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April 23rd

Bulldogs cruise to 12-1 win over Tigers

April 24, 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – It is pretty much automatic that when Ross Mitchell enters a game, he is going to win it.
It was no different Tuesday night.
The Mississippi State sophomore right hander pitched six solid innings in relief and the No. 17 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs cruised to a 12-1 win over the Memphis Tigers in front of 3,428 at Autozone Park.

Starkville High starts spring work with Tuesday practice

April 24, 2013

The Starkville High School football coaching staff probably felt more like traffic cops than coaches on Tuesday afternoon.
For the first time since winning the Class 5A State championship last December, the Yellowjackets hit the field for practice.

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Jackets swing to North State

April 24, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets had to deal with a bunch of Tigers for the second-consecutive Class 5A tennis match in the postseason.
After sweeping through Saltillo last Thursday to open the playoffs, Starkville defeated Hernando at home on Tuesday 6-1.
With the victory, the Jackets punched their ticket to the North Class 5A round against Oxford on Friday.

Starkville Academy aces Copiah on home courts

April 24, 2013

Starkville Academy honored four of its own as it battled Copiah Academy on the home tennis courts.
Tuesday’s contest with the Colonels marked the last time a quartet of seniors, including Matt Jones, Mary Austin Barber, Laura Austin Crane and Vicky Sun would pick up a racket for a regular season match at Starkville Academy.

April 22nd

Evan Mitchell gets the nod

April 22, 2013

It has been a while since Evan Mitchell has pitched for Mississippi State.
The junior right hander will get his first opportunity in over a month when he takes the mound for the No. 17 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs against the Memphis Tigers at Autozone Park in Memphis today at 6:30 p.m.

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Jackets roll Green Wave with 6-run 6th inning

April 22, 2013

Six was a magic number for the Starkville Yellowjackets as the team posted six runs in the sixth inning to knock off visiting West Point 9-2.
With a win so close to the playoffs, Jackets’ coach Brian Jones is hoping the momentum of success will carry over into the team’s next appearance.

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Vols take third at own SA Invitational

April 22, 2013

Harrison McBride wasn't sure what he'd be able to provide the Starkville Academy Volunteers on Monday.
It turns out that he was able to give the Vols a lift.
McBride shot a 75 in the No. 4 position, good for third place individually, as Starkville Academy carded a 317 and finished third as a team at the Starkville Academy Invitational. The event was hosted by the Starkville Country Club.

April 21st

Goodwin returns home for spring practice at MSU

April 21, 2013

Will Goodwin's path in football led him back home.
Following a busy athletic career at Starkville Academy, Goodwin enjoyed a two-year stint as the kicker for the Itawamba Community College football team.

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Renfroe swings good bat for Bulldog baseball

April 21, 2013

Hunter Renfroe has been putting on a show in 2013.
The Mississippi State junior outfielder is batting .407 with 13 home runs and 42 RBI.

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April 20th

MSU defeats Auburn in front of huge crowd

April 21, 2013

After dropping its first three Southeastern Conference series, Mississippi State has fought back in a big way.
It wasn't more evident than Saturday afternoon.
The No. 18 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs beat the Auburn Tigers 6-0 in front of 14,562, the second largest crowd at Dudy Noble Field, to win the three-game Southeastern Conference series.

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