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Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen has harped on how young his football team is with just 10 seniors on the rosters.
That may give some young guys an opportunity to step up and get a decent amount of playing time this season.
Ally McDonald burst onto the scene this year with the Mississippi State women's golf team.
The junior will be playing in the U.S. Women's Amateur this upcoming week.Â
The event will be held at the par-71, 6,488-yard Country Club of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. McDonald will tee off at 11:50 a.m. Monday and 6:50 a.m. on Tuesday.Â
Starkvilleâ€™s Sportsplex will be bursting with action Saturday as it plays host to the Starkville Academy Softball Invitational.
â€śThis is the second year with the Sportsplex as the venue,â€ť Lady Volunteers coach Kayla Mosley said. â€śThey do a really good job of getting everything together and it is really convenient because it is easy to find.
Dan Mullen was looking for one thing on the first day of practice from his football team.
That one thing was excitement.
The fifth-year Mississippi State head coach saw that Thursday on the practice fields and was pleased with the effort he saw from his Bulldogs.
Starkville Academy's first football practice on Thursday was on the light side as the Volunteers opted to go without pads in favor of simply shorts and helmets.
It's a tactic that certainly played into the fast and upbeat tempo which highlighted the return to the field.
There are times in the midst of athletic competition that one team has to give credit to an opponent.
That's what Starkville Academy softball coach Kayla Mosley chose to do on Thursday afternoon.
After the Lady Volunteers gave up 13 hits and lost a 16-3 decision to the Pillow Academy Lady Mustangs, Mosley said it was an impressive offensive display by the visitors.
The long dog days of summer see many people in the south longing for the new college football season.
For Mississippi State fans, the wait is almost over, at least for practice.
The Bulldogs hit the field today for the first fall practice of the 2013 campaign.
"I'm very excited about this year coming back," MSU head coach Dan Mullen said in July at Southeastern Conference Media Days.
WEST POINT â€“ Aeris Williams is described by his high school coach as a football player who is humble, works hard and makes everyone around him better.
Those characteristics of the West Point High School running back will carry over to the camp of Mississippi State one day if the statement he gave Wednesday holds.
Starkville Academy's football team has been working throughout the summer to stay in shape and prepare for the upcoming season.
The team will kick it up a notch today as they enter two-a-day practices.
Mississippi State women's basketball player Candace Foster jumped at the chance to help at a girls camp.
Foster spoke on the final day of the Next Training Basketball Camp and told the campers the importance of keeping God first and working hard in everything they do.