CRAWFORD -- Words don't win games. That may be the biggest difference between the 2011 West Oktibbeha County High School football team and the 2012 version.
With mere seconds left on the clock, the New Hope High School football team had just scored a touchdown that would have sent its game against Clarksdale into overtime.
WEST POINT -- The West Point High School football team's defense proved it is among the best in the state Friday night.
CARROLLTON, Ala. -- An 8-0 start to the season had the Pickens Academy football team thinking about its first undefeated state championship since winning back-to-back titles in 1998-99.
The Oak Hill Academy football team continued its winning ways Friday night with a 32-14 victory against Kirk Academy.
REFORM, Ala. -- The Marion County High School football team proved Friday night it isn't going to surrender the Alabama High School Activities Association Class 1A state championship crown without a fight.
CRAWFORD -- Tiberias Lampkin rushed for 175 yards and three touchdowns Friday night to lead the West Oktibbeha County High School football team to a 34-6 victory against East Oktibbeha.
LOUISVILLE -- Noxubee County High School football coach Tyrone Shorter can't figure out what all college coaches who have watched Darrell Robinson play this season don't see. Shorter concluded Thursday that something must be wrong with all of those coaches after he watched Robinson rush for 326 yards on 39 carries and six touchdowns in a 41-28 victory against Louisville High.
STARKVILLE -- Jamie Mitchell couldn't have been more pleased this week to see Gabe Myles, Jawon Johnson, Stanley Higgins, and Jacoby Smith selected to play in the Mississippi-Alabama Senior All-Star game or the Bernard Blackwell Classic next month.
SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College sophomore running back Xavier Hogan knew this was his chance to help the team.
The West Point High School football team has dominated play in the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A, Region 1. However, West Point saw its region title slip away last season with a stunning loss at Center Hill.
ABERDEEN -- With what could be the Class 3A, Region 2 championship game against Water Valley High School on tap here at 7 tonight, Aberdeen High football coach Mark Bray needed a severe test for his Bulldogs last week.
STARKVILLE -- The dark days for Starkville Academy seem so long ago. When coach Jeff Terrill took over the Volunteers program, Starkville Academy was coming off a winless season.
MACON -- You'll have to excuse Darrell Robinson.
MACON -- Keep your head on a swivel. If you do that, you might see Javancy Jones coming.
SCOOBA -- Of all the football stadiums Nick Brassell thought he would one day play in, Sullivan-Windham Field was not on the list.
The New Hope High School slow-pitch softball team has prided itself on being the program that has had all the answers in its run of five consecutive state championships.
GRENADA -- The Columbus High School slow-pitch softball team's run to the state title series came up a few victories short.
A pitcher and a catcher have a special relationship. Sometimes all it takes is a look or a slight gesture to deliver a message or to indicate which pitch to throw, or where to put it.
Porchia Brooks doesn't walk into the circle intending to put a certain amount of spin on the softball.
1. Pickens County beats South Lamar to take over first in region HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. West Point stomps Olive Branch for big region win HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. A-Train rolls again as Bulldogs pound Cougars LOCAL COLUMNS
4. Bryant's interception helps MSU regain control of rope COLLEGE SPORTS
5. New Hope beats Leake Central to clinch playoff spot HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS