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March 11th, 2015

Jackets, Wildcats meet in Jackson

March 12, 2015

It was the third game of the season.
The Meridian Wildcats paid a visit to the Beehive for a basketball game against the Starkville Yellowjackets.
Starkville was able to take a 63-55 victory between the two Class 6A powers on that November night.
As the season has progressed into March, the Jackets and Wildcats face each other again. This time there is much more on the line.

Deloach playing well for SHS as senior

March 12, 2015

It the crunch time of the season for the Starkville Yellowjackets and senior Nick Deloach knows it.
The senior Jacket may be playing his best basketball of the season and he has his eye on the prize.
With two more victories, Starkville will claim the Class 6A State championship.

Lady Jackets have state tourney run stopped by Eagles

March 11, 2015

JACKSON – It was nothing short of a great season for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets. 
Despite being young, Starkville played its way to the Class 6A semifinal game where it came up shy with a 61-39 loss to defending state champion Horn Lake.

Lady Wolverines take physical win in Class 2A semis

March 11, 2015

JACKSON – In a physical game, the East Webster Lady Wolverines dug in deep to survive and beat Newton 51-35 to advance to the Class 2A State championship game. 

Working on the weekends: MSU pitchers Sexton, Tatum find their way into starting rotation

March 11, 2015

Austin Sexton and Vance Tatum threw a combined 43 innings for Mississippi State as freshmen a season ago.
The duo has already thrown 43 1/3 innings this season and the Bulldogs are only 19 games in.
Both Sexton and Tatum have found themselves in the starting rotation the last three weekends, and MSU head coach John Cohen saw two totally different pitchers this past fall.

State fails to get runs across in home baseball loss

March 11, 2015

Mississippi State had plenty of chances to push runners across the plate Wednesday night.
The Bulldogs just didn't capitalize on the opportunities.
No. 16 MSU left 11 men on base, as it fell 3-1 to Western Kentucky at Dudy Noble Field to split a two-game midweek series.

March 10th

Charles David Whitehead

March 11, 2015

Charles David Whitehead, 93, passed away surrounded by close family on Friday, March 6 in Franklin, TN. He was born in Greenwood, MS on August 8, 1921, and at age 18 joined the United States Army Air Corps. He was a Master Sergeant and a flight engineer on a B-29 in World War II.  His plane was hit and the pilot killed; the crew survived by ejecting over Iwo Jima.

'Outstanding' Lady Jackets: SHS one step from playing in 6A final

March 11, 2015

It is no secret that sports in Mississippi can rival anywhere in the country. 
In coach Kristie Williams' eyes, some of the best action takes place in Class 6A girls basketball where her Lady Yellowjackets have earned a spot in the state semifinals. They are just one game shy of competing for the championship.

Lady Wolverines one of four teams left standing in 2A

March 11, 2015

It's down to four teams. 
That is all that remains standing in Class 2A basketball and one of those teams are the East Webster Lady Wolverines.
"It is always a good thing to keep playing," East Webster coach Bill Brand said. "We are in the final four now. One of the four best teams in the state. That is something for everybody to be proud of, (and) for the girls to be proud of."

Sword of the Bulldogs makes second team All-SEC

March 11, 2015

Craig Sword didn't play in the first four games of the season due to having back surgery in October.
The Mississippi State junior guard didn't score until the eighth game and didn't score in double digits until the final game in December.

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