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The Starkville High volleyball team will â€śSet It Offâ€ť starting Friday as the Lady Yellowjackets take part in a tournament of the same name at Ridgeland High School.
It's safe to say that LaDarius Perkins will anchor the Mississippi State running backs this season.
The senior is coming off a 1,000-yard 2012 season. He also scored eight touchdowns.
The deuces were wild at the Starkville Academy softball field Monday afternoon.
In the second inning, the score was tied 2-2 with two outs and the bases were loaded for the Lady Volunteers against the rival Oak Hill Lady Raiders.
Jenny Hazelwood and her Mississippi State volleyball team are only five days into practice, but there is already a good amount of camaraderie among her players.
The Bulldogs return just five players from the 2012 squad and add 10 new players.
Seven of those players are freshman with the other three being transfers.
Change is taking place within the Mississippi State soccer program.
When Aaron Gordon became the head coach of the Bulldogs, he used to beat all of the players to practice.
That's not the case anymore.
The Bulldog Lanes will be filled with activity on the next two Thursdays with high school students looking to fill spots on the Starkville High School bowling team.
SHS bowling coach Jim Philamlee has been anticipating the tryouts for some time and said the prospects look promising.
MABEN - The numbers are on the rise as football is concerned at West Oktibbeha.
After having less than 20 athletes on the roster last season, the â€śfuture is brightâ€ť for the Timberwolves who boast 26 kids this season.
â€śThe first week was great,â€ť West Oktibbeha first-year head coach Danny Crawford said. â€śWe had a chance to get back in school and get everybody going.â€ť
The tight end position may be one of the most underrated positions on the football field.
A tight end's assignment can change from play-to-play. There is not just one thing they specialize in like other football positions.Â
Mississippi State tight end coach Scott Sallach is well aware of this with his guys.
Geoff Collins is hoping to use 8-10 guys in the linebacking position this fall.
The Mississippi State defensive coordinator and linebackers coach has one of the deepest positions on the team.
ACKERMAN â€“ More than football has been taking place as Choctaw County prepares for the upcoming season.
With the merger of area schools Ackerman and Weir, not only are the players learning new plays, but they are also getting to know their new teammates.