Archive - 2013
For many "mid-major" football programs, the chance to play a team in a big-time conference is welcomed.
Many of the smaller schools are on a mission to prove something and may enter with a chip on its shoulder.
That may be seen this weekend in Starkville. Mississippi State (2-3) host Mid-American Conference school Bowling Green (5-1) this Saturday for homecoming. Â
There are no championships or regional berths on the line in the fall, but that doesn't mean this time of the year is any less important for the Mississippi State softball program.
Seven games have been scheduled for the Bulldogs over the next three weeks and coach Vann Stuedeman wants to use those outings to introduce the newcomers to the game at a higher level.
Lorrin Webb is a recent graphic design graduate from Mississippi State who has been all over the country that is thriving because of art. Because of her exposure to such artwork, Webb is now working to make Starkville a more visually appealing town through building murals.
Alyson Karges believes in Starkville. As a native of the city, Karges is deeply rooted in the many things that make Starkville what it is today.
Homecoming on aÂ college campus is usually a special time.
This year's Mississippi State homecoming is especially special for head coach Dan Mullen.
Mullen leads his Bulldogs (2-3) into a homecoming showdown with the Bowling Green Falcons (5-1) this Saturday.Â
The Starkville Yellowjackets weren't as sharp as they could have been on offense last Friday night, but in a winning situation, there can be a reason to smile.
After a 35-0 homecoming victory against Northwest Rankin, the Jackets improved their records to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in Class 6A, Region 2.
Earlier last week, Jamarcus Bradley said teams had better watch out for Choctaw County this season because their time was now.
The Chargers quarterback was speaking in reference to those that said with the area schools combining, it might take a while for success to come their way.
After starting out the season 5-1, it seems as though Bradleyâ€™s prediction might be coming true.
Tyler Russell has been one of the best quarterbacks Mississippi State has ever seen.
On Saturday night, he took another step in that direction.
The senior signal caller threw for two touchdowns in a 59-26 loss to No. 10 LSU to give him 39 in his career, the most ever by a Bulldog quarterback.
Over the last 14 years or so, the LSU game hasn't been kind to Mississippi State.Â
That was no different Saturday night.
The Bulldogs dropped a 59-26 decision to No. 10 LSU for their 14th-consecutive loss to the Tigers.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are still having trouble reaching the next level.
After losing a 59-26 decision to LSU at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday night, MSU head coach Dan Mullen is still looking for that signature win in the Southeastern Conference since taking over the program in 2009.