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February 22nd, 2013
FLOWOOD â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets competed in the Class 4A-5A-6A State Tournament on Friday and finished seventh overall.
The event was held at Fannin Lanes in Flowood.
â€śWe had an outstanding season,â€ť SHS coach Jim Philamlee said. â€śI am real pleased with how things progressed.â€ť
The Mississippi State baseball team had all the reason in the world to dance Friday night.
The No. 12 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs battled through a 94-minute rain delay filled with dancing by both teams to beat Purdue 3-2 in game two of the Diamond Classic presented by Polk's Meat Products at Dudy Noble Field.
The Purdue Boilermakers didn't have many chances to push runs across in the early going of Friday's first game of the Diamond Classic.
They finally found something different in the eighth inning.
Tyson Cunningham's dream in high school was to play college basketball.
Little did he know his journey to college basketball included playing on the drum line and being a practice player for the women's basketball team.
There are four players that Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer has challenged to give their best effort every night in order for the team to be successful on the court.
On Thursday afternoon before the Bulldogs defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 75-51, Schaefer had a meeting with Martha Alwal, Carnecia Williams, Kendra Grant and Katia May.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs played well in the first half of Thursday's women's basketball game against Alabama.
As good as MSU looked in the first half and leading by 10 points at the break, head coach Vic Schaefer couldn't help but feel it could be even better.
Schaefer had that same feeling at Ole Miss two weeks ago.
The Mississippi State baseball team will meet a very familiar foe this weekend.
The No. 12 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs host the inaugural Diamond Classic presented by Polk's Meat Products this weekend and one of those opponents will be Samford, which ended MSU's season in 2012.
State (5-0) plays the defending Big Ten Conference Champion Purdue (2-2) today and Saturday at 6 p.m.
FOREST- Playing against a Dandy Dozen is never easy and on Thursday East Webster found out just how hard that can be
Tipping off against Scott Central which features Victoria Vivians, the Lady Wolverines dropped a 49-36 contest to bring the 2012-2013 campaign to an end.
Starkville Highâ€™s bowling team has been quite busy in the last few weeks.
Including winning the Region 2 championship in Tupelo, the Yellowjackets have played multiple practice games in preparation for the next leg of their journey.
A trip to Flowood is up next for the team to compete in the State Tournament.
There was a measure of confidence growing within members of the Mississippi State women's basketball team with wins over Ole Miss, Arkansas and Missouri.
Bulldog head coach Vic Schaefer wants his team to start moving back in that direction.
During last Sunday's loss to LSU, Schaefer saw some of his players drop their head and said after the game that can not happen.