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April 20th, 2015
Starkville head coach Jamie Mitchell could only find one phrase to describe the first spring practice for the Yellowjackets.
There were 154 players that attended the first practice Monday afternoon and there wasn't much room for improvement with all that was going on.
The Starkville Yellowjackets are hoping Monday's practice round at North Creek Golf Course will go a long way in helping them get familiar with the place where they will be competing for the Class 6A, Region 1 meet today.
Mississippi State held a closed door meeting among its players and coaches immediately after dropping the series finale to Florida on Sunday.
The Bulldogs were swept by the No. 12 team in the country, giving them four losses in a row and seven in their last eight games.
MABEN â€“ It may not have been in the script, but a dramatic walk-off win was a good way to cap senior night.
In the seventh inning with the bases loaded, Autumn Frost sent a ball deep into the gap to give East Webster Wolverines the one-run edge to defeat Smithville Seminoles 4-3 in Cumberland.
NEW ALBANY â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets raised their record above the .500 mark for the first time this season by shutting out New Albany 5-0 on Monday.
With the victory, the Jackets improved to 13-12 this season.
MABEN â€“ Sunday marked a new beginning for basketball at East Webster High School.
It will be the beginning of a new era when the Starkville Yellowjackets take the field for spring football practice today.
For the first time, the group of athletes from the Oktibbeha County schools will join SHS on the field.
No longer are there Titans or Timberwolves, but they are all Yellowjackets.
Mississippi State had ample opportunities to pick up a couple of wins against Florida this weekend.
The Bulldogs just didn't take advantage.
MSU tied the game at 3-3 in the fifth inning Sunday, but saw the No. 12 Gators regain the lead in the top of the sixth inning on their way to a 10-5 win and a sweep of the Bulldogs at Dudy Noble Field to end Super Bulldog Weekend.
â€¨The Mississippi State softball team has a senior on the team this season with the last name of Gentle.â€¨She didn't take it easy on Tennessee pitching on Sunday afternoon.â€¨Gentle had a solo home run, a grand slam home run and a sacrifice fly to drive in six runs, but the Bulldogs still lost a 16-8 Southeastern Conference decision in six innings to the Lady Volunteers.â€¨"I think I'm going to call thi
Dak Prescott showed why he is the starting quarterback for Mississippi State.
The senior put on a clinic during Mississippi State's Maroon and White spring game Saturday afternoon at Davis Wade Stadium.
Prescott passed for three touchdowns, but his Maroon squad lost 28-24 to the White team in his final spring game of his career.