STARKVILLE -- Meet the new loud and in-your-face leader of the Mississippi State University football team's offense: Tyler Russell.
STARKVILLE -- In lieu of the timing and sudden nature of Angelo Mirando's resignation as receivers coach, Mississippi State University head coach Dan Mullen had to come up with multiple solutions.
SCOOBA -- Quez Johnson always had dreams of playing football at the highest level. While it has taken much longer than he anticipated, the dream is still alive. Fully recovered from a serious shoulder injury, the former Starkville High School standout will be back in the limelight this fall as quarterback for East Mississippi Community College, the nation's top-ranked junior college football team.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University wide receivers coach Angelo Mirando resigned Sunday evening for "personal reasons" 13 days before the football team's season opener.
FULTON -- Itawamba Community College football coach Jon Williams kicks off his third season two weeks from tonight when ICC plays at East Central C.C. Former Aberdeen High School standout Rashad Pargo has been with Williams for every step of his maiden voyage as a junior college head coach.
East Mississippi Community College continued to add to its signees to Division 1 college football with the verbal commitment of safety Shaquille Fluker to the University of Georgia.
STARKVILLE -- Corey Broomfield has bought into the plan.
STARKVILLE -- It's time to get offensive. Judging from the Mississippi State University women's soccer team's latest showing, that objective appears to be attainable.
STARKVILLE -- When Kyle Hann arrived on campus this week, the Mississippi State University baseball program secured one of the best middle infield prospects from Canada in years.
STARKVILLE -- LSU's dismissal last week of Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu has created positive repercussions for Johnthan Banks. Sports Illustrated added Banks, a senior cornerback for Mississippi State University, to a revised All-America list after LSU kicked Mathieu, a junior defensive back nicknamed the Honey Badger, off the team Friday for breaking an athletic department rule.
Ketara Chapel sounds like Vic Schaefer's kind of player. Schaefer, the new Mississippi State University women's basketball coach, has used his defensive acumen to earn the nickname "Secretary of Defense." Schaefer's tough, in-your-face style of defense was an integral component of Texas A&M University's march to the 2011 national title.
OXFORD -- Bo Wallace knows a little about timing.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray isn't interested in letting Mississippi State University men's basketball fans get too comfortable with the make-up of his first schedule.
CALEDONIA -- All John Wilson wanted was someone to give Cody Allsup a chance.
CALEDONIA -- If you're a baseball fan, you might have heard of the "Cardiac Kids" or the "Whiz Kids." The 1950 Philadelphia Phillies earned those nicknames thanks in part to their youth. The average age of a player on that roster was just over 26, but it didn't prevent the Phillies from winning the National League pennant.
STARKVILLE -- Everything that happened since the minute Joe Morrow arrived at Mississippi State University is about lowering the expectations.
STARKVILLE -- The equation for Chris Wilson is simple: Better players equal better coaches and, therefore, a better football team.
STARKVILLE -- Denico Autry remembers playing backyard football when he was in third grade.
STARKVILLE -- Geoff Collins never has to wonder where his linebackers are on campus at given point and time.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State volleyball coach Jenny Hazelwood had motivation for her players when they started preseason practice Wednesday.
1. Columbus Speedway ready to race again LOCAL SPORTS
2. Starkville Academy soccer beats Heritage Academy to reach state final HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. MSU baseball looks to bounce back COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Notebook: MSU falls to Kentucky in overtime COLLEGE SPORTS