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It might have taken a little while for Starkville Academy to get going Saturday, but in the end, the slow start resulted in a tight game that saw the Lady Volunteers lose by just five points at 38-33 to visiting Hillcrest Christian.
Mississippi State head women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer admits he doesn't feel much like the "Secretary of Defense" these days.
The Bulldogs are the top scoring team in the Southeastern Conference at 89.3 points per game, but are giving up 61 points per outing.
No longer is Tyler Summitt bouncing on his mother's knee.
The son of former Tennessee coaching legend Pat Summitt is now in charge of his own program at Louisiana Tech and is already turning some heads.
The Lady Techsters had a late lead on the No. 22 Mississippi State Bulldogs Thursday night only to lose an 81-77 decision at Humphrey Coliseum.
There are three players that Jamie Mitchell won't have to worry about too much when he coaches the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic today.
The Starkville High School coach has three of his former players with him in Montgomery, Ala., as quarterback Brady Davis, wide receiver Raphael Leonard and kicker Michael Godley are on the roster.
It's been almost a week since the Mississippi State Bulldogs hit the football practice fields.
They made up for that on Friday afternoon.
MSU practiced for the first time since learning of its bowl destination - the Capital One Orange Bowl in Miami. It was a cold afternoon that led into night, but head coach Dan Mullen was excited with what he saw.
All signs pointed to the Mississippi State Bulldogs ending a long road losing streak last weekend at Tulane.
The Bulldogs didn't do it as they lost 59-54 to the Green Wave in New Orleans, La.
MABEN â€“ West Oktibbeha's girls commanded attention Friday evening on the basketball court.
Led by Shannon Tate with 19 points the Lady Timberwolves knocked off visiting Montgomery County 57-21.
PHEBA â€“ The Starkville Christian Lady Cougars stayed in striking distance of the Hebron Christian Lady Eagles early and late in their basketball game on Friday night, but never saw a lead.
Starkville Christian forced a 2-2 tie early in the first quarter, cut a Hebron lead to two points in the second and to one point in the fourth quarter.
College football offenses have morphed into spread, up-tempo, speed-type attacks.
Mississippi State uses a spread offense with a little bit of up-tempo sprinkled in. Head coach Dan Mullen perfected the offense when he was the offensive coordinator at Florida and won two national championships.
Dominique Dillingham may have only scored six points for the Mississippi State Bulldogs Thursday night, but her fifth and sixth came at a crucial time against the Louisiana Tech Techsters.
With No. 22 MSU trailing 77-75 with 2:07 remaining to play, Dillingham drove and made a layup to tie the game.