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February 1st, 2013
It's not easy to enjoy the success the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers are having right now.
Starkville Academy continued to roll towards perfection with a 71-43 win over Jackson Prep Friday night to improve to an impressive 31-0.
If any team could use a win to boost its confidence, it's the Mississippi State men's basketball team.
The Bulldogs have lost their last five games and lost their last three inside Humphrey Coliseum. MSU (7-12, 2-5) host LSU (11-7, 2-5) today in the 203rd meeting between the two teams.
Tipoff is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and can be seen on Fox Sports South.
There hasn't been this amount of buzz around the Mississippi State baseball team in a long time.
The 2013 Bulldogs have garnered a good amount of preseason recognition. The team was ranked by most every poll in the preseason.
Mississippi State is ranked as low as 18th in one poll and as high as 5th by Baseball America.
Starkville Academy soccer coach Robert Gardner knew how important senior day was for captain Davis Pigg.
Prior to Christmas, Pigg experienced the death of his father Jason and has dedicated each win in memory of him.
On Friday, Pigg scored a pair of goals as the Volunteers shut out Parklane Academy 8-0 in the final regular season home match at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The soccer programs at Starkville High School and Starkville Academy have experienced different level of success over the last couple of years.
That just doesn't happen overnight.
Challenge soccer can go a long way in building the future for the schools of the community.
Starkville soccer enthusiast Rob Leach believes that is very much the case in Starkville.
Changes in life can be hard and no one understands that more than Starkville High School point guard Blair Schaefer.
In one year, the young athlete saw herself moving from College Station, Texas, to Starkville, which brought with it a new school, new people and a new role on the basketball court.
It usually takes a strong senior class in order to have a successful season.
The Starkville Academy boys soccer team has found that to be true this year.
A total of nine seniors can be found on the Volunteer roster this season and they have led the team to a 10-win season and a spot in the upcoming Class AAA playoffs.
It looked like Mississippi State was going to cruise to an easy victory after a hot first half Wednesday night.
That wasn't the case.
The Bulldogs (7-12, 2-5) couldn't hold off the Texas A&M Aggies (13-7, 3-4) and dropped a 55-49 decision in overtime at Humphrey Coliseum.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team want to follow its first Southeastern Conference win with another.
After taking an emotional 72-57 decision over rival Ole Miss last Sunday, coach Vic Schaefer was proud of the way the Bulldogs went out in the second half, played determined basketball and got the job done.
Gavin Ware came to Mississippi State with a good amount of potential on the basketball court.Â
In his freshman season, he has made a big impact. Much of that's due to the fact that there are only seven healthy scholarship players, but nonetheless, he has given the Bulldogs a lift in the post.