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Gabe Jackson had a huge decision to make this offseason.
The Mississippi State senior offensive lineman thought about forgoing his last year in Starkville, and enter the National Football League draft.
The Liberty native decided to come back for one more season. Jackson was reminded on Thursday how big of a deal it was for him to come back and help out his Bulldog team.
John Cohen usually uses the summer to reflect of the season just finished, recruit and help with camps.
The Mississippi State head coach is coming off his fifth year of coaching the Bulldogs, but this summer has been anything but normal for Cohen.
The Bulldogs were one of the last two teams standing in college baseball. MSU made its ninth appearance in the College World Series this June.Â
MATHISTON â€“ A group of Webster County youngsters are spending their summers preparing for the upcoming pee wee football season.
Britt Goodin spends his days as a state trooper in Webster County, but for the past few years, he has been running a summer workout program for area pee wee athletes.
GULF SHORES, Ala. â€“ Longhorns Baseball finished pool play at the United States Sports Specialty Association AA World Series with a 3-0-1 record after a win and a tie on Thursday.
After tying the Houston (Texas) Wranglers, a team in the Major league, 5-5, the Longhorns came back to beat the South Alabama Bruins 12-7.
An athletic event can be an effective way to honor the memory of an individual close to the heart.
That is the case with Mugshots and former employee Lindsi Hill.
Hill lost her life in an automobile accident five years ago and a scholarship fund was started in her name.
HOOVER, Ala. â€“Â The success or lack thereof for aÂ football team's quarterback can say a good bit about how an offense is going to do.
For the Mississippi State Bulldogs, they have one of the more veteran signal callers in the Southeastern Conference.Â
Senior quarterback Tyler Russell is in his fifth year with the Bulldog program and will be in his second year as the main guy under center.
HOOVER, Ala. â€“ Mississippi State players have been thrust into the spotlight this preseason, and on Wednesday, one more Bulldog saw his name on an award watch list.
Bulldog senior quarterback Tyler Russell made the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list, presented to the nation's top collegiate signal caller.Â
HOOVER, Ala. â€“ It didn't take the Mississippi State Bulldogs long to figure out what defensive coordinator Geoff Collins brings to the table.
Spring practice gave junior defensive lineman Kaleb Eulls and sophomore linebacker Benardrick McKinney all the information they needed as far as Collins is concerned.
HOOVER, Ala. â€“ When teams come to the Southeastern Conference Media days, it brings along some of their most talented players.
Usually that means upperclassmen that represent multiple years of experience, but on Wednesday, Texas A&M and Mississippi State bucked that trend as among their roster of attendees were sophomores Johnny Manziel and Benardrick McKinney.
School may be out, but a couple of Starkville High tennis players still have a reason to keep the racket handy.
This week Mikala Taylor and Jack Bryan venture to Jackson to represent Starkville in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star tennis match.
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