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February 27th, 2014
The Mississippi State women's basketball team lost a 100-47 decision to the Kentucky Wildcats last season in Lexington.
On Thursday night at Humphrey Coliseum, it was a different story.
Even though the tale still didn't end like they wanted, the Bulldogs not only competed with the Wildcats, but had a second-half lead with a chance to pull off an upset against the No. 12 team in the country.
The Starkville High School boys basketball team has come a long way this season.
Under the leadership of head coach Greg Carter, the Yellowjackets have made the final four of Class 6A North Tournament and get a shot at getting to Jackson for the state tournament.
SHS is not only one of four teams left standing in the North, but it hosts the Class 6A North Tournament this weekend.
CLARKSDALE - At halftime, theÂ East Webster Lady Wolverines enjoyed a one-point lead of 25-24 over Coahoma County, but in the final moments, the Lady Red Panthers turned it up a notch to win 52-39 in the Class 2A North Tournament.
Starkville High School baseball coach Travis Garner learns a little bit more out of his Yellowjackets each time they step onto the field of competition.
During a jamboree last weekend, Garner saw the competitiveness of his team in action and there will be more of an opportunity with two games this weekend.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs looked poise several times to take the lead during Wednesday's game against Tennessee.
Each time Tennessee came back with an answer of its own.
The Bulldogs pulled within four points fives times in the second half, but the Volunteers didn't let them get any closer.
There were a pair of Mississippi State Bulldogs who reached scoring milestones on Wednesday night.
In MSU's 75-68 loss to the Tennessee Volunteers at Humphrey Coliseum, junior forward Roquez Johnson went over the 500-point mark in his Bulldog career, while sophomore Craig Sword went over 700 points.
Preston Brown and Will Cox didn't feel sorry for themselves on a cold afternoon.
The Mississippi State pitchers didn't feel sorry for Mount St. Mary's hitters either.
With the temperatures dropping into the 30s during the game, Brown and Cox performed their craft well and helped the Bulldogs defeat the Mountaineers 10-1 on Wednesday at Dudy Noble Field.
Katie McDonald says her Eupora squad is not â€śready to turn their jerseys in.â€ť
The Lady Eagles will seek to extend the season tonight as they tip off against the Lady Royals of New Site as part of the Class 2A North Tournament hosted by Coahoma County.
Eupora advanced forward to tonightâ€™s game after defeating J.Z. GeorgeÂ Monday nightÂ in the first of these play in games.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer said his program has been enriched by the presence of Cadance Foster and Kaita May.
The two seniors will play their final regular season home games tonight when the Bulldogs host the 12th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats.
The Starkville Yellowjackets have completed their practice sessions at Bulldog Lanes for the Mississippi High School Activities Association State Bowling Tournament.
It's now time for SHS team to make the trip to Flowood and take part in another workout at Fannin Lanes, the site of Friday morning's competition. The team leaves Starkville today at 1:30 p.m.