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October 2nd, 2012

Jackets getting defensive: SHS unit has not allowed offensive points in last two games

October 2, 2012

Prior to the opening of Class 5A, Region 2, District 6 play for the Starkville Yellowjackets, it was the desire of defensive coordinator Brooks Oakley to see his unit play more like it did toward the end of last season.

It was the effort of the defense that contributed to Starkville's run all of the way to the Class 5A State Championship game in 2011.

Conservative approach working for SA defense

October 2, 2012

When it comes to defense Brad Butler has always been conservative.

In his first year as the Starkville Academy defensive coordinator, his approach to defending has not changed.

SMITH COLUMN: Russell gives MSU mature signal caller

October 2, 2012

One year ago against the Kentucky Wildcats, Mississippi State quarterback Tyler Russell was splitting time with Chris Relf.

Russell performed well in relief of Relf by having one of his best games of the season. He had nine completions out of 12 attempts for 172 yards and one touchdown.

Seniors contribute to success for SHS volleyball

October 2, 2012

For one group of seniors at Starkville High School, they waited a long time to have their night in the lights.

Michaela Mills, Jamiyah Covington and Stacie Young are the only three seniors on the SHS volleyball team, and they played their last regular season match in the Beehive on Tuesday night.

October 1st

Bulldogs on the road: MSU heads to Lexington after a bye week of rest

October 1, 2012

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are rested and ready to hit the road coming off a bye week.

The Kentucky Wildcats will be anxiously waiting in Lexington, Ky. on Saturday in search of their first Southeastern Conference win of the season.

Lady Vols on roll entering playoffs

October 1, 2012

The Starkville Academy girls soccer team believes it is heading into the Class AAA-Division 2 playoffs with some momentum.

After defeating Copiah Academy 11-0 in the final regular season match at the Starkville Sportsplex, the Lady Volunteers do enter the postseason on somewhat of a roll.

September 30th

Back to the grind for Bulldogs after open date

September 30, 2012

Mississippi State enjoyed a bye week during week five of the college football season, leaving a Saturday open for head coach Dan Mullen to take a day away from the grind.

“I played with my son and my daughter, hung out with my wife, (and) had a good time,” said Mullen.

Stepping away from football doesn’t mean he didn’t keep an eye on the action.

Giant Gators defeat young Bulldogs in volleyball

September 30, 2012

It was one of those "David vs. Goliath" type of matchups Sunday afternoon in Southeastern Conference volleyball action between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Florida Gators.

In one corner were the Gators with their No. 12 ranking, undefeated conference record and seven-match winning streak overall.

September 29th

MSU releases 2013 baseball schedule

September 29, 2012

Mississippi State officially released its 2013 baseball schedule on Saturday and there are several dates that catch the eye.

First, it's the final weekend in February where the Bulldogs play Purdue and Samford at home. Purdue was a program that hosted an NCAA regional last season and Samford defeated MSU 5-0 and 3-2 at the Tallahassee (Fla.) Regional last spring.

SMITH COLUMN: Cohen believes Canadian Dogs can contribute

September 29, 2012

Mississippi State baseball coach John Cohen has been doing a good job of finding talented players from all across the country.

Now, he's even starting to bring them in from outside the United States.
Of the 14 newcomers to the Bulldogs this fall, Cohen is anxious to work with two of them from Canada.

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