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March 2nd, 2013
On a cold and snowy Saturday, Starkville High Schoolâ€™s bats got hot as it defeated Ethel 13-2.
The Yellowjackets 13 runs came off of nine hits, which were highlighted by Jalen Campbell, Tanner Clanton and A.J. Brown, who each got two hits in the ballgame.
Scoring took place early in the game for SHS beginning with two runs in the first and one in the second inning.
CLINTON â€“ Even though the game was closer than usual for the Starkville Academy girls, the Lady Volunteers never lost sight of their goal.
Starkville Academy's quest of finishing the season undefeated as the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State champions has one more hurdle to clear.
On a day where the temperatures were in the 30s and snow flurries were seen, it didn't cool down the Mississippi State baseball team.
The No. 9 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs fought off the cold weather for a 10-0 win over the St. Joseph's Hawks.
It is the fourth game this season in which MSU (12-0) has scored in double digits and third in a row. MSU only managed five a season ago.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team wants to get back its competitive spirit.
One thing that could bring that about is a matchup against the arch rival.
The Bulldogs (7-20 overall, 2-13 Southeastern Conference) host in-state rival Ole Miss (21-7, 10-5) today. Tipoff is set for 4 p.m. and can be seen on Fox Sports Net.Â
CRAWFORD â€“ A couple of East Oktibbeha Titans will be taking their talents to the next level.
On Friday, Steven Bell and Eddie Young both inked letters of intent to play football for Holmes Community College.
MAYHEW â€“ Dan Mullen knows there is more to life than coaching football.
The fifth-year Mississippi State coach makes sure he is involved with organizations that are helping people in need.
He took advantage of an opportunity Thursday night to speak to an organization that is geared toward helping.
The Mississippi Stateâ€™s womenâ€™s basketball team pulled off a feat not achieved by the team in three years on Thursday evening.
In 2010, the Bulldogs defeated Ohio State in the NCAA tournament and since that time, the program has not been able to recreate the feat.
The Mississippi State football staff was in place after the hiring of wide receivers coach Billy Gonzales.
That is all the past now.
It was reported on Wednesday and confirmed on Thursday, that MSU tight ends coach and assistant head coach Tim Brewster is heading to coach at Florida State.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are winning baseball games and learning more about themselves also with each game.
MSU, which is No. 9 in the Collegiate Baseball poll, used 22 different players, including pitchers, during Wednesday's 17-5 victory over Rhode Island and the competition seems to be heating up at several different positions.
There were plenty of runs to be had at the Starkville softball field Thursday night, but there wasn't enough to give the Lady Yellowjackets a victory.
In only its second game of the season, SHS lost a 24-12 decision to Choctaw Central.
The Lady Jackets only scored one run to the same team last season, so head coach Wendy Jolly considers it an improvement.