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October 17th, 2012
Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen likes the situation he has at quarterback.
With a proven leader in junior Tyler Russell starting and a decent role player in redshirt freshman Dak Prescott, Mullen appears to have a pair of signal callers he can depend upon.
On Wednesday, it was announced by the Allstate Sugar Bowl that Russell was placed on the Manning Award Watch List.
The Starkville Daily News has hired Starkville native Jason Edwards as part of its sports staff.
Edwards gained a Masters degree of Science in Sports Administration from Mississippi State University in August and received a bachelor degree of Science in Sports Communication from Mississippi State University in May 2010.
Preston Baker had come to the conclusion that his senior year at Starkville High School was over when he was laying on the field with an injury during the West Point game on Sept. 7.
After all, he was taken off the field and his leg was put in an air cast.
"I thought my ankle was broken and I was going to finish my senior year on the sideline," Baker said.
MABEN â€“ West Oktibbeha could not ask for more out of their senior running back
In his four years playing for the Timberwolves, Tiberias Lampkin has managed to make quite the name for himself on both sides of the football.
It's tough to be a football coach in the Southeastern Conference.
In the SEC, more than any other league, the thought of "what have you done for me lately," seems to hover over coaches.
Auburn's Gene Chizik has gone from national champion to the hot seat in a hurry after the season his Tigers have endured so far.
The 15th-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs are ready to put the 41-31 win over Tennessee behind them and get ready for a showdown with the Blue Raiders of Middle Tennessee State University.
As they move forward, the Bulldogs carry with them the confidence that come with being undefeated with all their goals intact.
The Hinds Community College women's soccer team has another opportunity for success in the postseason Saturday.
Starkville native Morgan Miller is right in the middle of it.
The former Starkville High School player has contributed to a team that has a 12-3 record at this point of the season. The Lady Eagles host Holmes in the final regular season match tonight.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs passed their first big test of the 2012 season on Saturday.
It was more like a midterm exam.
The No. 19 Mississippi State Bulldogs entered Saturday night with many doubters wondering just how good this team actually was.
Today MSU stands a perfect 6-0 after defeating Tennessee 41-31 in front of a packed house of 57,831 at Davis Wade Stadium.
Freshmen were making their presence felt early for the Mississippi State Bulldogs during Saturday night's game against the Tennessee Volunteers.
The 10-yard touchdown run by MSU redshirt running back Josh Robinson in the first quarter was the first of his career.