Each fall, when East Mississippi Community College plays its first football game of the season, women's basketball coach and athletic director Sharon Thompson witnesses the school's campus in Scooba come alive.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State is digging deep into the cupboard in its 2021 recruiting class.
The Missouri Valley Football Conference has officially postponed its conference competition to the spring.
STARKVILLE -- Fallon Parker calmly snared the line drive for the second out of the top of the third inning, noticed Kirk Academy's Sophie Brister straying far off first base and fired across the diamond to Austin Tucker in plenty of time.
The Mississippi Association of Community Colleges is currently set to begin play Oct. 1 for a six-game regular season, and the Lions are the first team to opt out of fall competition.
The Big Ten and Pac-12 won't play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, taking two of college football's five power conferences out of a crumbling season amid the pandemic.
PHEBA -- After the Starkville Academy softball team stranded two runners in the top of the third inning of Monday's game at Hebron Christian School, the Volunteers' Browning Hughes gathered her teammates in the visiting dugout.
Former Mississippi State standout Mitch Moreland is delivering for the Boston Red Sox so far in Major League Baseball's truncated season.
Before the feature races during Fan Appreciation Night on Saturday at Magnolia Motor Speedway, children raced bicycles on the straightaway in front of the bleachers to win prizes.
STARKVILLE -- As I sat inside the press box at MGM Park in Biloxi, the stirs of pandemic-related hysteria remained at bay.
A collection of former Bulldogs who comprise Marquase Lovings' inaugural staff have eased his transition in Clarksville.
The Raiders beat Lamar School 9-5 in the final game they played Saturday. Oak Hill lost 10-2 to Wayne Academy and 9-5 to Columbia High School earlier in the day.
The Patriots and Bobcats were tied 3-3 until the final 10 minutes when Presbyterian Christian scored twice to win the match.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State has added two more opponents for the 2020 football season.
The Volunteers put up 34 runs, including a 13-run sixth inning, to win Thursday's game in West Point.
Sarah Curtis and Chloe Boyd each scored for the Patriots, and Haven Tuggle kept a clean sheet against the Hawks.
After Woodard chose to remain in the NBA draft, here's who is expected to play the biggest roles for the Bulldogs this season.
If Leach's past history proves anything, it's that his offenses can be prolific from day one.
The Raiders went 2-9 last year and more than half their players graduated, but new head coach Bill Rosenthal said he's been "pleasantly surprised" thus far.
STARKVILLE -- Back when Starkville Academy soccer coach John Morgan was in Scotland for a UEFA coaching course, he saw something he'd never seen before: players so good they could line up balls from the air and knock them down in stride.
2. EMCC opts out of fall football season because of virus COLLEGE SPORTS