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Postseason starts for teams, East Webster hosts Puckett

October 13, 2014

It is a whole new ballgame starting today for area softball teams.
For the 18-3 overall and Class 2A, Region 5 winner East Webster Lady Wolverines, the journey through the postseason begins with welcoming Region 7 runner-up Puckett for a three-game series.

Hebron Christian still in hunt for the football playoffs

October 13, 2014

PHEBA – The fate of the 2014 season has pretty much come down to the last two regular season games for the Hebron Christian School Eagles.
After a 54-26 loss to Kemper Academy last Friday night, the Eagles believes that it's going to take victories over Central Academy this week and Calhoun Academy on Oct. 31 to make the playoffs.

Auburn win emotional for Bulldog leadership

October 12, 2014

It was an emotional celebration for three men Saturday night in the end zone of Davis Wade Stadium.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen met President Dr. Mark Keenum and Athletic Director Scott Stricklin with the game ball. He presented it to both men after the Bulldogs knocked off No. 2 Auburn 38-23 to move the Bulldogs to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the Southeastern Conference.

Choctaw County finds itself in good spot

October 12, 2014

ACKERMAN – In college, midterm grades tend to be the benchmark of the semester.
With football, there is really no marking point, but if there was, area teams have approached that point. 
Choctaw County is one of those teams and across the board, the Chargers look to be in just the right spot.

POWER SHIFT: Bulldogs thrive again against a top 10 team

October 12, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs had a tall task in front of them the last three games.
Each game was against a team ranked in the top 10. That didn't bother the Bulldogs.
MSU beat its third straight top 10 team as the No. 3 Bulldogs downed No. 2 Auburn 38-23 Saturday afternoon in the first matchup between top five teams at Davis Wade Stadium. 

Smith on Sports: Huge victory causes MSU people to smile

October 12, 2014

The smile that former Mississippi State quarterback Wayne Madkin had on his face at the end of Saturday's game said it all.
When the Bulldogs knocked off the Auburn Tigers 38-23 at Davis Wade Stadium, there were many more people that put on a happy face.
A record crowd of 62,945 left Davis Wade Stadium in a very joyful mood after a third-consecutive victory by MSU over a top 10 opponent.

The defense: Bulldogs keep playing hard to defeat Tigers

October 12, 2014

Early on, it looked like the Mississippi State defense was going to hold the high-powered Auburn offense in check.
They created two turnovers on the first two Tiger offensive plays that led to Bulldog touchdowns. The Bulldogs led 21-0 after the first quarter, and the Bulldog defense held on down the stretch as No. 3 MSU upended No. 2 Auburn 38-23 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday.

The offense: MSU answers Auburn score with key second-quarter TD

October 12, 2014

The Mississippi State offense felt like something had to be done in the second quarter of Saturday's game against the Auburn Tigers.
Auburn had scored 13 non-answered points against MSU and had gotten back into the game to a certain degree.

ESPN GameDay a hit at MSU

October 12, 2014

Those are the very words ESPN producer Lee Fitting chose to use when describing the decision to bring College GameDay to Starkville.

Record crowd watches Bulldogs, Tigers action

October 12, 2014

There was no shortage of people on Mississippi State's campus Saturday. As the day progressed, 62,945 fans packed into Davis Wade Stadium to watch the Bulldogs defeat Auburn 38-23.
While impressive just in terms of sheer numbers, the attendance figure marked the largest on-campus crowd in the history of the state of Mississippi.

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