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September 4th

West Point's Williams proves tough to stop

September 4, 2013

The West Point Green Wave may have lost a 55-33 decision to the South Panola Tigers to open the season last week.
It wasn't because of a lack of production from senior running back Aeris Williams.
The Mississippi State commitment was responsible for 24 of West Point's scoring as he had four touchdowns against South Panola.
Williams rushed for 194 yards on 32 carries for the Green Wave.

Washington School expects game with SA to be physical

September 4, 2013

There is no turning back as Phillip Wasson and the Washington Generals open up 3A conference play with a visit from the Starkville Academy Volunteers.

North Alabama's Poe ready to tackle season

September 4, 2013

North Alabama coach Bobby Wallace said the biggest question he wanted answered from his team in tonight's season opener against Miles College at home was whether it could have success tackling the football or not.
If tackling is a key for the Lions, then linebacker Gabe Poe could be the man for the job.

September 3rd

Keeping up with Jones: SHS quarterback adjusts with help from his friends

September 3, 2013

Princeton Jones understands he's not alone when he steps onto the field each Friday night with the Starkville Yellowjackets.
With the thought of having teammates like Darius Grayer, Raphael Leonard, AJ Brown, Jaquez Horsley and others around him gives Jones the confidence that he doesn't have to do everything by himself.

Age only a number for Volunteer Clark

September 3, 2013

It is no secret that youth abounds on the Starkville Academy football team, but as for Houston Clark, the sophomore quarterback, he is working hard to prove that age is only a number.

SMITH COLUMN: Credit to SA for bouncing back for win

September 3, 2013

The football players and coaching staff at Starkville Academy are to be commended.
It would have been very easy for the Volunteers to lose focus after starting the season with a 35-3 loss to a pretty good Lamar School squad.
Instead of hanging their head and feeling sorry for themselves, the SA players and coaches went back to work and put the disappointing defeat behind them.

Injury to Hughes complicates MSU secondary

September 3, 2013

Life in the secondary for Mississippi State, just got a little bit more complicated.
The Bulldogs lost junior safety Jay Hughes for the season after he suffered an Achilles injury in week one against Oklahoma State. 

September 2nd

MSU uses Labor Day practice to fix problems

September 2, 2013

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen spent the majority of Monday afternoon's press conference talking about what went wrong against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
After a 21-3 loss in the season opener last Saturday, the Bulldogs went to work on Monday, trying to fix their mistakes.
MSU senior center Dillion Day said that the Labor Day practice was very business-like.

Bulldogs hurting following opener

September 2, 2013

Mississippi State lost more than a ballgame on Saturday in Houston, Tex.
The Bulldogs left the Advocare Texas Kickoff Classic on the wrong side of a 21-3 score to Oklahoma State and a handful of injuries.
Senior starting quarterback Tyler Russell left in the third quarter after taking a knee to the head. Junior starting strong safety Jay Hughes was injured in the first half and did not return.

September 1st

Bulldogs not ready to push panic button

September 1, 2013

There is no panic from the Mississippi State Bulldogs after a week one loss.
The Bulldogs struggled on Saturday as they lost to the No. 13 (Associated Press) Cowboys of Oklahoma State 21-3 in the Advocare Texas Kickoff at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Tex.

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