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February 2nd

SUPER SUNDAY: MSU's all-time rusher ready for the big stage

February 3, 2013

Many young boys dream of getting an opportunity to play in a Super Bowl.

For Anthony Dixon, it will become a reality today when his San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, La.

Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and can be seen on CBS and WCBI locally.

SMITH COLUMN: Former Bulldogs make Super Bowl interesting

February 3, 2013

You can chose to focus on the Jim and John Harbaugh, the first two brothers to coach against each other in a Super Bowl.

You can look at Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens, who plays his last game in the National Football League today after announcing his retirement plans prior to the playoffs.

February 1st

Jackets use strong second half for win

February 2, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets might have had a different story to tell today if games were decided by a team’s performance in the first half.

However, the second half proved to be quite the boost for the Yellowjackets, who rolled to a 72-48 win over Noxubee County Friday night.

Reed, Jett, Gandy, Amos solid as seniors for SHS

February 2, 2013

Kelsye Reed banging inside and getting rebounds with Kasey Jett playing defense and getting steals.

That's come to be expected out of the two seniors who play for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets.

Reed and Jett have helped the Lady Jackets to records of 13-6 overall and 4-1 in Class 5A, Region 2.

Lady Vols get another easy victory

February 2, 2013

It's not easy to enjoy the success the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers are having right now.

Starkville Academy continued to roll towards perfection with a 71-43 win over Jackson Prep Friday night to improve to an impressive 31-0.

Bulldogs seek boost

February 2, 2013

If any team could use a win to boost its confidence, it's the Mississippi State men's basketball team.

The Bulldogs have lost their last five games and lost their last three inside Humphrey Coliseum. MSU (7-12, 2-5) host LSU (11-7, 2-5) today in the 203rd meeting between the two teams.

Tipoff is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and can be seen on Fox Sports South.

Ranking creates buzz around MSU

February 2, 2013

There hasn't been this amount of buzz around the Mississippi State baseball team in a long time.

The 2013 Bulldogs have garnered a good amount of preseason recognition. The team was ranked by most every poll in the preseason.

Mississippi State is ranked as low as 18th in one poll and as high as 5th by Baseball America.

Seniors shine for SA in final home match

February 2, 2013

Starkville Academy soccer coach Robert Gardner knew how important senior day was for captain Davis Pigg.

Prior to Christmas, Pigg experienced the death of his father Jason and has dedicated each win in memory of him.

On Friday, Pigg scored a pair of goals as the Volunteers shut out Parklane Academy 8-0 in the final regular season home match at the Starkville Sportsplex.

Starkville Sportsplex hosts 26th Frostbite Tournament

February 2, 2013

The soccer programs at Starkville High School and Starkville Academy have experienced different level of success over the last couple of years.

That just doesn't happen overnight.

Challenge soccer can go a long way in building the future for the schools of the community.

Starkville soccer enthusiast Rob Leach believes that is very much the case in Starkville.

January 31st

Schaefer adapts to help SHS girls

February 1, 2013

Changes in life can be hard and no one understands that more than Starkville High School point guard Blair Schaefer.

In one year, the young athlete saw herself moving from College Station, Texas, to Starkville, which brought with it a new school, new people and a new role on the basketball court.

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