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October 17th

Ray sees improvement at MSU

October 17, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Entering his second year as the Mississippi State head coach, Rick Ray was looking for improvement.
The Bulldog coach had a trying first year in the Southeastern Conference with a young, inexperienced, and banged-up squad.
He finally has a full roster, and has seen a great deal of improvement from the returning guys.

State women learn from last year experience

October 17, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Mississippi State women's basketball team experienced some growing pains last year.
Even though there were some tough losses along the way, the Bulldogs experienced a great high when they upset No. 11 Georgia 50-38 in the final home game of the season.
MSU turned up the defensive pressure that night and only allowed the visiting Bulldogs five made baskets in each half.

Florida's Young believes MSU will be better team

October 17, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Mississippi State was picked to finish 13th in the Southeastern Conference this season by the media.
Florida center Patric Young isn't buying into that. The senior had a bold statement on the Bulldogs.
"I wouldn't be surprised if Mississippi State was a lot better this year," Young told reporters at SEC media days on Thursday. "They have a lot of good young guys."

Big game: SHS, Madison Central meet in Class 6A, Region 3 clash

October 17, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets have had a history of playing in big football games with much on the line.
Under coach Jamie Mitchell the last two years, the Jackets have made playoff runs that led all of the way to the Class 5A State championship game. They won the title last season.

East Webster sees another challenge in region

October 17, 2013

The battles keep coming for the East Webster Wolverines.
The Wolverines play in an extremely tough region of Class 2A and tonight they will face another of district opponent in Bruce.
As his team prepares, East Webster coach Doug Wilson is just looking for the trend of playing to the end to continue.

Jackets look to 'shine' on home course

October 17, 2013

When Starkville High’s cross country teams take the course on Saturday for the Starkville High Invitational, it will be “their time to shine.”

October 16th

Flash Gordon: Starkville resident helps Hebron Christian run game

October 16, 2013

Justin Gordon showed his athletic ability as a member of the Starkville High School soccer team.
After transferring to Hebron Christian School, Gordon has found a new way to channel that skill.
Gordon has become an impact player for the Eagles on the football field.

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Hall believes his Jaguars must be 'above average' to defeat Yellowjackets

October 16, 2013

Madison Central's Bobby Hall is a veteran coach and knows what to look for to have the best team possible.
Right now, he doesn't think the Jaguars are at that point.
Despite records of 5-2 overall and 3-0 in Class 6A, Region 2, Hall is concerned about the way his team plays at times.

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Mullen somewhat happy with where MSU stands

October 16, 2013

Through the first six games of the season, Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen is somewhat happy with where his team is.
The Bulldogs are 3-3 overall and 0-2 in the Southeastern Conference. They are coming off a 21-20 win over Bowling Green on homecoming, and are not back on the gridiron until Thursday, Oct. 24, as Mullen calls this a "pseudo open date."

Tri-City Association holds event for good cause

October 16, 2013

October is breast cancer awareness month and in Starkville, a group is planning something special for the cause.

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