Archive - 2014
Starkville Academy girls basketball coach Glenn Schmidt was very proud to say that she crossed paths with Jerry Henderson.
A veteran of 38 years of coaching now herself, Schmidt credits much of her philosophy and where she is today because of the life lessons that Henderson taught her.
On February 2, 1997, Antonio Wrightâ€™s life was forever changed when his Pathfinder flipped a total of eight times.
RIDGELAND â€“ The East Webster softball team entered Saturday on a mission.
With a seventh inning come-from-behind victory in game one, the Lady Wolverines came out on day two ready to prove they were worthy of wearing the Class 2A Fast Pitch State Championship crown for a second year in a row.
The desire paid off.
The formula for winning state championships is really very simple for the East Webster Lady Wolverines.
If the Lady Wolverines show up for practice and work hard, success usually follows.
East Webster coach Lee Berryhill said the motto for the team is "do what we do."
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. â€“ Mississippi State used a solo home run to claim a victory on Friday night.
Two Alabama solo home runs doomed the Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon.
The No. 22 Crimson Tide did that trick and beat the No. 16 Bulldogs 2-1in the regular season finale to salvage a game.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. â€“ Mississippi State will be right back in the same situation it faced last year in Hoover, Ala.
The Bulldogs are the No. 5 seed in the Southeastern Conference Tournament and will play No. 12 seed Georgia in the late game Tuesday night in a single-elimination format.
If State wins, it will play South Carolina on Wednesday in a double-elimination format.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. â€“ Matthew Britton's first 246 at-bats in his Mississippi State career didn't yield a home run.
The 247th did and it was a big one.
Britton led off the seventh inning with a solo home run to lift the No. 16 Bulldogs to a 1-0 victory and clinched the series against No. 22 Alabama on the road.Â
EUPORA â€“ Fans of East Webster and Eupora could not have asked anything more of their teams on Friday.
After battling seven innings, the teams treated those in attendance to free baseball with the Eagles ultimately claiming a 4-3 eight inning victory making them the Class 2A North champions.
EUPORA â€“ It didn't take Joshua Rollins long to realize that something special had happened on Friday.
When his Eupora teammates came charging down the third-base line to congratulate him on his game-winning hit, Rollins knew it was a big deal.
Mississippi State announced that point guard Jacoby Davis will transfer to be closer to his sick mother.
Davis' mother, Michelle, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.