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October 28th, 2014

Eupora's Salley plays with pride, tradition in mind

October 28, 2014

“Pride, tradition and excellence” are what stand out in Lamontae Salley’s mind about Eupora High School. 
Now as a senior those ideals mean even more to the running back. Each Friday night, Salley is able to put on that Eagles jersey he plays with an intensity and desire that allows him to bring pride to his community.

Smith on Sports: Area game of week a hard one to call

October 28, 2014

It was definitely a hard call this week.
With the type of seasons that some of our area high school football teams are having, the task of picking a game of the week has been more of a challenge than in other years. There have been some pretty good matchups taking place the last several weeks.
This may be the best week of them all.

SA boys, girls capture top 10 finishes in state

October 28, 2014

CLINTON – The Starkville Academy cross country team secured a pair of top 10 finishes at the Class AAA State Championship meet at Choctaw Trails on the campus of Mississippi College on Monday.
The boys team, which claimed the AAA North title, finished fourth in the state behind Jackson Prep (1), Presbyterian Christian School (2) and Columbia Academy (3).  

SHS falls on road in North Half volleyball final

October 28, 2014

SOUTHAVEN – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets saw their volleyball season come to an end on Tuesday night by losing a 3-0 decision on the road to DeSoto Central in the Class III North final.
After dropping the first two sets 25-10 and 25-16, the Lady Jackets rallied a bit and lost a close third set 25-21.

October 27th

Challenge from coach: Mullen wants MSU backups to play better

October 27, 2014

Dan Mullen admitted on Saturday that the 1B defensive players didn't have a good game.
Mississippi State beat Kentucky 45-31, but the 1B defense gave up several yards and points to the Wildcats. The 1Bs played for 22 plays, while the 1As played for 50.

SHS plays for North volleyball championship

October 27, 2014

Just the mere fact that Starkville’s volleyball team is playing for the North Half Championship gives coach Lauren Love “goose bumps.”
Since her arrival five years ago, Love has watched this program improve consistently each year and finally the coach can say the hard work has paid off.

1974 Volunteer state title team to hold reunion

October 27, 2014

The 1974 Starkville Academy football team may not have had one single player move on to a higher level of competition.
There was one characteristic that was a key to the success for the Volunteers and led them to the state championship that season in the mind of former player George Ramsey and that was teamwork.

October 26th

Bulldogs remain No. 1, Mullen's focus on Hogs

October 26, 2014

Mississippi State survived its first test as No. 1.
The Bulldogs beat the Kentucky Wildcats 45-31 on the road Saturday playing as the top team in the country for the first time in program history.
MSU head coach Dan Mullen is just happy it's behind them.

Starkville Academy runs for AAA state title today

October 26, 2014

Starkville Academy brought home one title already with the winning of the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools AAA North Half cross country meet.
Now the Volunteers embark on an even bigger journey as they set out to win the State Championship.

Jainudeen plays final home match of career, thinks of MSU as a family

October 26, 2014

Shannen Jainudeen has one parting comment before leaving the playing field at Mississippi State Sunday night.
"Hail State!"
That's how much she appreciates the school that allowed her to play soccer the last four years.
Jainudeen played the final home match of her career with the Bulldogs at the MSU Soccer Field.

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