February 9th, 2015
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 Departmentâs Mandy Wilson helps keep her community safe from problems that arise on any given day. But perhaps more importantly, Wilsonâs 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.
Starkville and basketball success seem to go hand in hand this season.
That is especially true when you consider the boys team at Armstrong Middle School.
âWe went the whole season only losing one game,â Yellowjackets coach Tony Minor said. âIt was a really good season that ended with winning the Golden Triangle Athletic Conference Tournament.â
There's a new mindset for the Mississippi State Bulldogs on offense this baseball season.
After struggling a season ago at the plate, the Bulldogs are hoping for a better showing this year.
It has all been about taking a different approach to the offense.