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November 22nd, 2014
Mississippi State's senior class has been one of the better ones in school history.
They were sent out in style Saturday night.
The No. 4 Bulldogs shut out Vanderbilt 51-0 in 18 seniors' final game at Davis Wade Stadium.
Josh Robinson keeps running himself into the history books.
The Mississippi State junior running back has rushed for 1,084 yards this season, which is good enough for sixth all-time by a Bulldog in a single season.
He rushed for 63 yards on seven carries in only one half of action as No. 4 MSU beat Vanderbilt 51-0 Saturday night at Davis Wade Stadium.
CLINTON â€“ The football did not bounce the way of the Starkville Academy Volunteers in their quest for a state championship on Saturday.
Oak Forest (La.) may have claimed the 37-12 Class AAA, Division II State Championship victory, but the Volunteers are more than proud to have been able to represent their school and community in the final game.
Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Director of Activities Les Triplett gathered the football players of Starkville Academy and Oak Forest, La., and wanted to make sure they understood something.
Mississippi State and Utah State went back and forth exchanging blows.
In the end, it was the Bulldogs who came out victorious.
MSU beat Utah State 71-63 Saturday afternoon inside Humphrey Coliseum in a game that featured 18 lead changes and nine ties.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team have players who are learning on the job and are having fun doing it.
MSU has won its first three games of the Preseason Women's National Invitational Tournament with freshman and sophomores leading the way.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers won their last football state championship nine years ago.
The 2014 Volunteers have the chance to accomplish that same feat today.
One game remains.Â
Following the Yellowjackets 34-10 defeat of Southaven, that is all that now stands between Starkville High and a trip to Davis Wade Stadium on the MSU campus for the Class 6A State Championship.
Once again Starkville High School Athletic Director Stan Miller has to come up with a plan to sell home playoff tickets.
It's a task he welcomes with open arms.
For the third-straight week, the Yellowjackets will host in the Class 6A playoffs next week when the South Panola Tigers come to town for the North 6A championship.
HOLLANDALE â€“ The East Webster High School defense continues to shut down opponents on its journey through the Class 2A playoffs.
In three games, the Wolverines have only given up 15 points and had a stingy unit once again Friday night by defeating Simmons High School 21-8.