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January 29th, 2013
OXFORD â€“ It seemed the Starkville High School boys' soccer team had caught the momentum after a nice block by goal keeper Michael Godley.
Godley deflected a penalty kick by Oxford's Eddie Terry early in the first half, but Terry got a second shot as Godley moved before the kick.
RIDGELAND â€“ The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets entered unchartered territory Tuesday night, while competing in their first North State soccer match of the season.
Even though the soccer season ended for the Lady Jackets with a 2-0 loss to Ridgeland, an emotional SHS coach Anna Albritton spoke on how proud she was of the fight in her team and their effort all season long.
COLUMBUS â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers hit the 30-win mark on Tuesday night and it came against their rivals across the Tombigbee River.
Sallie Kate Richardson had 25 points as Starkville Academy defeated Heritage Academy 72-34.
PHILADELPHIA â€“ Blair Schaefer had another scoring effort over 30 points as the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets defeated the Neshoba Central Rockets 57-42 in Class 5A, Region 2 action Tuesday night.
Schaefer tallied 36 points for the Lady Jackets, who improved to 12-6 overall and 4-1 in Class 5A, Region 2.
The last time the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets did not have a pleasant experience the last time they played on an artificial turf field.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team is trying to get back on the right track.
The Bulldogs started the Southeastern Conference season 2-0. Since then, they have dropped four contests in the league and now sit at 2-4 and tied for 7th in the league.
Caleb Jordan showed a couple of talents on senior night at Starkville Christian School Monday night.
First, Jordan used his voice by singing the national anthem prior to the girls varsity game, then he used his basketball skill to lead the Cougars to a 65-56 win over the Kemper Academy Rams.
Jordan was one of three SCS players with double-doubles. He had 18 points and 10 rebounds.
On an unseasonably warm afternoon the soccer teams of Starkville Academy and Heritage faced off with the Volunteers looking to make it two in a row following a victory over Presbyterian Christian School on Saturday.
Coach Robert Garner and his team got their wish as they defeated the Patriots 2-0 and moved one step closer to the playoffs.
The Mississippi State women's coaching staff have been pushing junior point guard Katia May to improve her play.
Even though there are still some things they'd like to see her do better, May took a step in the right direction against the Ole Miss Rebels on Sunday.
They were at Starkville Christian School before there were Cougars.
The SCS basketball seniors, who take the home floor for the final time tonight against Kemper Academy, have been vital to the progress of the program.