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NASCAR driver Wallace to make debut at Magnolia Motor Speedway

Posted 2/22/2014 in Local Sports

"I have a good idea of what I'm in for."



Dirt-track racing season set to begin

Posted 2/21/2014 in Local Sports

Dirt-track racing season in the Golden Triangle will kick off with some familiar names from the highest level of stock car racing.



Movie inspiration Boone to speak Thursday in Columbus

Posted 2/8/2014 in Local Sports

The timing turned out to be better this year.



Atkins excited about Columbus Pilgrimage Half Marathon / 5K

Posted 1/31/2014 in Local Sports

Brad Atkins has said before he would much rather prefer competing in road races or triathlons than help organize and run them. But Atkins is willing to invest the time to help put together an event if it brings people to the area and creates competitive opportunities for runners and others to develop healthy habits.



Miss. House, Senate pass bill on youth concussions

Posted 1/28/2014 in Local Sports

JACKSON -- Ben Williams knows about the hard knocks of football and the pressure athletes put on themselves to compete, even with injuries. For those reasons, he's supporting a proposed Mississippi law that would require public and private schools to evaluate student athletes for concussion after they're shaken up during practice or competition. A player with a concussion would be banned from play until fully recovered.



Bucs hire Frazier to be defensive coordinator

Posted 1/7/2014 in Local Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- Lovie Smith spent the past year watching lots of football, analyzing himself, and preparing for his next job in the NFL.



The Dispatch's top 10 local games of 2013

Posted 12/30/2013 in Local Sports

The Dispatch's top 10 local games of 2013



EMCC football team's title run top local story of 2013

Posted 12/28/2013 in Local Sports

East Mississippi Community College sophomore quarterback Dontreal Pruitt believes a football team's pursuit for perfection is never complete.



Top 10 Local Sports Stories for 2013

Posted 12/28/2013 in Local Sports

Top 10 Local Sports Stories for 2013



Vikings' Frazier focused on winning regular-season finale

Posted 12/24/2013 in Local Sports

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Leslie Frazier looked glum. His voice sounded softer than usual.



Report: Frazier won't be back as Vikings coach

Posted 12/23/2013 in Local Sports

CINCINNATI -- ESPN's Adam Schefter cited multiple sources Sunday night in reporting that Columbus' Leslie Frazier won't be the coach of the Minnesota Vikings after this season. On Sunday, Frazier and Minnesota slipped to 4-10-1 with a 42-14 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Andy Dalton threw four touchdown passes to help Cincinnati (10-5) clinch a postseason berth. For the Vikings, they suffered a blowout loss that guaranteed Frazier will have more seasons with double-digit losses (two) than double-digit wins (one) as Vikings' coach.



Lees build brotherly bonds

Posted 11/27/2013 in Local Sports

Tyson Lee made sure his cell phone was fully charged every Friday night during the 2012 football season.



Former Bulldog Cox makes transition for NFL's Eagles

Posted 11/12/2013 in Local Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Fletcher Cox knew it wasn't going to be easy.



Columbus will showcase new facility at Coaches Cup

Posted 10/25/2013 in Local Sports

Let the games begin. Action will kick off at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Mississippi Soccer Association's Coaches Cup at the Columbus Soccer Complex on 7th Avenue and 3rd Street North. The recreational tournament will feature 33 teams from across the state in a two-day event that will crown champions in seven age groups for boys and girls.



Former Bulldog Slay learning lessons in NFL

Posted 10/7/2013 in Local Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Darius Slay his rookie season in the NFL would be easy. Slay has learned the hard way it isn't.



Organizers want to continue to grow Streetcar Run

Posted 9/1/2013 in Local Sports

A year ago, Abby Solomon Malmstrom wanted to help make the Tennessee Williams "Streetcar Run" even bigger. Malmstrom pursued that goal with the stamina of a runner and the passion of a coach who wanted to espouse the benefits of running as part of a healthy lifestyle.



Local programming adds to CBS Sports Radio

Posted 8/29/2013 in Local Sports

More than seven months ago, Chris Stryker said Cumulus Broadcasting of the Golden Triangle switched from ESPN to CBS Sports Radio in an attempt to make the programming more content driven.



Columbus will host disc golf tournament this weekend

Posted 8/27/2013 in Local Sports

Clayton Nash hopes the first time proves to be a hit -- or hole in one -- with the city of Columbus.



Triathlon earns high marks

Posted 8/20/2013 in Local Sports

Brad and Melissa Atkins couldn't have asked for anything better.



Can't isn't in Long's vocabulary

Posted 8/19/2013 in Local Sports

Can't is only a state of mind.



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