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A week after the regular season ended, Mississippi State is still receiving recognition.
Bulldog head coach Dan Mullen was selected as the Athlon Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year. It is the third award that the sixth-year head coach has won this year.Â
He was the Associated Press SEC Coach of the Year and the AFCA Region 2 Coach of the Year.
Mississippi State basketball coach Vic Schaefer thought early that he had a Top 25 team this season.
When three of his senior starters weren't available at the beginning due to injury, he wasn't sure the Bulldogs would be 8-0 at this point.
Martha Alwal and Kendra Grant are working their way back into the lineup, but Savannah Carter is still out.
State basketball tournaments bring multiple games over consecutive days for participating teams. Choctaw County High School is looking to get in some early season experience in that format this week as they host the Choctaw County Tournament.
â€śIn the end, you have to play back-to-back games in the postseason so this just gets you ready,â€ť Chargers coach Gary Beals said.
Davis Wade Stadium was the site of victory and celebration for six different Mississippi high school football teams this past weekend.
It was even bigger for three separate players.
The Mississippi State football stadium saw three future Bulldogs compete for Mississippi High School Activities Association State championships this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and they showed out.Â
The honors keep rolling in for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
A day after the Associated Press released its All-Southeastern Conference teams, the SEC coaches announced theirs.
Bulldog quarterback Dak Prescott, defensive lineman Preston Smith and linebacker Benardrick McKinney made the first team, while offensive lineman Ben Beckwith and running back Josh Robinson made the second team.
Things are much different now at Mississippi State than they were three years ago when women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer last spoke to the Starkville Kiwanis Club.
On Tuesday, Schaefer talked about what it's like for the football and women's basketball programs to be ranked at the same time, which was not the case in 2012. Football was ranked in 2012, but not women's hoops.
There was no shortage of substituting Tuesday evening for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
The Volunteers picked up 24 points off the bench, which were certainly a difference maker as SA defeated Washington School 59-32.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers had 72 looks at the basket to score on Tuesday night against the Washington School Lady Generals.
They only had 39 points to show for it.
Although the Lady Vols were able to come back and make a game out of the situation in the fourth quarter, the offensive struggles of the first three quarters is what cost them in a 45-39 loss at home.
Two one-goal losses is not how the Starkville Academy Volunteers wanted to begin the soccer season.
After dropping a 1-0 match to Washington School at home on Monday, the Vols lost 2-1 to the Heritage Academy Patriots on Tuesday. Both games were played at the Starkville Sportsplex.
Dan Mullen's last game before becoming the Mississippi State head coach full-time came in the Orange Bowl.