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August 22nd

Choctaw County -French Camp has special feel

August 22, 2013

There's a special emphasis for tonight’s game between French Camp Academy and Choctaw County High School.
It will be the first time for the newly-consolidated Choctaw County to be involved in a game as unified Chargers.

East Webster scores late to win

August 22, 2013

MABEN – It has always been said it is not over until the lady sings.
On Thursday, East Webster and Nanih Waiya put that statement to the test as they battled until the very end with the Lady Wolverines scoring one in the bottom of the seventh inning to claim a 7-6 slow-pitch softball victory.

Hebron does enough to beat SA 9-2

August 22, 2013

Hebron Christian seemed to have runners on base in every inning.
The Lady Eagles never had a big inning, but they did score in five of the seven innings as they went on to beat the Lady Volunteers of Starkville Academy 9-2 Thursday afternoon on the SA's home field.
"They did OK," Hebron coach Cass Tapley said. "They're getting better."

Starkville Academy drops 2-1 decision

August 22, 2013

Soccer is all about a game of space and what each team does with that space.
On Thursday afternoon at the Starkville Sportsplex, Jackson Academy did enough with its opportunities to claim a 2-1 victory against the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers.

August 21st

MSU's special teams focused on the details

August 21, 2013

Baker Swedenburg's focus hasn't been on one major thing.
Rather the senior Mississippi Sate punter has been focused on small details on the football field.
To explain what he has been concentrating on, the Heritage Academy graduate began to talk about golf.

Noxubee County plays with what's available

August 21, 2013

Noxubee County football coach Tyrone Shorter knows it's unfair to ask a player to duplicate the production that Darrell Robinson had at the running back position for his program.
Robinson had a reputation of putting up huge numbers for the Tigers, who won the Class 4A State championship last season.

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Lamar Raiders familiar with Starkville Academy

August 21, 2013

Familiar foes will face-off Friday as Starkville Academy travels to Lamar for the 2013 football season opener.

August 20th

High school or club? Rule changes forces Starkville players to choose where to play

August 20, 2013

Due to a Mississippi High School Activities Association rule change, soccer players throughout Starkville are forced with a heavy decision when it comes to where they will play.

Bulldogs working to get consistency on defensive line

August 20, 2013

There is a good bit experience and depth on the Mississippi State defensive line, but the key word this year is consistency.
In his second stint with the Bulldogs as the defensive line coach, David Turner inherits a vast amount of talent and big bodies.
Although there's some experience with the defensive line, last Saturday in practice his squad took a step back.

SMITH COLUMN: Hit high, hit low injuries happen

August 20, 2013

Injuries are a part of football.
It seems like more and more the issue of safety is creeping into the game and there are rules being implemented in the college game to keep concussions from happening.

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