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April 10th, 2015
EUPORA â€“ Trey Pittman is a name most often associated with Eupora sports.
The Eagle senior does not stop there and earlier this month he was recognized as one of 16 Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athletes for his success off the field.
It was all about the offense in the first spring scrimmage for Mississippi State last Friday.
The Bulldog offense scored eight touchdowns, and ran up and down the field against the defense.
MSU's defense was able to get a touchdown in the form of a Grant Harris 62-yard interception return for a score, but that was it.
Mississippi State has 18 Southeastern Conference games remaining this season, and the Bulldogs will have to perform well in all 18 to have a chance at the postseason.
According to Warren Nolan, the Bulldogs are ranked No. 118 in the RPI standings, last in the league. However, MSU is third in the SEC West, just 4 1/2 games behind Texas A&M.
COLUMBUS â€“ The Starkville Academy Volunteers bounced back from a one-run loss in game one of a doubleheader against the rival Heritage Academy Patriots and won 3-1 in the second game.
With the split, Starkville Academy's record stands at 18-4.
Harper Arnold went the distance on the mound for the Vols in the second game. He gave up one run on three hits with eight strikeouts.
Starkville High School girls basketball player Kayla Minor has always had someone close by to help pick up her spirits.
After tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee during the offseason and having surgery in September of 2014, Minor knew it would be tough to get back out onto the court for the Lady Yellowjackets.
MABEN â€“ Sports provides athletes an opportunity to live out a real-life story.
For a Lynesha McCurry and Quantesha Patterson one chapter is closing as they prepare to depart the confines of East Webster, but at the same time, a new journey is beginning with both girls signing letters of intent.
The Mississippi State softball didn't have very long to enjoy one of the greatest wins in program history.
After upsetting the No. 1 LSU Tigers 9-4 on Wednesday night, the Bulldogs left early Thursday morning for their next test in the Southeastern Conference against another set of Tigers. They play a three-game series in Columbia, Mo., against the No. 21 Missouri Tigers.
It wasn't a non-conference game like all the others for Mississippi State on Wednesday night.
It turned out to be one of the biggest wins in program history.
The Bulldogs beat Southeastern Conference foe and No. 1 LSU 9-4 in front of a packed house at home in non-conference action.
Cody Brown has hit in almost every spot in the Mississippi State batting order this season.
In fact, the sophomore outfielder has been slotted in every spot except, third, eighth or ninth.
Recently, the Biloxi native has been batting leadoff. He has done so in the past seven games, and he has batted leadoff before in his baseball career, so he's comfortable with the positioning.
Jacory McCarter plans to be the new center of attention at Lyon College in Arkansas.
The Starkville High School offensive lineman has had some experience snapping the football with the Yellowjackets, but is expected to perform the task full time at Lyon.
McCarter signed with the four-year school located in Batesville, Ark., on Wednesday.