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October 29th, 2014

Vikings bring 'defensive mentality' into matchups against opponents

October 29, 2014

Starkville High School coach Jamie Mitchell is not surprised that the Warren Central Vikings have one of the best defenses in the state.
When Warren Central head coach Josh Morgan played safety at Mississippi State, he brought a certain level of intensity to the game.
Mitchell sees the same type of character with Morgan's Vikings on defense.

Jackson Academy has nice offensive numbers

October 29, 2014

One touchdown was all that stood between Jackson Academy and Madison-Ridgeland Academy when the whistle blew last Friday night.
The Raiders stood on the losing end of that deficit.
This week Jackson Academy looks to right the path as it travels to take on the Associated Press No. 2 Volunteers of Starkville Academy (8-1, 3-0).

James Edward Springer, Jr.

October 29, 2014

James Edward Springer, Jr. (known to many as "Doodle"), passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at his home in Starkville, MS.  He was born in Birmingham, AL January 28, 1952. 
He was preceded in death by his father, James Edward Springer, Sr.

Lady Vols open basketball season on road

October 29, 2014

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers will get a test immediately as they open the basketball season today.
Traditionally strong Leake Academy returns to the SA schedule after being absent for the last couple of seasons.
For coach Glenn Schmidt, playing Leake is a good way for the Lady Vols to open the season.

MSU's Mullen says ranking won't help against Razorbacks

October 29, 2014

There is still over one month left in the college football season, but the inaugural College Football Playoff is a hot topic of conversation these days.
The selection committee released its first poll Tuesday, and it featured three Southeastern Conference teams. Mississippi State was No. 1, while Auburn was No. 3 and Ole Miss was No. 4. Florida State was ranked No. 2.

Lineman Clausell most likely candidate to throw pass if needed for the Bulldogs

October 29, 2014

Sebastian Tretola may have brought hope to every single offensive lineman who has ever wanted to get into the scoring column.
The Arkansas junior left guard threw a 6-yard touchdown to long snapper Alan D'Appollonio in the Razorbacks win over UAB last weekend.

VIDEO: Mississippi State, FSU Top Inaugural College Football Playoff Rankings

October 29, 2014

Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. The first of seven Top 25 rankings done by a 12-member selection committee was released Tuesday night.

Thompson murder trial begins

October 29, 2014

Dennis Thompson’s trial for a 2010 murder and three aggravated assault charges is officially underway in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.

Bulldogs at top of the first CFP poll of season

October 29, 2014

If the season ended today, the Mississippi State Bulldogs would be one of the four teams in the inaugural College Football Playoff.
The College Football Playoff selection committee released its first poll Tuesday night and the Bulldogs were ranked No. 1. MSU is the top-ranked team in the two other major polls – Associated Press and Amway Coaches. 

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