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August 6th, 2013

Jackets go to work: Mitchell wants to build a 'dynasty' at Starkville

August 6, 2013

One word stands out to Starkville High coach Jamie Mitchell as his football team begins practicing for the 2013 season and that word is dynasty.
Coming off a state championship season, Mitchell says the team is well aware this is a new year and anything can happen, but what they also know is winning and you can bet expectations are high.

Mullen, Bulldogs dodge rain

August 6, 2013

Dan Mullen considers himself a "rainmaker."
The Mississippi State head football coach has seen nothing but rain this week while out at practice. 
The Bulldogs moved over to the farm Monday, where things start to get serious. The first two days there have seen nothing but rain. MSU has been forced inside both days.

SMITH COLUMN: Manziel has quite a mess to escape from this time

August 6, 2013

Johnny Manziel has shown an ability to escape out of some pretty tough situations on the field as the quarterback of the Texas A&M Aggies.
What's facing him now is much more difficult than trying to get away from a defensive lineman or linebacker.

SHS archery coaches prepare for the newest sport

August 6, 2013

Archery is on the way for Starkville High School.
The newest sport for the Yellowjackets will begin in February of 2014 and the preparation continues for the season.
Coaches Michael Pope and Michelle Guyton are getting everything in order for high school competition.

August 5th

Mitchell to assist Miller with SHS

August 5, 2013

Starkville High School athletic director Stan Miller knew about Jamie Mitchell's reputation as a good football coach prior to hiring him to lead the Yellowjackets.
What Miller has come to learn about Mitchell is the organizational skill he exhibits on a daily basis while running the program.

McDonald to coach girls' basketball at Eupora

August 5, 2013

Basketball runs deep in the veins of Eupora’s new Lady Eagles coach.
From her grandfather, who is in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame, to her father, who is the current Grenada High School girls coach, Katie Ross McDonald has been around the sport nearly all her life.

EMCC's Bernd grows to love game of hoops

August 5, 2013

When Drew Bernd headed south, he just had one sport on his mind.
The Wacupaca, Wis., native enrolled at Mississippi State with the intentions of sticking with the Professional Golf Management major.

August 4th

Jackets ready to get back on practice field

August 4, 2013

Every two years or so, a transition takes place at the quarterback position in high school football.
Coach Jamie Mitchell has been through that a couple of times since taking over at Starkville High School.

Bulldogs practice indoors due to heat

August 4, 2013

The last two practices have been moved inside the Palmeiro Center for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
It hasn't been raining, but the heat has been stifling and to keep guys from falling out on the field, practice has been moved inside.
On Sunday, the entire team practiced together and it saw mini competitions. Some wide receivers were shoved into the walls after catching the football.

MSU's McDonald set for Women's Amateur

August 4, 2013

Ally McDonald established herself as one of the best women's golfers in Mississippi State history this past season.
The incoming junior won the individual title at the Central Regional in the NCAA Championships and was in contention in the final round of the NCAA Championship last spring.

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