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SMITH COLUMN: Area squads are emerging in landscape

October 1, 2013

The really good teams are emerging from the pack across the high school football landscape in the area at the midway point of the season.
It's really kind of difficult to realize some teams are five games into its seasons and East Webster has played six games. The Wolverines have won all six.

MSU wary of LSU passing attack

October 1, 2013

LSU has been predominately known as a good rushing offense.
This year the No. 10 Tigers (4-1, 1-1) have been airing it out more than usual and finding success with the passing game.
Senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger has been a big reason for the passing game success. He has shown a good bit of improvement from last season.

SHS sweep Columbus at home in volleyball

October 1, 2013

Starkville High’s volleyball team constantly demonstrates the proper way to play and succeed at the sport.
Tuesday evening was no different as the Lady Yellowjackets defeated visiting Columbus in three straight sets (25-11, 25-5, 25-7).

Powerhouse football league offers youth fundamentals

September 30, 2013

Football teams around the Starkville area have enjoyed quite the success over the last few years.
One reason for that might just be the Powerhouse Youth Football Association which takes kids between the ages of 6 and 12 and teaches them the fundamentals of the game.

Lady Vols set for playoff soccer road trip

September 30, 2013

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers enter the Class AAA playoffs with some momentum.
With victories against Washington School and Heritage Academy last week, the Lady Vols have a 7-6 record and like where they stand.
Starkville Academy soccer coach Cole Andrews said his team identified a style of play that best fit and has been comfortable with it.

Mullen says Miles 'very good coach'

September 30, 2013

Les Miles has come to be known as a quirky head football coach.
The LSU head coach has been seen eating grass on national television and unusually handling postgame press conferences.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen sees many coaches with different personalties and various-type attitudes, and he has great respect for the man referred to as "The Mad Hatter."

Ray sees good work from MSU

September 30, 2013

Rick Ray was expecting to see a good opening practice.
The Mississippi State men's basketball coach had his wish to come true. He described the Bulldogs' first practice of 30 in 42 days as "spirited."

MSU's Mullen likes having two capable quarterbacks

September 29, 2013

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen doesn't have a problem with the quarterback situation he has in front of him.
In fact on his Sunday teleconference, he said "having two starting quarterbacks is a good problem to have."
The Bulldogs do have two guys who could start at signal caller this Saturday when No. 10 LSU comes calling.

Bulldogs start fast, slump to SEC loss

September 29, 2013

It appeared early in Sunday's volleyball match against the Arkansas Razorbacks that the Mississippi State Bulldogs were establishing the kind of momentum they were looking for to have success in the Southeastern Conference.

State returns to Old Waverly for Invitational

September 29, 2013

More than a year ago, the Mississippi State women's golf team found itself in new territory.
Coach Ginger Brown-Lemm and her squad hosted the first ever Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point.
They see the start of the second annual event today.

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