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October 19th, 2014

MSU shows no quit in a loss to Missouri

October 19, 2014

There was no quit in the Mississippi State volleyball team on Sunday.
The Bulldogs found themselves down two sets to one, but won the fourth set 25-22 to force a decisive fifth set with defending Southeastern Conference champion Missouri. The Bulldogs led 11-8, but couldn't hold the lead as the Tigers won the final set 15-12 to take the match 3-2.

October 18th

Fatherhood brings joy to Smith

October 18, 2014

Preston Smith shows a smile when asked about winning the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week three straight times.
His face lights up in a different way when asked about something else.
The Mississippi State defensive end became a father last December, and it's obvious that she means more to him than football.

Vols continue work during open date

October 18, 2014

Football might not have taken place on J.E. Logan Field Friday evening, but that has not stopped the Volunteers from working hard.
"During the bye week, we focus on sharpening fundamentals and getting some people well," Starkville Academy coach Jeff Terrill said. "This really couldn't have come at a better time."

Lady Jackets win SHS Invitational

October 18, 2014

Sometimes preparation for a cross country meet brings with it some sweat and some tears.
On Saturday, Starkville High School runner Shanika Musser was all smiles.
Musser was able edge Tupelo's Savannah Hudgins right at the finish line to secure 13th place and provide valuable points for her team.

October 17th

Having their backs: Fuller takes his turn with SHS run game to lead 28-0 victory

October 18, 2014

MADISON – Starkville has a stable of running backs.
On any given night, any one of the top three horses for the Yellowjackets can have a big game and impress everyone in the stands. Starter Jacquez Horsley and third string back Avery Brown have had their big games this year.

Titans show second half fight in loss

October 18, 2014

COLUMBUS – After starting out a bit slow in the first half, East Oktibbeha found some spark in the second half.
While it was not enough to edge out the Panthers of West Lowndes, who took the game 46-8, Titans coach Kylan Tippett is proud of his guys' drive and determination to never give up.

Eupora remains undefeated with 38-14 win at Okolona

October 18, 2014

OKOLONA – The Eupora Eagles had no problem going on the road to pick up a Class 2A, Region 4 victory Friday night.
Eupora put up 24 first-half points and defeated the Okolona Chieftains 38-14.
With the victory, the Eagles improved to 9-0 overall and 2-0 in the division.

MSU's red zone defense starts to get respect from opponents

October 18, 2014

Many expected the LSU student section to meet Mississippi State with a level of hostility on Sept. 20.
It did for the most part, but then the Bulldogs did something that drew respect from the rowdy Tiger crowd. The Bulldogs made a goal line stand on that September day.

Yellowjackets ready for North State swim meet

October 18, 2014

It's going to be a long day of swimming today for the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
The Class 6A North State meet takes place at the Courthouse Pool in Flowood. After a 9:30 a.m. warmup, the meet begins at 11 a.m.
With 500 swimmers in the meet, SHS swim coach Angela Hobart expects it to take a while.
That's not necessarily a bad thing.

Junior Vols win conference in football

October 18, 2014

The Starkville Academy junior varsity football team had a tough pill to swallow last season when it lost a game at Pillow Academy in Greenwood.
When the Mustangs came to Starkville Thursday night and put up an early touchdown to take a 7-0 lead at halftime, it appeared they were on their way to more success against the Volunteers.
Starkville Academy had other ideas.

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