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Thompson's Cougars off to fast start

November 11, 2012

Alex Thompson is putting what he's learned to use with the Starkville Christian School Cougars.

After two years of serving as the head coach of the junior varsity and gaining knowledge from former varsity coaches Jonathan Little and Mark Horstemeyer, Thompson believes he is ready to see what he can do for the Cougars.

Winning season the goal for Lady Cougars

November 11, 2012

Luke Buckner has a specific goal in mind for his first season as coach of the Starkville Christian Lady Cougars.

For a program that has found wins hard to come by over the last couple of seasons, Buckner believes there's enough talent at Starkville Christian to achieve a winning season.

"I believe we will if everything comes together," Buckner said.

Senior leaders to be valuable for Lady Titans

November 11, 2012

CRAWFORD – Senior leadership is one of the factors coach Barnett Robinson is looking for as the East Oktibbeha girls prepare for the 2012-2013 season.

Wolverines enter year of uncertainty

November 11, 2012

MATHISTON – The East Webster boys team are one year removed from a playoff berth, but there is plenty of uncertainty coming into this season.

The Wolverines lost to Bassfield in the first round of last year's Class 2A playoffs. Head coach Corey Stidham is excited to start the season, but really doesn't know what to expect.

Lady Wolverines enter season with high spirits

November 11, 2012

MATHISTON – Having a so called "sophomore slump," is something the East Webster girls' basketball team is not counting on.

After losing to Bay Springs in the second round of the Class 2A playoffs last season, the Lady Wolverines enter the 2012 campaign with high spirits.

Eupora Eagles look to take one game at a time

November 11, 2012

EUPORA – Taking things one game at a time is the motto of the 2012-2013 boys’ basketball team.

“We have a chance to be really good this year,” Eupora coach Bryant Thomas said. “We competed with everyone last year, so this year we have a very good chance to be successful.”

Thomas takes over helm as coach of Eupora Lady Eagles

November 11, 2012

EUPORA – Eupora may be returning everyone to its Lady Eagle basketball team, but there is one new addition to the team in 2012-2013.

With the retirement of Curtis Ford, Bryant Thomas not only coaches the boys but also enters his first stint at coaching girls’ basketball.

The drought continues: Bulldogs see losing skid grow to 13 against LSU

November 11, 2012

BATON ROUGE, La. – Mississippi State was trying to do something they hadn't done in a while.
When the dust settled, the Bulldogs were not going to be making history.

MSU, ranked No. 22 by The Associated Press, was trying to snap a 12-game losing streak to LSU, but it dropped a 37-17 victory to the No. 9 Tigers Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.

MSU's Russell sets single season mark

November 11, 2012

BATON ROUGE, La. – Tyler Russell is just adding to what has already been a career year for a Mississippi State quarterback.

In Saturday's 37-17 loss to LSU, the junior signal called found Chad Bumphis for 14-yard passing score early in the third quarter to give him 17 touchdowns this season.

The 17 touchdowns breaks the MSU season career record.

Starkville captures individual state titles

November 11, 2012

CLINTON – The Starkville High Yellowjackets cross country boys and girls teams secured top three finishes in the team competition at the Class 5A championships on Saturday and picked up individual victories in both races.

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