MACON -- Maliek Stallings and his friends spent Saturday morning participating in the second annual Nate Hughes Football Camp. "You can do pushups, you get to compete against each other," said Stallings, 10, who this fall will enter the fifth grade at Earl Nash Elementary School. "You get to win trophies. It's fun."
Trey Rickman grins when he thinks about the response he gets after telling friends he drives race cars. He's just 14 -- not old enough for a driver's license.
Cary Shepherd is more than special to Kathi Coleman. It's just that it is so difficult for Coleman to find one word that encapsulates everything Shepherd did in her time as softball coach at New Hope High School.
Here is the schedule for the Dizzy Dean Senior Baseball Tournament that will begin Friday and run through Sunday at Caledonia, Columbus, New Hope, and West Point high schools:
Travis Outlaw, an eight-year NBA veteran and product of Starkville High School, will host his second annual basketball camp June 28-30 at the Starkville SportsPlex.
The Mississippi Brawl Stars are one of the newest sports teams to the Golden Triangle, but with a twist: envision one hour of fast-break basketball on an oval course. Add in the physicality of hockey, the injury risks of water skiing on concrete and the wardrobe of punk rockers.
WEST POINT -- Clay Homan played the teacher. Despite struggling Sunday for most of the final round of the Mississippi State Amateur Championship, Homan kept swinging until his shots -- or his luck -- improved.
WEST POINT -- Now that Nicholas Brown has the lead all to himself, his goal today in the final round of the Mississippi State Amateur Championship is to keep it. If Brown repeats his performance Saturday, which saw him finish with a 4-under par 68 -- the best round of the day at Old Waverly Golf Club -- he could earn his first championship at the annual event in four tries.
WEST POINT -- To Barrett Edens, beating his college coach this weekend is nearly as important as winning the Mississippi State Amateur Championship. "It makes you try a little harder," said Edens, who will be a redshirt freshman this fall at Mississippi State. His coach, Clay Homan, is tied for second with Alex Rowland -- another Bulldog golfer -- entering today's final round at Old Waverly Golf Course.
David Bartimus likes a challenge. Starting today, West Point's Old Waverly will oblige when Bartimus and a field of 143 of the state's top amateur golfers will hit the course in the first round of the 96th State Amateur Championship.
Hall of Famer Ronnie Johnson put on a late-race clinic Saturday to overtake David Breazeale with five laps remaining and win the Governor's Cup at Magnolia Motor Speedway. The victory helped Johnson become the first repeat winner of the Governor's Cup.
Zac Hallaway shot a low round of 68 Saturday to take the lead in the championship flight at the annual Atwell Atkins golf tournament at Green Oaks Golf Course.
Columbus' Magnolia Motor Speedway returns to action Saturday with the Eighth Governor's Cup. Fresh off a barn-burner last weekend at the Southern All Stars Super Late Models, Magnolia Motor Speedway's latest event will feature the RockAuto.com Super Late Models in a 50-lap, $5,000-to-win showdown.
Columbus' Magnolia Motor Speedway will play host to the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series on Memorial Day Weekend. The event will feature a $5,000-to-win, $300-to-start Super Late Model main event on Sunday.
Tyson Lee looks like a natural. The former quarterback at Columbus High, Itawamba Community College, and Mississippi State moves through footwork and passing drills with deadly efficiency.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban spends much of his spare time in tornado-ravaged parts of Tuscaloosa. Former NBA star Charles Barkley had never seen anything like the destruction in the Birmingham suburbs of Pleasant Grove and Pratt City.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Leslie Frazier gazed out the office window at the perfectly manicured practice fields at Minnesota Vikings headquarters, fields just waiting for some action.
Being away from baseball hasn't diminished Stacy Hester's love for the sport. Now he hopes his latest opportunity will help him get a chance to return to the game he loves.
STARKVILLE -- Derek Sherrod had to wait until the final pick of the first round of the NFL Draft to hear is name called. Boy was it worth it.
The Junior Sunbelt Classic will honor one of its founding fathers in June when former New Hope High School baseball coach Stacy Hester is inducted to the National Sunbelt Classic Hall of Fame.
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