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Collins (USM) leads New Hope football signees

Posted 2/7/2013 in High School Sports

Trae Collins didn't know where football was going to take him. As a standout on the New Hope High School football team for the past two seasons, Collins was confident he was going to get an opportunity, but he couldn't help feeling a little doubt when he didn't receive a bounty of offers.



Huddleston signs to play soccer at MSU

Posted 2/7/2013 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Starkville Academy senior Tiffany Huddleston has always enjoyed soccer. The opportunity to play college soccer in her hometown is an added bonus.



Signing Classes for Local Colleges

Posted 2/7/2013 in College Sports

The following is a list of the recruiting classes for the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University, the University of Southern Mississippi, the University of Alabama, East Mississippi Community College, and Itawamba C.C.:



Starkville Academy sweeps Heritage Academy

Posted 2/7/2013 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Starkville Academy boys basketball coach Mark Alexander likes his team's chance in a close game. Starkville Academy once again proved calm under pressure Tuesday night as it defeated Heritage Academy 46-40 in another down-to-the-wire game.



New Hope basketball sweeps Noxubee County

Posted 2/7/2013 in High School Sports

The New Hope High School girls basketball team nearly has all its parts back together. The trick now will be to get everyone on the same page in time for a postseason run.



Stuedeman, MSU ready for year two

Posted 2/7/2013 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- When Mississippi State University named Vann Stuedeman as its softball coach, her tasks included changing the belief system and helping return the Bulldogs to the postseason.



Hard work pays for Richardson, Lady Vols

Posted 2/5/2013 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Starkville Academy junior Sallie Kate Richardson rang in the New Year in what her coach called a "slight shooting slump."



MSU coaches ready to get Woodruff back on mound

Posted 2/5/2013 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Butch Thompson finally got the encouraging signs he was looking for in sophomore right-handed pitcher Brandon Woodruff this weekend.



Free throws anything but for Bulldogs

Posted 2/5/2013 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- If Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Ray says he knew how to solve the free throw shooting problems Saturday night, he'd have a different job title.



Chapman turns big dreams into reality

Posted 2/5/2013 in Local Sports

Gared Chapman wants to take things to another level.



MSU women show toughness in victory against Arkansas

Posted 2/4/2013 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Some shots have to be taken. As a shooter who has struggled with her confidence, Darriel Gaynor knows she has to keep firing to keep defenses honest. Some games have to be won. As someone who has turned to defense to spark her offense, Gaynor is just one example of how the Mississippi State University women's basketball team is learning coach Vic Schaefer's in-your-face mind-set has to be practiced every possession.



EMCC football team adds four new assistants

Posted 2/4/2013 in College Sports

In his five seasons as head coach, Buddy Stephens has placed the East Mississippi Community College football program among the nation's elite. The Lions have won two state championships, two bowl games, and one national championship. While the success of the program starts with a high talent level, continuity on the coaching staff has been another key element.



MSU, Ole Miss football fans waiting for Jones' decision

Posted 2/4/2013 in High School Sports

Where in the Magnolia state was Chris Jones this weekend? This is the question fans of Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi were asking as they count the days before the Houston, Miss., product is expected to sign a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday morning.



Hickey leads LSU to last-second win vs. MSU

Posted 2/2/2013 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- "Well, this one right here hurts." Six words from Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Ray may have defined the first-year head coach's acceptance that his team just may not know what it takes to win against adequate Southeastern Conference competition.



No. 4 Florida defeats No. 16 Ole Miss

Posted 2/2/2013 in College Sports

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The University of Florida men's basketball team finally faced a little competition in the Southeastern Conference. Just a little, though. Erik Murphy scored 19 points and was instrumental on the defensive end, helping the No. 4 Gators beat 16th-ranked and short-handed University of Mississippi 78-64 Saturday night.



MSU's Smith hasn't decided if he will use sixth year

Posted 2/2/2013 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University is one step closer to getting another year out of veteran offensive lineman Tobias Smith. MSU football spokesperson Joe Galbraith confirmed on Twitter that the NCAA Enforcement staff in December granted a sixth year of eligibility to Smith, a Columbus native, before MSU took the field against Northwestern University for the 2013 Gator Bowl on New Year's Day in Jacksonville, Fla.



MSU baseball pitchers will rely on buddy system

Posted 2/2/2013 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University baseball program plans to use the buddy system on the mound again this season. The plan for the first two months of non-conference play is to use two starting pitchers to get through seven to eight innings, and to hold both pitchers to pitch counts to avoid excessive work.



Alabama rallies to win at Vanderbilt

Posted 2/2/2013 in College Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Anthony Grant made sure to remind his players that nobody from the University of Alabama had left Memorial Gym victorious in a very long time.



MSU women will hope for better at home

Posted 2/2/2013 in College Sports

The schedule hasn't been kind to the Mississippi State University women's basketball team. Then again, Southeastern Conference members never have had a history of taking it easy on their league rivals. If anything, SEC foes work out the frustration of having to go up against the nation's best night in and night out whenever they can.



Starkville basketball teams sweep Noxubee County

Posted 2/2/2013 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE - Avonte' Amos and Ravonte' Gandy knew there would be valleys when they took over leadership roles. Still, the lone seniors on the Starkville High School basketball team feel like the Yellow Jackets are peaking at the right time. Further proof of that belief took place Friday night as Starkville played arguably its most complete game of the year in a 72-48 victory against Noxubee County at the Bee Hive.



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