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January 28th, 2013

Starkville Academy shuts out Heritage 2-0

January 29, 2013

On an unseasonably warm afternoon the soccer teams of Starkville Academy and Heritage faced off with the Volunteers looking to make it two in a row following a victory over Presbyterian Christian School on Saturday.

Coach Robert Garner and his team got their wish as they defeated the Patriots 2-0 and moved one step closer to the playoffs.

January 27th

May has her way as MSU gets win

January 27, 2013

The Mississippi State women's coaching staff have been pushing junior point guard Katia May to improve her play.

Even though there are still some things they'd like to see her do better, May took a step in the right direction against the Ole Miss Rebels on Sunday.

SCS seniors put in time for program

January 27, 2013

They were at Starkville Christian School before there were Cougars.

The SCS basketball seniors, who take the home floor for the final time tonight against Kemper Academy, have been vital to the progress of the program.

January 26th

Lady Jackets continue to stretch their season

January 27, 2013

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets refused to stay down.

After a disappointing loss to New Hope to end the regular season, the Lady Jackets have enjoyed two strong playoff performances, including Saturday's 2-0 home win over Center Hill in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs.

SHS boys advance by beating Hernando

January 27, 2013

It was quite an afternoon for Starkville High School soccer player Taylor Wise on Saturday.

After signing with Hinds Community College earlier in the day, Wise scored a pair of goals to lead the Yellowjackets to a 2-0 victory over Hernando in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs.

Gardner likes performance of Vols

January 27, 2013

Starkville Academy soccer coach Robert Gardner was looking for a complete match from his squad.
He saw that on Saturday.

The Volunteers were able to do something they had never done in beating Presbyterian Christian School 2-0 at the Starkville Sportplex soccer field.

Gardner was pleased with the way his players worked together to accomplish the desired result.

SMITH COLUMN: Three matches, three shutouts, impressive day

January 27, 2013

It was quite a day of soccer in Starkville on Saturday.

Three high school matches, three wins and all by the same 2-0 score.
Call it the day of the Starkville shutout trifecta.

Bulldogs drop fourth-straight SEC game, fall to the Gators

January 27, 2013

It has been tough sledding for the Mississippi State men's basketball team since opening up 2-0 in the Southeastern Conference.

The Bulldogs dropped their fourth-straight conference contest Saturday night.

MSU (7-11, 2-4) fell to the No. 7 (Associated Press) Florida Gators (16-2, 6-0) 82-47 inside Humphrey Coliseum.

SA teams sweep PCS at home

January 27, 2013

There hasn’t been much doubt surrounding the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers this season, and for good reason.

With their record standing at 28-0 after Friday’s road win at Parklane, the Lady Vols have established themselves as one of the toughest teams in the state.

Ackerman girls win on their own court during Challenge

January 27, 2013

ACKERMAN – There was no such thing as a lazy Saturday for a few of the area’s basketball teams.

Taking part in the Mid-Mississippi Challenge were the Eupora Lady Eagles, the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets, as well as the East Webster Lady Wolverines and host team the Ackerman Lady Indians.

The first game between Ackerman and J.Z. George saw the Lady Indians pick up a decisive 42-19 victory.

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