Starkville High School baseball coach Travis Garner tells his team to embrace every playoff berth. The players and coaches at West Point High can agree with that statement.
STEENS -- Billy Thomas knows how driven Chris Webber is to realize his goals.
The confidence was there.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School girls' basketball coach Kristie Williams reminded senior Kirsten Thompson this could be her breakout season before it ever started.
Daniel Talley has plenty of reasons to smile. Five years ago, Talley took over as New Hope High School tennis coach with little fanfare. Talley's decision to lead the program didn't make a big impact because, as he readily admits, some people didn't know the school had a tennis team.
Domination just might be a trigger word for Tyler Stevenson
Kris Pickle has had plenty of opportunities as a teacher and as a coach.
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville High School baseball team defeated Southeast Lauderdale 6-2 on Thursday night at Carlisle Field. Starkville built a 2-1 lead after one inning and extended it with three runs in the fourth and one in the sixth. Carter Bentley led Starkville High's eight-hit attack with three hits. Caleb Stewart had two hits and two RBIs. Carter Hunter, Jack Perry, and Thomas Tucker also had hits
CARROLLTON, Ala. -- Wade Goodman has known football holds a special place in Hugh Pate's heart for a long time. The Pickens Academy football coach recalls seeing Pate when he was in middle school and he was a little too small to be on the field every snap.
STARKVILLE -- When Kenny Rogers was asked to address the audience Wednesday, he had a story ready to go. Rogers talked about his son Blake's eighth-grade year in school.
CARROLLTON, Ala. -- There is nothing routine about being dominant. But don't try to talk to Shelby Lowe about the statistics that offer indisputable evidence she is in control when she is in the circle. The only thing the Pickens Academy sophomore left-hander focuses on when she pitches is doing her job to help ensure her teammates can make the routine plays.
New Hope High School senior Drew Pounders didn't want to think the bad thoughts. However, they kept popping in his head.
A 13-run first inning set the tone as the Heritage Academy baseball team swept Canton Academy in a pair of Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) Class AAA, District 2 games Tuesday night at Trip Carson Field. Heritage Academy won 17-3 and 10-1.
New Hope High School baseball coach Lee Boyd loves sending in the outfield signs at Trojan Field for a new paint job. Boyd earned the right to send in another sign Tuesday night as New Hope beat Kosciusko 6-4 to clinch the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 4A, Region 4 championship.
Aaron Johnson didn't feel rushed.
If ever someone was going to blow up following a basketball game it would be Denijay Harris.
Sometimes the connection is immediate.
Casey Smith believed in Anthony Carlyle.
When New Hope High School boys basketball coach Drew McBrayer sat Tyler Stevenson down for a visit back in the fall, the meeting served two purposes.
The New Hope High School baseball team remained perfect in Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 4A, Region 4 play with a 14-4 victory against Leake Central on Thursday night at Trojan Field.
1. Bulldogs working to keep Abram on the field this fall COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Columbus Christian's Webber heads to Mississippi College HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. New Hope's Jennings chooses EMCC HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Starkville High's Thompson signs with Mississippi College HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Bulldogs finish fourth at Old Waverly COLLEGE SPORTS