A little bit helped carry Donna Mellott to her goal Saturday morning.
All the talk lived up to the hype. A year ago, Ricky Johnston heard Brad Atkins and other local residents talk about sprint triathlons and how fun it was to compete in them. Johnston never had an opportunity to get involved in one, but he couldn't help but be persuaded to participate in the inaugural Possum Town Triathlon.
Maegen Ellis returned from California with one too many mementos.
Name the activity and O.K. Bryant was up for it.
Jean and Jim Bigelow never imagined when they started bowling that they would stay involved with the sport for as long as they have.
Brandt Galloway doesn't put on any airs.
It's official. The Team Elite Mississippi Amateur Athletic Union basketball club's new home is Aberdeen. The Aberdeen City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to give Team Elite Mississippi club founder Erise Wilson full access to the city's basketball facilities. In addition, Wilson said the city council approved his use of two classrooms at the city's gymnasium he intends to use for tutoring for the players involved in his travel ball program.
ABERDEEN -- The Team Elite Mississippi Amateur Athletic Union Basketball Club soon may have a new home.
Shelby Stratton couldn't help be confident.
Erise Wilson didn't see it coming. The Team Elite Mississippi Basketball Club Amateur Athletic Union believes in his players, but he also knows that being seen is a crucial element of the AAU circuit.
The Mississippi Shockwave Aquatics and the Swim Columbus swimming teams had strong showings last month at the Mississippi State Long-Course Championships at Delta State University in Cleveland.
Konrad Vernon showed this week his putter can be an effective equalizer.
Brad and Melissa Atkins are raring to go. If they were training for the second annual Possum Town Triathlon, the husband and wife likely would be fine-tuning their techniques for each of the three phases of the event. As much as Brad Atkins would love to compete in the event he and his wife helped organize and pull off last year, he knows plenty remains to be done to make sure the next installment of the sprint triathlon at 7 a.m. Aug. 17 goes off just as well as the first one.
Even though he does not play or coach, Danny Browning looks forward to the fourth Hoops for Troops benefit basketball tournament.
Competition never gets old.
Columbus Walmart General Manager Ernest Robinson dreamed big when he put together the Hoops for Troops basketball project.
The pings off the aluminum bats were welcome sounds to Scott Hannon and Lance Conn.
Seeing traffic lights, pulling bibs, and mimicking sounds of race cars don't sound like traditional lessons.
SOUTHAVEN -- The Columbus Nationals All-Star baseball team surrendered 10 unearned runs Saturday in an 11-7 loss to Valdosta (Ga.) in its opening game of the Dizzy Dean 12-year-old World Series.
Chad Moody and the Columbus Nationals are moving blindly into the Dizzy Dean World Series.
1. Second-quarter defensive surge lifts No. 4 MSU COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Vivians finds rhythm in second quarter for Bulldogs COLLEGE SPORTS
3. MSU men will try to end losing skid COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Maturation continues for Columbus High's White HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS