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Derrick Jonesâ€™ career as a high school wide receiver with the Eupora Eagles may be winding down, but the senior does have one last game left before he hangs up his prep cleats.
On Saturday, Jones will suit up alongside some of Mississippiâ€™s best, including eight Dandy Dozen selections, for the 26th Mississippi-Alabama all-star game in Montgomery, Ala.
The first day of Mississippi State bowl practice open to the public, wasn't so open.
The Bulldogs took the show inside the Palmeiro Center and no fans were permitted inside. The media was allowed to watch.
MSU head coach Dan Mullen and safeties coach Tony Hughes were not in attendance. Instead, they were on the road recruiting.
Starkville Academyâ€™s streak of perfection was extended one more game.
The Lady Volunteers did so by knocking off the Lady Patriots of Madison-Ridgeland Academy 54-22 on Tuesday evening.
The dominos have fallen when it comes to the coaching carousel in college football.
It's not surprising to see Tommy Tuberville and Bobby Petrino be right in the middle of it.
When Butch Jones left Cincinnati to fill the vacancy left at Tennessee, Tuberville made an unexpected move from Texas Tech to Cincinnati.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers surrendered a lead to the Pillow Academy Mustangs on the soccer field Tuesday night, but they were still able to avoid their first loss of the season.
Starkville Academy and Pillow Academy played to a 3-3 tie at the Starkville Sportsplex soccer complex.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are going to lose a great amount of talent at wide receiver when the season is over.
Replacing those guys has been a top priority for the Bulldog coaching staff, and Sunday there were indications that help is on the way.
MSU picked up commitments from junior college receivers Corey Smith and Jeremey Chappelle.
The Starkville 9th grade boys basketball team picked up another victory Monday night, but it wasn't just against ordinary competition.
Louisville sent its B-team squad to face the Yellowjackets and Starkville still made it look somewhat easy.
The Jackets used an 11-0 run in the second quarter to take control of the game and won a 55-39 decision at the Armstrong Gymnasium.
Carnail Minor shot lights out to lead the Starkville Academy Volunteers to a 44-35 Saturday night victory after starting the season with nine road games.
It didn't take long for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers to impress the home crowd.
The Lady Vols ended the first quarter on a 16-0 run to take a 29-7 lead and never looked back in beating Parklane Academy of McComb 73-24 Saturday night.
It's an amazing thing to watch the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers at work.
Even when starting post player Sallie Kate Richardson went down with what appeared to be only a turned ankle in the pre-game warm-ups, the Lady Vols didn't miss a beat and continued to play well in a 73-24 victory over Parklane Academy Saturday night.