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The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers provided a day at the plate that coach Kayla Mosley has wanted to see this season.
With 15 hits to their credit, the Lady Vols produced enough offense to take a 14-4 victory in five innings against Jackson Academy at home.
Mosley was happy to see the hitting up and down the lineup.
MABEN â€“ Playoffs are right around the corner for the East Webster softball team so the Lady Wolverines are set on making every game count.
There is a good bit of uncertainty surrounding the quarterbacks at Mississippi State moving forward.
Senior starter Tyler Russell suffered a concussion in week one against Oklahoma State. He sat out the home opener at Alcorn State. He didn't even dress out.Â
Backup Dak Prescott got his first career start against the Braves.
The heat and humidity of a Mississippi summer can be difficult on someone from Amsterdam.
For Mississippi State soccer freshman Annebel ten Broeke, the adjustment is working out just fine.
The Bulldogs defeated Jackson State 4-2 Sunday in the final match of the Bulldog Classic and ten Broeke had a goal and three assists.
With a young team, it is always important to get off to a good start.
Starkville Academy did just that as the Volunteers went the length of the field on the very first drive during Friday's 49-8 victory over Hillcrest Christian School.
Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell said in the preseason that junior running back Jacquez Horsley might be asked to run the football 20-25 times for his offense.
It took more than that on Friday night for the Yellowjackets.
Horsley had 37 carries for Starkville in a 34-14 victory over the Southaven Chargers at home.
AUBURN, Ala. â€“ It seemed that Mississippi State was on its way to a victory.Â
The Auburn Tigers had their own thoughts of winning.
With just over 2 minutes remaining in the ballgame, the Tigers took it 88 yards for a touchdown as they knocked off the Bulldogs 24-20 at Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday night.
AUBURN, Ala. â€“ Senior quarterback Tyler Russell traveled with Mississippi State and dressed out.
He just didn't play.
Russell missed last week's home opener after suffering a concussion against Oklahoma State in week one.Â
MSU head coach Dan Mullen said Russell was not physically cleared to play.Â
For the second week in a row, sophomore Dak Prescott got the start under center.Â
There was another indication develop Saturday night of just how much potential the young players of the Mississippi State volleyball program have.
Three State players made the Bulldog Invitational All-Tournament team and they were two freshmen and one sophomore.
The Most Valuable Player of the event was freshman middle blocker Chelsea Duhs.
Mississippi Stateâ€™s volleyball team made quick work of Wofford on Saturday. In three straight sets, the Bulldogs knocked off the Terriers 25-8, 25-12 and 25-18.