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April 9th, 2015
Starkville High School girls basketball player Kayla Minor has always had someone close by to help pick up her spirits.
After tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee during the offseason and having surgery in September of 2014, Minor knew it would be tough to get back out onto the court for the Lady Yellowjackets.
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For a Lynesha McCurry and Quantesha Patterson one chapter is closing as they prepare to depart the confines of East Webster, but at the same time, a new journey is beginning with both girls signing letters of intent.
The Mississippi State softball didn't have very long to enjoy one of the greatest wins in program history.
After upsetting the No. 1 LSU Tigers 9-4 on Wednesday night, the Bulldogs left early Thursday morning for their next test in the Southeastern Conference against another set of Tigers. They play a three-game series in Columbia, Mo., against the No. 21 Missouri Tigers.
It wasn't a non-conference game like all the others for Mississippi State on Wednesday night.
It turned out to be one of the biggest wins in program history.
The Bulldogs beat Southeastern Conference foe and No. 1 LSU 9-4 in front of a packed house at home in non-conference action.
Cody Brown has hit in almost every spot in the Mississippi State batting order this season.
In fact, the sophomore outfielder has been slotted in every spot except, third, eighth or ninth.
Recently, the Biloxi native has been batting leadoff. He has done so in the past seven games, and he has batted leadoff before in his baseball career, so he's comfortable with the positioning.
Jacory McCarter plans to be the new center of attention at Lyon College in Arkansas.
The Starkville High School offensive lineman has had some experience snapping the football with the Yellowjackets, but is expected to perform the task full time at Lyon.
McCarter signed with the four-year school located in Batesville, Ark., on Wednesday.
Mississippi State's men's tennis team has been on a tear as of late, and in the middle of it is junior college transfer Mate Cutura.Â
High school graduation is often one of the biggest turning points in a person's life.
Mississippi State track and field athlete Marcus Jackson is certainly one of those people.Â
Coming out of J.Z. George High School, the now senior Bulldog was not just facing where to go to college but if he would even be attending college at all.
Sometimes winning is not all about scoring runs.
On Tuesday evening, the Starkville Academy Volunteers proved just that as they stood behind strong defense and a solid pitching performance from Caleb Griffin to claim a 4-2 victory over visiting Heritage Academy Patriots.
The Starkville Yellowjackets may have lost a baseball game on Tuesday night, but they still found a reason to celebrate.
With a 5-0 loss by Columbus to Madison Central in Lowndes County, the Jackets earned a playoff spot in Class 6A.