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Rivals East Oktibbeha, West Oktibbeha split action

January 25, 2015

CRAWFORD – There is nothing quite as exciting as a rivalry game.
Add in that the contest is one of the last of its kind and the stakes are raised.
That was exactly the scenario Saturday as the basketball teams of East and West Oktibbeha faced off for the first time in their final season of basketball.

Lady Chargers top Lady Vols

January 24, 2015

ACKERMAN – Jeff King of Mississippi High School Sports handed out a Player of the Game certificate for each outing of the Bullock Toyota Mid-Mississippi Challenge on Saturday.
In the first game, Brysa Maxwell of Choctaw County was the recipient of that award.

SHS soccer teams conclude season with a sweep

January 24, 2015

Break out the brooms because Saturday afternoon Starkville High School finished off the soccer season with a two-game sweep of Columbus.
The Lady Yellowjackets, who got the 7-1 victory.
"It was a great day of soccer," Starkville girls coach Anna Albritton said. "The girls played well. We were able to get in some young girls, which is good for the future."

MSU wants to keep winning streak going, set for Georgia: Celebration to rename street at coliseum to Bailey Howell Drive takes place today

January 24, 2015

This season has been about nothing but streaks for Mississippi State.
First it was the 16-game losing streak to Southeastern Conference opponents. That was snapped with a home win over Vanderbilt last Saturday.
Then it was a 22-game road losing streak. That was dismantled with a win over Auburn the last time out on Wednesday.

Mid Mississippi Challenge provides good girls action

January 24, 2015

ACKERMAN – There is no shortage of good girls basketball in Mississippi.
This weekend a good many of those squads will descend on Choctaw County High School for the 8th Annual Bullock Toyota Mid Mississippi Challenge.

Buzzer beater: Hughes gets winning shot to fall as Lady Volunteers win at home

January 24, 2015

The basketball left the hand of Starkville Academy's Bonner Hughes at the buzzer and bounced on the rim a couple of times.
With each bounce, the game between the Lady Volunteers and the Winston Academy Lady Patriots hung in the balance.

Vols find offense for victory

January 24, 2015

Offense was in no short supply for the Starkville Academy Volunteers Friday night.
Starkville Academy senior guard Brandon Lane called the offensive performance one of the top three of the season for his team.
It very well might have been.
The Volunteers shot the ball well and rolled to a 75-43 win over Winston Academy at home to kick off the weekend.

Lady Jackets stay unbeaten in region

January 24, 2015

MADISON – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets remained undefeated in Class 6A, Region 3 with a 45-37 victory over the Madison Central Lady Jaguars on Friday night.
With the win, the Lady Jackets improved their overall mark to 14-4 and 4-0 in the region.

Eupora girls edge West Oktibbeha in OT

January 24, 2015

MABEN – The girls competition between West Oktibbeha and Eupora could not be held to regulation time constraints Friday.
After treating those in attendance to a tightly-contested four periods of action, the Lady Timberwolves and Lady Eagles entered overtime, which saw Eupora win 59-57.

Irwin of SHS reaches next level at MCC

January 24, 2015

Will Irwin has a good chance to adjust to the next level of his tennis career.
The Starkville High School senior will just to continue to put into practice the things that he's been doing ever since the 6th grade.
That's when Irwin decided that tennis was more than just a hobby to him and wanted to play competitively for the Yellowjackets.

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