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Questions answered: Offensive line rotation working for Bulldogs

October 22, 2014

Mississippi State's offensive line was one of the biggest question marks entering this season.
The Bulldogs lost two starters – guard Gabe Jackson who is playing for the Oakland Raiders and tackle Charles Siddoway – from last year's unit. The Bulldogs lost tackle Damian Robinson before the season started, but they haven't missed a beat and many might say they've played better.

Craig enjoyed time serving SHS, county

October 22, 2014

Jim Craig loved his time serving the people of Starkville and Oktibbeha County.
He spent eight years as the head football coach of the Starkville Yellowjackets and his tenure probably would have been longer if the financial situation would have been different in those days.

Opposing viewpoint: Murrah more than just about dangerous Dear

October 22, 2014

The ability to make a big play at any time can be a dangerous aspect for any football team.
Starkville High School head coach Jamie Mitchell says the Jackson Murrah Mustangs have that capability.

Opposing viewpoint: Heritage Academy strives to be a postseason team

October 22, 2014

One game at a time.
That is exactly how Heritage Academy has progressed through the football season thus far. No matter win or lose, the Patriots keep moving forward toward their end of year goal of being a postseason team.

Recruiting philosophy is working for Mullen

October 22, 2014

Dan Mullen's recruiting philosophy has been talked about quite a bit in the last month.
The Mississippi State head coach has taken a Bulldog team from unranked to the top team in the country. Mullen and his coaching staff didn't do that with a surplus of 5- and 4-star recruits, rather with 2- and 3-star recruits they developed.

MSU linebackers have special bond: Depth for Bulldogs not cause for strife

October 21, 2014

Depth is something you need to compete in the Southeastern Conference, but it can also bring about strife between teammates.
That's not the case for the Mississippi State linebackers.
The Bulldogs have one of the deepest linebacker groups in the SEC, and competition is fierce on the field, but they get along off the field.

SMITH COLUMN: No more bye weeks, Bulldogs start grind

October 21, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs have enjoyed quite a nice first half of the season with two bye weeks included.
Starting with this Saturday's game at Kentucky, it will be a six-week grind for the Bulldogs with no more open dates in the mix.

Lady Yellowjackets win first postseason match with Love

October 21, 2014

It was a special night for Starkville High School volleyball coach Lauren Love Tuesday night.
In her previous five seasons of leading the Lady Yellowjackets, Love had never experienced a postseason victory.
Starkville returned to the Class III playoffs this season and Love picked up that win in her sixth season as the Lady Jackets swept the Clinton Lady Arrows at home 3-0.

East Webster's slow pitch bound for state title series

October 21, 2014

Three games were played on Tuesday afternoon into the evening, but they weren't just an ordinary set.
Winning that trio meant a spot in the Class 2A State championship series, which the East Webster Wolverines slow pitch squad was about to do by the end of the day.

SCS Lady Cougars get tournament win

October 21, 2014

From the opening tip controlled by Heather Koehn to a fast breaking Mia Wells, Starkville Christian School Lady Cougars set out on a mission against the Lady Rebels of North Sunflower Academy.
Playing in the Winona Christian Invitational, the Lady Cougars played an exciting defense which led to steals and in turn points and ended up winning a 50-19 decision.

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