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August 14th, 2012
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteer softball team found a lead early, but were unable to hold onto it.
The Lady Vols fell to Parklane Academy 13-5 in five innings in game two of a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon at Lady Volunteer Field.
The defensive line and the secondary are ingredients that will make the Mississippi State defense strong this season.
Add the linebackers to the mix and the Bulldogs can be considered solid across the board.
MABEN - Lee Berryhill has already found out something about the East Webster Lady Wolverines three games deep into his tenure as softball coach.
The Lady Wolverines know how to come from behind.
East Webster rallied from a 4-3 deficit to defeat the Vardaman Lady Rams 8-4 in a lightning-shortened game Monday night.
COLUMBUS â€“ It was unclear how much Gabe Myles was going to play Saturday night.
When it was all said he done, he had taken every offensive snap for Starkville High School in its 14-0 victory over the New Hope Trojans in the New Hope Jamboree Saturday night.
"I feel more comfortable because I know the offense," Myles said. "It's my offense. I feel like I'm at home."
Mississippi State fans often talk of the days of dominate defense.
The Bulldogs have been pretty salty on that side of the ball throughout the schoolâ€™s history.
The Honey Badger took a hit last week.
As good as Tyrann Mathieu was on the football field, he could not avoid the off-the-field downfall that led to him being dismissed by the LSU Tigers on Friday.
LSU officials said that Mathieu was no longer a part of the team for breaking an athletic department rule.
EUPORA â€“ It has been quite a busy month for Kaley Harris, the new softball coach at Eupora High School.
That's how long Harris has been on the job at the Webster County school, taking over for Trae Embry, and one of her first tasks was managing the preseason Eupora Classic on Saturday.
Harris was running from field to field and making sure the tournament was on schedule.
It's been almost a year since a knee injury ended the football season early for David Fair.
The talented defensive player for the Yellowjackets tore ligaments in his knee during the Tupelo game last Sept. 2, had surgery and went through rehabilitation.
MABEN â€“ East Webster head coach Doug Wilson wanted to give a lot of younger guys some experience Friday night.
In the process, his Wolverines beat the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves 7-6 at the West Oktibbeha High School football field.
The Southeastern Conference office released the official conference schedule for the 2012-13 basketball season on Friday.
For the second consecutive year, SEC officials didnâ€™t do the Mississippi State Bulldogs any favors.