MACON -- Staying humble is important to Armoni Clark.
When West Point senior Jason Brownlee is asked whether he prefers playing offense or playing defense, he takes a long pause before answering.
JACKSON -- The Starkville Academy football team's 2017 championship season will forever have a myth associated with it.
MACON -- Green space is an offensive lineman's dream. On every snap, the goal of a tackle, guard, or center is to finish or to hold a block long enough so a running back or quarterback can slip through a hole and take off.
Anthony Carlyle is jumping right into the mix in his first season as boys basketball coach at Columbus High School. After rallying for a victory against Starkville on Tuesday, Columbus will turn its focus to the national scene when it takes on nationally ranked Memphis East at 7:30 tonight in the MLK Classic at Hamilton High in Hamilton, Tennessee.
JACKSON -- Trust has been the bedrock upon which Chase Nicholson has fortified the Starkville Academy football program.
JACKSON -- Brad Butler knew his defense wasn't a finished product in week three.
STARKVILLE -- Tonorris Brookins and Malik Brown stood on top of a bench talking and laughing with teammates.
MACON -- "Crazy horse" has turned into "lightning."
GRENADA - Two down, two to go.
NOTASULGA, Ala. -- Sulligent High School made it two for two so far in the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) playoffs with a 35-25 win over Reeltown in Class 2A action Friday night.
MACON -- Tyrone Shorter knows there is a lot more to coaching than just Xs and Os. The things coaches have to handle often increase in a small community like Noxubee County, where fans who follow the high school have plenty to say about the football team every week.
STARKVILLE -- "No block, no rock." That statement isn't visible anywhere in a common area in the Starkville Academy football team's locker room. But just because that mantra isn't posted on a wall or a dry erase board, that doesn't mean the Volunteers don't take it to heart.
WEST POINT -- Chris Chambless has had a relatively uneventful season. Through 12 games, the West Point High School football coach hasn't had to throw any water coolers or try to put his hand through a wall at halftime in an effort to fire up his players.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School's football players entered the locker room Wednesday to a surprise. On each of their lockers hung a sign titled The Bottom Line. The message included 155 words of encouragement that urged the Yellow Jackets to work hard so they can make the most of the opportunity in front of them.
Robert Woodard II handled the first order of business with ease.
When the shots were not falling Tuesday night, the Starkville High girls' basketball team went in another direction.
STARKVILLE -- Taylor Arnold doesn't have a signature pose -- yet.
STARKVILLE -- Darryl Williams' help disappeared in the first quarter of his fifth career start.
The weight will be lifted off Robert Woodard II's shoulders today. At 7:30 tonight, the Columbus High School senior will announce his college decision prior to the boys basketball team's game against Starkville.
1. EMCC mourns loss of Clemons COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Columbus boys will face nationally ranked Memphis East tonight HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Hard work pays off for Campbell on MSU women's team COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Offensive line fuels Noxubee County's winning streak HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. McNelis likes what she sees from No. 7 MSU COLLEGE SPORTS