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March 5th, 2014
SCOOBA â€“ Jacolby Mobley is playing some of his best basketball at the right time of the year.
East Mississippi Community College men's coach Mark White couldn't be happier and prouder of the former Starkville Yellowjacket.
It's not only Mobley's game that White notices, but it's how he handles his business off the court as well.
FULTON â€“ Former Starkville High School player Tory Rice and former West Oktibbeha player Dontavious "Tay" Crawford have made their mark at the next level.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team hopes the next game in the state of Georgia is much better than the last one.
After losing a 77-48 decision to the Georgia Bulldogs last Sunday, MSU opens the Southeastern Conference Tournament in Duluth, Ga., today against Missouri. The tip is set for 5 p.m. at The Arena at the Gwinnett Center.
Georgia has been and continues to be on the minds of Mississippi State's basketball teams.
After the Bulldog women played at the University of Georgia on Sunday, the MSU men have made the trip to Athens for competition against the other Bulldogs of the Southeastern Conference.
Mississippi State hasn't won a road game in 17 tries dating back to last season.
The Bulldogs last win on the road came at Georgia last January. MSU beat the Peach State Bulldogs that day 72-61.
Mississippi State (13-16, 3-13) returns to the place where they last got a win when they meet Georgia today. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. inside Stegeman Coliseum.
ACKERMAN â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets wanted another game.
Boasting a team full of youth, baseball coach Travis Garner and his squad jumped on the opportunity to pick up a game with Choctaw County.Â
The late addition paid off as the Yellowjackets secured a 12-0 victory. They lost a 13-4 decision to Kosciusko later in the night.
Many Mississippi State baseball fans may have their minds on this weekend's road trip, but there is still one more game to be played before the Bulldogs head west.
No. 14 MSU hosts South Alabama tonight at 6:30 p.m. in a midweek contest at Dudy Noble Field.
Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman knows that it will take timely hitting, good pitching and good defense for her team to be successful.
Against the UAB Blazers on a chilly Tuesday night, the Bulldogs failed in all three of those areas and that resulted in a 5-3 loss at the MSU Softball Stadium.
Justin Williams understands the meaning of hard work.
Williams experienced that as a member of the East Oktibbeha High School Titans, but the load will reach a higher level after he signed a national letter of intent Monday to join the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers next season.
The Starkville High School bowling program team enjoyed the best finish in program history last Friday.
With the third-place finish in the state on the boys side and fifth-place standing for the girls, the Yellowjackets took another positive step in the development of the sport.