D.J. Sanders accomplished another first on a slow-pitch softball field Thursday night: She pitched. New Hope High School coach Tabitha Beard has a Senior Night rule: The Lady Trojans must be up 10 runs before players are allowed to change positions. With a 12-2 lead in the fifth inning, Sanders stepped inside the circle to close out her final regular-season game at Lady Trojan Field.
It's all about the mind-set for the Columbus High School football team.
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville High School football team has a choice at 7 tonight when it plays at Greenville-Weston. Four-star prospect Gerri Green does everything for his team, so the dilemma for Starkville coach Jamie Mitchell and his coaching staff is to let Green shine at linebacker and H-back and try to shut down his teammates or to prove the Mississippi State verbal commitment is human.
Two of the most prominent figures in the East Oktibbeha County High School and West Oktibbeha County High football rivalry agree this should be the last game between the teams.
Cyndi Daniels knows her football assignment tonight. She will be in the stands watching West Oktibbeha County High School play archrival East Oktibbeha County High School. Dubbed as the Oktibbeha County Super Bowl, the teams play at 7 tonight in Maben.
Tonight will be an emotional night at Lady Trojan Field.
Laura Lee Holman didn't know what to expect when she received the phone call Wednesday morning.
REFORM, Ala. - The Pickens County High School football team resembles a video game. The top-ranked Tornadoes can score from anywhere on the field, on offense or defense.
When West Okitbbeha County High School senior Eddie Johnson started making plans for Homecoming night, it is a safe bet he had every detail of his tuxedo already planned out.
STARKVILLE -- Now is the time for the Starkville Academy football team.
Expectations don't faze Eric Harris. As the West Lowndes High School football team's go-to back, Harris knows his teammates count on him to make big plays, to be a leader, and to provide an emotional lift whenever they need it.
The echoes of the 2012 championship season are stirring at Heritage Academy. That's just fine with football coach Barrett Donahoe, who welcomed the drama and the intensity Friday that surrounded his team's 14-7 victory against Washington School.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- While the rest of the country has transferred its offensive mind-set to the hurry-up, no-huddle offense, Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide have kept their game plan the same.
There's a time to creep and a time to strike. The key for a quarterback and a coach is to recognize when you need to make the call to capitalize.
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville Academy football team ran into a buzz saw Friday night.
On a night when offensive yards were tough to come by, the Heritage Academy football team notched a hard-earned 14-7 comeback victory against previously unbeaten Washington School.
WEST POINT -- Football is a unique game in many ways. The shape of the football is just one of those ways. While almost all other sports use a round ball, football uses an oblong ball that is affectionately referred to as a pigskin or a tater (potato). The technical term for the shape of a football is a prolate spheroid.
Columbus High School senior Corey Brown knew he and his defensive mates needed to play batter. Smith made sure that happened Friday night.
MACON -- Zachery Kauffman watched feverishly as the Noxubee County High School football team drove for a game-winning touchdown.
MILLBROOK, Ala. -- Will Jones rushed for 125 yards and three touchdowns Friday night to lead the Victory Christian Academy football team to a 41-14 victory against Christian Football Association rival New Life Christian Academy.
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