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December 5th

Power outage, weather delays Class 6A game

December 6, 2014

A power outage and severe weather was the story Friday evening, not football, as the Class 6A football State Championship game between Oak Grove and South Panola was delayed until Sunday.

MSU plays basketball at Tulane

December 6, 2014

Mississippi State hasn't found much success on the road as of late.
The Bulldogs have lost 17 in a row away from home and look to snap that streak today.
MSU (5-1) travels to New Orleans, La., to face off against Tulane (6-1). Tipoff is set for 1 p.m.

December 4th

THE EMCC OFFENSE: Kelly falls in line of successful signal callers in Lions' system

December 4, 2014

SCOOBA – Quarterbacks have thrived in the offensive system of the East Mississippi Community College Lions the past seven years under coach Buddy Stephens.
Whether it has been Bo Wallace, Dontreal Pruitt, or former Starkville High School signal callers Jaquez Johnson and Brad Henderson, players usually have found success when stepping behind the center lately for the Lions.

Staley works out on court at MSU

December 4, 2014

Elijah Staley has made an appearance on the basketball court Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray said on Thursday.
One of the quarterbacks for the Bulldogs has practiced two times with the basketball team as football is in a holding period with a bowl game announcement looming.

Smith on Sports: It will be two good days of football

December 4, 2014

Welcome to Starkville and the Mississippi High School Activities Association Gridiron Classic.
The officials at the MHSAA and Mississippi State University have worked hard the last several months to make the transition from Jackson's Memorial Stadium to college campuses a smooth one.

Championships begin: South Panola brings state title success to Starkville

December 4, 2014

If anyone knows what it takes to compete for a state title, it is the Tigers of South Panola
In 1993, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012, the team brought home the state championship, while in 1996, 1997, 2002 and 2008 the Tigers finished second in the state.

New opportunity presented to Oxford in quest for crown

December 4, 2014

The Oxford Chargers came up just short of the Class 5A State Championship last season, just as they did in 2003.
This year the Chargers find themselves once again as the North State Champions with a date in the title game and you can bet the team is ready for redemption.
No one knows that fact more than Oxford’s 2014 opponent the Golden Tornadoes of Laurel.

Tough schedule benefits Tigers, ready for test from Rock-a-Chaws

December 4, 2014

Noxubee County football coach Tyrone Shorter doesn't apologize about playing a tough non-division schedule.
The Tigers started the season by losing a 51-19 decision at Class 6A Starkville, then were beaten by Class 5A West Point 33-19.

Charleston excited about opportunity against Collins

December 4, 2014

When Scott Martin took over the Charleston Tigers two years ago, he knew that the stakes were high and that the pressure was going to be there.
The Tigers won a state championship in 2011 and were the runner-ups in 2012, so there was an expectation when Martin got the job.

Calhoun City faces tall task during game with Bassfield

December 4, 2014

Bassfield has been the program that all other programs in Class 2A point to as the gold standard.
The Yellowjackets have won six state championships and have won three of those in the past five seasons. Bassfield won in 2009, 2012 and last year's title in 2013.

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