STARKVILLE -- Vic Schaefer knew there were going to be games like the one he experienced Monday night.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University men's basketball program will try to avoid a dubious distinction tonight. MSU (0-1) hasn't lost its first two games in a season since 1967 when Jan Dan Gold was in his second year after replacing legendary coach Babe McCarthy.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University junior quarterback Tyler Russell has been studying feverishly, but it has nothing to do with the fact that semester finals are less than a month away.
STARKVILLE -- Senior Day on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium will involve a special recognition for a fallen teammate. Mississippi State University announced Monday it will include the late Nick Bell among the 28 seniors it will honor Saturday when MSU takes to the home field for the final time this season against the University of Arkansas (11:21 a.m., WCBI).
STARKVILLE -- One of the first things Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen is likely to do when he arrives at the Bryan Building each morning this week is check the trainers report.
STARKVILLE -- Martha Alwal has a new taste this year that she will attempt to satisfy.
STARKVILLE -- In order to start the rebuilding job staring at Mississippi State University, first-year men's basketball coach Rick Ray had to make an unusual request to his new fan base.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Two plays.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Following his redshirt season, the Mississippi State University football team has been able to operate on a single constant principle.
STARKVILLE -- Todd Buchanan knows how passionate Vic Schaefer is about basketball.
TROY, Ala. -- Mississippi State University coach Rick Ray insisted Friday night he wouldn't make excuses following his team's frustrating 56-53 loss at Troy University.
TROY, Ala. -- The rebuilding of the Mississippi State University men's basketball program began Friday night with a reminder to fans this process is going to have to be with a big picture philosophy.
STARKVILLE -- Martha Alwal and Kendra Grant took the first steps Friday to becoming the leaders Vic Schaefer needs.
OXFORD -- Many football programs in the Southeastern Conference win so often it's easy to take bowl eligibility for granted. Vanderbilt University and the University of Mississippi aren't among them.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- The hype entering Saturday's game between top-ranked University of Alabama and No. 15 Texas A&M University revolves around the Crimson Tide's dominate defense and the Aggies' prolific offense.
STARKVILLE -- The question is standard for many student-athletes in Division I programs. But Darriel Gaynor hasn't followed the same path as her peers, so to understand how Gaynor has made it to her senior season at Mississippi State University, it is illuminating to look back at her journey and to see how that trip has shaped her.
STARKVILLE -- It may take a couple of weeks before Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Ray knows what talent he has on his team.
STARKVILLE -- The talent gap between the Mississippi State University and LSU football teams is shrinking, but it isn't happening fast enough for MSU coach Dan Mullen.
Chinwe Okorie plans to come to Starkville to work. That is great news for Vic Schaefer and the Mississippi State University women's basketball program. The next assignment Okorie is expected to complete for MSU will come Wednesday when she signs a National Letter of Intent to join the team for the 2013-14 season.
STARKVILLE -- There was a point last season where Mississippi State player Axel Boasson said he didn't want to work on his golf game.
1. New Hope boys shock Oxford for region title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. MSU baseball gives Cannizaro first career victory COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Tupelo squads sweep Columbus for pair of region titles HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. No. 3 MSU women face huge test at Texas A&M COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Area basketball teams begin postseason play Monday HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS