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November 12th, 2014
The Tupelo Golden Wave have gotten to where they are this season by playing as a team.
Tupelo coach Trent Hammond has gotten his team back into the Class 6A playoffs after reaching the state title game last season and lost to Oak Grove.
Despite going through some adversity during the season, the Golden Wave were able to put a good 8-3 record at this point of the season.
Expectations were high for Lamar School heading into the 2014 football season.
Unfortunately for the MAIS Class AAA-Division II State Championships, injuries and fate had other plans.
Alabama coach Nick Saban knew where to look when he needed to plug a couple of holes on his defensive line.
All he had to do was cross over the state line and get his pick from a national junior college team.
Many of the questions entering the 2014 season for the Mississippi State football team lied with the kicking game.
Something has to give on Saturday.
The Alabama Crimson Tide own a 13-game winning streak at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have won 12-consecutive games overall.
One of those streak will continue and the other will end with the result of Mississippi State's battle against Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Leadership makes a difference.
That's what civic clubs like the Kiwanis are all about.
Those clubs are instructed to lead and serve the community in the best way possible.
On Tuesday, Mississippi State head basketball coach Rick Ray delivered a message to the Kiwanis Club of Starkville and one of his main points was the value of leadership.
Kelsey Jones came out slow in her first home game of the season for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets Tuesday night.
She only had six points in two quarters of play against the Louisville Lady Wildcats and SHS coach Kristie Williams knew Jones could play better.
The Starkville Yellowjackets wore t-shirts in warmups that had the message on the back that coach Greg Carter has preached for years to his teams â€“ "defend and rebound."
In order to play for Carter at SHS, players have to embrace that style.
Right down the last second.
Starkville Academy made every moment on the court count as the Volunteers dropped a close 60-56 contest to visiting Jackson Prep.