Blayze Berry is back with a vengeance. If you ever wondered what it was like to miss something you loved, just ask the Heritage Academy sophomore infielder/pitcher what it was like last year to suffer a season-ending medial patellofemoral ligament injury.
Bailie Cross can relax. The Caledonia High School standout admits the past few months have had plenty of anxious moments. That's because Cross, who has played volleyball for years, didn't know if she was going to get a chance to play the sport she loves in college.
OXFORD -- The Caledonia High School dropped two games Thursday on the final day of the Oxford Spring Break Baseball Classic at Moak Field. Caledonia dropped a 15-3 decision to Oxford in its first game. It finished its tournament play with a 9-5 loss to North Pontotoc in eight innings.
JACKSON -- Anthony Carlyle believes a state championship basketball team is built on the defensive end. Still, the Columbus High School coach won't get in the way when a leading scorer heats up.
Don't let Cai Earhart fool you. At 5-foot-9, 150 pounds, the New Hope High School senior doesn't fall into the "imposing" category when it comes to identifying players who dominate on the soccer field.
JACKSON -- After the trophy presentation, the Starkville High School girls basketball team broke a team huddle and Tabreea Gandy, with the state championship banner draped around her shoulders, took off for the locker room. This state championship had been won on the court and wasn't going anywhere.
JACKSON -- Columbus High School's Denijay Harris checked out Alabama phenom Collin Sexton playing Kentucky on Saturday morning. It might have been a little foreshadowing.
JACKSON -- Starkville High School senior guard Jariyah Covington was there when senior center Kirsten Thompson needed a lift. "Every day during the offseason, we kept telling her she could be the next Kelsey Jones," Covington said. "She really needed a lot of encouraging. The other seniors stayed on her because we knew she could make us a great team."
Former South Panola High School football coach Lance Pogue knew Eric Rice could be a star in the coaching profession after they worked together for four seasons in Batesville.
JACKSON -- If you plan to send a late-night text to Columbus High School senior Casey Smith tonight, there is a good chance it will get returned.
JACKSON -- Starkville High School senior Jariyah Covington has her Saturday planned out.
The Columbus Municipal School District board of trustees approved the hiring of Eric Rice as the new coach of the Columbus High football team Thursday night.
JACKSON -- Starkville High School senior Kirsten Thompson blocked a shot to start a fast-break opportunity and then scored on the other end.
JACKSON -- When Starkville High School senior Jariyah Covington looks around the court, she sees confidence in the eyes of her teammates.
JACKSON -- Columbus High School boys basketball coach Anthony Carlyle addressed two numbers in his speech before his team played Starkville at the Mississippi Coliseum.
JACKSON -- Columbus High School senior Robert Woodard II has no problem being on a defensive-minded basketball team.
When the Starkville High School boys basketball team carried a lead into the final minute of a regular-season basketball loss at Columbus in November, coach Greg Carter was pleased.
Columbus High School boys basketball coach Anthony Carlyle started preparing for tonight's Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 6A State tournament game against Starkville nine months ago.
JACKSON -- The message was simple.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School girls' basketball coach Kristie Williams knew as the season grew longer, and the opposition got better, senior center Kirsten Thompson would play a critical role on her team.
1. Patriots' Berry returns from injury with vengeance HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Fitzgerald limited in MSU's spring opener COLLEGE SPORTS
3. MSU men beat Louisville to reach semifinals of NIT COLLEGE SPORTS
4. MSU men will take on Louisville in quarterfinals of NIT COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Third-quarter surge makes MSU three times sweet COLLEGE SPORTS