but Joe Moorhead didn't consider that when he made his decision. Instead, it was a matter of respect for Mississippi State's new football coach.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School boys basketball coach Greg Carter consistently fields one of the best teams in the state of Mississippi.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- An Most Valuable Player performance in Las Vegas earned Mississippi State senior guard Victoria Vivians Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors, the league office announced Tuesday.
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