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September 24th, 2013
Moving up to Class 6A this season placed the Starkville High volleyball team among some of the strongest competition.
MATHISTON â€“ Football is often compared to a battle.
Teams arrive on the field ready to throw every ounce of energy it has at its opponent with the ultimate goal of victory in mind.
Over the last couple of years, East Webster has faced more than the challenges normally found on a football field.
COLUMBUS â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers showed their potential against Heritage Academy in the first inning and a half at the Propst Park softball complex Monday afternoon.
Starkville Academy used five hits to take a 4-0 lead and looked to be control in a loser's bracket game of the North AAA Tournament.
After aÂ solid performance against Troy that helped the team to 235 rushing yards, Mississippi State senior guard Gabe Jackson was selected as Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week.
Jackson helped the Bulldogs to a 62-7 win over the Trojans on Saturday night.
Four games into the season, Mississippi State has seen its fair share of highs and lows.
The Bulldogs (2-2, 0-1) are coming off a 62-7 victory over Troy on Saturday. Being satisfied going into the off week is something MSU head coach Dan Mullen doesn't want his players to be.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have found a positive rhythm offensively in the last two weeks.
As the postseason begins in softball for Mississippi Association of Independent Schools, Starkville Academy coach Kayla Mosley hopes her team is entering the North State AAA Tournament in Columbus today at the top of its game.
In this day and age, experience is always a benefit when it comes to football.
Last season, the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves had an 8-3 record and the luxury of strong veterans like Von Smith and Tiberias Lampkin to lean on giving them experience and leadership.
When Adam Dillinger looks at the film from Friday night's win over Houston, it won't be happy with some of the things he saw on offense.
The Choctaw County head coach saw his team struggle, although it rained and field conditions were sloppy.
If Mississippi State was still thinking about last week's heart-breaking loss to Auburn, it didn't show on Saturday night.
The Bulldogs rolled past Troy 62-7 at Davis Wade Stadium in front of a sellout crowd.
"I felt, at practice, we had a much better week this last week," MSU head coach Dan Mullen. "We were going to improve from week three to four and it showed out there on the field."
A successful trick play can certainly change the momentum of a football game.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs found that to be true on Saturday night.
At the beginning of the second quarter of Saturday's 62-7 victory over the Troy Trojans, the Bulldogs benefitted from one of those plays at Davis Wade Stadium.