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Bolin takes multi skills to Mississippi College

April 30, 2013

It didn't take Starkville Academy baseball coach Neal Henry long to figure out three years ago that he had a 9th grader who could play the game pretty well.
A young Hunter Bolin stepped up to the plate and got two doubles against a pitcher that was throwing in the 90-mile per hour range and that caught Henry's attention.

Starkville-Oxford series moved up

April 30, 2013

Starkville High had planned on having a few more days to prepare for its game against Oxford, but Mother Nature and the board of education had other things in mind.
With potential threats looming, the two teams made the decision to move their portion of the second round of playoffs up.

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Experienced Vols ready for playoffs

April 30, 2013

The Starkville Academy Volunteers shouldn't be overwhelmed by the big stage as the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AAA postseason begins today.
A group of experienced Vols make the trip to Greenville to take on the Washington School Generals in game one of the best-of-three series beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Starkville Christian finishes up season

April 30, 2013

Another season of Starkville Christian School softball came to a close on Monday afternoon and thus the final game for three Lady Cougars.
Rachel Bowman, Katie Carr and Kera Young were recognized prior to the final game against Central Academy at the Starkville Sportsplex.

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SHS track in midst of postseason

April 29, 2013

The Starkville High School track team is caught right in the middle of the postseason experience.
After competing at Class 5A regional competition over the weekend, the Yellowjackets are set for this week's competition in the Class 5A North meet in Oxford.

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Bulldogs edged 5-4 in final home game

April 29, 2013

Through three innings on Sunday, it appeared the Mississippi State Bulldogs would prevent a sweep in their final home Southeastern Conference softball series of the season.
The Bulldogs had gained a 3-2 lead and pitcher Stephanie Becker had pitched two shutout innings against the South Carolina Gamecocks.

From Wolverine, to Bulldog, to Buccaneer

April 28, 2013

Johnthan Banks is a good example of what can be accomplished in the sport of football when a talented athlete mixes it in with a little bit of hard work.
He showed it can lead to reaching All-State status at East Webster High School.

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Jackets finish off the Rams

April 28, 2013

JACKSON – The Starkville Yellowjackets completed a sweep of their first-round Class 5A playoff series with Saturday's 17-4 victory in five innings at Smith-Wills Stadium.

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East Webster advances after blanking Bruce 2-0

April 28, 2013

Routine plays, stellar defense and outstanding pitching.
Those three things were readily available on Saturday as in a two-game sweep, the Lady Wolverines advanced forward in the Class 2A playoffs.

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Gamecocks defeat Owen, Bulldogs 3-0

April 28, 2013

Alison Owen had found a groove and was cruising along.
The Mississippi State junior right hander gave up a leadoff single, but retired the next 12 batters she faced.
Then came the fifth inning.
A leadoff single and a two-run home run in the top of the fifth ended her streak and the Bulldogs couldn't recover as they went on to drop a 3-0 decision to South Carolina Saturday afternoon.

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