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SA seniors enjoy successful season

February 1, 2013

It usually takes a strong senior class in order to have a successful season.

The Starkville Academy boys soccer team has found that to be true this year.

A total of nine seniors can be found on the Volunteer roster this season and they have led the team to a 10-win season and a spot in the upcoming Class AAA playoffs.

January 30th

Tough overtime loss: MSU falters in extra frame as Texas A&M wins 55-49

January 31, 2013

It looked like Mississippi State was going to cruise to an easy victory after a hot first half Wednesday night.

That wasn't the case.

The Bulldogs (7-12, 2-5) couldn't hold off the Texas A&M Aggies (13-7, 3-4) and dropped a 55-49 decision in overtime at Humphrey Coliseum.

MSU women want to follow first SEC win with another

January 31, 2013

The Mississippi State women's basketball team want to follow its first Southeastern Conference win with another.

After taking an emotional 72-57 decision over rival Ole Miss last Sunday, coach Vic Schaefer was proud of the way the Bulldogs went out in the second half, played determined basketball and got the job done.

January 29th

Ware making progress: Former SHS player gives MSU boost in post

January 30, 2013

Gavin Ware came to Mississippi State with a good amount of potential on the basketball court. 

In his freshman season, he has made a big impact. Much of that's due to the fact that there are only seven healthy scholarship players, but nonetheless, he has given the Bulldogs a lift in the post.

SMITH COLUMN: MSU women need to build upon success

January 30, 2013

It wasn't fun getting beat 81-33, 100-47, 62-42 and 92-41 in Southeastern Conference play.

The Mississippi State women's team decided to do something about it.

After a struggle to even get things done in the first half against the Ole Miss Rebels at Humphrey Coliseum, the Bulldogs shook themselves and pulled off a 72-57 victory.

McPhee reaches the top: Former MSU defensive end uses each level to make Super Bowl

January 30, 2013

The road to the Super Bowl can only be achieved through hard work.
Pernell McPhee has that aspect covered.

Throughout his high school, junior college, major college and National Football League career, McPhee has used that plan to reach each level.

Chargers defeat Jackets in physical North 5A soccer match

January 30, 2013

OXFORD – It seemed the Starkville High School boys' soccer team had caught the momentum after a nice block by goal keeper Michael Godley.

Godley deflected a penalty kick by Oxford's Eddie Terry early in the first half, but Terry got a second shot as Godley moved before the kick.

Lady Jackets fight to end of 2-0 soccer loss to Lady Titans

January 30, 2013

RIDGELAND – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets entered unchartered territory Tuesday night, while competing in their first North State soccer match of the season.

Even though the soccer season ended for the Lady Jackets with a 2-0 loss to Ridgeland, an emotional SHS coach Anna Albritton spoke on how proud she was of the fight in her team and their effort all season long.

Lady Vols hit 30-win mark

January 30, 2013

COLUMBUS – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers hit the 30-win mark on Tuesday night and it came against their rivals across the Tombigbee River.

Sallie Kate Richardson had 25 points as Starkville Academy defeated Heritage Academy 72-34.

SHS teams win pair of region games

January 30, 2013

PHILADELPHIA – Blair Schaefer had another scoring effort over 30 points as the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets defeated the Neshoba Central Rockets 57-42 in Class 5A, Region 2 action Tuesday night.

Schaefer tallied 36 points for the Lady Jackets, who improved to 12-6 overall and 4-1 in Class 5A, Region 2.

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