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Spirit helps push Alabama back to NCAA tournament

Posted 11/9/2011 in College Sports

In seven years as women's soccer coach at Clemson University, Todd Bramble never located a mole in the NCAA who would tip him off with inside information.



Ole Miss' Nutt will resign at end of season

Posted 11/8/2011 in College Sports

OXFORD -- Houston Nutt came to the University of Mississippi with the goal of becoming the first coach to lead the Rebels to the Southeastern Conference championship game. It didn't happen, far from it. Over the past year, the Rebels couldn't win a single SEC game. "The thing about the SEC that I know," Nutt said. "They pay you to win."



Ballard driving force for Bulldogs

Posted 11/8/2011 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The pressure was beginning to mount on Mississippi State senior tailback Vick Ballard. In a 55-17 victory against the University of Tennessee-Martin on Saturday, that pressure valve went down a few notches after he found the end zone again.



Bost leads MSU past Eastern Kentucky

Posted 11/8/2011 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- In a surprisingly tight victory, the Mississippi State men's basketball found a flaw it will need to fix before opponents get a book on them.



Mullen: Nutt's dismissal doesn't change Egg Bowl

Posted 11/8/2011 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen said Monday the dynamic of the 2011 Egg Bowl matchup against the University of Mississippi remains the same after the announcement that Houston Nutt won't return as Ole Miss' coach after that game.



Constants, changes in store for prep basketball season

Posted 11/8/2011 in High School Sports

So much for retirement. Roy Hazzle is back on the bench for the Aberdeen High School boys basketball team for the 25th consecutive season, despite stepping down after last season



Hollivay feels Rutgers is best fit

Posted 11/8/2011 in High School Sports

It's over. Now Rachel Hollivay has to wrap her mind around the idea she will be leaving home for a school that is a more than 1,000 miles away.



Starkville boys will play role of favorite

Posted 11/8/2011 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- This is the time of year Starkville High School boys basketball coach Greg Carter has a one-time conversation with his team. Carter's Yellow Jackets enter the 2011-12 season as the favorites to win their region and to win another championship trophy in their first season back in Class 5A of the Mississippi High School Activities Association.



Porter's smile could be good sign for MSU women

Posted 11/8/2011 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Porsha Porter's smile could be a deadly weapon for the Mississippi State women's basketball team this season. Like anyone who has had braces, the senior guard is getting used to a smile that lights up a room. The comfort level Porter feels in her second season with the Lady Bulldogs could give her even more reasons to flash her new look.



Starkville girls have clean slate

Posted 11/8/2011 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Everybody involved with the Starkville High School girls basketball team knows last year was a struggle. The Lady Jackets will try to change their ways in a new classification and region by relying on three senior leaders and several talented sophomores who will see significant playing time.



Hollivay picks Rutgers

Posted 11/7/2011 in High School Sports

Rachel Hollivay is going to Rutgers University. According to a text message at 11:49 a.m. Monday from her father, Ray Sr., and a subsequent conversation with him early this afternoon, the Heritage Academy 6-foot-5 senior center has decided to play basketball for veteran coach C. Vivian Stringer in Piscataway, N.J.



Penn St officials head to court on perjury charges

Posted 11/7/2011 in College Sports

Just hours after stepping down, two high-ranking Penn State administrators face arraignment Monday on charges they lied to a grand jury investigating former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky and failed to properly report suspected child abuse by the ex-football coach.



MSU women show strong one-two punch, looking for more

Posted 11/6/2011 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State women's basketball team showed Sunday it has the potential to have a potent one-two punch. Now the Lady Bulldogs will work on finding more weapons to add to their go-to arsenal.



MSU dominates Tennessee-Martin

Posted 11/6/2011 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- With a sense of relief, Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen used three words to sum up his team's performance on Homecoming Saturday night. "It's a win," Mullen said.



Three the hard way for Tide: No. 1 LSU uses FG in OT to beat No. 2 Alabama

Posted 11/6/2011 in College Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The No. 2 University of Alabama football team kept coming up short in the biggest game of the season. That very well could be where the Crimson Tide's national championship aspirations will fall, too. The Tide botched three field goals and had a trick play backfire in a 9-6 overtime loss to No. 1 LSU on Saturday in a game Alabama fans will long rue as one that got away.



Kentucky rallies in fourth quarter to beat Ole Miss

Posted 11/6/2011 in College Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After three quarters, University of Mississippi football coach Houston Nutt felt good about the Rebels' chances of winning their first Southeastern Conference game of the year. That didn't last long.



Mullen calls first half vs. UTM 'embarrassing'

Posted 11/6/2011 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen wasn't about to let the scoreboard cloud his anger toward his team's play in the first half Saturday against the University of Tennessee-Martin.



McNair shines in return to Magnolia State

Posted 11/6/2011 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Football fans in the state of Mississippi may have forgotten about Jason McNair's ability to run the football. McNair re-introduced himself as a member of the Tennessee-Martin backfield on Saturday, rushing for a game-high 122 yards on 27 carries in the University of Tennessee-Martin's 55-17 loss to Mississippi State at Davis Wade Stadium.



EMCC beats Hinds, will play for state title

Posted 11/6/2011 in College Sports

SCOOBA -- The East Mississippi Community College football team isn't necessarily all pass all the time. No. 3 EMCC proved Saturday it can run the football, too.



MSU baseball will have more power in lineup in 2012

Posted 11/6/2011 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- In arguably the most remembered at-bat of the 2011 season, the Mississippi State coaches considered having their cleanup hitter bunt.



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