Archive - 2014
There have been times this season when the Mississippi State Bulldogs played like a team that was going to win the Southeastern Conference Western Division.
There have also been times when the Bulldogs have played like they weren't going to win it.Â
Alabama was the first major school to recruit Jake Vickerson out of junior college.
The Tuscaloosa native attended Shelton State Community College in Alabama out of high school, and contemplated attending the Southeastern Conference university in his home town.
Instead, he accepted a scholarship offer from Mississippi State.
Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell wanted a challenge for his team at the end of spring practice.
It comes in the form of the Brandon Bulldogs.
The Yellowjackets and Bulldogs meet in the second half of a four-team spring jamboree today at Davis Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi State.
MABEN â€“ There won't be much need for scouting the next opponent for the East Webster Wolverines.
As members of Class 2A, Region 2, the Wolverines and rival Eupora Eagles met twice during the regular season.
East Webster won an 8-2 decision at home and also defeated the Eagles in Eupora, but the result was much closer at 7-5.
EUPORA â€“ Coach Brad Mitchell thought fans were getting their moneyâ€™s worth by attending the Eupora and Baldwyn series.
Things have been turned up a notch as the Eagles see all their hard work pay off to place them in a best-of-three series with county rival East Webster for the Class 2A North Half Championship. The series begins tonight in Cumberland at 7 p.m.
For years, Starkville High has been known for strong baseball programs.
Never was that truer than when Danny Carlisle stood in the dugout as coach. Under his tutelage, Carlisle led many players to the postseason and even a few to championships. Now Carlisle has the privilege of watching two of his former players lead their own teams towards the state championship dream.
An offensive player in baseball or softball likes the thrill of hitting a home run or getting a game-winning hit.
For Mississippi State softball shortstop Kayla Winkfield, the ability to make a play on defense has been just as exciting.
The Golden Triangle Region has an abundance of economic development potential, but the communities that comprise the region must take certain steps to create and maintain a skilled labor force to ensure that potential does not go to waste.
A Carrollton motorist overturned and severely damaged her vehicle in an accident on Highway 82 in Oktibbeha County Tuesday morning but escaped without life-threatening injuries.