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January 25th

West, East Oktibbeha split boys, girls rivalry outings

January 26, 2014

MABEN – One of the strongest high school rivalries in the state of Mississippi is the one between East and West Oktibbeha.
The two schools revived that rivalry on the basketball court Saturday.
In the first contest, it was the Lady Titans defeating West Oktibbeha 62-59.

Bulldogs struggle on road to Rebels

January 26, 2014

OXFORD – The Mississippi State Bulldogs have proven they can win inside Humphrey Coliseum.
MSU has struggled away from Starkville all season long and that trend continued on Saturday.
The Bulldogs dropped an 82-63 decision to in-state rival Ole Miss at Tad Smith Coliseum.

Ready makes return to MSU after 10 days

January 26, 2014

OXFORD – I.J. Ready has been on the shelf the past week.
The Mississippi State true freshman point guard suffered a concussion at Alabama on Jan. 15. He left in the first half of that game and didn’t return.
Ready was never cleared by the Bulldog medical staff and missed home games against Texas A&M and Auburn, both wins.
He saw his first action in 10 days.

Bounce back time for MSU at home

January 26, 2014

The Mississippi State women's basketball team have lost two-straight Southeastern Conference games on the road in different ways.
After falling 73-35 to Texas A&M in College Station, the Bulldogs were more competitive in their last game, but still suffered an 87-85 overtime defeat at the hands of Ole Miss Thursday night in Oxford.

Edward Whitehurst Sr.

January 25, 2014

Edward H. Whitehurst Sr. passed away on January 25, 2014 at his residence in Maben he was 67. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Maben and a Master Mason and Shriner. He was also a retired electrician with I B E W Electrical Union.

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January 24th

Jackets sting No. 1: Second half surge gives SHS victory

January 25, 2014

A halftime deficit against the No. 1 team in the state didn't faze the Starkville Yellowjackets Friday night.
Despite trailing 38-33 to the Madison Central Jaguars, Starkville found a way to overcome and secure a 70-62 win on its home court.
The Jackets took a 49-46 lead at the end of the third quarter, then outscored the Jaguars 21-16 in the fourth.

Strong defensive game lifts Lady Yellowjackets

January 25, 2014

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets made a statement early in their game with the Madison Central Lady Jaguars Friday night that they had come to play defense.
Starkville did not allow Madison Central to score a field goal in the first quarter.

Bulldogs ready to face Rebels in round two of rivalry in Oxford

January 25, 2014

Mississippi State’s first meet with in-state rival Ole Miss fell in the Bulldogs’ favor.
The Bulldogs beat the Ole Miss Rebels 76-72 two weeks ago inside Humphrey Coliseum.
Repeating that result will be a challenge for MSU today.

Choctaw County hosts Challenge

January 25, 2014

Fans that want to see high school girls basketball at its finest may want to take the short trip to Ackerman at some point today.
Good players, good rivalries and good competition will all be a part of the Mid-Mississippi Challenge at Choctaw County High School.

SA girls hold off Winston

January 25, 2014

LOUISVILLE – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers held off a furious comeback in the fourth period by Winston Patriots to win 47-44.
The Lady Volunteers started strong taking an early 18-11 advantage after the first period. The second period was more of a defensive game as both combined to only score 16 points. Starkville Academy took a 29-16 lead going into the half.

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