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Volunteers come up short against the visiting Chiefs

January 11, 2015

Bruce Allsup is not one to shy away from tough competition.
The Starkville Academy coach does not have to look far to find those games because on top of the out of conference slate, each and every team within the Volunteers district presents a challenge.
"Nobody has played a tougher schedule than we have," Allsup said. "That is good because we know what it is going to take."

Getting positive results: Thompson, Lady Jackets hold on to get region win

January 10, 2015

Starkville High School girls basketball player Alize' Thompson didn't let a negative play lead to another.
In fact, she put two positive plays back-to-back after making a turnover against Northwest Rankin Friday night at the Beehive.

SHS boys rout Northwest Rankin

January 10, 2015

It didn't take long to figure out who was going to win Friday night.
The Starkville Yellowjackets made sure of that early.
The Jackets started the game on an 11-0 run and never looked back as they beat Northwest Rankin 71-31 in a rout at the Beehive.

Chargers defeat Wolverines 63-52 to capture boys title at East Webster

January 10, 2015

MABEN – Atmosphere can often be a major factor in a basketball game.
Despite being on the road, Choctaw County coach Gary Beals said the environment of the East Webster Tournament was a true impact in his team's 63-52 championship claiming victory.

Life on road been tough on Bulldogs

January 9, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs have found the road unkind the last few seasons.
MSU has lost 19-straight true road games, including two this season. The Bulldogs get a chance to end that streak today as they play the Florida Gators in Gainesville. Tip is set for 6 p.m. on Fox Sports South.

Starkville Academy drops overtime soccer decision to MRA

January 9, 2015

The Starkville Academy boys soccer team didn't quit fighting during Friday's match against Madison-Ridgeland Academy even as the temperatures dropped in overtime.
Even though MRA scored in the second 10 minutes of overtime to take a 2-1 victory at the Starkville Sportsplex, the Volunteers came away with a positive feeling about what they can do.

MSU's McKinney decides to enter NFL Draft

January 9, 2015

Benardrick McKinney has seen his time at Mississippi State come to an end.
The junior linebacker announced on Friday that he will forgo his senior season and enter the National Football League Draft.

Dogs top Hogs, now 18-0

January 9, 2015

Nothing has come easy for the Mississippi State women this season even though their record doesn't indicate that.

East Webster sweeps action at own tourney

January 9, 2015

MABEN – There is no substitute for actual game competition to prepare a team for success.
On Thursday evening, the East Webster Wolverines began the steps to getting itself ready for postseason multi-day action by hosting the East Webster Tournament.

Choctaw County boys sharp during win over Nanih Waiya

January 9, 2015

MABEN – The Choctaw County Chargers hadn't played a game in two and a half weeks.
If they were rusty coming off the holiday break, it didn't show Thursday.
The Chargers started the first and second halves strong and went on to a 70-45 victory over the Nanih Waiya Warriors at the East Webster Wolverines Invitational.

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