Spring football practice has arrived in Starkville for the second year of the Joe Moorhead era at Mississippi State. The Bulldogs, fresh off a No. 25 final national ranking and a New Year's Day bowl berth, will go through spring drills Tuesday and Thursday afternoon to kick off the first week at the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex.
For far too many years, Columbus Christian Academy's less than stellar girls' basketball programs have suffered through "the agony of defeat" on a regular basis.
Riding the momentum of claiming the school's first MACJC state championship in men's basketball since the 1930s, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College will begin play at this week's NJCAA Region 23 Basketball Tournament in Clinton by taking on the reigning regional champion Holmes Bulldogs during Wednesday's quarterfinals. Tipoff is set for 3 p.m. at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus.
Crystal Allen scored 30 points, but the Ole Miss women's basketball team wrapped up its regular season with an 81-56 loss to Tennessee at the Pavilion on Sunday afternoon.
History made. With a strong start and the shooting of Moak Griffin, Heritage Academy raced past Hillcrest Christian 81-52 to claim the MAIS Boys' Overall Tournament Championship at Mississippi College's A.E. Wood Coliseum on Saturday afternoon. The 29-point win is the Patriots' (31-4) first overall tournament championship in school history.
Middle-hitter Mary Virginia "GiGi" Fields signed a scholarship to continue her volleyball career at Birmingham Southern Friday and according to her coach, headmaster and stepmother/former coach, she will be sorely missed at Heritage Academy next year.
In a perfect world, Elgton Jenkins and Shaq Calhoun will wind up on the same NFL team. The two former Mississippi State offensive linemen have grown so comfortable playing alongside each other during more than 40 games, something would be amiss if they were no longer teammates.
With this past month's rainy weather the main topic of conversation in Northeast Mississippi, rain of a different sort fell inside the Yellow Jackets gymnasium Thursday. But it wasn't that of the liquid variety, rather it was an abundance of three-pointers which fell from the rafters -- 22 in all, 11 for each team.
After West Lowndes senior forward Delan Rogers knocked down four 3-pointers and scored 14 first-half points against McAdams Thursday night, Panthers' coach Nick Christy put him on the bench.
It is all about survive and advance. Even though it wasn't pretty, Heritage Academy boys basketball coach Russ Whiteside will take it.
After a nip-and-tuck first half that ended with the West Lowndes High School boys' basketball with a two-point lead, the Panthers went on a
The Starkville High School boys' basketball team blew past Southaven 79-54 on Monday in the second round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 6A North State tournament.
Russ Whiteside doesn't consider the Heritage Academy boys' basketball team's 68-37 loss to Briarcrest Christian School (Tenn.) a turning point in his season.
Missed scoring opportunities doomed Heritage in a loss 2-0 to St. Aloysius Saturday in the MAIS AAA soccer championship games.
Despite a great season and ongoing postseason, Heritage Academy boys' soccer coach Joe Asadi wasn't comfortable before the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) Division III second-round semifinal game against Starkville Academy on Thursday at Starkville High School.
CALEDONIA -- The term "run" in basketball circles is when one team scores any number of points in rapid succession, while the opposing team scores a few points or none at all.
The Starkville High School basketball team earned some well-deserved time off.
Russ Whiteside wanted the Heritage Academy boys basketball team to push the tempo Wednesday night. That's why Whiteside continued to exhort the Patriots to press the action in the first quarter even though not many things were going right -- or going in the basket.
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