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January 9th, 2013

Turner returning to MSU as defensive line coach

January 9, 2013

David Turner will be making a return to Starkville.

On Wednesday, it was learned that Turner was returning to the Mississippi State football coaching staff as the defensive line coach. 

Turner is taking over for Chris Wilson, who left to take the defensive line coaching position at Georgia.

Turner was the defensive line coach at MSU from 2007-2009. 

January 8th

Lady Vols create first with ranking

January 9, 2013

The Starkville Academy girls basketball program experienced a first on Tuesday.

When the Lady Volunteers became ranked in the Clarion Ledger Super 10 girls poll, it was not only the first time SA had become a part of the rankings, but it's also the first time any private school squad has entered the listing.

Lady Jackets start the year with big win

January 9, 2013

It may not have been a perfect game for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets in the first game of 2013 Tuesday night, but it was pretty good.

The Lady Jackets jumped out to a 25-9 lead after the first quarter against the visiting Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs and went on to secure a 66-29 victory at home.

Turnovers cost Yellowjackets in a 54-51 loss

January 9, 2013

The Starkville High School boys' basketball team gave itself plenty of opportunities to win, but when it was all said and done, it didn't capitalize.

The Yellowjackets dropped a 54-51 final to Aberdeen inside the Beehive.

"We had too many turnovers," SHS head coach Greg Carter said.

The Jackets turned the ball over 16 times, but shot 55 percent from the field.

East Webster sweeps Ackerman teams

January 9, 2013

MATHISTON – The familiarity of playing a rivals proved beneficial for the East Webster Lady Wolverines Tuesday night.

The Lady Wolverines were able to pick up a 48-26 victory over the Ackerman Lady Indians at its home court at the former Wood Junior College gymnasium.

MSU, South Carolina face off with two of SEC's new coaches

January 9, 2013

In Rick Ray's first year as the head coach of the Mississippi State basketball team, he hasn't caught many breaks.

There have been injuries, players suspended and a loss to a Southwestern Athletic Conference school.

MSU sophomore James earns minutes with play

January 8, 2013

Mississippi State's Jerica James is beginning to get the point.

The sophomore earned her sixth start of the season, the first in Southeastern Conference play for the Bulldogs and played 36 minutes in a 60-46 loss to South Carolina last Sunday.

January 7th

MSU learns much during early slate

January 8, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team have had its fair share of ups and downs this season.
The non-conference portion of the schedule has taught head coach Rick Ray and the Bulldogs several things.

MSU has dropped an embarrassing 59-57 loss to Alabama A&M at home on Dec. 30, 2012. The Bulldogs then rebounded with dominating 97-46 win over New Orleans last Thursday.

January 6th

MSU women struggle to score in 60-46 loss to South Carolina

January 6, 2013

The Mississippi State women's basketball team ranked last in the Southeastern Conference in scoring offense at 60.5 points going into Sunday's matchup against South Carolina.

The 46 points put up by the Bulldogs against the Gamecocks won't help that standing.

MSU lost a 60-46 decision at Humphrey Coliseum and fell to 0-2 in the league.

January 5th

Caught in tailspin: Promising start to season ends sour for the Bulldogs

January 5, 2013

Mississippi State's football season started so promising, but when all was said and done it was a tailspin.

The Bulldogs opened the season 7-0 with victories over Southeastern Conference opponents Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.

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