Brody Pierce turned a bad angle into a good one with a single strike. After creating problems on the left flank throughout the first half, Pierce did what all goal scorers do: He went to the ball. What followed was the result of a well-timed kick at just the right angle.
New Hope High School boys' basketball coach Drew McBrayer boasts a senior-laden squad this season.
Team ball and outstanding defense helped the West Lowndes Panthers defeat the Piney Woods Tornadoes 63-47 to advance to the second round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 1A playoffs.
Dontae Gray admits he would have preferred to have had a lower profile Tuesday morning.
The Heritage Academy boys basketball team has overcome challenges all season.
Heath Simpson said it isn't his style to rant and to rave during pre-game or halftime speeches. The Victory Christian Academy boys basketball team challenged Simpson's ways Friday night when it fell behind archrival Tuscaloosa Christian Academy by 11 points at halftime in the semifinals of the Alabama Christian Athletic Association Division I State tournament.
For the West Lowndes High School girls basketball team to sustain a successful playoff run, coach Takia Bozeman asked senior guard Ariel Boswell to raise her level of play to lead the Lady Panthers to Jackson.
Wade Lawrie is more accomplished that most goalkeepers. At 6-foot-3, Lawrie has the length and the athleticism to command his goal box. As a senior, he also has the experience from playing soccer across the United States and in two locations in England.
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State shot better made more than half its 3-pointers for the second straight game and sunk rival Ole Miss, 79-62, Saturday at Humphrey Coliseum.
MACON -- Kyree Fields took flight to provide the spark.
All of Megan James' coaches have a story.
The West Lowndes High School girls and boys basketball teams won the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 1A, Region 6 district championships Friday night at home.
BATESVILLE -- It was late in the evening and that sinking feeling had set in on the Oxford sidelines.
The West Lowndes High School boys and girls basketball teams earned victories Thursday to advance to the title games of the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 1A, Region 6 tournament at West Lowndes High.
MACON -- New Hope High School seniors Tyler Stevenson and Kyree Fields realize no major changes are coming to their basketball team.
MACON -- Noxubee County High School basketball coach Danny Crawford is happy his Tigers will get a second chance in the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 4A, Region 4 tournament tonight. Crawford was quick to remind the Tigers there will be no such second chance next week.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School boys' basketball coach Greg Carter is having to do less coaching of Jordan Temple these days.
Haley Marie Fisackerly knew the change was coming. When starting goalkeeper Haven Tuggle suffered a foot injury before the first match of the season, Fisackerly figured Heritage Academy coach Tom Velek was going to move her from defense to goalkeeper. After all, she had trained at goalkeeper throughout the summer and was familiar with the position, so it was a natural decision to make to help stabilize the Lady Patriots' defense.
BATESVILLE -- Columbus High School junior Greg King has never enjoyed playing basketball more. When one asks about his toughness playing defense for one of the state's premier teams, a bright smile lights up his face.
The New Hope High School's boys soccer team's late-season surge and best season since 2005 ended Monday in a 2-1 loss to Northeast Jones in the second round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 4A State tournament.
1. Starkville Academy beats Heritage Academy to reach title game HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. MSU seniors earn rousing send-off COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Moorhead adds coach; MSU baseball team promotes Brown COLLEGE SPORTS
4. MSU softball team splits first two games in California COLLEGE SPORTS