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September 1st, 2014
Mississippi State senior defensive end Preston Smith was selected as the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week, as announced on the SEC Network Monday night.
Smith was pivotal in MSU's 49-0 shutout of Southern Miss to open the season on Saturday.Â
There are many things a senior can do to help an athletic team be its best.
For Jessica Tranum, the most important thing she wants to do for the Starkville Academy girls soccer squad is be an encouragement.
Being a senior is something Tranum takes seriously.
There is a saying that the third time is a charm.Â
Kayla Mosley is hoping that is the case today when the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers take the softball field against visiting Heritage Academy.
In the previous two times the teams have met, the Lady Patriots have claimed both games, but having learned from past mistakes Mosley is planning for a better showing by SA.
MEMPHIS â€“ The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets used the momentum of Kate Mattox's first-place finish to come in fourth as a team at the Brooks Twilight Memphis Cross Country meet on Saturday.
Mattox won the 5K with a time of 18:37.
Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point is most well known as the site of the 1999 United State's Women's Open where Juli Inkster won her first of two U.S. Open titles.
The golf course is also the new home to the Mississippi State golf teams. A new practice area and club house is in the process of being built.
Mississippi State looked impressive in its football opener against Southern Miss.
The Bulldogs shut out the Golden Eagles 49-0 Saturday night, which was the first shutout for the Bulldog defense since a 17-0 win over South Carolina in 1999.
In dramatic fashion, Mississippi State's women's soccer team capped off an exciting sports weekend with a 2-1 victory over the University of Southern Mississippi.
Mississippi State flexed its muscles on both sides of the ball as it renewed an old rivalry Saturday night.
The Bulldogs weren't good hosts as they beat in-state foe Southern Mississippi 49-0 in newly renovated Davis Wade Stadium, which held a record crowd of 61,889 in the first contest between the two schools since 1990.
The poor weather conditions weren't going to rain on Mississippi State's parade Saturday night.
In conjunction with the expansion and renovation of Davis Wade Stadium, the 100-year anniversary of Scott Field is being celebrated this season by the Bulldogs.
There was definitely some anticipation heard in Jay Hughes' voice in Hoover, Ala., at Southeastern Conference media days when the subject of Mississippi State's game against Southern Mississippi came up.
The reason for that is the Mississippi State senior safety spent part of his high school playing days in Hattiesburg.