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TUPELO â€“ Slow starts in both the first and second half have been a thorn in the side of the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
MSU started fast Friday night, but fizzled and came out of the locker room after halftime sluggish.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team has played well at home this season and head coach Vic Schaefer says that must continue tonight against a very talented Southern Miss squad.
Going back to last season, the Bulldogs have won 10 of 11 games at Humphrey Coliseum and has taken 13-straight non-conference decisions on the home floor.
The Starkville Christian School Lady Cougars were not going down without a fight at home Friday night.
Despite trailing Hebron Christian School for three quarters, Starkville Christian battled back to take a lead in the fourth quarter.
The Lady Cougars could not sustain the success and ultimately dropped a 39-31 decision to the visiting Lady Eagles.
ACKERMAN â€“ In order to have success, you have to put in the work necessary, and for the Lady Wolverines of East Webster, that means continuing to get court time under their feet.
To make that happen, the team took part in the Choctaw County Tournament where they picked up a pair of victories including a 46-20 win over Caledonia on Friday.
Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell has had Alabama on his mind this week.
Mitchell traveled to Mobile, Ala., to serve as the scout coach for the Mississippi All-Stars for the 27th annual Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game that takes place today.
Taboris Lee was a standout for the Choctaw County Chargers all football season long.
Now the senior will get the opportunity to prove himself on a new level as he participates in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game.
Jaquez Johnson provides a spark for football programs.
If Johnson is able to do at Florida Atlantic what he was able to establish at Starkville High School and East Mississippi Community College, then more success will be in the future for the Owls.
There has been a good amount of freshman making impacts in Southeastern Conference football this year.
Mississippi State has one of those in Chris Jones.
On Thursday, Jones, the MSU coaching staff and fans learned that he was selected to the SEC Coaches' All-Freshman Team.
Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray knows how important it is to listen to fans.
His team will do its best to satisfy fans tonight when it plays in the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo.
The Bulldogs (5-2) take on Southeastern Louisiana (3-5) about 60 miles north of Starkville in one of Mississippi's bigger cities. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Bowling is a sport that runs deep for Seth Prewitt and his family.
It has become a passion for the Starkville High School 8th grader.
"My brother made the team two years ago then my mother became the assistant coach so it just kind of became a part of our family," Prewitt said.