Archive - Dec 8, 2012
MERIDIAN â€“ The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets won their fifth-straight game by defeating Northeast Jones 54-41 at the Meridian Tournament.
"We hope the trend continues," SHS girls coach Kristie Williams said of the recent success of her team. "We hope to keep them going as we look to get back in action against Grenada next Saturday."
By MATT CRANE
Following their performance in the North Mississippi High School Drama Festival, the cast and crew of Starkville High Schoolâ€™s â€śThe Insanity of Mary Girardâ€ť will advance to the next level of competition at the Mississippi Theatre Association festival in January.
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The decision to go back to school is only half the battle.
By STEVEN NALLEY
This year, Hanukkah happens to start right in the middle of exams at Mississippi State University.
The exams began Friday and will continue through Wednesday; Hanukkah begins at sunset Saturday and continues through Dec. 16. As president of MSU Hillel, MSUâ€™s only Jewish student organization, Joey Frost said he has seen this scenario before.
The Mississippi State football team has had quite a layoff since the last time it saw the gridiron.
That all changed on Friday.
The Bulldogs had their first bowl practice in preparation for the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl. MSU faces Northwestern on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 in Jacksonville. ESPN2 will televise the 11 a.m. kickoff.
The Starkville Yellowjackets remains on a hot streak on a out of the norm warm night in December.
The Jackets defeated the Amory Panthers 4-1 at home.
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets controlled the majority of their soccer match against the Amory Lady Panthers Friday night, but a late goal by the visitors made the difference in a 1-0 loss.
After Fridayâ€™s loss the Lady Yellowjackets fell to 3-4-3 overall, while Amory moved its overall record to 8-1-0.
GALLMAN â€“ The Starkville Academy Volunteers won their third-straight game and the fourth in the last five outings by defeating Copiah Academy 61-57.
After falling behind 17-9 at the end of the first quarter, the Vols wrestled the lead away from the home team by outscoring their hosts 18-15 in the second quarter and 17-8 in the third.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team has battled hard, but still been on the wrong side of a couple of games this season.
On Friday night, MSU found a way to correct.
The Bulldogs held on to to beat the Florida Atlantic Owls 59-58 in Humphrey Coliseum.