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SA soccer blanks Magnolia Heights

January 14, 2015

There are certain soccer players that do things during a match that don't show up in the box score, but help in a winning effort.
On Wednesday afternoon, that was true for the Starkville Academy Volunteers in the play of Pierce Fondren.
Fondren was credited for performing well in a supporting role as the Vols defeated the Magnolia Heights Chiefs 4-0 at the Starkville Sportsplex.

SHS boys soccer plans to move forward minus key player

January 14, 2015

Never stop fighting.
No matter what comes the way of Starkville High’s soccer team, the Yellowjackets take it in stride. It doesn't even matter to them if one of its standout players goes out with a possible season-ending injury. There will be no heads hanging for SHS. Instead, it challenges the rest of the team to be stronger.

Yellowjackets bus for bowling practice with the closing of Bulldog Lanes

January 14, 2015

A staple in Starkville recently closed its doors and with it came more than just the loss of fun and entertainment for city residents.
The closing of Bulldog Lanes brought with it a few complications for the Starkville High School bowling team, which used the facility to practice as well as host meets.

Bulldogs finish season ranked top 15 in football polls

January 14, 2015

The Mississippi State football team started the 2014 season unranked and unknown.
But that's not the way the season ended for the Bulldogs.

A new era: McFatrich takes over State program

January 14, 2015

It's a new era for Mississippi State volleyball.
On Tuesday, MSU Athletic Director Scott Stricklin introduced David McFatrich as the 11th volleyball head coach in program history.
The hire was announced Monday afternoon.

SMITH COLUMN: Volleyball can be successful for MSU team

January 14, 2015

It's time to wipe the slate clean, hit the reset button and move forward.
There hasn't been very much for Mississippi State to brag about over the years when it comes to volleyball.
For a program that has only enjoyed eight winning seasons in 40 years, it's been a struggle for the Bulldogs to get very much going in the sport.

Jackets lose pair in region on home turf

January 14, 2015

Win or lose, there is always something to gain from tough competition.
On Tuesday, Starkville High took to the soccer field against Madison Central, one of the best in the state.
Even though the game went the way of the Lady Jaguars 1-0, for the Lady Yellowjackets, there was much to take away.

East Oktibbeha's boys win first region game of season

January 14, 2015

CRAWFORD – The East Oktibbeha Titans made hard work over the holiday break pay off in their first Class A, Region 5 game of the season.
East Oktibbeha jumped out to a 17-11 lead after the first quarter and went on to defeat the Noxapater Tigers 59-34 on Tuesday night.

Ray hints at lineup change for MSU encounter at A&M

January 13, 2015

Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray has used a different starting lineup the last three times out. 
Sophomore guard I.J. Ready, junior guard Craig Sword, junior forward Travis Daniels, freshman forward Oliver Black and redshirt freshman Fallou Ndoye have been in the starting lineup against Florida State, Tennessee and Florida.

Bulldogs to see Stansbury on opposing side

January 13, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs will see a familiar face on the sidelines when it travels to College Station, Texas today.
The Texas A&M Aggies have former MSU head coach Rick Stansbury on staff.

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