A quality conversation with EMCC head coach and ‘Last Chance U’ star Buddy Stephens

By Michael Borkey | July 6, 2017

Buddy Stephens has made waves across Mississippi for his team’s dominating performances and, of course, his program’s exposure from the Netflix documentary ‘Last Chance U.’ Stephens joined Head to Head to talk about his team, and residual effect from the documentary. Coach was kind enough to stick around for another segment, where he touched on … Continue reading “A quality conversation with EMCC head coach and ‘Last Chance U’ star Buddy Stephens”

A Mississippi sports history lesson you do NOT want to miss

By Michael Borkey | June 29, 2017

Rick Cleveland, long time sports writer in the state of Mississippi and former executive directer of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (and soon to be inducted into that same Hall of Fame), joined Head to Head for a full hour of football nostalgia that became spectacular radio. First, the best players to play for … Continue reading “A Mississippi sports history lesson you do NOT want to miss”

New “Voice of the Bulldogs” Neil Price joins H2H

By Michael Borkey | June 16, 2017

The new man that will grace the airwaves of the Mississippi State radio network joined Head to Head to talk about his new job, his inspiration, and the warm welcome he has received from State fans everywhere.

Tim Brando brings the heat on Head to Head

By Michael Borkey | June 15, 2017

We asked Tim Brando of Fox Sports about the penalties that were handed down to Louisville basketball by the NCAA, the Oxford retail store that is suing Mississippi State football players, and the role of the SEC commissioner in NCAA proceedings.  And as he usually does, Brando delivered some great thoughts.

A conversation with Sports Illustrated’s legal analyst Michael McCann

By Michael Borkey | June 12, 2017

In the wake of this article about a lawsuit involving Rebel Rags, a retail store in Oxford that was implicated in Ole Miss’ NCAA case, and two Mississippi State football players, among others; Michael McCann of Sports Illustrated joined Head to Head to deep dive into what the suit means.

A conversation with former MSU assistant, and current Kentucky baseball coach, Nick Mingione

By Michael Borkey | June 8, 2017

Richard Cross caught up with Nick Mingione, the head coach for Kentucky baseball.  Mingione spent time as an assistant under John Cohen for Mississippi State, and he and Cross talked about his time in Starkville, Brent Rooker, and his current Kentucky super regional squad.

Mississippi, it is time to pay attention to hockey.

By Michael Borkey | June 5, 2017

hey, wait a second… where are you going? Look, I’m not going to pretend this is a state that WANTS to enjoy the sport of hockey.  It rarely snows here, our lakes and ponds almost never freeze, and there isn’t any skating rinks around here. (That I can think of, anyway) BUT, hear me out, … Continue reading “Mississippi, it is time to pay attention to hockey.”

AUDIO: Hugh Freeze addresses the NCAA situation in Destin

By scoreshow | May 30, 2017

The SEC Spring meetings are happening this week. A ton of things happen at these meetings. Rule changes, alcohol sales, and similar things are all on the table.  Also, however, is an opportunity for coaches to meet with the media. Hugh Freeze had his chance on Tuesday, and he addressed the NCAA situation:

Analyzing Mississippi’s undrafted free-agents

By Michael Borkey | May 5, 2017

A lot is made of the NFL Draft, and for good reason, but there are a TON of success stories of players who weren’t even drafted at all making an impact in the league. Mississippi colleges had a ton of guys who were not drafted get invited to NFL camps, so who has the best … Continue reading “Analyzing Mississippi’s undrafted free-agents”