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November 1st, 2012
The Starkville Academy Volunteers know they just have to get through one game in order to secure a trip to Clinton and the State championship, but that one task will not be an easy one.
Tonight in Senatobia at 7 p.m., the Vols line up against a tough Magnolia Heights team.
Football may be ending this season for the Weir Lions and East Oktibbeha Titans, but both hope there are still games to be played beyond this year.
With the future of both teams uncertain, the players are just looking forward to putting it all aside and competing one last time at 7 p.m. in Crawford.
There are more and more Starkville Yellowjackets buzzing around the swimming pool for state championship competition.
When the team travels to Cleveland Saturday for the State championships, there are 25 Jackets participating.
Mississippi State basketball head coach Rick Ray is going to see how good his team really is beginning on Sunday.
The Bulldogs host William Carey at 4 p.m. in an exhibition game at Humphrey Coliseum.
The identity of the Mississippi State women's basketball team won't be established with tonight's exhibition game against Shorter College at Humphrey Coliseum.
In coach Vic Schaefer's mind, it's a continuing process for the Lady Bulldogs of how they handle their business on and off the court.
Coach Chuck Friend doesn't like it when he has a team that's not able to run the football effectively.
Over the years, Friend's offensive philosophy has been to run and acquired the nickname "Ground Chuck" because of it.
Friend said the Neshoba Central Rockets have struggled in that area this season.
There will be no mystery when the Starkville Academy Volunteers make the trip back to Senatobia for a game against Magnolia Heights School Friday night.
The two teams met on Aug. 31 with the Chiefs taking a 25-14 victory.
When the 2012 Texas A&M offense is mentioned, Johnny Manziel's name is brought up in the same breath.
The redshirt freshman quarterback has proven that he can get the job done in the air or on the ground.
"He is an athlete playing quarterback," safety Corey Broomfield and cornerback Johnthan Banks both said.
Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen knows it may take more than one or two touchdowns to defeat the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday.
After watching the Aggies put up 63 points in a victory over the Auburn Tigers last week, Mullen said the Bulldogs had be ready to take advantage of every opportunity in the red zone to score.
Several Mississippi State fans are anxious to see how their Bulldogs will fare Saturday morning when the Texas A&M Aggies come to town.
The No. 17 (Associated Press) Bulldogs (7-1, 3-1) don't have much time to think about last week's loss to No. 1 Alabama. The No. 16 (Associated Press) Aggies are knocking on the door.