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May 7th, 2015
The Starkville High School girls track team has been solid in distance events over the last several years.
When it comes to the 800, 1600 and 3200 meter runs in Saturday's Class 6A State championship meet in Pearl, the Mattox sisters have had it covered.
EUPORA â€“ Rusty Johnson did his best to keep the Eupora Eagles within striking distance of Thursday's baseball game against Hatley.
Johnson went the distance on the mound for the Eagles and drove in two runs with three hits offensively.
At the end of the day, Eupora didn't have enough in the tank to outlast the tough-hitting Tigers and lost a 7-5 decision to end its season.
There are many words that come to mind when you talk about Mississippi State and Ole Miss meeting in an athletic event.
For Bulldog senior left hander Ross Mitchell, the one word that comes to mind is competitiveness.
Starkville High School Principal David Baggett announced on Wednesday that he has chosen Brooks Oakley to lead the football team as the interim coach head coach.
Baggett said that Oakley would run the program for the remainder of spring practice.
Those hot summer days of running sprints up and down the steps at Yellowjacket Stadium have paid off for Patton Little.
Little will be representing Starkville High School at the Class 6A State track meet on Saturday in the 1600-meter and 800-meter runs.
He found out during the course of the year that the distance events were more to his liking.
Daryl Greenan always believed he was going to get Mississippi State back to the NCAA Tournament.
The Bulldog head coach took over the program in 2009 and thought the NCAA Tournament was right around the corner.
He found that just wasn't the case.
After six years of leading MSU, the first NCAA Tournament appearance will happen for Greenan and his Bulldogs this Friday.
Mississippi State was hoping to be playing in Starkville this weekend.
The Bulldogs were on the cusp of hosting their third regional in the last four years, but found themselves on the outside looking in.
Starkville Academy baseball coach Jody Britt hopes his players have a short memory.
He wants his Volunteers to put game one of the Class AAA playoff series against Oak Forest Academy of Louisiana out of their minds as soon as possible.
In the first game, Starkville Academy made seven errors and lost an 11-4 decision to the visiting Yellow Jackets.
MABEN â€“ Jack Wilson didn't know what was at stake when he stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning.
He knew after he slid into second.
The East Webster second baseman delivered a three-run double which proved to be enough for a 13-3 walk-off win in six innings over East Union.
The news came as a great shock on Tuesday afternoon.
When a report surfaced that football coach Jamie Mitchell had decided to leave Starkville High School to take a job in North Little Rock, Ark., it was a little hard to believe at first.
Here was a man in Mitchell that had brought the Yellowjackets from nothing and made them contenders for state championships once again.