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February 18th

Volunteers win soccer playoff match

February 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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.

BREAKING: MSU's Roquez Johnson suspended indefinitely

February 18, 2013

MSU head coach Rick Ray took the podium Monday afternoon at the Humphrey Coliseum, with some more big news for the Bulldog basketball team.

He announced that sophomore forward Roquez Johnson was suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules.

"Roquez Johnson has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules," Ray said.

February 17th

Long day becomes successful for MSU

February 17, 2013

It was a long day of baseball for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, but a successful one.

The No. 13 (Collegiate Baseball) Mississippi State Bulldogs finished off a four-game sweep of the Portland Pilots with a 6-0 victory in game two of a doubleheader Sunday at Dudy Noble Field.

Vols, Mustangs meet in Class AAA playoffs

February 17, 2013

A score will be settled at the Starkville Sportsplex soccer field today.

After battling to a tie, not once but twice, during the regular season, the Starkville Academy Volunteers and Pillow Academy Mustangs meet in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs. The match is slated to begin at 3 p.m.

MSU has tough time offensively in loss to LSU

February 17, 2013

The Mississippi State Bulldogs found the going tough offensively against the LSU Lady Tigers Sunday afternoon, especially in the second half.

With only 16 points to show in the second 20 minutes of play, the Bulldogs didn't produce nearly enough to secure a Southeastern Conference victory and dropped a 63-41 decision to the Lady Tigers at Humphrey Coliseum.

February 16th

SMILE, HUGS ABOUND: Lady Vols capture another Class AAA, Division II title

February 16, 2013

JACKSON – Starkville Academy's Lady Volunteers have another Class AAA, Division II State championship.

On Saturday, the Lady Vols claimed the second-straight such title as they defeated East Rankin Academy 63-15.

Starkville Academy coach Glenn Schmidt was all smiles following the game watching her team celebrate the first of hopefully three championships.

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