STEENS -- Bill Beck is used to wearing a lot of hats. From coaching football, working as athletic director, and coaching boys basketball, track and field, and cross country in the last 15 years at DeSoto School in West Helena, Arkansas, Beck has learned staying busy isn't a problem.
Things are much easier the second time around for Starkville High School football coach Chris Jones. A year ago, Jones' first work as the Yellow Jackets' football coach came during three weeks of spring practice sessions.
Josh Hill and Blayze Berry showed Tuesday night why they are two of the best pitchers in the state of Mississippi.
There have been times this season when the New Hope High School baseball team has been its worst enemy.
STEENS -- The maturation is complete.
The fight was what Wade Goodman was looking for all season.
HAMILTON -- Hamilton High School is back in the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 1A state championship series after a 4-2 win over Vardaman Monday night.
Chemistry is at the heart of everything the Heritage Academy baseball team has accomplished this season.
STEENS -- Chris Webber wanted to go out on a high note.
New Hope High School junior Rye McGlothin is not your everyday No. 7 hitter.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville Academy's Kyle Faver is the kind of player that puts in the extra work. Coach Brooks Roberts saw it all the time.
Wade Tackett sees the potential at New Hope High School. Tackett knows about the community's support of its sports programs from his years as a coach at Grenada High. When he interviewed for the school's football coach opening, Tackett saw the facilities, including a new field house, and a new school that is set to open for the 2018-19 school year.
RIPLEY -- Sophomore Ryan Burt threw a two-hitter Thursday night to lead the New Hope High School baseball team to a 3-1 victory against Ripley in Game 1 of its Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 4A best-of-three playoff series.
The Heritage Academy baseball team knew its margin for error was virtually gone after it lost its first two district games to rival Starkville Academy.
Wade Tackett is in line to be the next football coach at New Hope High School.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School senior baseball player Austin Campbell knew the first person he needed to call after his official visit to East Mississippi Community College.
Andy Stevens doesn't have a lot of time. Following the resignation Tuesday of Tim Nickens as Caledonia High School's football coach, Stevens, the school's principal, hit the phones and began the search for the Confederates' new coach.
WESSON -- The Caledonia High School girls golf team won the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class II State Championship Tuesday at Wolf Hollow Golf Club.
STARKVILLE -- Taylor Arnold waited a year for redemption. Last season, Arnold started on the mound for the Starkville Academy baseball team and didn't make it out of the first inning against Columbia Academy in Game 2 of the playoff series.
Tim Nickens confirmed Wednesday morning he has resigned as football coach at Caledonia High School.
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