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October 4th

Volunteers drop home decision

October 5, 2013

Friday's game against the Madison-Ridgeland Academy Patriots got away from the Starkville Academy Volunteers early.
Madison-Ridgeland got out to a commanding 21-0 lead after just one quarter. The Patriots ultimately went on to win the game in a dominating fashion 40-0.

East Oktibbeha loses to French Camp 43-0

October 5, 2013

CRAWFORD – Traveling to play teams on the road can be tough, and French Camp has certainly experienced their share of tough road contests this season.
However, the Panthers were able to take care of business on Friday night, shutting out the East Oktibbeha Titans 43-0, and picking up their first road win of the year.

Choctaw County wins first Region 5 outing

October 5, 2013

ACKERMAN – Choctaw County coach Adam Dillinger wanted to be 1-0 in Class 3A, Region 5 when Friday ended.
He got his wish as the Chargers knocked off Raleigh 48-25.
"We gave a complete effort (Friday)," Dillinger said. "We came out and played hard in a division game, but it starts all over next week. We have to line up again and do it next week."

Hebron Christian blanks Strider

October 5, 2013

PHEBA – David Foster saw a good offensive explosion by his team Friday night.
Foster's Hebron Christian Eagles beat the Strider Academy Rams 36-0 to start off 1-0 in district play.
"We played really well," Foster said. "We ran multiple guys in the rushing game. We got good blocking and had a good offensive effort."
The Eagles started fast by scoring twice in the first quarter.

October 3rd

Lewis dismissed from MSU team for breaking rule

October 3, 2013

Wendell Lewis is no longer on the Mississippi State men's basketball team a team spokesperson confirmed Thursday afternoon.
Lewis was dismissed from the squad after a violation of team rules. 

Former MSU baseball player found dead at home

October 3, 2013

The Mississippi State baseball family lost one of its former players during the night Wednesday when Dan Van Cleve was found dead in his Jackson home.
No cause of death was immediately known.
Van Cleve was the starting center fielder for the 1985 Bulldogs, a team that finished tied for third at the College World Series. He played for coach Ron Polk.

Jackets expect to play well on homecoming

October 3, 2013

Homecoming is surrounding by parades, specific activities and crowning of a queen.
Although those things are important and make homecomings what they are, they are centered around a football game – a football game that's necessary to win.

SA faces challenge against MRA

October 3, 2013

Starkville Academy coach Jeff Terrill is quick to say that Madison Ridgeland Academy “could be the best private school in the state” when it comes to football.
With a 4-2 record overall and standing at 1-0 divisionally, the Patriots certainly fit the bill.

Choctaw County enters region play: East Webster plays on road

October 3, 2013

Choctaw County coach Adam Dillinger considers this a new season.
When the Chargers start Class 3A, Region 5 play tonight, the slate is clean.

October 2nd

Home field advantage helps MSU to success

October 3, 2013

Having home field advantage in the Southeastern Conference can mean the difference between a win and a loss.
No one understands this more than Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen.
Mullen leads his Bulldogs (2-2, 0-1) into a home game with No. 10 LSU (4-1, 1-1) this Saturday. MSU is on pace to sellout Davis Wade Stadium for the 26th consecutive time.

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