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March 5th, 2013
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.
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.