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January 11th

Mississippi State takes momentum to Georgia

January 11, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team is looking to do something they have not done in three years.

The Bulldogs (6-7, 1-0) look to open the Southeastern Conference season with a 2-0 record when they travel to Athens, Ga., to take on Georgia (6-8, 0-1) today.

Tip is set for 12:47 p.m. inside Stegeman Coliseum for the battle of the Bulldogs. 

January 10th

MSU loses lead late, falls to Florida 61-55

January 11, 2013

The Mississippi State Bulldogs had a lead against the Florida Gators in the second half of their Southeastern Conference game Thursday night.

Then they ran into Bonds - Jaterra Bonds.

Bonds, who finished the game with 17 points, hit a basket and two free throws with the Bulldogs leading 52-51 and the Gators went on to a 61-55 victory at Humphrey Coliseum.

Jackson to return to MSU for senior year

January 11, 2013

Mississippi State junior offensive lineman Gabe Jackson announced Thursday that he was going to return for his senior season.

The 6-foot-4 320-pound offensive guard from Liberty received feedback from the NFL Draft Advisory Board in December, but decided it was in his best interest to return to the Bulldogs.

January 9th

Finding a way to win: MSU defeats South Carolina in SEC opener

January 10, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team refused to go away quietly. 

The Bulldogs (6-7, 1-0) trailed South Carolina (10-4, 0-1) for most of Wednesday night, but were able to pull out a 56-54 victory at Humphrey Coliseum in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference portion of the schedule. 

MSU, Florida women have similar goals

January 10, 2013

Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer has watched his team take one step forward one day, then two steps back the next.

Even though there have been some tough moments since he became the coach of the Bulldogs, Schaefer has had "fun" working with a young and inexperienced team.

Turner returning to MSU as defensive line coach

January 10, 2013

David Turner will be making a return to Starkville.

On Wednesday, it was learned that Turner was returning to the Mississippi State football coaching staff as the defensive line coach. 

Turner is taking over for Chris Wilson, who left to take the defensive line coaching position at Georgia.

Turner was the defensive line coach at MSU from 2007-2009. 

January 8th

Lady Vols create first with ranking

January 9, 2013

The Starkville Academy girls basketball program experienced a first on Tuesday.

When the Lady Volunteers became ranked in the Clarion Ledger Super 10 girls poll, it was not only the first time SA had become a part of the rankings, but it's also the first time any private school squad has entered the listing.

Lady Jackets start the year with big win

January 9, 2013

It may not have been a perfect game for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets in the first game of 2013 Tuesday night, but it was pretty good.

The Lady Jackets jumped out to a 25-9 lead after the first quarter against the visiting Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs and went on to secure a 66-29 victory at home.

Turnovers cost Yellowjackets in a 54-51 loss

January 9, 2013

The Starkville High School boys' basketball team gave itself plenty of opportunities to win, but when it was all said and done, it didn't capitalize.

The Yellowjackets dropped a 54-51 final to Aberdeen inside the Beehive.

"We had too many turnovers," SHS head coach Greg Carter said.

The Jackets turned the ball over 16 times, but shot 55 percent from the field.

East Webster sweeps Ackerman teams

January 9, 2013

MATHISTON – The familiarity of playing a rivals proved beneficial for the East Webster Lady Wolverines Tuesday night.

The Lady Wolverines were able to pick up a 48-26 victory over the Ackerman Lady Indians at its home court at the former Wood Junior College gymnasium.

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