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August 27th

East Rankin has momentum with win

August 27, 2014

The Starkville Academy Volunteers understand that traveling to face a team that won its first game of the season will not be easy.
After knocking off Lamar 42-21 to open football season Starkville Academy will travel south to face the 1-0 East Rankin Academy on Friday.

Freshmen may not have to figure into MSU's plan

August 27, 2014

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen had no choice last year, but to burn redshirts for some true freshmen.

Starkville Academy softball falls to MRA at home

August 27, 2014

It takes the "whole package" to be successful.
For that reason, Starkville Academy coach Kayla Mosley is calling for more out of her softball team.

August 26th

Sweet home, better home: Newly-renovated Davis Wade Stadium gives Bulldogs plenty to be excited about

August 26, 2014

Kicking off the 2014 football season provides excitement enough for Mississippi State fans, but that's not the only thing they are excited about.

SMITH COLUMN: Good start key to successful season for MSU

August 26, 2014

Two, four, six, eight may be the first four words of a cheer one might hear during the course of a football season.
It can also be the answer to a question about how many wins a team looks to get during the season.
When it comes to the Mississippi State Bulldogs, they hope for a total closer to the eight range.

Mataya fitting in at Mississippi State in volleyball

August 26, 2014

From food to manners, Katlyn Mataya is taking it all in during her time at Mississippi State.
“This place feels like my family,” the junior volleyball player said. “Home away from home. That is what you need as an athlete. Even the coaching staff, they are just here to help. Plenty of us are from far away, so it is nice to be able to lean on everyone.”

August 25th

MSU's Mullen looks forward to renewing rivalry with USM

August 25, 2014

It's been nearly a quarter of a century since Mississippi State and Southern Mississippi have been on the same football field at the same time.

Bulldogs believe tight end group can create mismatches

August 25, 2014

Mississippi State's Dan Mullen has been an offensive coach over the years that commits to finding a mismatch against the defenses he goes up against.
One of the areas on offense where he believes an advantage can be gained is at tight end.
There are tight ends that are good blockers and others that can catch the football.

Barnes has earned respect of SHS teammates, coaches

August 25, 2014

Three years ago Tyler Barnes and his family made the move from Louisiana to Mississippi.
Even as a new kid on the block, it did not take long for Barnes to find his niche on the Starkville High football team and it just so happened to involve a little blocking.

August 24th

MSU's Harris anxious for playing time

August 24, 2014

Dez Harris entered his senior year of high school ready to help lead his team to a championship.
Harris quarterbacked the McAdory (Ala.) Yellowjackets, but didn't play in his senior year. He suffered a knee injury during a preseason jamboree event, costing him his final year of high school football. 

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