February 10th, 2015
Sheldon Webster grew up on the peaceful land of the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge, but his book series has him traveling to the site of what he sees as â€śa very dark chapter in mankind.â€ť
The Mississippi State Bulldogs won't have to wait long to get the sour taste out of their mouth.
After dropping a 20-point decision (61-41) to Arkansas on the road Saturday, the Bulldogs play tonight.
MSU (11-12, 4-6) host Alabama (14-9, 4-6) at Humphrey Coliseum. The tip is set for 8 p.m. and can be seen on the SEC Network.
Nothing will be bigger than the rivalry with Ole Miss for Mississippi State, but the Bulldogs have other matchups, fans and coaches alike, identify as rivalries.
MSU and the University of Alabama are separated by just 83 miles, and the Starkville campus is less than 300 miles from Baton Rouge, La., the home of LSU.
Ray considers both schools rivals of the Bulldogs.
Mississippi State sophomore catcher Gavin Collins will miss three to five weeks with a broken hamate bone in his left hand head coach John Cohen confirmed Monday morning.
Dawgs Bite Magazine first reported the news.
Cohen said he expects a "full and quick recovery" for Collins.
Brady Davis only had one season as the quarterback with the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
It was enough to gain trust and respect from his coaches and teammates.
Playoff time has arrived for the Starkville Academy girls.
For coach Glenn Schmidt and her team, that means a brand new season with endless possibilities.
"Having the year we have had, we have improved in a lot of areas, but this is to our advantage because anybody has a chance to win," Schmidt said. "Your record doesn't matter. Everybody is 0-0."
Monday marked the last home match for a quartet of Starkville Academy boys soccer players.Â
Blake Slaughter, David Cuevas, Peyton Little and Dylan Dempsey put on their Volunteer jerseys for the final time in front of the home crowd for a regular season game.
Like most police officers, Starkville Police Departmentâ€™s Mandy Wilson helps keep her community safe from problems that arise on any given day. But perhaps more importantly, Wilsonâ€™s work in the community has the potential to benefit Starkville for generations to come.
Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer took the podium Sunday night with emotion written all over his face.
It was also heard in his voice as he got choked up starting his postgame press conference.
The reason was what happened at Humphrey Coliseum.
The No. 17 Bulldogs knocked off No. 14 Texas A&M 63-61 in overtime â€“ the first victory for Schaefer over his former team.
Sunday was not a day of rest for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
With an opening round game to be played today at the Class AAA-Division II Tournament looking, coach Bruce Allsup said there were some things that the Vols needed to address.