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Eupora Eagles look to take one game at a time

November 11, 2012

EUPORA – Taking things one game at a time is the motto of the 2012-2013 boys’ basketball team.

“We have a chance to be really good this year,” Eupora coach Bryant Thomas said. “We competed with everyone last year, so this year we have a very good chance to be successful.”

Thomas takes over helm as coach of Eupora Lady Eagles

November 11, 2012

EUPORA – Eupora may be returning everyone to its Lady Eagle basketball team, but there is one new addition to the team in 2012-2013.

With the retirement of Curtis Ford, Bryant Thomas not only coaches the boys but also enters his first stint at coaching girls’ basketball.

The drought continues: Bulldogs see losing skid grow to 13 against LSU

November 11, 2012

BATON ROUGE, La. – Mississippi State was trying to do something they hadn't done in a while.
When the dust settled, the Bulldogs were not going to be making history.

MSU, ranked No. 22 by The Associated Press, was trying to snap a 12-game losing streak to LSU, but it dropped a 37-17 victory to the No. 9 Tigers Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.

MSU's Russell sets single season mark

November 11, 2012

BATON ROUGE, La. – Tyler Russell is just adding to what has already been a career year for a Mississippi State quarterback.

In Saturday's 37-17 loss to LSU, the junior signal called found Chad Bumphis for 14-yard passing score early in the third quarter to give him 17 touchdowns this season.

The 17 touchdowns breaks the MSU season career record.

Starkville captures individual state titles

November 11, 2012

CLINTON – The Starkville High Yellowjackets cross country boys and girls teams secured top three finishes in the team competition at the Class 5A championships on Saturday and picked up individual victories in both races.

Tremendous trio: Seniors produce on offense as SHS defeats Saltillo 45-7

November 10, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets got their tremendous trio of seniors in the backfield going on Friday night to secure a first round playoff win in Class 5A.

With quarterback Gabe Myles, tailback Preston Baker and fullback Stanley Higgins leading the way, Starkville was able to defeat the Saltillo Tigers at home 45-7.

Bruce with Brown belts East Webster 35-7

November 10, 2012

MABEN – Two talented and tough football teams lined up Friday night in a challenging class 2A second round playoff game.

Both East Webster Wolverines and Bruce Trojans sported 9-3 records prior to the game and when action came to a close, the Trojans had increased their record by one win with a 35-7 win over the Wolverines.

Eupora bounces back in second half for win

November 10, 2012

It was a tale of two halves for the Eupora Eagles.

The Eagles fell behind 8-0 in the first quarter, and found themselves down 8-6 at halftime.

MSU looks to get back to consistency

November 10, 2012

The Mississippi State Bulldogs look to get back to being more consistent in the red zone on the offensive side of the ball.

Today, No. 22 (Associated Press) MSU (7-2 overall, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) must do it against a very tough LSU Tiger's defense.

The No. 9 (Associated Press) Tigers (7-2, 3-2) host the Bulldogs at 6 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. The game can be seen on ESPN.

Seeing familiar faces: SHS-Saltillo playoff matchup reunites Mitchell with friends

November 9, 2012

Once upon a time, Jamie Mitchell began his coaching career at Saltillo High School.

Mitchell recalls Saltillo being the first place he went to work in 1990 and remained there for a year and a half.

During that time, he got the chance to gain some experience and establish some relationships.

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