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Salley puts in work to emerge in Eupora

September 10, 2013

EUPORA – He wears number 34 as a tribute to Walter Payton.
When not on the football field, he likes to relax and spend time with his family and he just might be one of the most selfless athletes playing high school football.

SMITH COLUMN: Webster County football teams beginning well

September 10, 2013

Webster County has always had a tradition of producing some pretty good high school football.
What's taking place for the East Webster Wolverines and Eupora Eagles so far this season has been nothing short of incredible.

MSU's Jones adjusting to defensive tackle spot

September 10, 2013

Chris Jones is still a defensive end at heart.
The Mississippi State freshman defensive lineman was one of the biggest recruits in the 2013 class.
The Houston High School graduate chose the Bulldogs over in-state rival Ole Miss. 
When he arrived in Starkville, the coaching staff started working on transitioning him from a defensive end to a defensive tackle.

Lady Jackets use team effort for win

September 10, 2013

It was all about the team effort Tuesday evening as the Starkville High volleyball team defeated visiting Olive Branch in four sets 25-23, 25-9, 17-25 and 25-16.
No one Lady Yellowjacket dominated the game, but instead several members of the team stepped up and contributed to the victory.

Starkville Academy defeats Pillow 5-4 in soccer

September 10, 2013

Sallie Kate Richardson was determined to give everything she had for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers Tuesday afternoon.
It was twice that the Pillow Academy Lady Mustangs tied up the soccer match with the Lady Vols at the Starkville Sportsplex, but both times Richardson put in the goals to put her team back on top.

Info please? MSU's Mullen has had tough time scouting Auburn in past

September 9, 2013

Since coach Dan Mullen arrived at Mississippi State, he hasn't had a ton of information available to prepare for Auburn.
The Tigers (2-0) have featured a good bit of turnover with coaches and key personnel. Mullen and his Bulldogs (1-1) will get to see those new additions when they travel to Auburn Saturday for a 6 p.m. kickoff on ESPN2. 

Offensively, Bulldogs are showing skill

September 9, 2013

It's not uncommon to see the name of a Mississippi State running back listed within the receiving statistics.
Sometimes a Bulldog receiver can rush the football at times.
MSU players at the skilled positions are often asked to multi-task and it's all for the good of the team.

Lady Vols drop outing in softball

September 9, 2013

Kayla Mosley says her Starkville Academy softball team is “taking steps forward,” but unfortunately the Lady Volunteers just can not “put it all together” during a game.
Monday afternoon they gave up a 14-1 contest to a tough Washington School.

Status remains unclear: Availability of MSU's Russell depends on report from the doctor

September 8, 2013

The status of Mississippi State quarterback Tyler Russell for this week against Auburn is still in the air.
The senior missed the home opener for the Bulldogs against Alcorn State on Saturday, a 51-7 victory, due to a concussion he suffered in week one against Oklahoma State.
Sophomore backup signal caller Dak Prescott stepped in and got his first career start.

SA, French Camp schedule a time to play in October

September 8, 2013

It is not often the high school football schedule changes after the season gets underway, but that very thing has taken place for French Camp Academy and Starkville Academy.
With Tupelo Christian Prep deciding to forgo football this season an open date arose on the Volunteers schedule and after looking at other area schools, coach Jeff Terrill put a call into Panthers’ coach Nathan Wright.

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