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September 2nd, 2014

SMITH COLUMN: Bulldogs only called two runs for QB Prescott

September 2, 2014

It wasn't anyone's imagination.
Junior quarterback Dak Prescott didn't run as much for the Mississippi State Bulldogs in last Saturday's 49-0 season-opening win over the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles.
After a season where he rushed 134 times for 829 yards and 13 touchdowns, Prescott had just eight carries for a net 23 yards and no scores against the Golden Eagles.

Wood grows into left tackle role for SA

September 2, 2014

Skilled players might get the name recognition, but football games are often won in the trenches.
For Starkville Academy, Carter Wood at left tackle is one of those unsung heroes.

Record-setting game day brings economic boon

September 2, 2014

Thunderstorms threatened to put a damper on many SEC schools’ season openers last week. 
Vanderbilt University’s home game in Nashville against Philadelphia’s Temple University saw weather delays from its original 8:15 p.m. start time to about 9:50 p.m. central time.

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Fire destroys one home, harms another on Sunday

September 2, 2014

Fires struck two residences in Oktibbeha County Sunday night, and while the first destroyed an entire house, county firefighters stopped the second from destroying a trailer.

September 1st

MSU's Smith recognized by the SEC

September 1, 2014

Mississippi State senior defensive end Preston Smith was selected as the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week, as announced on the SEC Network Monday night.
Smith was pivotal in MSU's 49-0 shutout of Southern Miss to open the season on Saturday. 

Tranum, Lady Vols enjoy recent soccer success

September 1, 2014

There are many things a senior can do to help an athletic team be its best.
For Jessica Tranum, the most important thing she wants to do for the Starkville Academy girls soccer squad is be an encouragement.
Being a senior is something Tranum takes seriously.

Lady Vols hope third time charm on softball field against Heritage

September 1, 2014

There is a saying that the third time is a charm. 
Kayla Mosley is hoping that is the case today when the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers take the softball field against visiting Heritage Academy.
In the previous two times the teams have met, the Lady Patriots have claimed both games, but having learned from past mistakes Mosley is planning for a better showing by SA.

Lady Jackets finish fourth at cross country meet

September 1, 2014

MEMPHIS – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets used the momentum of Kate Mattox's first-place finish to come in fourth as a team at the Brooks Twilight Memphis Cross Country meet on Saturday.
Mattox won the 5K with a time of 18:37.

Handa Cup at Old Waverly nears

September 1, 2014

Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point is most well known as the site of the 1999 United State's Women's Open where Juli Inkster won her first of two U.S. Open titles.
The golf course is also the new home to the Mississippi State golf teams. A new practice area and club house is in the process of being built.

August 31st

Impressive Bulldogs set to work out kinks

August 31, 2014

Mississippi State looked impressive in its football opener against Southern Miss.
The Bulldogs shut out the Golden Eagles 49-0 Saturday night, which was the first shutout for the Bulldog defense since a 17-0 win over South Carolina in 1999.

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