February 7th, 2015
Wes Rea admits that his baseball career at Mississippi State has been one of ups and downs.â€¨After helping the Bulldogs reach the NCAA College World Series in 2013 by hitting .291 with seven home runs, his batting average took a dip to .245 with only five home runs and nine doubles last season.â€¨Rea knows that he is capable of more production than that, so he made the trip to Maryland over the summe
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are trying to forget what happened two years ago at home in a women's basketball game against the Texas A&M Aggies.
It was the first time for Vic Schaefer to face his former school as the head coach at MSU and the situation did not go well at all.
The Bulldogs had a difficult time scoring and dropped an 81-33 decision to the Aggies.
MABEN â€“ This is it.
For the final time, East and West Oktibbeha squared off on the hardwood in a regular season.Â
Like the many games that preceded, Saturday eveningâ€™s contest was intense and in the end, it was West Oktibbeha successfully defending its home court with the double sweep.
Kelsey Jones may be just a sophomore, but she doesn't want to hear about it.Â
On Friday night, Jones provided 31 points as she and the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets took on Madison Central in the final regular season Class 6A, Region 3 contest.
A commanding fourth period performance was exactly what the Starkville Yellowjackets needed to propel themselves to a 71-58 victory over Madison Central.
The Starkville Christian School Lady Cougars sent their senior triplets out winners.
Charity Morris, Jazlyn Douglas and Hannah Buckner were all instrumental in Starkville Christian recording a 49-38 victory over Victory Christian Academy out of Columbus.
Third-year Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray hasn't found the Southeastern Conference so kind.
In his first two seasons, Ray and the Bulldogs only won seven league games â€“ four his first year and three in year two. The Bulldogs have a chance to get to five wins today.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team is one game into a three-game murder's row in the Southeastern Conference.
After playing at No. 6 Tennessee last Sunday, the Bulldogs host No.14 Texas A&M this Sunday and then make the trip to No. 11 Kentucky on Feb. 12.
It hasn't been that long ago, two years to be exact, when that kind of schedule would be very intimidating for MSU.
Mr. J. P. Buford, 87, of Maben, MS; passed away at his residence on Friday, February 6, 2015.