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Leach has had to learn his team from Zoom meetings during the pandemic while missing out on spring football, been in the middle of the state flag change in the state of Mississippi and has also had to speed things up in the instillation of the Air Raid offense as the Bulldogs get ready for t…

A couple of weeks shy from losing in straight sets to Choctaw County, a set win was of course an improvement, but Eupora was much more competitive than a 3-1 loss on Monday. The Lady Eagles were in position to win all four sets.

Former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott had a big day for the Dallas Cowboys during Sunday’s 40-39 come-from-behind victory over the Atlanta Falcons.

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First year women’s basketball coach at Mississippi State Nikki McCray-Penson has been working with her players in some capacity for several weeks now as they prepare for the season. A talented roster is assembled for the coach and now she’s just implementing her system to run.

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One of head coach Mike Leach’s top targets in the 2021 recruiting class is George County athlete MJ Daniels. The former Ole Miss commit has had some ups and downs in his recruitment already, but he made his decision on Saturday to commit to the Bulldogs.

In addition to the 94 points scored, the two teams combined for 1,066 yards of offense. Leake Academy (5-0) amassed 536 yards while the Volunteers (2-2) were close behind with 530 yards.

The East Webster Wolverines had much to celebrate Friday night as they beat the East Union Urchins 42-20 during their homecoming football game.

The defense of the Eagles struggled early on to contain the talented and explosive Miller Jr. and that led to Kemper County leaving Webster County with a 42-20 victory.

A late interception from Braylon Burnside and touchdown run by Jordan Mitchell gave the Jackets a bigger advantage than the fourth quarter indicated as they won 35-14.

Calliope Koiva gave up the only two hits Hebron Christian had in the first, ended up going the distance and struck out 13 as the Lady Volunteers defeated the Lady Eagles 9-4 in the final home game of the season.

With the NCAA’s announcement on Wednesday that the college basketball season will start on November 25 and with practice beginning on October 14, it takes Howland back to his early days of coaching.

Add in the things that have transpired with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) over the last few months and it makes for a team that isn’t quite ready for the brightest of lights. The good news for the Starkville Yellow Jackets is that the rest of high school football in the state have been de…

That Charger team went on to win 10-consecutive games and won the Class 3A, Region 4 championship with a trip to North State. This one is looking to accomplish those same goals minus the bumps in the road during coach Jeff Roberts’ second season.

The Wildcats have three state championships but much more gold in the trophy cases from before the time of the title game. Additionally, they have 15 division championships over the years and just seven losing seasons in the last 40.

The traditional game between the Volunteers and the Rebels takes place again on Friday night. It’s one that Nicholson always anticipates because of the spirit of competition among friends.

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For this week, MSU’s former pitchers were led by strong starts by Brandon Woodruff and Dakota Hudson and the five total pitchers combined to go 2-0, gave up just four runs in 19 innings with 21 strikeouts and five walks. Nate Lowe also broke out with the bat and Brent Rooker had his season p…

The freshman quarterback from Brandon arrived in Starkville last December after joining the program during the early signing period and hasn’t wasted a minute.

Hughes stepped up and hit a 2-2 pitch over the fence in centerfield for a grand slam home run and that was the fuel that led to a 7-4 home victory for the Lady Volunteers.

Mcneal had three catches, all for touchdowns, for 107 yards for the Choctaw County Chargers against East Webster. He also acted as a receiver on the defensive side of the football where he picked off an amazing four passes and took two of them into the end zone for touchdowns.

The time Johnson didn’t get on the field has had to be made up with hard work in practice under new offensive line coach Mason Miller. He isn’t taking a single snap for granted as he works his way into the starting rotation at right tackle.

The Lady Wolverines went to five sets and came up short against a strong Nanih Waiya team last week. They hosted the same Lady Warriors team on Monday night and did not see those same results as they fell 3-1.

After Tyler Williams announced he was sitting out the season due to concerns over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)in August, true freshman Javorrius Selmon made the similar decision over the weekend.

Former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys completed 25 of 39 pass attempts for 266 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions in Sunday night’s 20-17 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.

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Bulldog coach Mike Leach confirmed on Saturday afternoon that quarterback Garrett Shrader is now playing wide receiver.

LOUISVILLE – With those four starters out, Louisville was able to control most of the first half and held a lead going into the break, but the Jackets came out of the locker room with two big plays that made the difference in a 24-14 victory over the Wildcats.

SHS is bigger and more experienced at most positions and the favorites to win the Class 6A State championship. It doesn’t make the Louisville Wildcats any less of a threat in Class 4A, but it will be a tough task for Tyrone Shorter’s team.

For decades, the Eupora and Ackerman rivalry was a hot thing between Webster and Choctaw counties, but in recent years, East Webster and Choctaw County have taken center stage. The Wolverines won a game last year that seemed to get both teams going as East Webster beat the Chargers 23-20.

After listening to a motivational speaker during Wednesday’s practice, the Lady Jackets came out with purpose on Thursday night and swept Class 6A, Region 2 opponent South Panola 3-0.

It appears that K.J. Costello, the graduate transfer from Stanford, has the inside track to the starting spot with the Bulldogs. Leach is still not ready to pick Costello as the clear-cut starter and said there are still some things he wants him to work on.

After last week’s 40-28 victory over West Point, the Yellow Jackets received 80 points with eight first place votes to top the Overall rankings and got 90 points with nine first place votes to top the Class 6A listings.

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After an 11-3 season and a playoff run that stopped a game short of the North State championship, Louisville is right back on the grind for another title.

This week, Adam Frazier increased his hitting streak to 12 games, Kendall Graveman returned from injury and two more former Diamond Dawgs were added to the list as Nate Lowe was brought up to the Tampa Bay Rays for the first time this season and Brent Rooker made his MLB debut with the Minne…


The Mississippi State junior safety has seen his mother unexpectedly pass away during the last year and has steadily had to watch over his son Mason’s health. Mason was born without Chromosome 7 and diagnosed with a genetic abnormality that had him searching for a bone marrow transport. With…

Peters was an unknown for many when he came out of Columbia High School and went to play football for Jones College. It was there where he made a name for himself as the No. 3 safety in the country. He picked up offers from Ole Miss, MSU and Florida among others, but Starkville felt like home.