Those who were there to witness the only time the Bulldogs defeated Bear Bryant in his 25-year tenure in Tuscaloosa are constantly reminded of the afternoon David defeated Goliath.
After the graduation of four seniors, including star Aniya Saddler, Jackson will lead the defending champion Falcons through a season that starts Saturday.
Another quick start -- a West Point staple -- Friday at New Hope could mean victory for the Green Wave.
No local schools will be reclassified, but there's plenty of movement within their regions.
DE KALB -- Ray Westerfield taught Dicenzo Miller II how to play quarterback.
STARKVILLE -- Outside the Starkville Academy field house on Wednesday afternoon, the hurdles sit in a row, soaking slowly in the steady rain.
STARKVILLE -- Michael Casagrande covers Alabama for AL.com. He took some time to speak with The Dispatch ahead of Mississippi State's matchup against Alabama on Saturday.
STARKVILLE -- The recent Mississippi State football exodus in Starkville continued Wednesday.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State is in a tailspin.
The Yellow Jackets went from fourth to third in the class while remaining fifth in the overall rankings.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State running back and Columbus native Kylin Hill is reportedly leaving the team to prepare for the NFL draft.
STARKVILLE -- The mid-season exodus continues at Mississippi State.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State quarterback conundrum remains ongoing.
STARKVILLE -- Ron Polk's arrival at Mississippi State in 1976 was anything but glamorous.
STARKVILLE -- Onyi Echegini didn't even have to move.
Darrius Triplett accounted for two scores as Caledonia punched its ticket to the postseason.
The Green Wave rebounded from back-to-back losses to Lake Cormorant and Grenada with a big win over the Falcons.
In a contest short on continuity and long on mistakes, a slew of special teams mishaps doomed the Trojans against the fourth-ranked Commodores.
The Tigers' defense flexed its dominance in a shutout win to clinch the top seed in Region 4-3A.
The Trojans have lost two straight games as they prepare for the best defense in Region 1-5A, but coach Wade Tackett's high expectations haven't wavered.
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