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Jay Hughes was not going to let an injury keep him down.
After tearing his Achilles in Mississippi State's first football game of the season in 2013 against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Hughes knew it was going to be a long process to get back onto the field.
The injury happened on the sixth defensive play for the Bulldogs, while Hughes was breaking up a pass.
There are certain players who exhibit an All-Star quality.
Starkville High School tennis coach Rob Fyke believes he has been fortunate to have had one of those players in Emily Turner.
Turner will be one of the players from Mississippi that will be participating in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star match today in Jackson.
The East Webster tennis team brought home the Class 2A State team championship.
Now one of those players finds himself taking the court once more as part of the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Tennis Games.
Mississippi State continues to fill its non-conference basketball slate.
It was announced Wednesday that the Bulldogs will participate in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic at the American Bank Center. The event will take place during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 28-29. MSU opens the tournament against St. Louis. The Bulldogs will then either play TCU or Bradley.
HOOVER, Ala. â€“ Expectations are high in Starkville this season for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, and head coach Dan Mullen didn't shy away from that fact at the Southeastern Conference media days on Tuesday.
Mullen has accepted those expectations and even said some of those have come from the Bulldogs themselves.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are starting to get a little bit greedy.
They are tired of settling for bowls such as the Liberty, Music City and even the Jan. 1 Gator.
The Bulldogs are setting their sights higher and let everyone know that on Tuesday at Southeastern Conference media days.
HOOVER, Ala. â€“ De'Runnya Wilson burst onto the scene as a wide receiver last season for Mississippi State.
As a freshman, he had 26 catches for 351 yards and three touchdowns. Wilson checks in at 6-foot-5 and that gives him all the advantage in the battles on the gridiron.
Steve Spurrier has proven to have Southeastern Conference longevity.
After coaching 12 seasons at Florida, his alma mater, Spurrier will begin his 10th year at South Carolina when the Gamecocks open against Texas A&M on August 28.
No other coach in SEC history has had a 10-year tenure or more at two difference league schools.
One Starkville area all-star team has added the title of state champions to their resume and it was no easy, nor short, of a task to do so.
On average, baseball is not known to be a fast moving sport, but for a game to last four hours is almost unheard of, especially when that game involved 10-year-olds.
There is story after story about teamâ€™s coming from the underdog position to do great things.
This weekend Starkville's 12-year-old squad became one of those.
After dropping into the loserâ€™s bracket on day two of the Dizzy Dean North State Tournament, Starkville battled its way back to a spot in the championship game.