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Jackets seek to unplug Chargers on road

October 26, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets are sensing something special is happening again this season.

That has caused a couple of players to go the extra mile and play through the pain of an injury.

Preston Baker has a sore ankle and David Fair had a bad knee, but those two Yellowjackets continue to contribute to the team despite their ailments.

West Oktibbeha, Noxapater clash in region contest

October 26, 2012

The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves face the Noxapater Tigers, creating a showdown for the ages in Class A, Region 3.

“This is a big game for us, simply because this is the next game on our schedule,” West Oktibbeha coach Adam Lowrey said.

Ackerman belts Hamilton 42-7

October 26, 2012

ACKERMAN – The Ackerman Indians closed out the regular season in impressive fashion Thursday night.

In Class 2A, Region 2 action, the Indians enjoyed a 42-7 victory over the Hamilton Lions.

Mullen, Bulldogs can take huge step to title

October 25, 2012

Dan Mullen stood in front of a room overflowing with reports in Birmingham, Ala. four years ago and told them his Mississippi State Bulldogs would compete for championships.

What else was a first-year head coach supposed to say?

MSU’s Collins ready for return to Bama

October 25, 2012

Just about everyone in Starkville has the Mississippi State-Alabama football matchup on their minds this week.

Co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Geoff Collins of the Bulldogs is no different.

Accountability priority for Ray with Bulldogs

October 25, 2012

HOOVER, Ala. – Accountability.

That was first-year Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray's top priority when he arrived in Starkville.
"I want to establish a culture of accountability," Ray told reporters at the Southeastern Conference Basketball Media Day Thursday. "That has probably been the biggest challenge so far."

Lady Bulldogs, Schaefer ready for a challenge

October 25, 2012

HOOVER, Ala. – The Mississippi State women's basketball team was picked to finish 11th in the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday.

With that in mind, there are probably going to be some tough moments in Vic Schaefer's first season as head coach of the Lady Bulldogs.

It won't be the first time Schaefer has overcome that type of adversity in the SEC.

Battle in the trenches: MSU looks to run football against Alabama defense

October 24, 2012

Mississippi State and Alabama meet this Saturday in Tuscaloosa in a game that has implications on the Southeastern Conference Western Division and the national championship picture.

For the No. 13 (Associated Press) Bulldogs (7-0, 3-0) to be successful establishing the ground game against the No. 1 Crimson Tide (7-0, 4-0) will be a big key.

Mullen, Russell help build MSU football

October 24, 2012

It's been a building process since Dan Mullen became the head football coach at Mississippi State.

Quarterback Tyler Russell has helped in that construction.

OPPOSING VIEWPOINT: PCS football has reputation of scoring points

October 24, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers will have their hands full when they face Presbyterian Christian School Friday night at 7 p.m.

PCS has put on an offensive show this season, averaging just shy of 35 points per game.

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