STARKVILLE -- Starkville Academy fourth-year softball coach Kayla Mosley knows the importance of a good working relationship between pitcher and catcher.
For a third straight season, the Noxubee County High School basketball program will have new head coaches.
WEST POINT -- Former West Point High School basketball player Juan Davis heard the same question over and over throughout his junior and senior seasons.
WEST POINT - West Point High School boys basketball coach Brad Cox had quite the shoot around before his team played a critical Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A, Region 2 matchup with New Hope.
PHEBA -- Holly Hudson remembers that sinking feeling she had two years ago when she played her first varsity basketball game.
After months - actually more like years - of speculation, the high school football state championship games are on the move.
WEST POINT -- Since his eighth-grade year, Oak Hill Academy's Drake Riley and his boys basketball teammates have talked about winning a state championship.
WEST POINT -- Brian Middleton returned home to coach the Oak Hill Academy boys basketball team with high expectations.
Educators surrounded Jasmine Boyd when she was growing up, so it's easy to see why she decided to become a teacher. But after developing a love for teaching from her father, John, and an uncle and an aunt who also were in the same profession, Boyd discovered another love. She hopes to put her love for teaching and her second love for the game of basketball to good use in Lowndes County.
Khris Carr's dream is close to becoming a reality.
Daniel Merchant made believers out of the football players at Oak Hill Academy. Part of Merchant's next job could be to help instill that same kind of confidence in the football players at West Lowndes High School.
An extremely hectic summer for Starkville High School quarterback Brady Davis included a big announcement this week.
After decades of coaching, about 250 wins and multiple state championships, Chuck Friend says he wouldn't change a thing about his football coaching career since success comes each time he prepares a new class of young men for life's challenges.
New Hope High School baseball coach Lee Boyd frequently referred to his team as being a special group of players.
New Hope High School baseball coach Lee Boyd stood with a couple of booster club members outside the baseball stadium at Pearl High. Boyd and the boosters were making notes and taking photos of the bullpen area adjacent to the first base dugout. While two pitchers' mounds were present at Pearl, Boyd said he wanted three and went into great detail about how nice the Pearl bullpens were and how he would appreciate something similar. New Hope had just defeated Pearl to advance in the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A playoffs. Two weeks later, New Hope dispatched West Jones to become the first team in the program's rich history to repeat as baseball state champions. On another side of Lowndes County, Columbus High was busy washing uniforms and putting away mementos from one of the best seasons in program history. After watching nine seniors suit up for the final time, coach Jeffrey Cook was thinking about his future.
Jeffrey Cook arrived in Columbus hoping to build a family atmosphere that would help him establish a winning tradition with the school's baseball program. Nearly eight years later, the Columbus High School baseball team is looking for a new patriarch.
You only need to call Bruce Allsup to tell he is back doing what he feels is in "his blood." A quick listen to the voice mail greeting that begins with, "Coach Allsup" indicates the former Heritage Academy and Brookhaven Academy basketball coach will be back on the sidelines later this year.
Columbus High School celebrated one of its most successful baseball seasons with awards and good food Tuesday night at the school's baseball banquet.
STARKVILLE-- Two things Darryl Wilson loves are basketball and Starkville, Mississippi.
The most successful season in Columbus High School baseball history officially ended last week with another flurry of success.
1. All-Area Large Schools Boys Basketball: Cox turns West Point into winners HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Starkville Academy softball ready for season opener HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS