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August 13th

Lady Jackets to start season at 'Set It Off' in volleyball

August 13, 2013

The Starkville High volleyball team will “Set It Off” starting Friday as the Lady Yellowjackets take part in a tournament of the same name at Ridgeland High School.

August 12th

Perkins leads the pack: MSU has plenty of help behind veteran carrier

August 12, 2013

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.

Starkville Academy breaks through with 13-4 win

August 12, 2013

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.

Comfort level exists for MSU volleyball

August 12, 2013

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.

Bulldogs continue soccer workouts

August 12, 2013

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.

August 11th

SHS looks to try out activity in coming weeks

August 11, 2013

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.

Numbers increase at West Oktibbeha

August 11, 2013

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 “future is bright” for the Timberwolves who boast 26 kids this season.
“The first week was great,” West Oktibbeha first-year head coach Danny Crawford said. “We had a chance to get back in school and get everybody going.”

MSU tight ends vary in skill sets

August 11, 2013

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. 
Mississippi State tight end coach Scott Sallach is well aware of this with his guys.

August 10th

Plenty of depth: Collins likes group of Bulldogs available at linebacker position

August 10, 2013

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.

Team at Choctaw County comes together

August 10, 2013

ACKERMAN – 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.

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