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MSU's Jones battles injury

December 29, 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – P.J. Jones has spent the better part of this season trying to play through pain.
The MSU junior defensive lineman injured his foot in just the second practice that was held in August getting ready for the season. He has battled through that pain ever since.

Felker enjoys bowl experiences with Bulldogs as player, on staff

December 29, 2013

It may have been called the Sun Bowl, but it could have very easily been called the Fog Bowl in 1974.
In only the fourth-ever bowl appearance for Mississippi State, quarterback Rockey Felker led the Bulldogs to El Paso, Texas, against the North Carolina Tar Heels.
Both teams had to deal with a rising fog that developed across the field in the first half.

Outlaw Slam Dunk at Hump called a 'success'

December 29, 2013

A few years ago Starkville High had the idea to host a holiday tournament.
From that idea was born the Travis Outlaw Slam Dunk at the Hump.
It has been three years since the first tournament was held and in that time, the event has been nothing but success.

MSU women host Mississippi Valley: All fans admitted free

December 29, 2013

The break is over for the Mississippi State women's basketball team.
On the day after Christmas, the Bulldogs returned to coach Vic Schaefer a little sluggish so they had to get back in shape a bit.

SMITH COLUMN: SHS boys win three at Hump

December 29, 2013

It was a sweet sweep for the Starkville Yellowjackets at the Travis Outlaw Slam Dunk at the Hump Christmas Classic.
The term "three up and three down" usually pertains to three consecutive outs recorded during an inning of a baseball game.

SHS caps successful run at event with win

December 29, 2013

In fitting fashion, the host Starkville Yellowjackets was the team to close the Travis Outlaw Slam Dunk at the Hump Christmas Classic and in a testament to its strength, they picked up their third win with a 42-39 victory over Mt. Lebanon of Pittsburgh.

Aberdeen caps time in Starkville with a victory against Lausanne

December 29, 2013

The Aberdeen Bulldogs capped a successful run at the Travis Outlaw Slam Dunk at the Hump Christmas Tournament with a 65-60 victory over Lausanne Collegiate on Saturday night.
With the win, the Bulldogs won all three games they played at the event.

Lady Jackets beat Lady Bears in OT

December 29, 2013

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets saved their best defense for overtime.
Starkville shut out the H.W. Byers Lady Bears in the extra frame to win a 51-47 decision at the Travis Outlaw Slam Dunk at the Hump Christmas Tournament.
After Byers rallied from a 47-40 deficit in the fourth quarter to tie the game and send it into overtime, the Lady Jackets had the only four points in overtime.

Bulldogs gear up for Owls

December 29, 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Mississippi State offense has been thrown back into the fire in the first three bowl practices at Rhodes College.
The Bulldogs are gearing up for a clash with the Rice Owls (10-3), who won Conference USA in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Tuesday. MSU (6-6) arrived in Memphis on Thursday and have gotten three practices in.

Belinda McDaniel

December 29, 2013

Mrs. Belinda Fields McDaniel, 57, of Starkville, MS; passed away at her residence on Friday, December 27, 2013.
She was of the Baptist faith and grew up in Webb, MS. She retired from Mississippi State University.  She loved fly fishing and flowers.

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