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April 28th

SHS track in midst of postseason

April 29, 2013

The Starkville High School track team is caught right in the middle of the postseason experience.
After competing at Class 5A regional competition over the weekend, the Yellowjackets are set for this week's competition in the Class 5A North meet in Oxford.

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Bulldogs edged 5-4 in final home game

April 29, 2013

Through three innings on Sunday, it appeared the Mississippi State Bulldogs would prevent a sweep in their final home Southeastern Conference softball series of the season.
The Bulldogs had gained a 3-2 lead and pitcher Stephanie Becker had pitched two shutout innings against the South Carolina Gamecocks.

April 27th

From Wolverine, to Bulldog, to Buccaneer

April 28, 2013

Johnthan Banks is a good example of what can be accomplished in the sport of football when a talented athlete mixes it in with a little bit of hard work.
He showed it can lead to reaching All-State status at East Webster High School.

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Jackets finish off the Rams

April 28, 2013

JACKSON – The Starkville Yellowjackets completed a sweep of their first-round Class 5A playoff series with Saturday's 17-4 victory in five innings at Smith-Wills Stadium.

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East Webster advances after blanking Bruce 2-0

April 28, 2013

Routine plays, stellar defense and outstanding pitching.
Those three things were readily available on Saturday as in a two-game sweep, the Lady Wolverines advanced forward in the Class 2A playoffs.

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Gamecocks defeat Owen, Bulldogs 3-0

April 28, 2013

Alison Owen had found a groove and was cruising along.
The Mississippi State junior right hander gave up a leadoff single, but retired the next 12 batters she faced.
Then came the fifth inning.
A leadoff single and a two-run home run in the top of the fifth ended her streak and the Bulldogs couldn't recover as they went on to drop a 3-0 decision to South Carolina Saturday afternoon.

Boyd drafted by Packers 

April 28, 2013

A day after two former Mississippi State Bulldogs heard their names called in the 2013 National Football League Draft, one more MSU player heard his name on day three.

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April 26th

Bulldogs Banks, Slay hear names called at NFL Draft

April 27, 2013

After not seeing any players drafted on the first day, Mississippi State saw a pair of players hear their names called on day two of the National Football League draft.
Former Bulldog cornerbacks Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay were selected in the second round of the draft on Friday night.

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Jackets sting Rams to gain baseball series lead

April 27, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets didn't waste any time executing the plan the coach had set out for them in the first round Class 5A playoff series against Provine Friday night.
Starkville coach Brian Jones said prior to the matchup that he wanted his club to have some timely hits, execute on offense, move baserunner, make all the routine plays and throws strikes on the mound.

Eupora begins Class 2A baseball playoffs with victory

April 26, 2013

EUPORA – The Eupora Eagles are one step closer to advancing in the Class 2A playoffs.
On Friday, the step was a big one as the team battled its way to a 9-3 victory over the Lake Hornets.

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