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Dan Mullen has said many times this season that he has two starting quarterbacks.
The Mississippi State head coach has two reliable guys in senior Tyler Russell and sophomore Dak Prescott.
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Usually teams look forward to an open date for the rest, but not the Panthers of French Camp.
When the Panthers came across the opportunity to add a game to their already tough schedule, they jumped on it. For them, the chance to play a challenging team like Starkville Academy meant more in the long run than resting their players.
The Greenville-Weston Hornets look to do something for the first time this season on Friday and that's to get a home victory.
In three home dates, the Hornets have suffered defeat. Greenville-Weston have lost to Grenada 32-14, to Greenwood 34-6 and to Class 6A, Region 2 opponent Murrah 33-13.
The Starkville Yellowjackets have a fantastic four developing in the receiving department this season.
AJ Brown, Darius Grayer, Raphael Leonard and Fontavious Smith have given the Jackets threats in the passing game they have not seen for a while.
There can be much weighing on a sophomore football player.
Starkville Academyâ€™s Colt Crestman knows that feeling all too well as the young Volunteer serves as a starting wide receiver and safety.
It was a hard fought contest, but in the end, the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets saw their playoff dreams end as they fell to visiting Hernando in five sets.
"Hernando is a great team," Starkville coach Lauren Love said. "They are very scrappy and they play through the whistle. We had plenty of inconsistency with a number of unforced errors and you can't do that against a team like them."
It's not often that a coach gets to participate in an All-Star Game after only one season with a team.
For Starkville Academy soccer coach Cole Andrews, that's the case.
Andrews will coach the North All-Stars today in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools All-Star Game at Jackson Prep. The match starts at 4:30 p.m.
Van Chancellor is no stranger to basketball in the state of Mississippi.
The long-time women's basketball coach was in his hometown of Louisville on Tuesday and decided to give Mississippi Sate women's coach Vic Schaefer a call.
He wanted to swing by practice in Starkville and check out the Bulldogs.
It was just a â€śmatter of him putting it all togetherâ€ť as Alex Bedwell won the Starkville Country Club Invitational recently.
For many "mid-major" football programs, the chance to play a team in a big-time conference is welcomed.
Many of the smaller schools are on a mission to prove something and may enter with a chip on its shoulder.
That may be seen this weekend in Starkville. Mississippi State (2-3) host Mid-American Conference school Bowling Green (5-1) this Saturday for homecoming. Â