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August 15th, 2012
Football coach Dan Mullen stepped on to the Mississippi State campus and challenged fans to show up.
He vowed that if they showed up, things would change.
For 16-consecutive home games, State fans have sold out Davis Wade Stadium, proving they were committed to supporting their Bulldogs.
Noxubee County has been a nemesis for not only the Starkville Yellowjackets, but also football coach Jamie Mitchell.
The Tigers, who invade Yellowjacket Stadium Friday night, have beaten Starkville the last two seasons. The Jackets lost a 33-20 decision in Macon last season and 14-7 at home in 2010.
Many young kids in Mississippi grow up playing baseball, football, basketball or golf.
For Tyler Hutchinson, he found his own in niche in fairly unknown sport in the south.
Hutchinson started out in motocross, but quickly turned to cycling.
Ball hawk is the term used in football circles as a player who has the propensity to find the football.
When looking at the Mississippi State secondary, several players fit that billing.
The Bulldogs have 29 career interceptions among the likely four starters in the back end of the MSU defense.
There were two numbers, six and zero, that didn't rest well with Starkville Academy soccer coach Robert Gardner Tuesday afternoon.
The inability to defend the middle 60 yards for Starkville Academy led to a 6-0 loss to Jackson Prep at the Starkville Sportsplex soccer complex.
It was a successful return of head coach Lauren Love following the birth of her first child as the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets volleyball team defeated the Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs in straight sets Tuesday night.
With the victory, Starkville improved its record to 3-3.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteer softball team found a lead early, but were unable to hold onto it.
The Lady Vols fell to Parklane Academy 13-5 in five innings in game two of a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon at Lady Volunteer Field.
The defensive line and the secondary are ingredients that will make the Mississippi State defense strong this season.
Add the linebackers to the mix and the Bulldogs can be considered solid across the board.
MABEN - Lee Berryhill has already found out something about the East Webster Lady Wolverines three games deep into his tenure as softball coach.
The Lady Wolverines know how to come from behind.
East Webster rallied from a 4-3 deficit to defeat the Vardaman Lady Rams 8-4 in a lightning-shortened game Monday night.
COLUMBUS â€“ It was unclear how much Gabe Myles was going to play Saturday night.
When it was all said he done, he had taken every offensive snap for Starkville High School in its 14-0 victory over the New Hope Trojans in the New Hope Jamboree Saturday night.
"I feel more comfortable because I know the offense," Myles said. "It's my offense. I feel like I'm at home."