Columbus High School junior Robert Woodard, II has never received a dime for teaching at the school.
STARKVILLE - Typically, a high school basketball player can seek out a teammate or coach when words of encouragement or needed.
STARKVILLE - During a standout coaching career at Starkville High School, boys' basketball coach Greg Carter has always been able to push the right buttons.
STARKVILLE - For Starkville High School girls' basketball coach Kristie Williams, the challenge is to reinvent herself as a coach and to reinvent her next team.
WEST POINT - Sometimes West Point girls' basketball coach Dashmond Daniel reminds himself to take a deep breath.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Mississippi State is choosing a most opportune time to solidify starting pitching.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The list of position players called upon to pitch for Mississippi State just added a potential Southeastern Conference triple crown winner: Brent Rooker.
Michael McCleod has found his calling.
Bo Minor knows Columbus Speedway like the back of his hand.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Brent Rooker had his wish granted Friday night.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Mississippi State baseball coach Andy Cannizaro had a question as the clock struck 11 p.m. Friday: "What day is it?"
HOOVER, Ala. -- Cole Gordon's outing Friday morning against the top-seeded Florida Gators didn't begin well. The redshirt sophomore right-hander hit center fielder Ryan Larson in the helmet. The hit by pitch forced Larson to leave the game. Gordon, though, re-focused and retired the next 11 batters. The stretch was part of better things to come.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Cole Gordon turned in the best pitching performance of his Mississippi State baseball career on Friday. Working into the top of the eighth inning without giving up a run, Gordon exceeded the wildest dreams of his coaches and helped fifth-seeded MSU move six outs from an upset of top-seeded Florida.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The 16th-seeded Alabama softball team capitalized on two errors Thursday night to beat top-seeded Florida 3-0 in Game 1 of the NCAA tournament's Super Regional. Alabama (46-16) was again led by a stellar pitching performance from Alexis Osorio (23-7), who earned the complete-game shutout win while limiting Florida (53-8) to three hits.
A school year that started with a debilitating injury will last one more day for Dawson Shaw. Today, the Columbus Christian Academy senior will be one of a handful of local standouts who will play in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) Senior All-Star games at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson.
HOOVER, Alabama -- Andy Cannizaro has managed the Mississippi State baseball team's limited pitching staff for months now. As difficult as it has been, he has come to learn what a staff short on numbers needs. On most days, it needs a savior. In a perfect world, that savior is the starting pitcher going deep into a game to save bullpen arms. When that doesn't pan out, he can turn to Peyton Plumlee.
Mississippi State freshman forward Mario Kegler has reportedly asked for his release and intends to transfer. The news was first reported by Evan Daniels of Scout.com.
LEXINGTON, Kentucky -- Four members of the Mississippi State track and field team secured spots for the NCAA Track and Field Championships on Thursday after the first day of the NCAA East Preliminary round.
LOS ANGELES -- In its first NCAA tournament Super Regional game, the No. 12 Ole Miss softball team was a strike away twice from taking Game 1, but rallies by No. 5 UCLA gave the home team an 8-7 victory Thursday night at Easton Stadium.
Arkansas baseball coach Dave Van Horn saw the looming danger of Brent Rooker coming from innings away.
2. McCleod celebrates shift to track career by winning state title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Rooker's wish granted against Arkansas COLLEGE SPORTS
4. All arms on deck as MSU prepares for Selection Monday COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Arkansas ends MSU's run at SEC tournament COLLEGE SPORTS