The idea of being a national champion is still sinking in with Gracie McCleskey. The former Caledonia High School softball standout knew she was in store for some of the best competition the state of Mississippi had to offer when she signed to play at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville.
STILLWATER, Okla. -- The No. 5 Alabama men's golf team set a new Karsten Creek course record for a team score by carding a 9-under par 279 Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Championships. As a result, Alabama vaulted 16 spots up the leaderboard to third place after 36-holes with a team score of 3-under par 573 (294-279).
TAMPA, Fla. -- Four more Mississippi State athletes are headed to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships after advancing from the East Prelims on Saturday.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Entering the season, only one Mississippi State men's tennis player had ever reached the semifinals of the NCAA Singles Championship.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Jordan Fowler and Will Ethridge delivered on the mound, and Will Golsan had three hits in the 10-hit attack Saturday to lift the No. 4 and second-seeded Ole Miss baseball team to a 2-1 victory against Texas A&M in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
BILOXI -- The No. 17 and top-seeded Southern Mississippi baseball team found itself on the other side of the looking glass Saturday night at MGM Park.
The trial date for the leading candidate to be the next Caledonia High School football coach who was charged with careless driving and refusing to submit to a test for driving under the influence has been continued until July 31 in D'Iberville Municipal Court.
NeSmith Racing's touring series, various points divisions, and motor sales are intact, but they'll soon debut under new ownership and a new banner: Durrence Layne Racing.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Tim Rowe's single up the middle scored Thomas Dillard and capped a two-run rally that helped the No. 4 and second-seeded Ole Miss baseball team edge No. 8 and third-seeded Georgia 5-4 in 10 innings Thursday afternoon in the third round of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
TAMPA, Fla. -- Janeah Stewart kicked off the NCAA East Regional in style Thursday for the Ole Miss track and field team. The senior All-American punched her first of three potential tickets to the national meet by winning the regional title in the shot put with a mark of 17.50 meters (57 feet, 5 inches). Stewart was in ninth place at the time of the throw and already had secured a spot in the national meet.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The Mississippi State men's tennis team's entries had to endure three-set battles Thursday for the second-straight day to advance at the NCAA Championships at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex.
BILOXI -- Conference USA's Pitcher of the Year Nick Sandlin allowed four hits in a complete-effort Thursday to lead the No. 17 and top-seeded Southern Mississippi baseball team to a 2-0 victory against eighth-seeded Alabama-Birmingham in the opening round of the C-USA Championship at MGM Park.
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Mississippi State, Ole Miss, and Alabama track and field teams will begin competition Thursday at the NCAA East Region Preliminary Round Championships.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Mental toughness was the name of the game Wednesday for Mississippi State's two entries in the first round of the NCAA Singles Championship.
STILLWATER, Okla. -- In a match that required a 19th hole for the final paring, the Alabama women's golf team lost to Arizona 3-2 in the title match of the NCAA Championships at the par-72, 6,328-yard Karsten Creek Golf Club.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The No. 23 Auburn baseball team rallied for nine runs in the final three innings Wednesday night to beat No. 4 and second-seeded Ole Miss 9-3 on the second day of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Mississippi State and Ole Miss turned in strong seasons in the NCAA's annual report of Academic Progress Rates, the association announced Wednesday.
STILLWATER, Okla. -- The Alabama women's golf team rolled to a 7-2-1 combined match play record against No. 7 seed Kent State and No. 3 seed USC in the quarterfinals and semifinals Tuesday to clinch a berth in the final match of the NCAA Championships.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The timing and the footwork weren't an issue. Konnor Pilkington fielded the bunt by shortstop Hal Hughes with plenty of time to turn and go to first base for an out, but the ball was wet and Pilkington didn't feel comfortable making the throw. The worst was yet to come.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Gary Henderson didn't worry about starting Konnor Pilkington on short rest. The Mississippi State interim coach watched his ace left-hander after he threw 100 pitches Thursday against No. 1 Florida. He was looking for the slightest indication something was off.
1. Alabama men's golf surges into third COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Court case for Caledonia football coach candidate continued HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Ole Miss rallies past Georgia in 10th COLLEGE SPORTS
5. MSU men go to three sets to win at NCAAs COLLEGE SPORTS