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SHS stumbles in 9-1 loss

May 2, 2013

Starkville head coach Brian Jones wanted his team to play loose and like there was no pressure.
Although the Yellowjackets held a 1-0 lead over the Oxford Chargers in a Mississippi High School Athletic Association Class 5A playoff series, they didn't play like a team with a lead.  

Ackerman gets 5-4 walk-off win over Loyd Star

May 2, 2013

ACKERMAN – It was getting dark, it was raining and the Ackerman Indians were running out of outs.
Trailing 4-2 going into the bottom of the seventh inning, Logan Black and the Indians decided it was time to do something about the situation.

Friendly move: Detz joins Bulldogs on advice from Frazier

May 1, 2013

Alex Detz had every intention to attend Oregon State and play baseball for the Beavers. 
A friendship with a Mississippi State baseball player was developed two summers ago for Detz.

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Indians anxious to resume play in baseball

May 1, 2013

It has been a week and a half since the Ackerman Indians have played a baseball game.
The weather could make that wait even longer.
The second round Class 2A playoff series between the Indians and Loyd Star is scheduled to start today at 5 p.m. in Ackerman, but there is more rain in the forecast.

Bulldogs to host men's tennis regional

April 30, 2013

Mississippi State's men's tennis team won't have to travel to compete in the postseason for the second-straight season.
The Bulldogs will be hosting their second regional in a row.

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SMITH COLUMN: Parents must place check on emotions

April 30, 2013

Sometimes parents take athletics too seriously when it comes to their children.
Over the years, parents have gotten upset with officials and umpires to the point that they almost come out of the stands and onto the field to take matters into their own hands.

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Jackets beat Chargers 6-5 in baseball

April 30, 2013

OXFORD – Three Starkville High School pitchers kept the Oxford Charger bats at bay long enough for the Yellowjackets to go on the road and get the second-round Class 5A playoffs series started on the right note.
Max Bartlett, Tanner Jones and Tanner Clanton of SHS combined to hold Oxford to seven hits on its home field and the Jackets came away with a 6-5 victory on Tuesday night.

SA drops first game of baseball series

April 30, 2013

GREENVILLE – The Starkville Academy Volunteers have their game faces on as it prepares for game two of the MAIS AAA-II baseball playoffs.
After dropping game one by a score of 3-1 to Washington School, the Vols look for more production on Thursday than they did in Tuesday's first outing.

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Volunteers qualify for State golf tourney

April 30, 2013

JACKSON – Behind the 75 carded by Alex Bedwell, the Starkville Academy Volunteers shot a 319 at the Jackson Country Club Tuesday afternoon, which was good enough to finish third in AAA South State and qualified them for the State tournament.

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Yellowjackets begin golf competition at State

April 30, 2013

Starkville High School boys golf coach Sam Bryant has seen the potential that the individual players have on his team.
Bryant hopes that all five of the Yellowjackets shoot low rounds at the same time the next couple of days at the Class 5A State Tournament being held at the University of Mississippi Golf Course in Oxford.

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