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BATON ROUGE, La. â€“ Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen felt like the Bulldogs' struggles against LSU in the past didn't matter.
And he was right.
BATON ROUGE, La. â€“ Mississippi State attempted just one field goal heading into Saturday night.
That was a 40-yard missed kick by freshman Westin Graves in the opener against Southern Miss.
The Bulldogs redeemed themselves as sophomore Evan Sobiesk made a 27-yard field goal and a 28-yard field goal as MSU knocked off No. 8 LSU 34-29 on the road.
Being one of three Mattox girls on Starkville's cross country team is not always easy, but Walker, the oldest of the trio, would not have it any other way.
"They encourage me and make me better," Mattox said. "It can be hard sometimes because they are really fast, but they make me who I am. I wouldn't be here without them."
Through the wins and losses of the early volleyball season, the Mississippi State Bulldogs have been maturing.
There are six freshman on the MSU roster this year and three of them start.
Any question of how good Starkville Academy is this season was answered Friday Night.
Lining up against No. 2 Magnolia Heights, the Volunteers provided a dominating performance which resulted in a 27-7 victory.
FLORENCE, Ala. â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets showed a little corner of Alabama why they are considered the No. 1 high school football team in Mississippi right now on Friday night.
Starkville built a 30-0 lead over its host from Florence, Ala., and went on to defeat the Falcons 37-7.
EUPORA â€“ Lamontae Salley was a popular man in the offensive huddle and in the play calling for the Eupora Eagles Friday night.
The senior tailback accounted for four touchdowns as the Class 2A Eagles cruised to a 35-0 victory over Class 4A opponent Byhalia.
Eupora have did not lean heavily on Salley in the first four games of the season, but that changed in the matchup with the Indians.
MABEN â€“ It was a tale of two halves in Webster County on Friday night.
Defense dominated the first half for both teams, while offense was the story in the second half. Despite similar play for both sides, however, it was the East Webster Wolverines, who stayed on top, defeating Caledonia by the final score of 33-23.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs committed to having a little bit of fun out on the volleyball court Friday afternoon.
Three different players â€“ Leticia Valente, Emily Howard and Alex Warren â€“ had three kills each as MSU defeated Mississippi Valley State at the Bulldog Invitational.
Warren had six of her kills in the first set as MSU won 25-12.
The difference between winning and losing in soccer can come down to one flick of the foot.
That was the case Friday night in Starkville as an unassisted goal by Addie Forbus 53 seconds into the match was enough for the Ole Miss Rebels to defeat the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams.