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Choctaw County off to a good start this season

March 8, 2015

ACKERMAN – Andy Young says he has never seen a game with no errors in 12 years of coaching.
On Saturday, his Choctaw County Chargers didn't make miscues in two outings.
That solid grasp of the game comes from a team that has bonded and brings maturity with them to the diamond.

End of skid: Bulldogs take win into SEC Tournament after defeating Missouri Tigers at home

March 8, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs will not enter the Southeastern Conference Tournament on a losing skid.
Instead, the Bulldogs will travel to Nashville, Tenn., after a victory.
MSU snapped a five-game losing streak with a 52-43 win over Missouri Saturday night inside Humphrey Coliseum to sweep the season series from the Tigers.

SMITH ON SPORTS: MSU sends four players out with win

March 8, 2015

Mississippi State's seniors deserved to go out at home as winners.
For all of they have been through during their careers and what they mean to the Bulldogs, it was fitting that Roquez Johnson, Trivante Bloodman, Isaiah Butler and Jeffery Johnson enjoyed a successful sendoff on Saturday.

Strong defense leads Jackets past the Tigers

March 8, 2015

JACKSON – Greg Carter knew exactly what his Starkville Yellowjackets were up against when they faced Hattiesburg in the Class 6A State quarterfinals.
What he also knew was the intensity of this team.
The coach was not incorrect as the Jackets tuned up the defense to knock off the Tigers 62-47 to move ahead to the semifinal round of the state tournament.

SHS girls dig deep to knock off Hattiesburg

March 8, 2015

JACKSON – "No fear."
That is simply the way coach Kristie Williams describes her Starkville team.
On Saturday, the Lady Yellowjackets proved that true as they dug deep in the final moments of the game for a 19-2 scoring run to seal up a 59-52 Class 6A quarterfinal victory over Hattiesburg.

Early baseball schedule giving Jackets big challenges

March 8, 2015

The Starkville Yellowjackets are hoping that playing against good competition will help them improve on the baseball field.
Even though the Jackets have lost games to Clinton, Brandon and West Lauderdale, they believe the early schedule is beneficial heading into Class 6A, Region 3 play. Later in the day, they picked up a 17-0 win over West Lowndes and stand 1-3 this season.

Starkville vs. Hattiesburg: Jackets, Tigers play in an early morning game

March 7, 2015

The time is now for Starkville High.
When the second half of the season started, the Yellowjackets hit their stride allowing them to end the regular season at 24-5 with a Class 6A, Region 3 tournament title and competing in the Class 6A playoffs.

Lady Jackets make return to Big House

March 7, 2015

It has been a while.
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets make their return to the Big House (a.k.a. Mississippi Coliseum) for a game against Hattiesburg in the Class 6A State Tournament.

East Webster uses determined effort for state tournament win

March 7, 2015

JACKSON – It was the type of determined effort that the East Webster Lady Wolverines needed on Friday afternoon at Mississippi Coliseum.
Despite not scoring a single point in one period, the Lady Wolverines never lost sight of their goal and in the end, they fought their way to a 40-33 victory over Heidelberg in the Class 2A State Tournament quarterfinals.

Bulldogs says bye to four seniors Saturday

March 7, 2015

Mississippi State says good bye to four players Saturday, at least for the regular season.
MSU (12-18, 5-12) hosts Missouri (9-21, 3-14) today in the final game of the regular season and the Bulldogs will honor their seniors.

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