SCOOBA -- When East Mississippi Community College really needed a play Saturday afternoon, sophomore defensive back Shaquille Fluker made one. Sophomore defensive backs Jason Yarbor and Justin Cox followed suit.
SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College Vice President and Director of Athletics Mickey Stokes stood on the 25-yard line at Sullivan-Windham Field on Saturday afternoon.
OXFORD -- The Texas A&M University and the University of Mississippi football teams have new quarterbacks, new head coaches, and run similar offenses. The Aggies are having more success with the formula so far.
STARKVILLE --- The Mississippi State University women's basketball team took its first -- albeit small -- steps up Mount Schaefer on Wednesday.
STARKVILLE -- Tyler Russell had said previously that he does not hear the crowd and not even the famous cowbells at Davis Wade Stadium.
SCOOBA -- While the casual observer may not notice this, East Mississippi Community College does not pass the football on every offensive play.
STARKVILLE -- Denico Autry's answer to what he thinks he needs to improve on the most after his first month is a scary thought for Southeastern Conference quarterbacks. "There's no doubt I have to be a better pass rusher otherwise I'm not doing my job," Autry said Tuesday.
STARKVILLE -- Paris Perret informed the Mississippi State University volleyball team's coaches Monday of her intention to quit the program. The junior setter, who was on pace to finish second all-time in school history in career assists, met with MSU coach Jenny Hazelwood and MSU Senior Associate Athletic Director for Women's Sports Ann Carr on Monday to discuss her reasons for leaving the team.
STARKVILLE -- University of Kentucky freshman quarterback Patrick Towles meet Mississippi State University coach Dan Mullen.
STARKVILLE -- Johnnie Harris didn't see the connection.
STARKVILLE -- The football coaches at Mississippi State University have been pointing to this first road Southeastern Conference game at the University of Kentucky for the return of injured tight end Malcolm Johnson.
STARKVILLE -- Vann Stuedeman has been learning from Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It's a new week for the University of Mississippi football team. After a 33-14 loss to the University of Alabama on Saturday night at Bryant-Denny Stadium, the Rebels (3-2, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) will face the SEC Western Division's newest member, Texas A&M University, Saturday in Oxford. Both teams will try for their first SEC win. And while Ole Miss didn't get that first league victory Saturday against the nation's top-ranked team, it showed the Crimson Tide are vulnerable.
STARKVILLE -- Many national pundits spent the summer talking about the impact the addition of Texas A&M University and the University of Missouri would make on Southeastern Conference football. Lost in the shuffle was the immediate boost both athletic programs would give the conference in women's soccer.
STARKVILLE -- Make it 41 victories in a row for the University of Florida volleyball program against Mississippi State University.
STARKVILLE -- A school-record 37 games at Dudy Noble Field highlight Mississippi State University's 56-game baseball schedule for 2013 announced last week by coach John Cohen.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The No. 1 University of Alabama football team actually trailed for a change, a predicament that lasted 15 seconds.
STARKVILLE -- The buzz on the Mississippi State University campus is starting to get more pronounced. After the MSU football team's first 4-0 start, it's natural for fans, players, and coaches to start talking about 2012 as a special season.
STARKVILLE -- A'Quonesia Franklin isn't a numbers person. If she was, there might have been a time when she doubted she could play Division I basketball. But Franklin never has been one to let artificial or perceived physical ones stand in her way. That's what makes it so easy for Mississippi State University women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer to reminisce about someone he came to know by accident.
STARKVILLE -- Jamerson Love recognizes he's watching two of the best in defensive backs teach him how to play in the Southeastern Conference. This week, the Mississippi State University football team has used its bye week to give newcomers like Love an opportunity to show the veterans what they've learned.
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