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For as long as she can remember, Blair Schaefer has wanted to play for her dad.
OnÂ Wednesday, that desire became official as the Starkville High senior signed with the Mississippi State women's basketball team.
â€śI think there has always been a part of me that has wanted to play for my dad,â€ť Blair Schaefer said. â€śI want to play for a great coach and I know my dad gets it done.â€ť
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer said his program was able to recruit a hard-working group because of a hard-working group.
After the recruiting process finished with the Bulldogs adding five more players on Wednesday, Schaefer said he could not have put together such a class without the help of his coaching staff.
A slow start against Jackson State wasn't a reason to push the panic button for the Mississippi State women's basketball team.
Even though the Bulldogs trailed early 11-9 and 13-11, they shook themselves, got on track and went on to an 81-42 victory in front of 1,535 at Humphrey Coliseum Wednesday night.
Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray was pleased with how his team played in the season opener.
The Bulldogs held a lead for the entire game as they went onto a 71-56 win over Prairie View A&M last Friday night.
The Bulldogs out-rebounded the Panthers 51-27.
When it comes to recruiting, Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray is looking to fill needs.
The second-year Bulldog coach felt he did that with the three early signees he got on Wednesday.
MSU received letter of intents from Alabama forward Demetrius Houston, Jackson power forward Oliver Black and Greenwood guard Maurice Dunlap II.
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen and his staff knew how good Dak Prescott could be.
The sophomore quarterback of the Bulldogs is now making people around the country notice him.
After dealing with the passing of his mother last week, he went out and had a phenomenal game against Texas A&M.
It was the desire of football coach Jamie Mitchell to restore a winning tradition when he was hired at Starkville High School in 2010.
That mission has been accomplished.
In the four years prior to Mitchell's arrival in Starkville, the Yellowjackets had a combined record of 20-28 during that time.
EUPORA â€“ It was 14 years ago when Junior Graham took his first head coaching job.
Since that time, he has enjoyed multiple successes on the football field.
This past Friday as Eupora defeated South Delta in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs, Graham got one of his biggest accomplishments in the form of his 150th career victory.
There are some great high school football coaches located all across the state of Mississippi.
Two of them can be found within 30 miles of each other right here in our coverage area.
Jamie Mitchell of Starkville High School and Junior Graham of Eupora High School have kept their respective programs in the state championship hunt over the last few seasons.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers knew the capabilities of the Jackson Prep offense.
SA stepped up its defense Tuesday night as it claimed a 42-34 victory over Jackson Prep.