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January 9th, 2015
MABEN â€“ Atmosphere can often be a major factor in a basketball game.
Despite being on the road, Choctaw County coach Gary Beals said the environment of the East Webster Tournament was a true impact in his team's 63-52 championship claiming victory.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have found the road unkind the last few seasons.
MSU has lost 19-straight true road games, including two this season. The Bulldogs get a chance to end that streak today as they play the Florida Gators in Gainesville. Tip is set for 6 p.m. on Fox Sports South.
The Starkville Academy boys soccer team didn't quit fighting during Friday's match against Madison-Ridgeland Academy even as the temperatures dropped in overtime.
Even though MRA scored in the second 10 minutes of overtime to take a 2-1 victory at the Starkville Sportsplex, the Volunteers came away with a positive feeling about what they can do.
Benardrick McKinney has seen his time at Mississippi State come to an end.
The junior linebacker announced on Friday that he will forgo his senior season and enter the National Football League Draft.
Nothing has come easy for the Mississippi State women this season even though their record doesn't indicate that.
MABEN â€“ There is no substitute for actual game competition to prepare a team for success.
On Thursday evening, the East Webster Wolverines began the steps to getting itself ready for postseason multi-day action by hosting the East Webster Tournament.
MABEN â€“ The Choctaw County Chargers hadn't played a game in two and a half weeks.
If they were rusty coming off the holiday break, it didn't show Thursday.
The Chargers started the first and second halves strong and went on to a 70-45 victory over the Nanih Waiya Warriors at the East Webster Wolverines Invitational.
The Starkville Christian School Lady Cougars started the new year off on a winning note with a pair of victories this week.
After beating Kemper Academy 42-26 on Tuesday, the Lady Cougars came back home on Thursday to top Columbus Christian School 48-42.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer spent much of Monday night putting film together to show his team.
The film wasn't all on the Arkansas Razorbacks, tonight's opponent, but there were things that Schaefer wanted the Bulldogs to see about themselves.
It really didn't surprise Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer that senior point guard Jerica James had a career-high in points last Sunday.
He has observed James' preparation in practice and knew it was going to pay off for her.