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July 25th

Braves hurting without a pair of SEC hurlers

July 25, 2013

The Atlanta Braves appeared to be in good shape to make a serious run at the National League pennant and a spot in the World Series with two former Southeastern Conference pitchers anchoring their staff.
That notion has taken a big hit over the last week as both Paul Maholm, who pitched at Mississippi State from 2001-03, and Tim Hudson, a product of Auburn, both went down with injuries.

July 24th

Bulldogs look to handle adversity better in 2013 football season

July 24, 2013

The 2012 season didn't end the way it started for the Mississippi State Bulldogs. 
The Bulldogs started last year with a 7-0 record, but struggled down the stretch.
Coach Dan Mullen's team lost five of their last six games to finish the season at 8-5.

State of Eupora athletics: Eagles competing for titles excites community

July 24, 2013

EUPORA – While the athletic teams have a “rich tradition” of success, it is all about community at Eupora High School.

Easley plans to stress fundamentals at basketball camp

July 24, 2013

Former Ole Miss women's basketball player Alliesha Easley has the desire to encourage girls and help them develop skills in the game she loves.
One of the ways Easley has chosen to do this is with a camp.
Easley will host a camp Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at the Starkville Sportsplex for girls ages 7-16.

July 23rd

Former Bulldogs found in the pros

July 23, 2013

Mississippi State has had many great players over the years.
Some of those players have moved on and found themselves playing professional baseball.
There are 20 former Bulldogs either playing or managing in professional baseball.

Proud Americans: World Series was 'blast' for Starkville 8 All-Stars

July 23, 2013

Competition is over and the Starkville Americans All-Stars have returned home.
After claiming the 8-year-old Dizzy Dean South State Championship a couple weeks back, the team has spent the last few days in Southaven as participants in the World Series.

SMITH COLUMNS: World Series experiences helps teams

July 23, 2013

There is a line that former Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Stansbury used often that even though we may have gotten to hear it over and over again, there's truth to the statement.

Hughes plans move into medical field

July 23, 2013

Nate Hughes calls the 4 1/2 years he spent in the National Football League an "awesome" experience.
Now it's time for a change for the former Starkville High School player.
If things work out like Hughes wants, he might actually work on injured football players one day as a doctor.
Hughes plans to apply for medical school this week and actually takes his MCAT on Thursday.

July 22nd

Strong behind center: SEC showcases many talented quarterbacks

July 22, 2013

There's a good argument that could be made that the Southeastern Conference has one of the better quarterback pools this season.
The league has always been known to have good running backs, and subpar signal callers. This season some of the best players under center play in the SEC.

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East Webster experiences competitive athletic season

July 22, 2013

Across the spectrum, a theme of competitiveness emerges when one speaks about East Webster athletics last season.
From a trio of individuals to the fast-pitch softball and bowling teams, the Wolverines had their share of state championships.

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