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January 12th, 2015
New Mississippi State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz doesn't want to base any decision on personnel just by watching film.
As students return to campus for the second semester this week, Diaz will meet and greet some of the Bulldogs he will be evaluating during the offseason.
Seattle 31 (13-4) vs Carolina 17 (8-9-1)
MABEN â€“ First and foremost Danny Crawford and his teams want to take care of business in the division.
Following that, the West Oktibbeha coach said the sky is the limit.
"We want to win the division and make a run for the tourney â€“ boys and girls," Crawford said. "We have a great chance. The teams have bought in and we are ready."
Nick James has come a long way during his three years at Mississippi State.
The redshirt sophomore came to Starkville as a highly sought after recruit out of Long Beach High School. But things haven't been easy for the defensive lineman.
He played sparingly as a true freshman and was redshirted his sophomore season. This season was a different story.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team has done a good job all season of staying in the moment.
In jumping out to a school-record 18-0 overall record and 3-0 in the Southeastern Conference, the Bulldogs have looked no further than the game that's in front of them.
By DANNY P. SMITHâ€¨firstname.lastname@example.org
Momentum is an important thing when it comes to soccer.
The Starkville Yellowjackets believe they have established that going into a key Class 6A, Region 3 match against Madison Central at home on Tuesday.
The Jackets defeated the New Hope Trojans 6-1 Saturday afternoon at home with three of those goals coming in the second half.
Starkville head coach Greg Carter wanted to see a different type game the second time out against Tupelo.
He got it.
The Yellowjackets brought the defense and grinded out a 49-27 victory over the Golden Wave Saturday night inside the Beehive.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers are beginning to execute certain situations better on the basketball court and the results are starting to show up on the scoreboard.
For the second-straight game, the Lady Vols walked off the floor with a victory after defeating the Magnolia Heights School Lady Chiefs 34-19 on Saturday.
Bruce Allsup is not one to shy away from tough competition.
The Starkville Academy coach does not have to look far to find those games because on top of the out of conference slate, each and every team within the Volunteers district presents a challenge.
"Nobody has played a tougher schedule than we have," Allsup said. "That is good because we know what it is going to take."