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November 10th, 2012
BATON ROUGE, La. â€“ Mississippi State was trying to do something they hadn't done in a while.
When the dust settled, the Bulldogs were not going to be making history.
MSU, ranked No. 22 by The Associated Press, was trying to snap a 12-game losing streak to LSU, but it dropped a 37-17 victory to the No. 9 Tigers Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.
BATON ROUGE, La. â€“ Tyler Russell is just adding to what has already been a career year for a Mississippi State quarterback.
In Saturday's 37-17 loss to LSU, the junior signal called found Chad Bumphis for 14-yard passing score early in the third quarter to give him 17 touchdowns this season.
The 17 touchdowns breaks the MSU season career record.
CLINTON â€“ The Starkville High Yellowjackets cross country boys and girls teams secured top three finishes in the team competition at the Class 5A championships on Saturday and picked up individual victories in both races.
The Starkville Yellowjackets got their tremendous trio of seniors in the backfield going on Friday night to secure a first round playoff win in Class 5A.
With quarterback Gabe Myles, tailback Preston Baker and fullback Stanley Higgins leading the way, Starkville was able to defeat the Saltillo Tigers at home 45-7.
MABEN â€“ Two talented and tough football teams lined up Friday night in a challenging class 2A second round playoff game.
Both East Webster Wolverines and Bruce Trojans sported 9-3 records prior to the game and when action came to a close, the Trojans had increased their record by one win with a 35-7 win over the Wolverines.
It was a tale of two halves for the Eupora Eagles.
The Eagles fell behind 8-0 in the first quarter, and found themselves down 8-6 at halftime.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs look to get back to being more consistent in the red zone on the offensive side of the ball.
Today, No. 22 (Associated Press) MSU (7-2 overall, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) must do it against a very tough LSU Tiger's defense.
The No. 9 (Associated Press) Tigers (7-2, 3-2) host the Bulldogs at 6 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. The game can be seen on ESPN.
Once upon a time, Jamie Mitchell began his coaching career at Saltillo High School.
Mitchell recalls Saltillo being the first place he went to work in 1990 and remained there for a year and a half.
During that time, he got the chance to gain some experience and establish some relationships.
After shutting out Broad Street 38-0 in the first round, the Ackerman Indians are ready for their next challenge tonight as they are set to square off against defending Class 2A State champions West Bolivar in the second round.
West Bolivar enters Friday night with a 10-2 overall record after winning a close contest with Okolona 49-36.
It is rare for a team to go to Death Valley and come out with a victory.
This week No. 22 (Associated Press) Mississippi Sate (6-2, 3-2) makes the trip to Baton Rouge to take on the No. 9 (Associated Press) LSU Tigers (7-2, 3-2) in Tiger Stadium.
Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN.
The Tigers are 36-2 in Saturday night games in Tiger Stadium under head coach Les Miles.