Archive - Feb 27, 2013 - Latest Sports
Overall State champions.
Those are three simple words that describe Starkville Academyâ€™s goal for the 2012-2013 season.
The Lady Volunteers begin the journey toward that status today as they face Prairie View in a 3 p.m.
matchup at Mississippi College.
As game time nears, enthusiasm is sweeping throughout the Starkville Academy team and its coach.
There is no "I" in team.
There is definitely no "I" in Lady Volunteers.
When it comes to the Starkville Academy Lady Vols, they exhibit the highest level of teamwork that can be witnessed on the basketball court.
The Mississippi State baseball team was coming off a big weekend in which they collected four wins.
Keeping focus for a midweek game after that type of weekend is usually a concern.
The No. 9 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs answered those concerns with seven-straight hits in the bottom of the first on their way to a 13-2 win over Rhode Island Tuesday night at Dudy Noble Field.
It wasn't quite the formula for success that the Starkville Yellowjackets were looking for against the Columbus Falcons Tuesday night.
Columbus kept expanding a lead on Starkville with eight runs in the first four innings and went on to win a 9-5 decision at Yellowjacket Stadium.
It was the first loss of the season for SHS under Brian Jones, who saw his team fall to 2-1.
Mississippi State and Kentucky have played some good basketball games in the last few years.
There has usually been a championship or a berth into the NCAA Tournament on the line.
This time around Kentucky is the only one looking at this game as one step closer to the postseason.