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October 13th

Eupora falters in second half to get first loss

October 13, 2013

Entering last Friday night's game, I thought Eupora was going to come out and have no problem with Bruce.
When the dust finally settled around 9:30 p.m., it was Bruce who walked away with a 25-20 victory.
The Eagles played well in the first half, but struggled offensively in the second half and it cost them.

East Webster losing games to tough foes

October 13, 2013

After dropping the last two contests some might be wondering if East Webster’s six-win undefeated start was simply a fluke.
Were they simply lucky? Were they playing what could be called cupcake opponents or are the losses a result of the playing in an extremely competitive division?

MSU takes twinbill from Shorter College

October 13, 2013

Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman said last week that there would be a baseball-type of mentality brought to games next spring when it comes to managing the pitching staff.
Fans who attended Sunday's doubleheader against Shorter College got to see some of that approach.

October 12th

Mississippi State holds on for victory

October 13, 2013

It wasn't the night Mississippi Stat fans expected for homecoming, but at least it was a win.
The Bulldogs struggled for most of the second half, but held on to beat Bowling Green 21-20 Saturday night at Davis Wade Stadium.
"That's a good win for us," MSU head coach Dan Mullen said. "A win's a win. We'll take it. That's a very good football team. We knew that coming in though."

SMITH COLUMN: Bulldogs win homecoming, tests ahead

October 13, 2013

OK, the Mississippi State Bulldogs are now 3-3 overall after a 21-20 homecoming victory over Bowling Green.
Let's see what they can do with the rest of the season.
We are now exactly at the halfway point of the season and trying to figure out this bunch of Bulldogs remains a very difficult thing to do.

Russell starts for MSU, Prescott plays fair share

October 13, 2013

The video board at Davis Wade Stadium introduced both Tyler Russell and Dak Prescott as the starting quarterbacks.
The senior Russell got the start as the took snaps on the Bulldogs' first offensive possession of the game, but Prescott got his fair share of playing time. 

October 11th

Jackets buzz, beat Hornets

October 12, 2013

GREENVILLE – The Starkville Yellowjackets stretched their winning streak to four games Friday night by taking a 39-6 road decision over the Greenville-Weston Hornets.
With the victory, Starkville improved to 5-2 overall and remained undefeated in Class 6A, Region 2 at 3-0.
The Yellowjackets struck first with 6:04 remaining in the first quarter on a 1-yard run by quarterback Princeton Jones.

Volunteers lose 17-13 on the road to Panthers

October 12, 2013

FRENCH CAMP – The Starkville Academy Volunteers could not hold onto a second-half lead and lost 17-13 to the French Camp Academy Panthers Friday night.

Battle of Oktibbeha County: Williams carries Titans to victory

October 12, 2013

MABEN – The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves and East Oktibbeha Titans came into Friday's game seeking their first victory as it has been a tough season for both teams.

Wildcats outscore Wolverines

October 12, 2013

MABEN – Heading into Friday night, coach Doug Wilson said he wanted to see his team compete.
East Webster listened to its coach and despite losing 42-31 to the Calhoun City Wildcats, the Wolverines never quit.

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