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Emotional day at MSU for 25 senior players

November 17, 2012

It was an emotional win for the MIssissippi State Bulldogs, especially for 25 seniors.

The Bulldogs sent the seniors out on a high note as they beat Arkansas 45-14 Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium on senior day.

MSU honored a special Bulldog before the game. The late Nick Bell was supposed to be a part of the senior class, but he lost his battle to cancer a little over two years ago.

Familiar place: SHS plays for North crown again after beating Oxford

November 17, 2012

The Starkville High School football team is once again one step closer to Jackson.

It is a familiar place for the Yellowjackets after they beat the Oxford Chargers 28-7 Friday night in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs at Yellowjacket Stadium.

Eupora gets revenge with victory

November 17, 2012

CALHOUN CITY – The end is almost in sight for the Eupora Eagles.

After knocking off the Calhoun City Wildcats 35-13, only a game with Bruce stands in the way of the Eagles and a visit to the state championship game.

Warrior Grant helps MSU win at home 57-55

November 17, 2012

Mississippi State's Kendra Grant had a shot attempt that rolled all of the way across the back of the rim and off to open the second half of Friday night's women's basketball game.

She refused to let that define her night.

Grant rebounded from a six-point first half to lead the Lady Bulldogs with 20 points and helped rally her team to a 57-55 victory at Humphrey Coliseum.

Patterson of Columbus signs with Lady Bulldogs

November 17, 2012

COLUMBUS – Kiki Patterson believes she is making a statement by staying in state and playing for Mississippi State.

The Columbus High School guard would like to think she has begun a trend that other girls basketball players in Mississippi will follow.

Patterson signed a scholarship to play with coach Vic Schaefer and the Lady Bulldogs on Friday morning in the school gymnasium.

Starkville vs. Oxford: Towns that MSU, Ole Miss call home meet on prep level

November 16, 2012

The Battle for the Golden Egg between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Ole Miss Rebels doesn't happen for another week.

Prior to the renewal of that college series on the gridiron, the two towns that those institutions call home have high schools teams that play in the postseason tonight.

French Camp sees camaraderie built to make playoff run

November 16, 2012

Quite a bit has changed in French Camp Academy coach Nathan Wright’s nine years at the helm, but one thing sticks out for him.

Eupora travels for postseason showdown with Calhoun City

November 16, 2012

In a repeat of an earlier regular season game, the Eupora Eagles and the Calhoun City Wildcats are set to square off tonight in third round Class 2A gridiron action.

In what is certain to be an electric matchup, the Eagles and Wildcats are set to kickoff at 7 p.m. in Calhoun City.

Jackets split with Rockets at home lanes

November 16, 2012

Bulldog Lanes in Starkville was the site of the season home opener for the Starkville High bowling teams, as the Yellowjackets split 6-6 with opponent Neshoba Central.

“I thought our team did good,” SHS bowling coach Jim Philamlee said. “I was especially impressed with their attitude about competition.”

The Jackets split their day with the Rockets as each team won three of the six frames.

Starkville High School moves back to Class 6A

November 16, 2012

Starkville High School received word on Thursday that it would once again be a part of the 6A classification, beginning with the 2012-13 school year.

For the last two years, the Yellowjackets have competed athletically in Class 5A and won the All-Sports trophy for that class last year.

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