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Center of attention: MSU's Beckwith ready to step in for Day

September 30, 2014

The last time Ben Beckwith played center in an actual game was the year 2008.
He was a junior at Benton Academy then, but he will get another crack at center, as Mississippi State will be without starter Dillon Day for one game. Day is suspended for No. 12 MSU's Saturday game against No. 6 Texas A&M.
Beckwith has started all four games this season at a guard position.

Smith on Sports: SHS, SA, EMCC can all brag about being in No. 1 spot

September 30, 2014

How many times have you seen an athlete on the sideline, on the baseball field or the basketball court hold up the index finger signaling that they are No. 1?
It is the goal of every team to have a team good enough to reach the top in a certain ranking.
In this area, there are three football teams that are enjoying that distinction.

Lady Jackets sweep defending state champs in volleyball

September 30, 2014

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets were able to break out the brooms once again on Tuesday night.
Starkville pulled off the three-set volleyball sweep of defending state champion Southaven 25-15, 25-20, 25-21.

SHS beats Columbus in softball

September 30, 2014

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets made sure senior night for Jocitta Buchanan was a success and recorded an 8-2 victory over rival Columbus at home Tuesday night.
Six runs in the first three innings helped the Lady Jackets take control of the game early.

Starkville 8th grade Jackets get win to remain unbeaten

September 30, 2014

Steve Denson was a very excited 8th grade head football coach on Tuesday night.
After Starkville's 14-0 victory over Louisville, Denson surrounded his Yellowjackets around him and had nothing but good things to say.
Starkville was able to survive a battle of unbeaten teams to remain at the top of the conference with a record of 5-0, which was the source of Denson's joy.

They meet once again: Mullen's MSU teams have played Sumlin four times

September 29, 2014

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen has been on the other sideline of Kevin Sumlin four times as a head coach.
The Bulldogs played Houston twice when Sumlin was the head coach there, and two more times since he has become the head coach at Texas A&M.
During that time, Sumlin has earned Mullen's respect.

Lady Vols value test postseason soccer presents

September 29, 2014

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers value the opportunity the soccer postseason brings.
Even though they are presented a difficult road trip today at Jackson Prep to begin the District I-AAA playoffs, the Lady Vols believe they have prepared the right way in practice to be ready for the 5 p.m. matchup.

Brown-Lemm helps MSU women's golf improve

September 29, 2014

Ask Ginger Brown-Lemm’s grandmother and she will tell you three famous people come from the small town of Hope, Ark.

Americans reclaim Cup: USA Team captures Handa event 28-20

September 28, 2014

WEST POINT – United States teams haven't had the best of results in team golf events around the world the last few years.
The American men lost the Ryder Cup for the third straight time Sunday, while the women have lost two Solheim Cups in a row.

Wolverines show 26 solid football quarters of getting better

September 28, 2014

East Webster football coach Doug Wilson had a plan for all 26 quarters of non-division competition this season.
He wanted to see the Wolverines improve with each snap of those quarters.
Even though it hasn't been perfect as East Webster lost one of those games, Wilson likes where his team stands.

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