It pains Vic Schaefer when he says his team gets out-toughed. But the Mississippi State women's basketball coach has been nothing but honest in his assessment of his players and his program in his seven seasons in Starkville.
"Bear with me." Tyrone Shorter hasn't had to use those words too often in his coaching career.
STARKVILLE A dwindling roster hasn't led to diminishing returns for the Mississippi State women's basketball team.
It's time. Sitting in front of the television watching a baseball game, it never occurred to me that sports would take such a prominent role in my life.
STARKVILLE When Mississippi State's best postseason run in softball history came to an end a year ago, coach Vann Stuedeman was ready to flip the calendar to the next year.
STARKVILLE Vic Schaefer doesn't have any doubt the Mississippi State women's basketball team will respond. Faced with the prospect of a possible season-ending injury to Chloe Bibby, No. 7 MSU answered the call Thursday in an 89-74 victory against then-No. 15 South Carolina before a crowd of 10,006 at Humphrey Coliseum.
The 1983 movie "Trading Places," starring Eddie Murphy and Dan Akyrod, was a comic farce built on the premise of a homeless scam artists and a pampered commodities broker places as part of a bet by a couple of sinister millionaires.
Well the last Christmas gifts have been returned and the holiday music channels have returned to regular programming.
Under the direction of coach Kristie Williams, the Starkville High School girls basketball team has become one of the elite programs in Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 6A play.
Ben Howland did everything he could to convince fans of the Mississippi State men's basketball team about Wofford. He was willing to distribute highlight clips to media members. He created the time for a media availability before the game to ensure it received the proper buildup.
Set the alarm clock for a nap Tuesday afternoon.
Danny Carlisle always said he was going to umpire when he was finished coaching baseball.
The East Mississippi Community College football team started the season on top.
OXFORD As the final seconds ticked off the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium scoreboard Thursday night, Mississippi State fans could take delight in the football team's dominating 35-3 victory against Ole Miss in the Battle for the Golden Egg.
For weeks there had been a lot of anticipation about Hattiesburg High School playing for a Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 5A state championship in its home city.
The most intriguing question of the prep football season will be answered Friday night.
Jason Trufant was a man in motion Monday night.
STARKVILLE John Cohen has embraced the new age of social media. In an era where coaches tweet out invitations for potential recruits to visit their campuses, administrators like John Cohen have taken an active role in promoting their schools. As Mississippi State's Director of Athletics, Cohen is a visible presence at the school's sporting events. He takes time to talk to fans and to cheer on the Bulldogs while keeping his eyes and ears tuned into ways to enhance the atmosphere at events.
The signs of a healthy program are everywhere.
STARKVILLE Tom Anagnost hopes 2018 is the year the West solidifies its standing in the Southeastern Conference. If that's the case, the Mississippi State women's soccer team will make history Monday when the NCAA tournament selection committee announces the 64-team field for the annual showcase.
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