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Alabama close to NCAA bid

February 19, 2013

The Alabama Crimson Tide have quietly had a good season in Southeastern Conference play this season.

The Crimson Tide are 9-3 in SEC play and sit alone in second place. They have an overall record of 17-8.

Winners of its last three games. Alabama's Ratings Percentage Index is 59 according to ESPN's Joe Lunardi. 

Volunteers win soccer playoff match

February 19, 2013

The Starkville Academy Volunteers fought windy conditions at the Starkville Sportsplex Monday afternoon, but it did not keep them from moving one step closer to a championship.

Defeating Pillow Academy 4-0 in the quarterfinals, the Volunteers will advance to the semifinals to face Jackson Academy at 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Vols showing big-size heart in postseason

February 19, 2013

There's no denying the size of the heart of the Starkville Academy Volunteers.

Anyone who witnessed last Saturday night's 67-65 victory in three overtimes over Washington School could tell the Vols still had much fight left in them.

SA girls plan to treat Prep very serious

February 19, 2013

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have their sights set on winning another trophy after claiming the Class AAA, Division II State championship last Saturday.

With its tradition of playing good basketball at this time of the year, Jackson Prep stands in the way of the Lady Vols at Jackson Academy today. The two teams play in the first round of the Class AAA Tournament at 4 p.m.

SHS girls see season end with loss to New Hope

February 19, 2013

COLUMBUS – It was a steep mountain for the Starkville High School girls' basketball team to climb.

The Lady Yellowjackets comeback fell short, as the New Hope Lady Trojans beat SHS 67-47 in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs.

Lady Wolverines advance in South Class 2A

February 19, 2013

MATHISTON – The rain that began falling on the outside of the gym where East Webster plays its home basketball games was a fitting omen.

Shots had been raining down all night long for the Lady Wolverines on Monday.

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