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.
Barrett Donahoe set making the playoffs in his first season as football coach at Heritage Academy as a realistic goal.
CALEDONIA -- At 5-foot-10, 175 pounds, it's easy to overlook Louisville High School's diminutive wide receiver Desmond Goss.
Jaime Ellis-Melton needs a rest. As a former softball player at New Hope High School, Ellis-Melton knows something about tradition, so the drama of playoff competition shouldn't faze her.
CALEDONIA -- Saturday's North State semifinal match in the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class I volleyball playoffs hung in the balance when Corinth High School senior Annalee Hendrick stepped to the service line.
STARKVILLE -- After a first-set statement Saturday afternoon, the Starkville High School volleyball team lost three straight sets to Center Hill on Saturday and crashed out of the second round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class II playoffs.
RIDGELAND -- The New Hope High School slow-pitch softball team may be hitting its stride at the perfect time. New Hope defeated Ridgeland 17-0 in four innings and 10-0 in five innings Saturday in the second round of their best-of-three Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A North State 17-0 and 10-0.
The Columbus High School football team lived up to the Homecoming festivities. The Falcons also made a point to impress their well-known guests.
MACON -- Trust DeAngelo Ballard. Not only can you feel someone closing in behind you, but you also can hear him coming.
1. Hill shows speed, strength in Maroon & White Game COLLEGE SPORTS
2. France offers strong relief outing as part of MSU's sweep COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Stacy staying in control for Caledonia HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Berry leads West Point to playoff series victory HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Oregon's Sanders taken in NPF draft LOCAL SPORTS