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Battle of the Border to include Jackets

March 18, 2015

The Starkville High School Yellowjackets will be making a five and a half hour drive for a football game this fall.
It's exactly the place where coach Jamie Mitchell wants to take the program.
The Jackets have landed a spot in the 2015 Landers Dodge Battle on the Border High School football showcase in September.

Starkville's Hobart signs golf scholarship with East Mississippi CC

March 18, 2015

When Jace Hobart first stepped on the golf course for Starkville High School, the “bag was bigger than he was.”
Since that time, the now senior has dedicated his time and effort to his craft and it paid off as Wednesday the son of Hobie and Angela Hobart signed a letter of intent to play for East Mississippi Community College.

Patience golden for MSU's Grant, the other seniors

March 18, 2015

Kendra Grant had to exhibit some patience.
The Mississippi State senior came to Starkville in 2011 when Sharon Fanning-Otis was still the head coach. Fanning-Otis retired after Grant's freshman season ended.
Vic Schaefer then took over the program, while Grant, Martha Alwal and Jerica James were turning to sophomores.

Rookie Ronaldson delivers under pressure for Bulldogs

March 18, 2015

Mississippi State hung its hopes and dreams on beating a top 10 team on a freshman.
The rookie delivered.
Louise Ronaldson closed out her match, giving the Bulldogs a victory over then-No. 6 Alabama on Sunday in front of Bulldog fans at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre.

Seeing green: MSU preparing for talented Tulane

March 18, 2015

The color green was on the mind of Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer on Tuesday, but it wasn't because it was St. Patrick's Day.
Friday's opponent in the first round of the NCAA Tournament causes the Bulldogs to see green.

SMITH COLUMN: Schaefer ready to take Bulldogs to mountain top

March 18, 2015

Mississippi State head women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer is ready to take his team to the top of the mountain.
When it comes to the NCAA Tournament, Schaefer wants the Bulldogs to take advantage of the opportunity and get the most out of this season as they can possibly get.

Bulldogs hit field, focus on game

March 18, 2015

With all the off-the-field incidents that have surrounded the Mississippi State football program the past week, head coach Dan Mullen was just happy to shift his focus to on field work.
The Bulldogs opened spring practice Tuesday afternoon.

MSU ends home stand with victory

March 18, 2015

Mississippi State head coach John Cohen said there was a thought of going to the bullpen Tuesday night.
Instead, he let his starter go the distance.
Lucas Laster threw his first-career complete game and led the Bulldogs to a 5-2 victory over Eastern Illinois to end a 23-game home stand.

Starkville Academy splits with Washington at home

March 18, 2015

One swing of the bat and Tuesday’s contest might have been a different story for Starkville Academy. 
Instead, the Volunteers were never able to capitalize on those moments as they dropped a 10-7 contest to Washington School.

SHS baseball suffers shutout in first region game

March 18, 2015

The Starkville Yellowjackets were hoping that the beginning of the Class 6A, Region 3 schedule was going to bring better results.
That was not the case on Tuesday night.
Starkville was held to four hits by Northwest Rankin pitcher Hunter Smith and suffer an 11-0 loss at home.
Tyler Barnes had two of the four hits for the Jackets, while A.J. Smith and J.D. Taylor had one single each.

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