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Archive - 2014

September 8th

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Chiles serves in several civic groups

September 8, 2014

Every meeting of the local Hic-A-Sha-Ba-Ha chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution begins in song.

BREAKING: MSU legendary broadcaster Jack Cristil passes away

September 8, 2014

Mississippi State's legendary radio broadcaster Jack Cristil died Sunday night at the age of 88 from an extended illness.
The Memphis native passed away at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo with family and friends by his side.
Cristil began calling MSU sporting events in 1953. He was the radio voice of Bulldog football and basketball for nearly six decades until his retirement in 2011.

September 7th

Defensive touchdown provided needed points for the Bulldogs

September 7, 2014

Sometimes the best offense is a good defense.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs took advantage of a defensive touchdown on Saturday that was key in them picking up a 47-34 victory over the UAB Blazers.

Yellowjackets seek to thrive at home meet

September 7, 2014

Across the board, one thing stands out as a consistent advantage, competing at home.
The Starkville Yellowjackets swim team will enjoy that benefit today as they host the Starkville High Invitational.

September 6th

Mississippi State seizes momentum with blocked punt

September 7, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs needed a spark coming out of the locker room at halftime.
Kivon Coman and the MSU special teams obliged.
After stopping the UAB Blazers on offense to open the third quarter, Coman blocked a punt by Hunter Mullins and Nick Griffin recovered for the Bulldogs at the 20-yard line.

SMITH COLUMN: MSU secondary gives up yards, Mullen unhappy

September 7, 2014

There were three numbers that were a definite concern for Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen on Saturday.
When his Bulldogs gave up 88, 81 and 75 yards on touchdown passes against the UAB Blazers, it did not make Mullen a happy man.
Mullen pretty much informed the defensive coaches after the game that there would be an early wakeup call today.

Bulldog QB Prescott has another big day

September 7, 2014

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott became the first player in Mississippi State history to throw for at least four touchdowns while simultaneously rushing for over 100 yards.
He accomplished the feat with five touchdowns and 111 yards rushing in Saturday's 47-34 victory over the UAB Blazers at Davis Wade Stadium.

September 5th

Jackets go the distance: Kicking and passing game leads SHS over West Point

September 6, 2014

It was all about going the distance on Friday night for the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
Whether it was off the foot of Michael Godley or with the passing of quarterback Brady Davis to wide receiver AJ Brown, the Jackets had the knack for the big number.
The results was 34-3 victory over the rival West Point Green Wave at Yellowjacket Stadium.

Volunteers blank visiting Generals

September 6, 2014

Led by defense. 
Four grueling quarters were played between Starkville Academy and Washington School, but through it all, the Volunteers had the unit to stand strong for a 24-0 shutout over the Generals Friday night.

Salley, Eagles takes flight for 35-14 victory at home

September 6, 2014

EUPORA – To say Lamontae Salley was all over the field on Friday night may be an understatement.
However, the senior shined on both sides of the ball for Eupora, helping the Eagles to a 35-14 win over Winona.

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