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February 14th, 2014
PELAHATCHIE â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers entered the fourth quarter of their game against East Rankin Academy all tied up.
Starkville Academy broke the 27-27 score by outscoring East Rankin Academy 13-8 in the fourth quarter on its own floor and earned a 40-35 victory.
MABEN â€“ Basketball season in West Oktibbehaâ€™s gym came to a close Friday evening.
For Eddie Johnson, there is only one thing to do when you are facing the end and that is go out with a bang.
"We have to come out and give it all we got," Johnson said. "This is our last game and we are just going to play hard til the clock goes off."
There haven't been many positives to take away for the Mississippi State Bulldogs during a six-game losing streak.
When asked what positives the Bulldogs could take away after a 75-55 loss to Georgia at home on Wednesday, MSU head coach Rick Ray said there were none.
Although things haven't been good the last six games, the players are still trying to stay positive.
Some high school seniors are still wondering where the next few years will take them.
One Starkville Academy senior knows exactly where he is headed.
OnÂ Friday morning, Jamison McKee signed a soccer scholarship which will see him change his Volunteers jersey for that of the Meridian Community College Eagles.
One game was all Starkville Academy needed to extend its season into the playoffs.
On Friday afternoon, the Volunteers faced off with Pillow Academy in search of the victory which would push them ahead of Heritage Academy in the standings.
The game did not swing in Starkville Academyâ€™s favor as it saw its season end with a 1-0 loss to the Mustangs in overtime.
It always helps to make a move when there's a friend going along for the ride.
That's what Megan Moorhead has found to be true.
The Starkville High School girls soccer player signed a scholarship to play with Itawamba Community College and it was less than three weeks ago that fellow Lady Yellowjacket Noa Katherine Hardin joined the Lady Indians.
Soccer is taking over the Starkville Sportsplex this weekend.
Beginning this morning and running through lateÂ Sunday afternoon,Â the Starkville Soccer Association will host the Spring Shootout.
Mississippi State baseball fans have been looking forward to the 2014 season since the last out was recorded at the College World Series last June.
The wait is over as the No. 2 Bulldogs start the campaign today with the first of three games against Western Carolina.
It didn't take long for Alex Detz and Brett Pirtle to contribute for the Mississippi State baseball program after transferring in from junior college.
The two infielders were two important pieces for the Bulldogs on their run to the College World Series last season.
As they enter their senior season, Detz and Pirtle anchor an infield that should make MSU a very solid squad once again.
Sleepy Robinson probably would not be where he is today if it were not for crossing paths with Marcus Bush.
Robinson, a former Mississippi State quarterback and now an assistant football coach with the Bulldogs on the staff of Dan Mullen, said he was encouraged to get into coaching by Bush.