West Point High School football coach Chris Chambless doesn't have experience as an air traffic controller. However, he might have felt like one Thursday night.
Columbus High School first-year head football coach Eric Rice hasn't shied away from discussing the difficulty of his team's schedule.
Sean Harrison wishes he had a better story.
STARKVILLE -- Henry Davison, finally home after a week in the hospital, just wanted tea after breakfast. He put the tea on the stove and went upstairs to rest while it brewed.
STARKVILLE -- The movement combating the impact of playing football first struck the NCAA in 2011. Under the terms of the initial proposed settlement in July 2014, the NCAA agreed to set aside $70 million for medical monitoring and research to settle federal lawsuits filed by former student-athletes who accused the governing body of college sports of ignoring a widespread concussion problem.
STARKVILLE -- The wave of activism for safer football was inspired by tragedy.
Ask a racecar driver what it would mean to beat a full field for a top-shelf prize and they'll likely say, "the world."
MACON -- Verdell Clemons' jersey fits a little better this season.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State senior quarterback Nick Fitzgerald was selected to watch lists for the Manning Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award on Thursday.
STARKVILLE -- Walk-through metal detectors will be implemented at all gates of Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium on football game days beginning Sept. 1.
Registration is open for the 34th-annual Frostbite Half-Marathon, 10-Kilometer, and 5-K races at 9 a.m. Feb. 2, 2019.
COMO, Italy -- Jessika Carter scored 18 points and had 14 rebounds Thursday to lead the Mississippi State women's basketball team to a 96-59 victory against German team International Select.
Wade Tackett has wiped the slate clean. The New Hope High School first-year head football coach took notes while he reviewed the film from his team's 33-7 loss to Columbus in the New Hope Jamboree at Mississippi State last Friday. Tackett saw plenty of positives despite the score and several areas to clean up prior to his team's season opener at 7 p.m. Friday against Forest.
Typically, coaches like to stress a team's final ranking is more important than its preseason positioning. The numbers are frequently the same for the East Mississippi Community College football team.
We have gotten to the hard part. Game week is here and players are anxiously awaiting the end of the week and a chance to run through the tunnel for the first time. As always, the waiting is the hardest part. Today, we will fill that void with some word association.
MACON -- Tyrone Shorter can't recall the record, but he knows there have been countless members of the Noxubee County High School football team's defense who have competed for the highest single-season sack total.
STARKVILLE -- The 2017 Starkville High School football team started its run to the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 6A State championship game with a 43-3 rout of rival Noxubee County.
STARKVILLE -- The "little things" stand out to Teddy Young. Those details helped Termarcus Conner find Young, Patrick Patterson, or Vincent Sanders for big gains in the Noxubee County High School football team's 2008 state championship season.
STARKVILLE -- One of the Joe Moorhead offense's primary tenants is it does whatever a defense allows it to. Moorhead's offense might use spread and zone concepts, which are most popular in his system, to accomplish its goals, but if given the opportunity, it will gash defenses with more traditional concepts such as pulling offensive linemen.
STARKVILLE -- Julie Darty isn't going to make excuses.
1. New faces, same result for West Point HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Rice takes responsibility for Columbus' loss HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Patriots, Volunteers will look to Putt, Lewis to lead way HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS