February 28th, 2015
There is a saying that a double play is a pitcher's best friend.
Starkville Academy pitcher Billy McGee would agree with that statement.
It also doesn't hurt to have a diving catch by your left fielder during a game.
The Volunteers came up with several defensive plays and defeated Memphis Home School 5-4 on Saturday.
Mississippi State has been very successful when Preston Brown has a quality start.
The Bulldogs were 4-0 when Brown has a quality start in his career entering Friday afternoon's game with Arizona.
They left with a 5-0 record.
Brown threw six solid innings and the No. 14 Bulldogs beat Arizona 4-2 at Dudy Noble to kick off another four-game weekend.
Lt. Col. Melvin Rogers, (retired) USMC, died February 23, 2015 at the age of 68.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers did not let a little cold stop them.Â
On a chilly Friday afternoon, the Volunteers took to the diamond where they defeated Heritage Academy 4-2.
Guards, guards and more guards.
That's what the Murrah Mustangs of Jackson are all about.
Starkville High School boys coach Greg Carter went to watch Murrah in action last week and said tonight's opponent for the Yellowjackets in the Class 6A playoffs will be a challenge on the perimeter.
The four senior women's basketball players at Mississippi State don't consider Sunday as an end of the road.
Mississippi State has hung close in almost every loss in Southeastern Conference play this season.
The Bulldogs were never really in the 72-47 loss at Florida in the early part of January. After that, MSU lost six conference games by six points or less.
Wednesdayâ€™s winter weather lent a special beauty to the area, but many motorists experienced trouble as icy roads created dangerous driving conditions through the afternoon and into the night.
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Association will host a concert feature works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with the help of several other musical entities on Saturday.
The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Hallâ€™s Bettersworth Auditorium on the MSU campus and is free and open to the public.
This weekend, Starkville will be host to two events that benefit the Palmer Home for Children.
Chick-fil-A is hosting a series of races on Saturday morning, with all proceeds going to the Palmer Home. Then, Palmer Homeâ€™s third annual Southern Soiree will be held Saturday night.