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It was only a week ago at this time when Mississippi State's bowl chances were looking very bleak.
The Bulldogs had a 4-6 overall record with just two games left. The two remaining outings were Southeastern Conference tests at that. Not to mention, the quarterback situation for MSU was anybody's guess.Â
An accident that took place on the sideline during the Mississippi State-Ole Miss football game Thursday night injured an individual wearing the Bulldog (Bully) mascot costume.
STRINGER â€“ One more game exists before the French Camp Panthers can hang up their cleats and it is a big one.
On Friday night, the team travelled south to face Stringer in the Class A South State championship game. At the end of four quarters, the Panthers stood on top 56-35 and with a date in the Class A State Championship next week.
The Starkville High School Yellowjackets are not waiting until December to have some holiday basketball tournament fun.
Starkville is hosting a Thanksgiving Tournament today for the first time.
After getting out of town to attend other events in the past, the Jackets remain in the Beehive for their own Starkville Classic.
There are a great number of things in life that are a gamble.Â
Certainly going for it on fourth and 2 in overtime as the first team on the field qualifies.Â
That's what Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen did.Â
To borrow a phrase from the late Jack Buck, "I can't believe what I just saw."
Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace had the touchdown right in front of him.
The hole opened up, Wallace ran through it and he made it into the end zone.
There was only one problem. He forgot the football.
French Camp is not ready to quit playing football just yet.
When coach Nathan Wright made the call to let the Panthers know they would have to practice during Thanksgiving break, each and every one of them showed up ready to go on Monday.
It will be a meeting of undefeated women's basketball teams in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showdown in Naples, Fla.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs and Grand Canyon Antelopes both put 5-0 records on the line today when they meet at 5 p.m. inside Germain Area for the post-Thanksgiving matchup.
An opportunity to face an unbeaten squad is something the Bulldogs anticipate.
No one has ever questioned how important the Egg Bowl is to Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen.
From day one, he has made a point to make his feelings known about the Magnolia State rivalry.Â
On Wednesday, Mullen took it to another level for his Bulldogs.
"(The players) would rather win this game than go to a bowl game," Mullen said on Wednesday's Southeastern Conference teleconference.Â
The Starkville Yellowjackets fell short of their goal in winning their second-straight footballÂ state championship this season.
That doesn't mean that coach Jamie Mitchell is any less proud of what his team was able to accomplish.
Starkville finished with a 9-4 overall record and 6-1 in Class 6A, Region 2 that was good for second place.