STARKVILLE -- The reviews are in: "Strong. Smart. Versatile." While Dre Applewhite likely won't have to play a starring role on the 2013-14 Mississippi State men's basketball team, he likely will need to compete for the part of best supporting actor if coach Rick Ray's team intends to improve on its 10-22 showing from last season.
STARKVILLE -- It's finally here. Vic Schaefer has been looking forward to this day ever since March 6, 2013, when he walked off the court at The Arena at Gwinnett Center with a "sour taste" in his mouth following a 63-36 loss to Alabama in the first round of the Southeastern Conference.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Vic Schaefer didn't earn the moniker "Secretary of Defense" because the teams he coached stood around in a 2-3 zone.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Mississippi State football team became everything it wasn't and never wanted to be in the 10 days since its last game.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Dan Mullen left a football game for the first time thinking he might have to coach sophomore quarterback Dak Prescott differently.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen couldn't contain his anger at halftime Saturday.
SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College sophomore defensive back A.J. Stamps knew the right time to make a really big play Saturday afternoon.
SCOOBA -- At halftime of the MACJC semifinal playoff game No. 2 East Mississippi Community College and No. 5 Mississippi Gulf Coast C.C., the Mississippi Gulf Coast band played Queen's rock song "We are Champions."
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Kristy Curry showed at Southeastern Conference Media Days she has a sense of history.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The blueprint is simple: Hard work will yield results.
STARKVILLE -- At least in the Southeastern Conference, the targeting rule has turned into a he said, he said argument between officials and coaches about what they wanted.
STARKVILLE -- "Dark horse."
Another week, another must-win situation.
FULTON -- This time, there was no tie to break.
SCOOBA -- Mississippi junior college football fans have lived the past two seasons without one of the state's premier rivalries being played.
STARKVILLE -- Elisabeth Sullivan isn't one of those scorers who keeps up with her goals.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State sophomore defensive tackle Quay Evans was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a traffic stop by university police.
STARKVILLE -- As a you college football coach, Dan Mullen could've done a lot worse than to model his career after that of Steve Spurrier.
STARKVILLE -- Kendrick Market's favorite thing about playing strong safety at Mississippi State is he gets a chance to do what he does best: Lead.
STARKVILLE -- Jamaal Clayborn and Artimas Samuel weren't supposed to be in uniform this season for the Mississippi State football team.
1. EMCC coach Wallace pleads guilty, given probation COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Woodard II enjoys action-packed summer HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Peters finds home at cornerback for MSU COLLEGE SPORTS
5. A son's actions make his father proud LOCAL COLUMNS