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Myles embraces role, finds groove at MSU

August 17, 2014

Gabe Myles has yet to play in a game for Mississippi State, but the redshirt freshman has already been on both sides of the ball.
The former Starkville High School quarterback was recruited to play defensive back and that's where he practiced last season.
During December's bowl prep, the coaching staff decided to move Myles to the offensive side of the ball to play wide receiver.

MSU players enjoy 'Beefin' Up the Bulldogs'

August 17, 2014

Mississippi State's Rufus Warren didn't have any problem eating that second steak on Sunday.
Now that the junior has made the move from tight end to the interior offensive line, he has been given the "green light" to add to his food choices.
Warren did just that during the fourth annual "Beefin' Up the Bulldogs" held at the Seal Football Complex.

Lady Wolverines begins slow pitch season off strong

August 17, 2014

MABEN – It is not every day that a team posts 47 hits and 42 runs in nine innings, but that is exactly what the East Webster softball team did during its two game stint of Eupora’s Slow Pitch Classic.
The Lady Wolverines defeated Grenada 19-1 first, then turned around and knocked off Bruce 23-0 to start the season 2-0.

Jackets jolt Bulldogs at jamboree

August 16, 2014

The Terry Bulldogs were having a difficult time getting a clean snap to the quarterback on Saturday.
There was a reason for that.
When Derion Ford, Lorenzo Dantzler and Maleke Bell are getting into the backfield consistently, it can cause a few mistakes.

SMITH COLUMN: Prep teams able to taste Davis Wade

August 16, 2014

There were 12 select high school football teams that were able to get a taste of what it's like to play at Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday.
It's a place that all of the players, coaches and fans hope to see again in December.

Development of receiver group has been plus for the Bulldogs

August 16, 2014

Billy Gonzales took over a young and inexperienced wide receiver group when he stepped on the campus at Mississippi State last spring.
The Bulldogs lost several wide receivers to graduation and weren't returning much.

Lady Volunteers fail to capitalize on opportunities in loss

August 16, 2014

Softball is a game of capitalizing on each and every opportunity. 
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers struggled with that in game one of the Exposure Tournament on Saturday as they dropped an 8-3 contest to Bayou Academy.

Player evaluation key for Jackets at jamboree

August 16, 2014

Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell is looking for a few good men today.
When his Yellowjackets face fellow Class 6A member Terry in jamboree action at Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium, Mitchell sees it as an evaluation tool.
Mitchell admits that he does not know much about Terry, but the opponent won't be the most important thing on his mind at 5 p.m.

SA tops Noxapater 34-0 in two-quarter jamboree

August 16, 2014

Starkville Academy head football coach Jeff Terrill was happy to see his team respond and do well in the first chance for the Volunteers to go against an opponent Friday night.
Even though Starkville Academy found it to be easy at times during a 34-0 two-quarter jamboree victory over Noxapater, Terrill warned not to get too excited over the outcome.

Action in Eupora was to Graham's approval

August 16, 2014

EUPORA – The lights were on, the pads were on and two teams were present.
Even though there was not a win or loss on the line Friday night, it was still football competition to be had and Eupora head coach Junior Graham liked what he saw.

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