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April 20th

Starkville Academy sees some good time on court

April 20, 2014

Tennis season is beginning the downhill stretch for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
As the regular season winds down, coach Lynn Moorehead is anticipating getting in some good court time for her athletes.
“I am looking forward to getting more experience for my players,” Moorehead said. “This gets them in a competitive situation so they get their minds ready for district.”

French Camp finishes region with an unbeaten 6-0 record

April 20, 2014

It worked in football so the French Camp Panthers decided to try it in another sport.
French Camp coach Nathan Wright saw how playing a tough non-region schedule helped his football team last fall. He thought the same plan might benefit the baseball team.
Wright was right.

WAIT COLUMN: Baseball race should be fun in the stretch

April 20, 2014

The final four weekends of the Southeastern Conference baseball season promises to be fun.
Last season saw Vanderbilt and LSU run away with both the SEC East and West, respectively, with the Commodores winning the entire league.

April 19th

Yellowjackets begin spring drills Monday

April 19, 2014

Spring practice will present a new beginning for quarterback Brady Davis.
After transferring from New Hope, Davis will hit the practice field for the first time with the Starkville Yellowjackets on Monday.
Starkville coach Jamie Mitchell knows it will be an adjustment for Davis, but said the signal caller appears anxious to go to work.

SMITH COLUMN: Coaches must be committed year around

April 19, 2014

Football coaches know and understand when they get into the business that it's not just about what happens in the fall.
The spring is becoming just as an important part of the process for a program.

Pittman performs three sports well at Eupora

April 19, 2014

EUPORA – Not many athletes can play baseball, basketball, and football, let alone succeed at all.

Bulldog Sobiesk gains experience with kicking game

April 19, 2014

Mississippi State football fans will keep their eyes on the special teams, especially the place kicking, when the Bulldogs return to the practice fields in the fall.
Last season saw the Bulldogs struggle in nearly every aspect of special teams from punting, punt coverage, punt returns, kickoff returns, kickoff coverage and kicking field goals.

April 18th

MSU baseball edges Missouri in 11 innings

April 18, 2014

COLUMBIA, Mo. – For the Mississippi State baseball team, it was a Good Friday indeed.
An RBI-single by C.T. Bradford lifted the Mississippi State baseball team to a 3-2, 11-inning victory over Missouri in the opening game of a three-game Southeastern Conference series at Taylor Stadium.

MSU softball defeats No. 4 Tennessee

April 18, 2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – With no hits through the first six innings, Mississippi State broke through with four hits and two runs in the top of the seventh inning to earn a 2-0 victory at No. 4 Tennessee on Friday night inside Lee Stadium.
Senior Sam Lenahan hit a one-out two-run home run off the scoreboard in left center to give Vann Stuedeman her 100th victory as the Bulldogs’ head coach.

Hollenhead leads Lady Wolverines

April 18, 2014

East Webster's Mamie Hollenhead had a bit of setback early in the season when she saw a softball break her jaw.
However, in true Hollenjead fashion, the junior did not let it get her down, but instead she learned from the situation to get better on the field.

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