By Brandon Speck Daily Journal It is the matchup the whole state wanted to see, with more on the line than a trip to the MHSAA Class 6A state championship game. Starkville and South Panola are both fighting for national recognition, but Starkville coach Jamie Mitchell’s mind is on being Mississippi’s best. “Rankings don’t matter […]

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Mississippi State players celebrate with the Preseason WNIT trophy they won at home on Sunday.

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s shot at winning the Preseason Women’s National Invitational title didn’t look promising after 17 first half turnovers. But the Bulldogs were able to take care of the basketball in the second half to rally past Western Kentucky 88-77 and hoist the first hardware under third year […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – A historic meeting between father and son went in favor of Middle Tennessee State and head coach Rick Insell Sunday evening. His Blue Raiders beat the Rebels, 71-65, at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. It was the first time in Division I women’s basketball history that father and son […]

Thumbs Up The Bulldogs achieved their first 10-win regular season in school history and went 7-0 at home for just the second time. MSU shut out an SEC opponent for the first time since 1999 and the 51-point margin of victory was the best in league play since 1936. Sixteen of the 18 Bulldogs seniors […]

Thumbs Up The defense settled in and had a good game, limiting Arkansas to 316 total yards. Wide receivers played well. Thumbs Down Quarterback Bo Wallace did not protect the football and had four turnovers. The run game was again weak against a quality SEC defense. Special teams errors led to poor field position as […]

Mississippi State will conclude its four-game homestand to start the season at 7 p.m. tonight against first-time foe Clayton State. The Bulldogs are 3-0 on the year with a 71-63 win over Utah State on Saturday. Senior forward Roquez Johnson paces MSU with 17 points, which ranks sixth in the Southeastern Conference. Clayton State comes […]

By Chris Burrows Associated Press OXFORD – Jarvis Summers and LaDarius White scored 22 and 12 points and highlighted a 13-0 surge in the final 10 minutes Sunday night as Mississippi defeated Northern Arizona 80-74 as part of the Emerald Coast Classic. Ole Miss (3-1), with Summers and White accounting for nine points and an […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Florida State is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, followed by Alabama, Oregon and Mississippi State. The top four teams were unchanged for the first time since late September. The gap between the Seminoles and the Crimson Tide narrowed after another close call by […]

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Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott rushes for yards against the Vanderbilt defense on Saturday.

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel STARKVILLE – The No. 4 Mississippi State Bulldogs showed no signs of an emotional hangover from last week’s five-point loss at Alabama and no signs of looking ahead to next week’s Egg Bowl. But they did show a lot of domination. In the final home game of the 2014 season, […]