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Bulldogs vow to bounce back

November 16, 2014

College football still has two weeks left in the regular season and then conference championship week takes place, so there is still a good bit to be decided.
For Mississippi State, the season isn't over by a long shot.

Newcomers lead way as State women win

November 16, 2014

If Mississippi State's first-year women's players are blinded by the bright lights of college basketball, they haven't shown it yet.

Bulldogs are able to give veteran Ware more rest

November 16, 2014

The ability to lose weight physically is not the only thing that's helped Gavin Ware become a better player with the Mississippi State basketball team.
Even though the former Starkville Yellowjacket has dropped some pounds that has made him a better player on the college level, there is less pressure on him to perform because of more Bulldogs on the roster.

SHS soccer breaks in turf field at home, Lady Jackets yet to be scored on

November 16, 2014

Anyone who has been to Starkville High lately has noticed the new addition of artificial turf. Each Friday night the football team takes their turn on the new field, but a big reason for that new surface was not only improved elements for football, but also to assist with Yellowjacket soccer to prevent the cancelation of games while also enhancing the playing surface for matches.

No. 1 MSU loses game for first time this season: Not a good day for the Bulldogs

November 16, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – It may be a day that Mississippi State long forgets.
The Bulldogs strolled into Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday afternoon as the No. 1 team in the nation and undefeated.
Alabama took care of that.

WAIT COLUMN: Loss to Bama will hurt MSU in the rankings

November 16, 2014

There's no doubt that Mississippi State is going to drop in the College Football Playoff rankings that will be released on Tuesday.
The Bulldogs lost 25-20 to No. 4 Alabama – No. 5 in the playoff rankings – Saturday afternoon on the road in the hostile environment of Bryant-Denny Stadium.
How far will MSU fall in the CFP poll?

Robinson makes 1,000-yard mark for the Bulldogs

November 16, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Josh Robinson entered elite company on Saturday afternoon.
The Mississippi State junior running back rushed for 37 yards in a 25-20 loss to Alabama, which gave him enough to eclipse the 1,000-yard mark. He has 1,021 rushing yards this season, which is just three behind tying LaDarius Perkins for 10th all-time in a Bulldog season.
Perkins rushed for 1,024 yards in 2012.

SHS tops Meridian at home

November 16, 2014

A banner hangs inside Starkville High's gym that reads Fly Fast, Sting Hard.
On Saturday evening, the Yellowjackets did just that with a 63-55 victory over visiting Meridian.

Wolverines win quality games on road

November 16, 2014

The East Webster Wolverines have developed a "road warrior" type of mentality.
After defeating Eupora 27-7 on the road to close the regular season and clinch the No. 2 seed out of Class 2A, Region 4, the Wolverines were able to get one of their most impressive wins of the season at Baldwyn Friday night 34-7.

Win and advance attitude lands SA in the title game

November 15, 2014

The mindset in practice this week was simple for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
It was win and advance.
“All year we had talked about trying to get to the championship,” said junior Colt Chrestman. “We were reminded of that again this week in practice about accomplishing our goal and getting to where we wanted to be at the start of the season.”

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