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Opposing viewpoint: Madison Central has pride, tradition

October 15, 2014

Madison Central's train ride of a season has been all over the tracks.
Starting off the Jaguars seemed to be on fire with three big wins over Brandon, Gulfport and West Monroe. From there the wheels slowed down slightly as the Jaguars suffered defeat at the hands of Petal and Clinton.

Jackets ready for home cross country meet at Horse Park

October 15, 2014

There are certain advantages to living in a college town.
For high schools in the Starkville area, it gets to enjoy using the facilities of Mississippi State University from time to time.

The national scene: MSU baseball program can relate to experience football having right now

October 14, 2014

Mississippi State athletics has enjoyed its share of recognition on the national stage the last couple of years.
Whether it has been in baseball, women's golf or with the football team currently being ranked No. 1 in the country, there has been plenty of positive attention for the Bulldogs.

Mullen still sees weaknesses to fix with the Bulldogs

October 14, 2014

Mississippi State may be ranked No. 1 in the country, but head coach Dan Mullen still sees weaknesses with his team.
The Bulldogs are ranked No. 1 in both the Associated Press and Amway Coaches poll. They have also beaten three-straight top 10 teams in impressive fashion, but Mullen still wants to see improvement.

Has anyone tried to pinch you yet?

October 14, 2014

It's worth repeating.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are ranked No. 1 in football for the first time in school history.
For some, that statement hasn't fully sunk in yet. There have been people that have walked by me asking to be pinched to see if it's real or not.
The Bulldogs have taken advantage of three-straight wins over Top 10 competition and has made the quick rise to the top.

Airing it out: SHS offense produces with the passing attack

October 14, 2014

Football is all a buzz in Starkville. 
Not only are the Mississippi State Bulldogs ranked No. 1 nationally, the Starkville Yellowjackets are the state’s top-ranked prep team and are No. 6 nationally with a perfect 7-0 record and an air raid game that is tops among their peers.

Prescott gets league honor: MSU junior quarterback selected SEC Co-Offensive Player of Week

October 13, 2014

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott continues to rack up awards this season.
The junior is the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

Bulldogs begin fall baseball practice today

October 13, 2014

Mississippi State head coach John Cohen and his baseball team have been putting in work for the last two months. 
Even though there has been some things accomplished already in the offseason, the Bulldogs officially begin fall practice today as they scrimmage at Dudy Noble Field at 4:30 p.m.

MSU basketball continues to see injuries

October 13, 2014

Injuries continue to pester the Mississippi State men's basketball team.
The team announced Monday that junior guard Craig Sword will miss four to six weeks and junior college transfer Johnny Zuppardo will be out for the season.
Sword will have surgery Thursday in Nashville, Tenn., due to irritated nerves in his back caused by a bulging disc. He was MSU's leading scorer a season ago.

Postseason starts for teams, East Webster hosts Puckett

October 13, 2014

It is a whole new ballgame starting today for area softball teams.
For the 18-3 overall and Class 2A, Region 5 winner East Webster Lady Wolverines, the journey through the postseason begins with welcoming Region 7 runner-up Puckett for a three-game series.

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