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New faces, same result for West Point

Posted yesterday in High School Sports

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.

Rice takes responsibility for Columbus' loss

Posted yesterday in High School Sports

Columbus High School first-year head football coach Eric Rice hasn't shied away from discussing the difficulty of his team's schedule.

Patriots, Volunteers will look to Putt, Lewis to lead way

Posted yesterday in High School Sports

Sean Harrison wishes he had a better story.

 

Former MSU football player Davison part of concussion lawsuit

Posted yesterday in College Sports

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.

 

 

Lawsuit aimed at promoting better safety, care for football players

Posted yesterday in College Sports

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.

 

 

Concussion lawsuit primer

Posted yesterday in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The wave of activism for safer football was inspired by tragedy.

 

Stokes: SSN at Whynot a 'big deal'

Posted yesterday in Local Sports

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."

Noxubee County's Clemons ready to put Simmons' advice into action

Posted yesterday in High School Sports

MACON -- Verdell Clemons' jersey fits a little better this season.

 

MSU's Fitzgerald on watch lists for two awards

Posted yesterday in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State senior quarterback Nick Fitzgerald was selected to watch lists for the Manning Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award on Thursday.

 

 

Walk-through metal detectors will be used at Davis Wade Stadium

Posted yesterday in College Sports

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 open for Frostbite running events

Posted yesterday in Local Sports

Registration is open for the 34th-annual Frostbite Half-Marathon, 10-Kilometer, and 5-K races at 9 a.m. Feb. 2, 2019.

 

 

Carter helps MSU women finish 3-0 on trip to Italy

Posted yesterday in College Sports

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.

 

Lowndes Roundup: New Hope starts fresh, West Lowndes faces Caledonia

Posted yesterday in High School Sports

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.

EMCC football team earns preseason No. 1 ranking

Posted 8/16/2018 in College Sports

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.

Pick your word for your prep football team

Posted 8/16/2018 in Local Columns

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.

Noxubee County's Brooks has sack mark in sights

Posted 8/16/2018 in High School Sports

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.

Transfer King has chance to play key role at Starkville

Posted 8/16/2018 in High School Sports

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.

Tigers will work on little things with QB White

Posted 8/16/2018 in High School Sports

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.

 

Moorhead wants offense, linemen to be versatile

Posted 8/16/2018 in College Sports

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.

 

MSU volleyball sets open scrimmage for Sunday

Posted 8/15/2018 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Julie Darty isn't going to make excuses.

 

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