STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray is curious to see how his style of play is received in his first season in the Southeastern Conference -- and his first as a Division I head coach.
STARKVILLE -- Vic Schaefer has said several times in the preseason that it would take at least 21 straight days for his Mississippi State University women's basketball team to develop habits.
STARKVILLE -- The phone calls are still taken among the Wilson family in Starkville and the Sumlin family in College Station, Texas.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University freshman guard Fred Thomas showcased his natural ability that could likely translate easiest from high school to college -- scoring.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University isn't just worried about one side of the ball with its upcoming opponent.
East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens had to approach his team in a different manner this week.
Winning region championships has been status quo for the East Mississippi Community College men's basketball team.
STARKVILLE -- The opportunity is there to take for Kendra Grant.
STARKVILLE -- Earlier this season, Neil Macdonald had an artist's rendering of upgrades to the Mississippi State University Soccer Field on the wall in his office in Humphrey Coliseum. When asked about the picture, Macdonald smiled and said something to the effect that he hoped the rendering would come true because it was something the program needed to compete.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University has its version of Texas A&M University freshman Johnny Manziel.
Neil Macdonald dismissed from soccer coaching position at Mississippi State University after earning 58-103-14 record over nine seasons.
STARKVILLE - The coaching hot seat for the Mississippi State University special teams coach isn't even close to hot.
STARKVILLE -- Maggie Proffitt didn't want the distraction.
STARKVILLE - It's one of the more simple acts that a athlete can execute.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The question was answered emphatically at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday night: The Mississippi State University football team isn't ready to compete with the nation's elite programs.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen may want to have another late-night conversation with his special teams coach.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama football also believed it could emerge 8-0. After a week of a "We Believe 8-0" campaign launched by Mississippi State University, Alabama proved it takes more than clever marketing to beat it. On Saturday, the Crimson Tide proved again why it is the defending national champion and the nation's No. 1 team with a 38-7 victory against the No. 13 Bulldogs on Homecoming at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama football team brushed aside a top Southeastern Conference Western Division challenger and roared on to an even tougher one.
FULTON -- With his playing career at Itawamba Community College officially over, sophomore linebacker Brandon Smith may look into the advice-giving business.
STARKVILLE -- One line on the final stat sheet is pleasing. In 20 minutes for the Maroon team, Katia May went 4 of 5 from the field, grabbed five rebounds, had four assists, and made two steals. We can set aside the four turnovers, even though Vic Schaefer and the rest of the Mississippi State University women's basketball coaches likely will highlight that number.
1. Mullen balances calling plays, running team COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Columbus awaits region showdown vs. No. 3 Tupelo HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Shorter hopes Noxubee County can follow 2015 path HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Offensive line has fueled Starkville High's success HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Plenty of big region matchups set for Friday LOCAL COLUMNS