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West Oktibbeha sweeps final action between rivals in regular season

February 8, 2015

MABEN – This is it.
For the final time, East and West Oktibbeha squared off on the hardwood in a regular season. 
Like the many games that preceded, Saturday evening’s contest was intense and in the end, it was West Oktibbeha successfully defending its home court with the double sweep.

Running the table: Jones scores 31 as Lady Jackets finish with a 6-0 record in region

February 7, 2015

Kelsey Jones may be just a sophomore, but she doesn't want to hear about it. 
On Friday night, Jones provided 31 points as she and the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets took on Madison Central in the final regular season Class 6A, Region 3 contest.

Starkville's boys pull away from Madison Central in fourth quarter

February 7, 2015

A commanding fourth period performance was exactly what the Starkville Yellowjackets needed to propel themselves to a 71-58 victory over Madison Central.

SCS Lady Cougar seniors finish home slate with win

February 7, 2015

The Starkville Christian School Lady Cougars sent their senior triplets out winners.
Charity Morris, Jazlyn Douglas and Hannah Buckner were all instrumental in Starkville Christian recording a 49-38 victory over Victory Christian Academy out of Columbus.

Bulldogs have a chance to get fifth league victory

February 7, 2015

Third-year Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray hasn't found the Southeastern Conference so kind.
In his first two seasons, Ray and the Bulldogs only won seven league games – four his first year and three in year two. The Bulldogs have a chance to get to five wins today.

MSU in midst of murder's row

February 7, 2015

The Mississippi State women's basketball team is one game into a three-game murder's row in the Southeastern Conference.
After playing at No. 6 Tennessee last Sunday, the Bulldogs host No.14 Texas A&M this Sunday and then make the trip to No. 11 Kentucky on Feb. 12.
It hasn't been that long ago, two years to be exact, when that kind of schedule would be very intimidating for MSU.

Collins the catcher: First year at MSU benefits California native

February 5, 2015

Gavin Collins wasn't granted any favors as a freshman catcher in the Southeastern Conference last season.
The Mississippi State Bulldog was behind the dish for some nasty pitchers his first year in collegiate baseball. Left-hander Jacob Lindgren came out of the bullpen and featured a slider that broke more times into the dirt than batters got a piece of it.

SA's Arnold takes talents to MGCCC

February 5, 2015

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College may have been looking for a pitcher when they recruited Starkville Academy’s Harper Arnold, but what they are getting is much more.

Bulldogs open softball season with victory

February 5, 2015

Mississippi State started off the 2015 season in style.
Even if the weather suggested no softball should have been played.
Alexis Silkwood struck out a career-high 15 batters and the Bulldogs cruised to an 8-0 victory in six innings over Mississippi Valley State on a cold Thursday night to start the Bulldog Kickoff.

Starkville Academy gets needed soccer victory

February 5, 2015

The Starkville Academy Volunteers got exactly what they needed on the soccer field Thursday afternoon.
After two losses to Jackson Prep (9-1) and Washington School (1-0), Starkville Academy was ready for a positive result.
The Vols found that with a 3-0 victory over Hillcrest Christian School at the Starkville Sportsplex.

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