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July 16th

Coming to theater: Mississippi Gridiron Gold covers the history of high school football

July 16, 2013

Fans of Mississippi High School football will have a unique opportunity to see that history unfold on the movie screen in the Starkville area.

SMITH COLUMN: Once again, MSU looking for respect

July 16, 2013

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen will have some explaining to do today at Southeastern Conference Media Days.
Once again the Bulldogs are having a difficult time gaining national respect in the preseason.
A few weeks ago Phil Steele came out with his bowl projections for the postseason and MSU was not to be found in that listing.

MSU gets turn at SEC Media Days

July 16, 2013

The college football seasons is near.
Many consider the start of the new season when conference media days hit some time in July.
The Southeastern Conference Media Days started Tuesday in Hoover, Ala., at The Wynfrey Hotel. 

July 15th

Russell enjoys time at Manning Academy

July 16, 2013

Tyler Russell is no stranger to the Manning Passing Academy.
The Mississippi State senior quarterback spent two years as a camper at the Manning Passing Academy. He returned this summer.
This time the Meridian native was a counselor and not a camper.

Perkins may return punts for MSU

July 16, 2013

LaDarius Perkins has been an all-purpose type of player for Mississippi State in his career.
This season, the senior running back may be used in punt returns.
"I talked to Coach (Dan) Mullen about that and he told me to just get with Coach (Billy) Gonzales to get me prepared to do that," Perkins said.

Several Bulldogs players make watch lists

July 16, 2013

There are going to be several Mississippi State Bulldogs worth keeping an eye on for the upcoming football season.
On Monday, MSU had its total of players making preseason watch lists increased to eight.
Bulldog linebackers Deontae Skinner and Benardrick McKinney were selected to the Butkus Award watch list, while offensive guard Gabe Jackson made the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list.

Pylate motivated to help Volunteers

July 16, 2013

Andrew Pylate is returning to Starkville Academy with a bit of extra motivation.
“Coming back to Starkville Academy, I almost feel like there is some unfinished business,” Pylate said. “We lost the state championship in baseball my senior year so that motivates me to go back to help those guys accomplish what I wasn’t able to do and that always drives you.”

July 14th

Ready for next challenge: Starkville Americans make World Series trip

July 14, 2013

The Starkville American All-Stars have their sights set on a new challenge.
On Tuesday, they will travel to Southaven where they will participate in the Dizzy Dean 8-year-old World Series. Starkville earned its spot in the World Series after winning the South State title last week in a tournament held at McKee Park.

Longhorns set to play USSSA World Series

July 14, 2013

Youth baseball has been in full swing the past couple of weeks.
Starkville teams have seen a good bit of success at the state level, but those lucky enough will test their luck at World Series all around the southeast.

Jackets return to MSU venue for jamboree

July 14, 2013

It's a dream of a high school football athlete to be able to play in a college stadium.
The Starkville Yellowjackets get to do it twice in the same year.

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