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March 5th, 2013
MSU and Alabama tip off action at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga., at 5 p.m.
Mississippi State women's coach Vic Schaefer must be forgiven if he checked twice that Candace Foster was on the bus for Duluth, Ga.
He just doesn't want to enter any competitive situation like the Southeastern Conference Tournament without the junior guard being around.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team has seen a boost in its confidence.
The Bulldogs snapped a 13-game losing streak by beating in-state rival Ole Miss last Saturday.Â
A great community is important to Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen.
In his mind, the key to success locally is to make changes in a positive direction.
That was the message Mullen delivered in an address to the Starkville Rotary Club Monday at the Starkville Country Club.
Last fall, D'Angelo Cherry was unsure if his track and field career at Mississippi State was over or not.
He trained anyway and got a big surprise before he went home for the holidays.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team was on track to finish 14th in the Southeastern Conference and enter the conference tournament with the lowest seed.
The wind was blowing in the face of Starkville Academy pitcher Hunter Bolin during his entire outing on Monday afternoon.
It didn't keep him from blowing pitches by the Presbyterian Christian School batters.
Bolin struck out 14 and only walked three as the Volunteers defeated the Bobcats 5-2 at home.
Losing to Oxford in the playoffs last year has left a bitter taste in the mouths of the Starkville High tennis players, but you wonâ€™t find the Yellowjackets sitting around moping.
Instead, the team has taken that defeat and turned it into motivation for the 2013 season.
It has become an almost automatic for the Mississippi State baseball team to walk off the field with a victory in the early stages of the 2013 season.
It happened twice on Sunday.
The Bulldogs knocked off Saint Joseph's 2-0 in the second game of a doubleheader to sweep the twinbill and the four-game series at Dudy Noble Field.Â
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets fastpitch softball team is looking to use the momentum of last year's Class 5A playoff appearance to have another good run this spring.
Even though SHS lost the first two games of the season going into the Tupelo Jamboree over the weekend, head coach Wendy Jolly still likes the direction the program is headed.