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April 2nd, 2014
The Starkville Christian Cougars have made quite a bit of progress over the last two years.
On Tuesday in Louisville, the Cougars came within one play of getting the first win in the history of the program.
Starkville Christian School coach Brandon Frazier knows now that his team is doing the right things even though it has yet to taste victory.
He believes it's just a matter of time.
Consistency is a key when it comes to the game of golf.
On Tuesday, Jace Hobart provided that consistency for the Starkville High School boys golf team.
Hobart shot a 41 on the first nine holes and backed that up with the identical number on the second nine for a total of 82 to help the Yellowjackets win a tournament at the Mississippi State Golf Course.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers didn't let the disappointment of being shut out in the first game of a doubleheader against a rival distract them from taking care of business in the second outing.
A sign of a successful event is the anticipation of those involved for the next opportunity to hold it again.
That's how members of the Golden Triangle Celts Clan felt about the first-ever Central Mississippi Scottish Heritage Games that was hosted in Starkville last weekend.
Damian Williams was thrown into the fire at times last season.
The Mississippi State sophomore quarterback wasn't expected to play and a redshirt looked likely.
The Bulldogs had two injuries at quarterback that opened the door for the Metairie, La., native.
That experience has helped him during spring drills.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team enters the offseason with some momentum.
Despite losing a 60-58 decision on Sunday to South Florida in the Women's National Invitational Tournament, the Bulldogs feel better about the standing of the program than at this time last year.
Let's play two.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs certainly didn't mind the idea of that in Southeastern Conference baseball action last Saturday afternoon.
It was certainly not a good way for MSU to open a league series.
The Bulldogs were handcuffed pretty well by Arkansas pitchers Jalen Beeks and Michael Gunn in a 4-0 loss at Dudy Noble Field.
There was an outstanding pitching performance at Yellowjacket Stadium/Carlisle Field Tuesday night.
Unfortunately for the home team Starkville, it was not in the form of one of its own hurlers.
Instead, it was Columbusâ€™ Hunter Mullis, who had a six-inning no-hitter with 13 strikeouts.
Add in strong batting and in the end, the Falcons left town with a 13-0 victory.
The improvement that the Starkville Christian Lady Cougars have made on the softball field over the last few years is evident in their play.
On Tuesday, the Lady Cougars got their first win of the season in an impressive way as they defeated Grace Christian 16-0 in five innings at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The Starkville Yellowjackets were glad to see a bright sunny day and calmer winds at the Mississippi State golf course on Tuesday.
Even though the scores were not as low as SHS boys coach Sam Bryant would like, it was good enough to beat four other teams.