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January 22nd, 2015

Area teams look forward to Mid Mississippi Challenge

January 22, 2015

Tournament basketball is valuable for high school teams at this time of the year.
Most events are planned around the Christmas season when schools are out for holidays and it makes traveling out of town easier.
Whenever there's an opportunity to play close to home, it's a welcomed situation for squads at this time of the year with postseason right around the corner.

January 21st

Mississippi State beats Auburn on road

January 21, 2015

AUBURN, Ala. – Mississippi State sophomore I.J. Ready saw enough of a late-game run by Auburn Wednesday night.
Ready halted the run with a critical 3-point basket and followed that with four-straight free throw as the Bulldogs grabbed their first win in the Auburn Arena with a 78-71 win over Auburn in a Southeastern Conference men’s basketball contest.

Rivals battle for position: MSU, Ole Miss women enter matchup with identical 4-2 SEC records

January 21, 2015

Tonight's women's basketball game between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Ole Miss Rebels is important for many reasons.
The rivalry factor always comes into play when MSU and Ole Miss meet in any sport, but when it comes to this particular encounter - positioning in the Southeastern Conference standings is at stake.

Bulldog women want to keep responding well in the SEC

January 21, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs have played good in some Southeastern Conference games and lost, then there are others they have not played very well and won.
That's just the way it is in SEC women's basketball.
In reaching a 4-2 conference record to this point of the season, it's been a mixed bag of ways the Bulldogs have used to get there.

MSU's Keenum appointed to CFP Board of Managers

January 21, 2015

Mississippi State will already have a connection to the upcoming College Football Playoff.
MSU President Dr. Mark Keenum has been appointed to the College Football Playoff's Board of Managers.
Keenum succeeds former Florida president Bernie Machen as the SEC's representative on the board. 

Roberts gets off to a good start as MSU men's tennis coach

January 21, 2015

Mississippi State has seen some success on the tennis court over the last few years. 
After not being in the NCAA Tournament from 2006-10, the Bulldogs have been there four times in the last four years.

January 20th

Back on road: State looks to follow home victory with another good effort at Auburn

January 21, 2015

Mississippi State has struggled on the road, but in their last opportunity away from Starkville, the Bulldogs put up a fight.
MSU lost 74-70 at Texas A&M last Wednesday and had a halftime lead.
The Bulldogs also had chances down the stretch to win the ballgame.

SMITH ON SPORTS: MSU must find way to handle a pat on back

January 21, 2015

A pat on the back can do one of two things.
The show of appreciation can either encourage someone to continue a progression in a positive way, or it can give a false sense of where you stand.
It has been a pretty nice four days for Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray and his program after defeating Vanderbilt 57-54 on Saturday.

SHS soccer sets up weekend with sweep at home

January 21, 2015

There may be one more match left at home for the Starkville High School soccer program.
However on Tuesday night, it was the moment for the seniors to shine.
Even though a match with Columbus was rescheduled for Saturday, the match with Caledonia on Tuesday was designated as senior night.

SCS girls see rally fall short

January 21, 2015

The Starkville Christian School Lady Cougars found themselves in too deep of a hole to battle out of on Tuesday night.
After falling behind by 18 points in the third quarter, the Lady Cougars did fight back to within five points within the last minute of their game against the Jackson Victors, but couldn't come all of the way back and lost a 55-46 decision at the Cougar Cave.

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