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July 17th, 2014
MCDONOUGH, Ga. â€“ The Northeast Mississippi Clippers have won their first four games of the United States Sports Speciality Association 12-under AAA World Series and have moved into the semifinal round.
There is never a dull moment when it comes to working at the Starkville Sportsplex.
Starkville Park and Recreation sports coordinator William Pochop knows that all too well because as one season wraps up another is just beginning.
Right now the Sportsplex is playing home to adult softball leagues, which Pochop said are one of the facilities most popular sports.
There is a different sort of buzz around Mississippi State this preseason and a big reason for that is junior quarterback Dak Prescott.
The list of preseason honors for Mississippi State junior quarterback Dak Prescott keeps getting bigger.
On Wednesday, Prescott was a part of the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list and was nominated for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.
Jay Hughes was not going to let an injury keep him down.
After tearing his Achilles in Mississippi State's first football game of the season in 2013 against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Hughes knew it was going to be a long process to get back onto the field.
The injury happened on the sixth defensive play for the Bulldogs, while Hughes was breaking up a pass.
There are certain players who exhibit an All-Star quality.
Starkville High School tennis coach Rob Fyke believes he has been fortunate to have had one of those players in Emily Turner.
Turner will be one of the players from Mississippi that will be participating in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star match today in Jackson.
The East Webster tennis team brought home the Class 2A State team championship.
Now one of those players finds himself taking the court once more as part of the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Tennis Games.
Mississippi State continues to fill its non-conference basketball slate.
It was announced Wednesday that the Bulldogs will participate in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic at the American Bank Center. The event will take place during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 28-29. MSU opens the tournament against St. Louis. The Bulldogs will then either play TCU or Bradley.
HOOVER, Ala. â€“ Expectations are high in Starkville this season for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, and head coach Dan Mullen didn't shy away from that fact at the Southeastern Conference media days on Tuesday.
Mullen has accepted those expectations and even said some of those have come from the Bulldogs themselves.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are starting to get a little bit greedy.
They are tired of settling for bowls such as the Liberty, Music City and even the Jan. 1 Gator.
The Bulldogs are setting their sights higher and let everyone know that on Tuesday at Southeastern Conference media days.