February 20th, 2015
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets won the Class 6A, Region 3 championship off the free-throw line on Friday night.
When the Columbus Lady Falcons were making a late-game charge at SHS, the Lady Jackets stepped up to the line and made 9-of-10 shots in the final 2 minutes to capture a 59-52 victory and the trophy.
The Starkville High School Yellowjackets made it a successful sweep in the Class 6A, Region 3 championship games for the boys and girls teams on Friday night by taking care of business with a 78-53 win over the Madison Central Jaguars at the Beehive.
Starkville, which improved to 22-5, split with Madison Central during the regular season, including a 71-58 victory.
MABEN â It took every ounce of fight both teams had.
Still at the end of 32 minutes, East Webster stood proudly as the Class 2A, Region 4 champions following a 62-56 defeat of Calhoun City.
MABEN â County rivals took to the court Friday in Class 2A, Region 4 boys consolation action.
Eupora traveled over to East Webster and as expected, the teams played hard to the very end with the Eagles taking the 63-48 win.
Mississippi State doesn't have much time to digest Thursday's loss to Ole Miss.
The Bulldogs have less than 48 hours to get ready for the next game.
MSU plays host to No. 18 Arkansas today at Humphrey Coliseum. Tip is set for 3 p.m. and can be seen on Fox Sports Net.
Mississippi State trailed Cincinnati three times last weekend.
All three times, the Bulldogs came from behind for a victory.
MSU trailed once again on Friday, and once again, it mounted a rally to take a victory. This time the No. 18 Bulldogs had a late comeback to down Marshall 6-2 on a chilly night at Dudy Noble Field.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen named an interim fire chief for Starkville Fire Department during their Tuesday evening meeting, and at least one alderman is sharply displeased with his colleaguesâ decision.
Mississippi State Universityâs transit system could expand further into the surrounding area if the latest Starkville MSU Area Rapid Transit (S.M.A.R.T.) grant proposal is approved by the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
The well known 2001 movie, âLegally Blondeâ has taken on new life this weekend as the Starkville High School theater stages the musical version of the show.
The production opened Thursday night and will run through Sunday, with 7 p.m. showings tonight and Saturday and a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday. Doors open 30 minutes before each performance and tickets cost $7.