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October 8th, 2013
The Starkville Yellowjackets have a fantastic four developing in the receiving department this season.
AJ Brown, Darius Grayer, Raphael Leonard and Fontavious Smith have given the Jackets threats in the passing game they have not seen for a while.
There can be much weighing on a sophomore football player.
Starkville Academyâ€™s Colt Crestman knows that feeling all too well as the young Volunteer serves as a starting wide receiver and safety.
It was a hard fought contest, but in the end, the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets saw their playoff dreams end as they fell to visiting Hernando in five sets.
"Hernando is a great team," Starkville coach Lauren Love said. "They are very scrappy and they play through the whistle. We had plenty of inconsistency with a number of unforced errors and you can't do that against a team like them."
It's not often that a coach gets to participate in an All-Star Game after only one season with a team.
For Starkville Academy soccer coach Cole Andrews, that's the case.
Andrews will coach the North All-Stars today in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools All-Star Game at Jackson Prep. The match starts at 4:30 p.m.
Van Chancellor is no stranger to basketball in the state of Mississippi.
The long-time women's basketball coach was in his hometown of Louisville on Tuesday and decided to give Mississippi Sate women's coach Vic Schaefer a call.
He wanted to swing by practice in Starkville and check out the Bulldogs.
It was just a â€śmatter of him putting it all togetherâ€ť as Alex Bedwell won the Starkville Country Club Invitational recently.
For many "mid-major" football programs, the chance to play a team in a big-time conference is welcomed.
Many of the smaller schools are on a mission to prove something and may enter with a chip on its shoulder.
That may be seen this weekend in Starkville. Mississippi State (2-3) host Mid-American Conference school Bowling Green (5-1) this Saturday for homecoming. Â
There are no championships or regional berths on the line in the fall, but that doesn't mean this time of the year is any less important for the Mississippi State softball program.
Seven games have been scheduled for the Bulldogs over the next three weeks and coach Vann Stuedeman wants to use those outings to introduce the newcomers to the game at a higher level.
Homecoming on aÂ college campus is usually a special time.
This year's Mississippi State homecoming is especially special for head coach Dan Mullen.
Mullen leads his Bulldogs (2-3) into a homecoming showdown with the Bowling Green Falcons (5-1) this Saturday.Â
The Starkville Yellowjackets weren't as sharp as they could have been on offense last Friday night, but in a winning situation, there can be a reason to smile.
After a 35-0 homecoming victory against Northwest Rankin, the Jackets improved their records to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in Class 6A, Region 2.