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Area teams set for tournament

February 11, 2013

The regular season is over and area teams are now bracing for a time it has worked on all season.

East Webster's Wolverines, the Eupora Eagles and Ackerman Indians have boys and girls squads in Madison this week for the Class 2A, Region 5 Tournament.

Lady Jackets start region tournament

February 11, 2013

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets know what's at stake tonight.

It's down to that time of the season when one loss can end a season abruptly and even though the Lady Jackets have enjoyed a good season with an overall 14-7 record, it won't matter if they don't give a good enough effort against Yazoo City in the first round of the Class 5A, Region 3 Tournament in Canton.

SHS bowlers capture North Regional title

February 9, 2013

TUPELO – The Starkville High School boys bowling team qualified for the State Tournament for the second-straight year by defeating Tupelo to claim the North Regional championship on Saturday.

SHS and Tupelo were locked in a 2-2 encounter until the Yellowjackets won the last game and the title.

Moore visits MSU, sees changes

February 9, 2013

It wasn't too long ago when Tyler Moore was getting ready for his only season with the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Moore was preparing to talk to a room full of people excited for the upcoming baseball season on Saturday as he was the special guest for MSU's First Pitch/Fan Day celebration at the Palmeiro Center. 

Bulldog Frazier learns from USA experience

February 9, 2013

The summer was spent playing baseball games at various places in the United States for many of the Mississippi State baseball players.

For junior shortstop Adam Frazier, it was spent playing all over the world. Frazier played for Team USA during the summer and found himself playing in Europe.

SMITH COLUMN: MSU baseball has a chance to be special

February 9, 2013

There's potential for Mississippi State to have a very special baseball season.

Over the last couple of years, the Bulldogs have experienced more and more success under coach John Cohen.

MSU won the Atlanta Regional two years ago and got within one win of making the school's ninth trip to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.

MSU women face Missouri on road in basketball

February 9, 2013

The Missouri women's basketball team has a player that certainly has an "Eye" for the basket.

Sophomore Morgan Eye leads the Tigers by scoring 13.9 points per game and is the best 3-point field goal shooter in the nation by hitting 3.9 per outing from long range.

Softball Bulldogs thrive late to beat Panthers

February 9, 2013

The Mississippi State softball team wants to win the late innings.

That's exactly what they did Saturday night.

The Bulldogs (3-1) beat Georgia State 9-1 in five innings on the third day of Bulldog Kickoff Classic.

MSU entered the fifth inning with a 3-1 lead after the Panther's MeQuilia Franklin stole home on a double steal.

Getting Moore for First Pitch: Nationals player speaks at celebration

February 8, 2013

Tyler Moore has had experience at several different positions during his baseball career.

As a member of the Washington Nationals last season, Moore spent time in left field, right field and first base.

It was a good experience for Moore as Washington won a division title and reached the National League playoffs.

SA girls pull away to win against JA

February 8, 2013

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers broke the huddle to open the second half with one word.

"Win."

For the 34th time this season, that's exactly what the Lady Vols did Friday night.

Starkville Academy was locked into a close battle for a half, but ended up outscoring the Jackson Academy Lady Raiders 35-17 in the second half to take a 53-31 victory at home on senior night.

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