Chase Nicholson and Sean Harrison aren’t worried about what happened five weeks ago.
Many people had penciled in Starkville and Madison Central in the Class 6A North State Championship a month ago when the Yellow Jackets pulled out a win in Starkville, but things changed.
SDN Sports Editor Danny P. Smith and MSU Beat Writer Joel Coleman discuss Starkville Academy's state championship challenge and the remaining slate of local high school football playoff games.
Every team has roles to replace and great players that come with those roles every year, but Starkville Academy has lost much experience and numbers the last two years.
Nowadays, Mississippi State’s Joe Moorhead has one of the premier head coaching jobs in the country as the leader of a school in arguably the nation’s best football conference.
It was midway through the third quarter and Starkville Academy was stuck in a rut offensively last week on the road at Adams County Christian.
Mississippi State women’s head basketball coach Vic Schaefer said sophomore Jessika Carter has the type of skill set that can make it difficult for opponents.
For a second game in a row, No. 10 Mississippi State won big and put up historic numbers in a 122-82 rout of Troy, but head coach Vic Schaefer came into the postgame press conference somber.
It was just about 30 minutes prior to kickoff on Friday night when word got up to the press box that Horn Lake was preparing to run a man-to-man defense against Starkville’s offense.
It was early last week when Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead said that for the Bulldogs to have a chance to beat Alabama on Saturday, MSU didn’t have to do anything extraordinary, it just had to do ordinary things extraordinarily well.
It was midway through the first half, Horn Lake had started the game with a 13-play drive and possessed the football most of the way and they just forced a safety.
ACKERMAN – Choctaw County head coach Jeff Roberts helped lead Water Valley to the mountaintop last year as he served as the defensive coordinator for the Blue Devils when they won the 2018 Class 3A state championship.
SDN Sports Editor Danny P. Smith and preps beat writer Robbie Faulk discuss the upcoming slate of first round high school football playoff action on Friday, in addition to discussing Mississippi State's home game against Alabama on Saturday.
There’s a relatively small sample size, but if the last two years are any indication the Class 6A North State champion could be decided in tonight’s game in Starkville.
It really wasn’t a surprise to the Starkville Academy Volunteers to once again see the Adams County Christian School Rebels as the opponent for the third round of the MAIS playoffs.
It was ironic that Starkville Academy’s Garrett Lewis was on a boat on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway this summer when he got a phone call from the University of Tennessee at Martin baseball coach.
It was just a year ago when Mississippi State women’s basketball coach Vic Schaefer was having to replace a big chunk of his team with the nation’s No. 6 signing class.
It’s been a common theme throughout this season for Mississippi State – the Bulldogs have a Saturday game and it’s unclear who will start at quarterback.
It may have been Veterans Day on Monday, but the celebration of the military and what it means to our country has only begun this week. We should never lose sight of what people in service, both present and past, have meant to us and the sacrifices they have made to keep the United States free.