March 6th, 2015
The time is now for Starkville High.
When the second half of the season started, the Yellowjackets hit their stride allowing them to end the regular season at 24-5 with a Class 6A, Region 3 tournament title and competing in the Class 6A playoffs.
It has been a while.
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets make their return to the Big House (a.k.a. Mississippi Coliseum) for a game against Hattiesburg in the Class 6A State Tournament.
JACKSON â It was the type of determined effort that the East Webster Lady Wolverines needed on Friday afternoon at Mississippi Coliseum.
Despite not scoring a single point in one period, the Lady Wolverines never lost sight of their goal and in the end, they fought their way to a 40-33 victory over Heidelberg in the Class 2A State Tournament quarterfinals.
Mississippi State says good bye to four players Saturday, at least for the regular season.
MSU (12-18, 5-12) hosts Missouri (9-21, 3-14) today in the final game of the regular season and the Bulldogs will honor their seniors.
Mississippi State head coach John Cohen wants to see 28 to 30 competitive at-bats in a game.
For the second-straight game, the Bulldog offensive struggled and didn't get to that number.
This time it was in a 2-1 loss to San Diego.
"I just didn't think we had enough competitive at bats," Cohen said. "It's frustrating when you don't have very competitive at-bats through your one through nine."
The Mississippi State Bulldogs look to have a better day on the softball field.
In Friday's Southeastern Conference opener against the Georgia Bulldogs, MSU did not perform up to its best.
State was only out-hit by Georgia by one 6-5, but couldn't get the clutch knock and lost a 6-1 home decision to the No. 8 team in the country.
After taking three snow days the last two weeks, area school administrators are working through logistical hurdles to decide how to move forward with makeup days and rescheduled events.
A second round of winter weather in as many weeks rolled through the Starkville area Wednesday night and Thursday and made transit difficult for area motorists.
Despite Wednesday temperatures that reached 80 degrees, another round of winter weather is forecast to roll through the area today.
While the weather isnât expected to be as severe as a winter storm that dumped about four inches of snow on Starkville last week, minor ice accumulations could cause travel difficulty in places as freezing rain and sleet affect the area.
Forty-five miles south of Starkville in the difficult to pronounce town of Shuqualak, a young woman began to develop her talent for singing. On Tuesday night, her audition for the NBC television show âThe Voiceâ aired and she began a journey working with her coach Pharrell Williams.