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December 26th

SMITH COLUMN: Jones, Wright get the most out of season

December 27, 2013

Coaches and players enter each season, no matter the sport, to get the most out of it.
For Princeton Jones of Starkville and Nathan Wright of French Camp, they were able to overcome adversity to experience success during the high school football season.

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French Camp follows Wright to state title

December 27, 2013

French Camp’s journey to the state title was nothing short of impressive.
After starting out 0-4, the team dug deep and rallied their way to an 11-5 season which ultimately ended with the Panthers hoisting the Class A State championship trophy.
Looking back, head coach Nathan Wright said he “wouldn’t want it any other way.”

Jones makes progress, a key for SHS success

December 27, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets had an opening at quarterback going into the 2013 spring practice.
After starting signal caller Gabe Myles graduated and moved on to Mississippi State, then backup Caleb Wilson moved when his father got a coaching job at Georgia, it left the Jackets will a void at that position.

December 24th

Jackets host expanded event at MSU's Humphrey Coliseum

December 24, 2013

Normally when teams from across the nation descend on Humphrey Coliseum it is on the collegiate level.
This week things are a bit different as Starkville High School hosts the Travis Outlaw Slam Dunk at the Hump featuring teams from across the Southeast and even one team from Pennsylvania.

Bulldogs are ready for walk in Memphis

December 24, 2013

Mississippi State spent all of last week getting prepared for its last and final game of the season.
The roll into Memphis, Tenn., today in advance of the New Year's Eve AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
The Bulldogs (6-6) will play Conference USA champion Rice (10-3) on Tuesday. 
Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN.

Sword having good season for MSU

December 24, 2013

There's one observation that sticks out to people when they watch the Mississippi State basketball team.
That is that Craig Sword is really good.
The Bulldog sophomore guard has really put his name on the map in his second year wearing the maroon and white.

December 23rd

UNLV uses hot shooting to defeat MSU

December 24, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – A blistering first-half shooting performance by UNLV did in the Mississippi State men’s basketball team Monday night.

Playing its final game before the Christmas break, MSU allowed nine first-half 3-point baskets and never recovered, falling 82-66 to UNLV in the championship game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic at Orleans Arena.

MSU's Dillingham honored by league

December 24, 2013

Mississippi State freshman guard Dominique Dillingham has burst onto the women's college basketball scene.
She proved it this past week.
After totaling 22 points in two games for the Bulldogs, Dillingham was the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week.
Dillingham scored five points and pulled down five rebounds in her first start as MSU beat North Dakota State on the road.

Tucker improving on lanes for SHS

December 24, 2013

Ethan Tucker went out on a limb and joined the Starkville High bowling team with the encouragement of a friend.

Experience has been key for Jackets

December 24, 2013

It's not hard to see the reason why the Starkville Yellowjackets are off to such a successful start to the basketball season.
All an individual has to do is look at the SHS roster and see 11 seniors.
The Jackets have used that experience to get off to a 9-2 start.

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