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Jackets to host North 6A event

January 23, 2014

It can be a huge advantage to be able to host a tournament in the postseason.
The Starkville Yellowjackets have the opportunity to do that at the end of February.
In an announcement by the Mississippi High School Activities Association on Thursday, SHS was awarded a host site for the Class 6A North State Tournament.

Bulldog women don't hit boards, lose to rival Rebels

January 23, 2014

OXFORD – Ole Miss got eight more offensive rebounds that Mississippi State did Thursday night.
The 19th was the biggest of the night.
Ole Miss’ Kenyotta Jenkins put back a miss with 0.8 seconds left in overtime that proved to be the game-winner as the Bulldogs fell 87-85 at Tad Smith Coliseum.
“As I told my team, in hindsight that one’s on me,” MSU head coach Vic Schaefer said.

SHS honors 2013 football team at banquet

January 23, 2014

It was about celebrating the present and looking forward to the future on Wednesday night during the Starkville High School football banquet.
The Yellowjackets were recognized by the coaching staff and several awards were given out during the event held at the Travis Outlaw Center at the Starkville Sportsplex.

SHS sharpens bowling skill with Neshoba match

January 23, 2014

The Starkville High School bowling team took to the lanes and a tough opponent was there to meet it it in the Neshoba Central Rockets.
It was another challenge to help get the Yellowjackets in shape for the postseason.

Bench boosts Bulldogs in win

January 23, 2014

Mississippi State has leaned on Craig Sword and Gavin Ware many times this season.
On Wednesday, that wasn’t the case.
Sword and Ware combined for just 10 points, but the Bulldogs held on to beat Auburn 82-74 inside Humphrey Coliseum.
“(This was) really a good win for our program and our team,” MSU head coach Rick Ray said. “I was happy with the way our guys handled some adversity.”

State mixes, matches at point guard position

January 23, 2014

Mississippi State has had to mix and match at the point guard position the last two games.
True freshman point guard I.J. Ready has been sidelined the last two games with a concussion he suffered last Wednesday night against Alabama.
He missed Saturday’s win against Texas A&M and an 82-74 victory over Auburn on Wednesday night.

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