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November 14th, 2012
Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen has seen the best the Arkansas Razorbacks had to offer the last three years.
Mullen's Bulldogs took a couple of beatings by the Hogs in Little Rock, 42-21 in 2009 and 44-17 last season, and lost a 38-31 double overtime decision at home in 2010.
It's all for the good of Starkville High School.
At times when Stanley Higgins scores a touchdown for the Yellowjackets and there's a camera in front of him, he forms an "s" shape with his hands.
That's Higgins' way of saying that it's not about him, but all about Starkville.
It doesn't matter if he's playing fullback, h-back or tight end, Higgins wants to produce for the Jackets.
It was a bittersweet win for the Mississippi State men's basketball team Tuesday night.
The Bulldogs (1-1) cruised to head coach Rick Ray's first victory with a 78-58 decision over Florida Atlantic (0-2) at Humphrey Coliseum, but junior guard Jalen Steele was injured in the process.
Steele crashed to the floor hard and hit his head with 10:37 remaining in the first half.
It's going to be a struggle on most nights for the Mississippi State Bulldogs to win basketball games this season.
That's why picking up a victory like Tuesday night was so important.
In their home opener at Humphrey Coliseum, the Bulldogs did enough firepower to defeat the Florida Atlantic Owls 78-58.
Both Starkville High School teams pulled off victories over Columbus in Tuesday night action at the Beehive.
The Yellowjackets pulled off a thrilling 48-46 victory over the Falcons, while the Lady Yellowjackets won their contest 79-65.
One member of East Websterâ€™s Lady Wolverine softball team can add another honor to her trophy case.
First baseman Bailey Williams has recently been selected the Starkville Daily News All-Area Slow-Pitch Player of the Year.
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen is eager to get back to work this week.
The Bulldogs (7-3, 3-3) are coming off three straight losses and Mullen believes if a few things had gone their way, they might have a different record.
Although there are no pads worn in basketball, there is still the toughness factor that is seen.
On Monday night, the Mississippi State women's basketball didn't have it.
The Lady Bulldogs (1-1) fell to Hampton (2-0) 56-48 at Humphrey Coliseum.
MABEN â€“ It is basketball season and if you ask coach Danny Crawford about the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves, you can sense the excitement event before he starts talking.
MABEN â€“ The West Oktibbeha Lady Timberwolves have a few obstacles that they will have to overcome in order to be successful during the current basketball season.
The first will be their youth, while the second will be facing sanctions that were recently placed on the West Oktibbeha school system.