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March 3rd, 2013
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.
CLINTON â€“ Signed, sealed and delivered in orange and blue.
Defeating Presbyterian Christian School 54 -33, Starkville Academy wrapped its season with a 43-0 record and as the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State champions.
Those are the best two words to describe the season just completed by the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers.
The Lady Vols defeated Presbyterian Christian 54-33 Saturday afternoon at the A.E. Wood Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi College to cap a perfect 43-0 season.
CLINTON â€“ Sallie Kate Richardson can block a shot and grab a rebound as she has done all season long for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers.
On Saturday, she providing the scoring the Lady Vols needed to secure the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State championship.
Mississiippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray made sure he let it be known how he felt about the student involvement in Saturday's game against Ole Miss.
After shaking hands with the Rebels, Ray came over to the student section, pointed and celebrated with the same students he asked to come.
The cold weather made it hard for the Mississippi State baseball team to manufacture much offense.
The pitching stepped up to lead the way and the Bulldogs rallied for a 4-1 win over St. Joseph's on a cold Saturday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field.
The Bulldogs (13-0) got solid pitching outings from both Evan Mitchell and Ross Mitchell.
On a cold and snowy Saturday, Starkville High Schoolâ€™s bats got hot as it defeated Ethel 13-2.
The Yellowjackets 13 runs came off of nine hits, which were highlighted by Jalen Campbell, Tanner Clanton and A.J. Brown, who each got two hits in the ballgame.
Scoring took place early in the game for SHS beginning with two runs in the first and one in the second inning.
CLINTON â€“ Even though the game was closer than usual for the Starkville Academy girls, the Lady Volunteers never lost sight of their goal.
Starkville Academy's quest of finishing the season undefeated as the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State champions has one more hurdle to clear.
On a day where the temperatures were in the 30s and snow flurries were seen, it didn't cool down the Mississippi State baseball team.
The No. 9 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs fought off the cold weather for a 10-0 win over the St. Joseph's Hawks.
It is the fourth game this season in which MSU (12-0) has scored in double digits and third in a row. MSU only managed five a season ago.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team wants to get back its competitive spirit.
One thing that could bring that about is a matchup against the arch rival.
The Bulldogs (7-20 overall, 2-13 Southeastern Conference) host in-state rival Ole Miss (21-7, 10-5) today. Tipoff is set for 4 p.m. and can be seen on Fox Sports Net.Â