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August 11th, 2012
COLUMBUS â€“ It was unclear how much Gabe Myles was going to play Saturday night.
When it was all said he done, he had taken every offensive snap for Starkville High School in its 14-0 victory over the New Hope Trojans in the New Hope Jamboree Saturday night.
"I feel more comfortable because I know the offense," Myles said. "It's my offense. I feel like I'm at home."
Mississippi State fans often talk of the days of dominate defense.
The Bulldogs have been pretty salty on that side of the ball throughout the schoolâ€™s history.
The Honey Badger took a hit last week.
As good as Tyrann Mathieu was on the football field, he could not avoid the off-the-field downfall that led to him being dismissed by the LSU Tigers on Friday.
LSU officials said that Mathieu was no longer a part of the team for breaking an athletic department rule.
EUPORA â€“ It has been quite a busy month for Kaley Harris, the new softball coach at Eupora High School.
That's how long Harris has been on the job at the Webster County school, taking over for Trae Embry, and one of her first tasks was managing the preseason Eupora Classic on Saturday.
Harris was running from field to field and making sure the tournament was on schedule.
It's been almost a year since a knee injury ended the football season early for David Fair.
The talented defensive player for the Yellowjackets tore ligaments in his knee during the Tupelo game last Sept. 2, had surgery and went through rehabilitation.
MABEN â€“ East Webster head coach Doug Wilson wanted to give a lot of younger guys some experience Friday night.
In the process, his Wolverines beat the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves 7-6 at the West Oktibbeha High School football field.
The Southeastern Conference office released the official conference schedule for the 2012-13 basketball season on Friday.
For the second consecutive year, SEC officials didnâ€™t do the Mississippi State Bulldogs any favors.
One week before the high school football season kicks off, most teams are playing in some type of jamboree or playing an exhibition game.
For West Oktibbeha and East Webster, the two programs square off against each other tonight in Maben. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. following the West Lowndes and French Camp game at 6 p.m.
The college sports world is gearing up for the opening day of football season, and in just over three weekâ€™s the Southâ€™s favorite pastime will be at hand.
However Thursday in the Humphrey Coliseum, the Mississippi State Bulldogs were talking basketball.Â
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets believe they have taken the necessary steps to see success on the slow-pitch softball field this season.
After coming off the spring fast-pitch season and a summer of participating in the fast-pitch league at the Starkville Sportsplex, the Lady Jackets are hoping the work pays off in the slow-pitch game.