LEARNED -- Hebron Christian is headed to the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State Tournament.
SALTILLO -- "DC" is a positive energy source for the West Point High School boys basketball team.
SALTILLO -- The New Hope High School girls basketball team stayed the course Friday night.
MADISON -- Starkville High School boys basketball coach Greg Carter reached into the cliche grab bag Tuesday night. "Survive and advance," Carter said. "That is the name of the game when you get to this point in your schedule." Starkville did that as it sputtered to a 66-58 victory against Northwest Rankin in the opening round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A, Region 3 Tournament at Madison Central High.
MADISON -- When her team needed a lift the most, Starkville High School's Blair Schaefer was there to provide it. Schaefer scored 14 of her game-high 30 points in the fourth quarter as the Starkville High girls basketball team edged Columbus 58-55 Tuesday night in an opening-round game of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A, Region 3 tournament at Madison Central High.
Sallie Gardner can blame it all on Mary Claire Akins.
STARKVILLE -- There are many ways to win a championship.
WEST POINT -- For Oak Hill Academy, it was simply a matter of time for the boys' basketball program.
STARKVILLE -- The Columbus High School boys basketball finished Friday night like it started. In between, though, the Falcons showed their different combinations can produce the results that matter on the scoreboard.
STARKVILLE -- Jamison McKee was only trying to make an impression. The more then Starkville Academy boys soccer coach Robert Gardner watched McKee train and accept his coaching he realized he was going to have to make a difficult decision.
STARKVILLE -- Megan Moorhead always thought she could hang with everybody on the soccer field. After all, as a seventh-grader Moorhead earned playing time on the Starkville High School girls varsity team. Since then, she showcased her knowledge of the game and her versatility by carving out a place as a fixture in the program.
PELAHATCHIE -- The Starkville Academy girls basketball team has recaptured one of its three championships for a third-straight season.
STEENS -- Jaelin Bankhead doesn't consider the district tournament MVP award he won Friday to be an individual award.
CLINTON -- Getting the ball to the endline and crossing it into the middle sounds like a simple plan.
Whyatt Foster has a new plan for special occasions: new shoes.
"Many parts but one body."
"Save your butt." That's a noble sentiment for a defender in any formation.
Mary Nagy can tuck those slow starts away and put them to rest now that the New Hope High School girls soccer team is going to play for a state title.
An opportunity was all Trace Lee wanted. After two and a half seasons as starting quarterback for the Columbus High School football team, Lee wasn't ready to give up on a sport he loves. That's why he wasn't satisfied with schools that were willing to give him a chance to play baseball and not football.
The college recruiting process moves extremely quickly. After suffering a season-ending injury, Joshua Foxworthy thought coaches were going to pass him by, so he didn't give much thought to the pageantry of National Signing Day.
1. Cunningham prepares for final game at MSU COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Farmer, McCullough lead Columbus past West Point HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Victory Christian repeats as champions HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Humphreys provides spark for MSU COLLEGE SPORTS
5. MSU opens SEC tournament vs. Missouri COLLEGE SPORTS