Another college sports domino fell Monday evening.
STARKVILLE -- For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began its rampant run across our shores, college football seems to be in legitimate danger of not being played this fall.
STARKVILLE -- Before Jeffery Simmons was a first-round NFL draft pick, before he was a standout at Mississippi State, even before he was a phenom at Noxubee County High School, he was a water boy.
NEW ALBANY -- As Robby Broseus approached the plate, Hill Country Generals coach Jeffrey Cook walked up to him, ready to remind his hitter of an important detail.
Joining a Mississippi State receiving corps in desperate need of playmakers, Shavers fills a major need on the outside.
STARKVILLE -- Mike Leach has hit the ground running since arriving at Mississippi State in mid-January.
The Falcons started summer workouts Tuesday -- more than a month after Heritage Academy, New Hope, Caledonia and others -- but Columbus coach Joshua Pulphus won't push his players to catch up.
Joined by softball coach Samantha Ricketts and track and field coach Chris Woods, Leach spent almost an hour answering questions regarding his team's return to play, video conference meetings and more.
"Nobody knows what the next step is," men's coach Billy Begley said. "You've got to be prepared for whatever comes."
As an outside and right-side hitter at Lipscomb, Myrick had 177 kills and 84 digs in 29 matches in her freshman season last year.
Velek will now be tasked with leading both the Patriots' boys and girls programs. He replaces veteran coach Joe Asadi, who stepped down this spring.
Seals coached for 30 years in Alabama before working as an assistant at New Hope for the past five seasons.
The Lions will visit Holmes CC on Sept. 24 in Goodman and host Northwest Mississippi on Oct. 1 in Scooba to highlight their eight-game schedule.
Coen Velek, who will continue his education at Mississippi State, was the inaugural recipient of the award.
Registration, which can be completed online, began Wednesday and runs through Aug. 15.
Under pitching coach Josh Johnson and his trusty Rapsodo system, the Bulldogs turned one of the SEC's worst pitching staffs in 2019 to one of the conference's best this year.
The duo of David Wesley Dupler and Dawson Jaynes finished in 140th place out of 312 two-person teams from 39 states in the National Championship and 46th in the World Finals.
The Vols pulled a first-round upset in the playoffs last fall and hope to achieve the same success again.
Nikki McCray-Penson's inaugural recruiting class at Mississippi State continues to impress.
The speedy Knox is ranked a four-star prospect, the No. 41 wideout and the No. 35 player in Texas by 247Sports.