STARKVILLE - The injury curse has hit Rick Ray's program again.
STARKVILLE - Ask the Mississippi State defensive coaches to find a comparable talent to Chris Jones and there's a definite silence.
STARKVILLE -- Abner's may have to reconsider its chicken giveaway agreement with Mississippi State if Kendra Grant continues to shoot like she did Sunday afternoon.
STARKVILLE -- No. 1 Alabama was able to sleep walk through its 20-7 victory againstMississippi State on Saturday without dire consequences.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen is optimistic about the injury status of quarterbacks Dak Prescott and Tyler Russell.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State's marketing department made sure to get fans excited this week for a matchup against No. 1 Alabama. None of that pomp and circumstance helped MSU make the fundamental plays it needed Saturday night to pull off a monumental upset.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State's defense figured out early and often Saturday night it belonged on the same field with the two-time defending national champions.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State didn't use any mind games or trickery Saturday in announcing its starting quarterback. MSU went back to the original starting lineup introduction on the video board at Davis Wade with Tyler Russell front and center as the final player announced.
CONWAY, S.C. -- Marshall Henderson returned to the Ole Miss men's basketball team after the first part of his suspension Saturday night and picked up right where he left off.
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STARKVILLE -- Welcome back Fred Thomas. MSU men's basketball coach Rick Ray couldn't wait to tell anybody who would listen that Thomas was the Bulldog who matured and improved the most over the summer. Thomas proved Thursday his coach was correct.
STARKVILLE -- The story of the Mississippi State men's basketball team's 78-55 blowout win over Kennesaw State may have been carried into the locker room with a little more than five minutes left in the game.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Trevor Releford needed less than two minutes to nearly match his scoring total from the Alabama men's basketball team's opener.
OXFORD -- Ole Miss' Donte Moncrief has most of the attributes expected of an elite receiver, including a 6-foot-3, 226-pound frame, breakaway speed and a pair of hands that rarely lets him down when catching the football.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama football coach Nick Saban doesn't want his players to be in a celebratory mood this week. It's too soon for relief, too.
SCOOBA -- The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams opened their home schedules Thursday by sweeping East Central C.C. at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.
FOREST -- Victoria Vivians made it official Wednesday. She will write the next chapter in her legacy at Mississippi State. In front of a packed gymnasium filled with family members, teammates, classmates, and teachers, the Scott Central High School senior signed a National Letter of Intent to play for Vic Schaefer and the Bulldogs next season.
STARKVILLE -- Jerica James didn't realize it, but her foray down the middle of the lane may have provided the spark the Mississippi State women's basketball team needed Wednesday night.
STARKVILLE -- At some point, the term "game manager" earned a negative connotation. That isn't the case for Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen, who uses that term he uses for players like Alabama senior quarterback AJ McCarron. The Bulldogs' fifth-year coach uses "game manager" in the most glowing terms to describe a player who is 34-2 as a starter for the Crimson Tide.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State men's basketball program isn't in the position to pick or to choose its prospects from lists of the nation's top 100 players.
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