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August 16th, 2012

Starkville Academy loses to Pillow in soccer

August 16, 2012

It was a good start of the second half for the Starkville Academy girls soccer team Thursday afternoon.

The Lady Volunteers got what they wanted with a goal to break a 0-0 deadlock at halftime and things appears to be moving in a positive direction.

However, Starkville Academy allowed three unanswered goals and lost a 3-1 decision to Pillow Academy at the Starkville Sportsplex.

August 15th

Mullen excited about MSU expansion plans

August 15, 2012

Football coach Dan Mullen stepped on to the Mississippi State campus and challenged fans to show up.

He vowed that if they showed up, things would change.

For 16-consecutive home games, State fans have sold out Davis Wade Stadium, proving they were committed to supporting their Bulldogs.

Noxubee a nemesis for SHS

August 15, 2012

Noxubee County has been a nemesis for not only the Starkville Yellowjackets, but also football coach Jamie Mitchell.

The Tigers, who invade Yellowjacket Stadium Friday night, have beaten Starkville the last two seasons. The Jackets lost a 33-20 decision in Macon last season and 14-7 at home in 2010.

Hutchinson finds cycling to be own niche

August 15, 2012

Many young kids in Mississippi grow up playing baseball, football, basketball or golf.

For Tyler Hutchinson, he found his own in niche in fairly unknown sport in the south.

Hutchinson started out in motocross, but quickly turned to cycling.

August 14th

Bulldogs in secondary show 'ball hawk' skills

August 15, 2012

Ball hawk is the term used in football circles as a player who has the propensity to find the football.
When looking at the Mississippi State secondary, several players fit that billing.

The Bulldogs have 29 career interceptions among the likely four starters in the back end of the MSU defense.

Lady Volunteers see shutout loss at home

August 15, 2012

There were two numbers, six and zero, that didn't rest well with Starkville Academy soccer coach Robert Gardner Tuesday afternoon.

The inability to defend the middle 60 yards for Starkville Academy led to a 6-0 loss to Jackson Prep at the Starkville Sportsplex soccer complex.

SHS sweeps Aberdeen in straight sets

August 14, 2012

It was a successful return of head coach Lauren Love following the birth of her first child as the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets volleyball team defeated the Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs in straight sets Tuesday night.

With the victory, Starkville improved its record to 3-3.

SA Lady Vols drop twinbill at home field

August 14, 2012

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteer softball team found a lead early, but were unable to hold onto it.

The Lady Vols fell to Parklane Academy 13-5 in five innings in game two of a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon at Lady Volunteer Field.

August 13th

MSU linebackers solid: Bulldogs defense gets boost with play in middle

August 13, 2012

The defensive line and the secondary are ingredients that will make the Mississippi State defense strong this season.

Add the linebackers to the mix and the Bulldogs can be considered solid across the board.

East Webster rallies for 8-4 win over Vardaman

August 13, 2012

MABEN - Lee Berryhill has already found out something about the East Webster Lady Wolverines three games deep into his tenure as softball coach.

The Lady Wolverines know how to come from behind.

East Webster rallied from a 4-3 deficit to defeat the Vardaman Lady Rams 8-4 in a lightning-shortened game Monday night.

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