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Edwards joins SDN sports staff

October 16, 2012

The Starkville Daily News has hired Starkville native Jason Edwards as part of its sports staff.

Edwards gained a Masters degree of Science in Sports Administration from Mississippi State University in August and received a bachelor degree of Science in Sports Communication from Mississippi State University in May 2010.

Determined Baker gives SHS a boost

October 16, 2012

Preston Baker had come to the conclusion that his senior year at Starkville High School was over when he was laying on the field with an injury during the West Point game on Sept. 7.

After all, he was taken off the field and his leg was put in an air cast.
"I thought my ankle was broken and I was going to finish my senior year on the sideline," Baker said.

Lampkin shines as senior for Timberwolves

October 16, 2012

MABEN – West Oktibbeha could not ask for more out of their senior running back

In his four years playing for the Timberwolves, Tiberias Lampkin has managed to make quite the name for himself on both sides of the football.

SEC coaches need victories to hold onto jobs

October 16, 2012

It's tough to be a football coach in the Southeastern Conference.

In the SEC, more than any other league, the thought of "what have you done for me lately," seems to hover over coaches.

Auburn's Gene Chizik has gone from national champion to the hot seat in a hurry after the season his Tigers have endured so far.

Bulldogs look to Blue Raiders

October 16, 2012

The 15th-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs are ready to put the 41-31 win over Tennessee behind them and get ready for a showdown with the Blue Raiders of Middle Tennessee State University.

As they move forward, the Bulldogs carry with them the confidence that come with being undefeated with all their goals intact.

Miller contributes to Hinds Community College success

October 16, 2012

The Hinds Community College women's soccer team has another opportunity for success in the postseason Saturday.

Starkville native Morgan Miller is right in the middle of it.

The former Starkville High School player has contributed to a team that has a 12-3 record at this point of the season. The Lady Eagles host Holmes in the final regular season match tonight.

MSU passes test at 2012 football midterm

October 14, 2012

The Mississippi State Bulldogs passed their first big test of the 2012 season on Saturday.

It was more like a midterm exam.

VICTORY OVER VOLS!: MSU beats Tennessee to remain undefeated

October 14, 2012

The No. 19 Mississippi State Bulldogs entered Saturday night with many doubters wondering just how good this team actually was.

Today MSU stands a perfect 6-0 after defeating Tennessee 41-31 in front of a packed house of 57,831 at Davis Wade Stadium.

Freshmen play well early for the Bulldogs

October 14, 2012

Freshmen were making their presence felt early for the Mississippi State Bulldogs during Saturday night's game against the Tennessee Volunteers.

The 10-yard touchdown run by MSU redshirt running back Josh Robinson in the first quarter was the first of his career.

Russell has bigger game between QBs

October 14, 2012

Tyler came to play Saturday and his last name wasn't Bray.

Mississippi State junior quarterback Tyler Russell had an outstanding night at Davis Wade Stadium leading his team to a 41-31 victory over the Tennessee Volunteers.

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