STARKVILLE -- West Lowndes High School is on a mission. The Panthers want to build where last season left off.
STARKVILLE -- Aberdeen High School is ready to take its offense to the next level this season. Coach Mark Bray feels like the Bulldogs have the play-makers to make that a reality.
STARKVILLE -- The 2013 season is all about opportunity for Aaron Gordon and the Mississippi State University women's soccer team.
MACON -- The reminders are everywhere.
A change in approach is paying big dividends for Caitlin McLain at the plate.
STARKVILLE -- Heritage Academy fast-pitch softball coach Gary Harris wants to see more quality at-bats from his team.
Jalen Stewart has a nickname that is suited for the next level.
MACON -- Central Academy softball coach Sammy Lindsey thought his Lady Vikings grew up a lot Saturday at the Starkville Academy Invitational. That growth continued Tuesday night as Central Academy defeated Hebron Christian 9-2 in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class A, District 3 opener for each school.
MACON -- Sometimes you have a feeling about a player.
WEST POINT -- Veronica Williams had a sense of pride and joy when her son told her where he wanted to go to college on a football scholarship.
Throughout the course of a prep softball season, most teams will collect some big innings.
STARKVILLE -- Unlucky was a fitting word for the Starkville Academy girls soccer team Tuesday morning.
MACON -- Central Academy catcher Blake Rigdon has a had a lot of great memories playing softball for the Lady Vikings.
MACON -- Noxubee County High School basketball coach T.J. Billups made a life-changing decision for his family this month.
PHEBA -- A week ago, Brooke Griffin was just another young pitcher looking to make her mark.
For Will Golsan and Taylor Stafford, winning a state championship was a dream 10 years in the making.
Lee Boyd was well aware of the expectations when he accepted the job as New Hope High School baseball coach at the age of 26.
WEST POINT -- New season, new attitude, new result. If one game is any indication, Karlie Lockhart is prepared to have a sophomore season to remember for the Starkville Academy fast-pitch softball team.
The Dispatch's All-Area prep baseball team for the 2013 season:
Maegen Ellis thought she has missed her chance.
1. Williams emerges as force for Starkville High's defense HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Calvert fuels West Point's ground assault HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Couch wants to make most of his chances at WR COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Starkville Academy will try to clinch district title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Kentucky top pick in SEC again COLLEGE SPORTS