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February 19th, 2013
The deck is stacked against the Mississippi State men's basketball.
They have lost 10-straight for the first time since 1982. Sophomore forward Roquez Johnson was suspended indefinitely on Monday and junior guard Jalen Steele has missed the last three games due to a suspension. His status is unknown for today's Southeastern Conference game at Alabama.
Carnecia Williams knows there are going to be some nights when she plays in pain.
As her knee cap slides in and out of socket, the Mississippi State women's basketball redshirt sophomore has still given what she can on the court this season.
Williams played 36 minutes on Sunday and led the Bulldogs with 13 points, eight rebounds and three steals during a 63-41 loss to LSU.
The Alabama Crimson Tide have quietly had a good season in Southeastern Conference play this season.
The Crimson Tide are 9-3 in SEC play and sit alone in second place. They have an overall record of 17-8.
Winners of its last three games. Alabama's Ratings Percentage Index is 59 according to ESPN's Joe Lunardi.Â
The Starkville Academy Volunteers fought windy conditions at the Starkville Sportsplex Monday afternoon, but it did not keep them from moving one step closer to a championship.
Defeating Pillow Academy 4-0 in the quarterfinals, the Volunteers will advance to the semifinals to face Jackson Academy at 3 p.m. on Thursday.
There's no denying the size of the heart of the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
Anyone who witnessed last Saturday night's 67-65 victory in three overtimes over Washington School could tell the Vols still had much fight left in them.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have their sights set on winning another trophy after claiming the Class AAA, Division II State championship last Saturday.
With its tradition of playing good basketball at this time of the year, Jackson Prep stands in the way of the Lady Vols at Jackson Academy today. The two teams play in the first round of the Class AAA Tournament at 4 p.m.
COLUMBUS â€“ It was a steep mountain for the Starkville High School girls' basketball team to climb.
The Lady Yellowjackets comeback fell short, as the New Hope Lady Trojans beat SHS 67-47 in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs.
MATHISTON â€“ The rain that began falling on the outside of the gym where East Webster plays its home basketball games was a fitting omen.
Shots had been raining down all night long for the Lady Wolverines on Monday.
MSU head coach Rick Ray took the podium Monday afternoon at the Humphrey Coliseum, with some more big news for the Bulldog basketball team.
He announced that sophomore forward Roquez Johnson was suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules.
"Roquez Johnson has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules," Ray said.
It was a long day of baseball for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, but a successful one.
The No. 13 (Collegiate Baseball) Mississippi State Bulldogs finished off a four-game sweep of the Portland Pilots with a 6-0 victory in game two of a doubleheader Sunday at Dudy Noble Field.