STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State's first day in full pads was also its first day indoors.
Off-nights are rare during racing season, so Neil Baggett and his wife Tarran scheduled "date night" for Friday.
History was made Wednesday in Mississippi, as two Magnolia State resorts, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi and Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, held simultaneous events to usher in the era of legal sports wagering.
Sunny Logan doesn't know why she tried it. When you play as much tennis as Logan, you go through a lot of sneakers, so you're apt to buy multiple pairs at one time. A recent purchase of two pairs of sneakers prompted Logan to consider wearing one from each pair to be different.
It seems like Lee Ray is chasing points just about everywhere. The Steens native races every weekend, sometimes on Fridays and Saturdays. He leads track points at Columbus Speedway and Magnolia Motor Speedway and is second in Durrence Layne Street Stock national points.
The Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series' low car-counts in recent weeks are not exclusive to the state's top dirt series, according to Charles Thrash, series director.
Neil Baggett won his fifth Super Late Model race of the season Saturday at Magnolia Motor Speedway.
STARKVILLE -- Kason Woods' eighth birthday doesn't come until October, but he might have received the best part of his present Saturday.
Sometimes familiarity is the best remedy. It's easy to stray from best practices, especially in the internet era, when information is abundant and readily available. The problem is exacerbated for racers looking for an edge when they compete each week.
There is nothing quite like seeing an old friend.
Haden Duncan led every lap Friday night to notch his sixth-consecutive victory in the 602 Sportsman feature at Columbus Speedway.
It wasn't Neil Baggett's first win of the season, but it was his most gratifying in what's becoming a banner year for the Columbus resident.
Tom Velek has a new take on a familiar sport, and he would like you and your children to get involved.
If Shane Morgan didn't catch Jordon Mallett on restarts, he wasn't going to pass him.
Jordon Mallett is following the late Jason Johnson's blueprint to racing and owning a team simultaneously.
STARKVILLE -- For three days, Travis Outlaw walked into a building bearing his name and did his best to justify that honor.
If you had asked Maggie Proffitt where she thought she would be to celebrate her 23rd birthday, Ruston, Louisiana, wouldn't have been at the top of her list.
The United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint cars will headline the "Battle at the Bullring" card at Columbus Speedway on Friday night.
Jason Byrd didn't think his car could win the Factory Stocks Madness at Columbus Speedway. The Jasper native had a spark plug wire come off during his heat race Friday, but he managed to win. In Saturday's feature, Byrd's car started to run hot after the fuel stop on lap 20, and under caution laps, his car would shut off. Byrd always was able to re-start it, but there was no way to tell if the problem would grow under green.
So much for a transition period.
1. Shorter ready to get to work to prepare for opener HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Caledonia volleyball team wins another title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. West Point's Webb dominates with smile HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Ellis adds to success at Magnolia Motor Speedway HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Alabama's Gillman wins second amateur title COLLEGE SPORTS