November 28th, 2013
There are a great number of things in life that are a gamble.Â
Certainly going for it on fourth and 2 in overtime as the first team on the field qualifies.Â
That's what Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen did.Â
To borrow a phrase from the late Jack Buck, "I can't believe what I just saw."
Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace had the touchdown right in front of him.
The hole opened up, Wallace ran through it and he made it into the end zone.
There was only one problem. He forgot the football.
French Camp is not ready to quit playing football just yet.
When coach Nathan Wright made the call to let the Panthers know they would have to practice during Thanksgiving break, each and every one of them showed up ready to go on Monday.
It will be a meeting of undefeated women's basketball teams in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showdown in Naples, Fla.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs and Grand Canyon Antelopes both put 5-0 records on the line today when they meet at 5 p.m. inside Germain Area for the post-Thanksgiving matchup.
An opportunity to face an unbeaten squad is something the Bulldogs anticipate.
E.J. Hollis, 87, passed away on November 26, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS.Â He was the retired owner of Hollis Brothers and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Starkville.Â He was also an Army veteran.
Mr. Hollis was preceded in death by his parents, Deewitt Augustus Hollis and Mae Henderson Hollis; and grandson, Bubba Hollis.
No one has ever questioned how important the Egg Bowl is to Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen.
From day one, he has made a point to make his feelings known about the Magnolia State rivalry.Â
On Wednesday, Mullen took it to another level for his Bulldogs.
"(The players) would rather win this game than go to a bowl game," Mullen said on Wednesday's Southeastern Conference teleconference.Â
The Starkville Yellowjackets fell short of their goal in winning their second-straight footballÂ state championship this season.
That doesn't mean that coach Jamie Mitchell is any less proud of what his team was able to accomplish.
Starkville finished with a 9-4 overall record and 6-1 in Class 6A, Region 2 that was good for second place.
It appeared that the Mississippi State men's basketball team had already mentally checked out, and were getting ready for its Thanksgiving meal.
It nearly cost the Bulldogs a game.
MSU pulled together in the second half as it survived upset-minded Jackson State 58-56 Wednesday afternoon inside Humphrey Coliseum.
Volleyball player Dani McCree came for an official visit to Mississippi State a few short years ago.
Upon their arrival, her mom Dana told her do not commit until you have seen everything, but it did not take much for McCree to fall in love with her future home.
Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously accepted embattled Starkville Police Chief David Lindleyâ€™s letter of retirement during a called meeting Tuesday afternoon.
The board placed Lindley on administrative leave with pay on Friday after another called meeting. Lindley was to remain on leave while the city conducted an investigation.