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East Oktibbeha's Hall signs with Coahoma

May 8, 2015

It was an end of an era at East Oktibbeha County High School on Friday, but a fresh start for Moses Hall.
Hall signed in basketball with Coahoma Community College and became quite possibly the last Titan to put his name on an athletic scholarship in the history of the school.
East Oktibbeha and West Oktibbeha are in the process of consolidating with the Starkville School District.

Ole Miss outscores MSU in baseball

May 8, 2015

OXFORD – Things weren't looking good for Mississippi State after the fifth inning Friday night.
The Bulldogs trailed in-state rival Ole Miss 12-4 after the Rebels put up a five-spot in the home half of the fifth inning.
MSU outscored the Rebels 6-1 over the final four innings, but the Bulldogs lost 13-10 to the Rebels as Ole Miss clinched its third-straight series victory over MSU.

Webster County series: East Webster, Eupora play for North 2A fastpitch softball title

May 8, 2015

Over the next two days, softball will be the talk of Webster County.
The East Webster Lady Wolverines and Eupora Lady Eagles meet in the Class 2A North State championship series with the winner punching a ticket to Ridgeland for the state championships.
With the two schools only being separated by about 10 miles, the teams are quite familiar with each other.

Rebels edge Bulldogs with a run in eighth

May 8, 2015

OXFORD – It looked like Mississippi State was going to get out of the fourth and eighth innings unscathed on Thursday night.
The Bulldogs had two outs in both frames, but Ole Miss found a way to score all four of its runs with two outs and ended up beating MSU 4-3 at Swayze Field.

Sister act Kate Mattox of SHS likes having Caroline and Walker running along side of her

May 8, 2015

The Starkville High School girls track team has been solid in distance events over the last several years.
When it comes to the 800, 1600 and 3200 meter runs in Saturday's Class 6A State championship meet in Pearl, the Mattox sisters have had it covered.

Eagles suffer defeat to tough-hitting Tigers

May 8, 2015

EUPORA – Rusty Johnson did his best to keep the Eupora Eagles within striking distance of Thursday's baseball game against Hatley.
Johnson went the distance on the mound for the Eagles and drove in two runs with three hits offensively.
At the end of the day, Eupora didn't have enough in the tank to outlast the tough-hitting Tigers and lost a 7-5 decision to end its season.

Competitive situation: Bulldogs, Rebs meet in series with SEC positioning at stake

May 6, 2015

There are many words that come to mind when you talk about Mississippi State and Ole Miss meeting in an athletic event.
For Bulldog senior left hander Ross Mitchell, the one word that comes to mind is competitiveness.

Oakley chosen to lead Jackets as interim football head coach

May 6, 2015

Starkville High School Principal David Baggett announced on Wednesday that he has chosen Brooks Oakley to lead the football team as the interim coach head coach.
Baggett said that Oakley would run the program for the remainder of spring practice.

Summer work enables Little to reach goal with SHS track

May 6, 2015

Those hot summer days of running sprints up and down the steps at Yellowjacket Stadium have paid off for Patton Little.
Little will be representing Starkville High School at the Class 6A State track meet on Saturday in the 1600-meter and 800-meter runs.
He found out during the course of the year that the distance events were more to his liking.

Greenan glad to see MSU women in NCAA tennis event

May 6, 2015

Daryl Greenan always believed he was going to get Mississippi State back to the NCAA Tournament.
The Bulldog head coach took over the program in 2009 and thought the NCAA Tournament was right around the corner.
He found that just wasn't the case.
After six years of leading MSU, the first NCAA Tournament appearance will happen for Greenan and his Bulldogs this Friday.

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