Sometimes you need to do a little redecorating.
STARKVILLE -- At 5-foot-8, 176 pounds, Brett Pirtle doesn't look like a typical Division I cleanup hitter. That's fine because Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen doesn't care or know what a typical college baseball lineup looks like anymore.
OXFORD -- After allowing two unearned runs to score in the seventh inning that erased a lead, the University of Kentucky baseball team rallied for two runs in the eighth and used solid relief pitching from sophomore Chandler Shepherd to beat No. 18 University of Mississippi 3-2 in game one of a best-of-three Southeastern Conference series at Swayze Field.
The University of Alabama football team's dominance once again carried over to the NFL draft. The two-time defending national champions became the first college team to produce three consecutive first-round picks since the common draft started in 1967 Thursday night. The New York Jets selected cornerback Dee Milliner at No. 9, then guard Chance Warmack went to the Tennessee Titans and the San Diego Chargers picked tackle D.J. Fluker.
STARKVILLE -- Darius Slay may not know when he'll be taken in the 2013 NFL draft, but he always will be able to tell people where he was when his named was called.
STARKVILLE -- Even though she wasn't a participant, Mississippi State University softball pitcher Alison Owen liked her team's result.
PEARL -- Retha Hand Henderson, a standout women's basketball player for East Mississippi Community College in the early 1950s, was one of 15 individuals inducted Tuesday night into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame at a banquet at the Clyde Muse Center on Hinds C.C.'s Rankin campus.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Tuesday night's evening matinee at AutoZone Park was another to a mid-week sequel for No. 16 Mississippi State University baseball team.
STARKVILLE --Tyler Russell has finally figured out what being a quarterback is all about.
STARKVILLE -- The disparity in playing time at catcher last season bothered Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The No. 21 University of Mississippi baseball team pulled out the rally caps Sunday and executed to perfection in a three-run ninth inning that helped it defeat the University of Tennessee 4-3.
STARKVILLE -- Lone Star Sports Entertainment may have had other motives than watching fans of the Mississippi State University football team when it officially announced the Texas Kickoff Classic.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Mississippi State University softball team did all of the things necessary for another mammoth upset Sunday except win the game.
STARKVILLE -- Sam Cowart doesn't want to clean up Davis Wade Stadium today. But that just may be the form of punishment Cowart and White team teammates have to endure after they were on the wrong end of a return visit from a former Mississippi State University football team standout.
STARKVILLE -- Jacob Lindgren knew his luck needed to change in a hurry. The sophomore left-hander saw it happen in front of the second-largest crowd in Dudy Noble Field history.
STARKVILLE -- Haley Jenkins really had to be pushed into a leadership role.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Spring practice is over for the University of Alabama, and coach Nick Saban is less than satisfied with his team, as usual.
HATTIESBURG -- Cole Weeks was 26 of 41 for 310 yards Saturday at the University of Southern Mississippi football team's spring game.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University is playing its best men's golf at the best time of the season.
STARKVILLE -- A Mississippi State University women's tennis program playing its best at the end of the season couldn't overcome the talent of the University of Tennessee.
1. Fast starts help prepare Heritage Academy for opener HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Report: Former LSU quarterback enrolls at EMCC COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Eubanks will try to take on 'alpha' role for Bulldogs COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Columbus' King will bring needed experience to secondary HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS