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October 26th

Lady Wolverine pride: East Webster still stands tall despite softball defeat

October 26, 2013

RIDGELAND – East Webster softball has made quite the name for itself over the last few years.
“You have to be proud of what you are doing,” Lady Wolverines coach Lee Berryhill said. “We played in the South State championship game in slow and were State champions in fast last season. Now we are runners-up in slow this year. A lot of people wish they had that.”

SMITH COLUMN: East Webster can continue run in softball

October 26, 2013

The East Webster Lady Wolverines can get used to visiting Ridgeland's Freedom Ridge Park in the spring and fall.
When it comes to establishing a tradition in the sport of softball, East Webster has it covered.

Fitts still has beard for Bulldogs in fall

October 26, 2013

It has been a long journey for Trevor Fitts and his beard.
The Mississippi State junior right hander strokes his beard these days as he watches fall practice.
The Helena, Ala., native made a Power Point last December on the advantages of baseball players having beards. He presented it to head coach John Cohen.

October 25th

Lady Wolverines work toward 'common goal' of state softball crown

October 26, 2013

After winning four straight state championships from 2006 to 2009 and again last year in fast-pitch softball, East Webster is taking a turn at playing for a slow-pitch title.

Jackets swarm Mustangs

October 26, 2013

JACKSON – Since entering division play, the Starkville Yellowjackets have had a good run.
They added to that run Friday night.
The Jackets knocked off Class 6A, Region 2 opponent Murrah 48-28 at Newell Field for their sixth-straight win.
Starkville (7-2, 5-0) opened the season with a 17-0 victory over Noxubee County, then lost its next two games to Oxford and West Point. 

Vols put up a solid fight, lose to Pats

October 26, 2013

COLUMBUS – Anything can happen in a rivalry game.
Add on that the fact that it is a conference game and the importance increases.
That was exactly the situation the Starkville Academy Volunteers found themselves in as they lost a close one to Heritage Academy 14-10.

West Oktibbeha loses at home

October 26, 2013

MABEN – The season schedule has not been very kind to the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves so far.
Facing Class A, Region 3-leading Pelahatchie on Friday night was no different, as the Chiefs defeated the Wolves 48-12.

Eupora's rally falls short

October 26, 2013

CALHOUN CITY – The Eupora Eagles mounted a fourth-quarter rally, but it was not enough as they dropped a 27-20 decision to the Calhoun City Wildcats in Calhoun County Friday night.
With the loss, Eupora saw its records fall to 6-2 overall and 1-2 in Class 2A, Region 4.
Calhoun City took advantage of turnovers by the Eagles to build a 21-0 lead by halftime.

SHS swimmers seek good outing at State

October 25, 2013

The Starkville High School swim team did not perform as well at the Class 6A North State meet as it wanted.
In a sport of a second chance, the Yellowjackets seek to have a better outing at today's Class 6A State meet in Cleveland. The prelims begin at 9 a.m. on the campus of Delta State University.

Jackets begin bowling practice

October 25, 2013

Championships are often won before teams ever reach a competitive situation against another school.
For members of the Starkville High School bowling team, practices are taken very seriously.
The boys won the region championship last season and have several bowlers returning from that team.

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