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Victory snatched from MSU: Bulldogs falter down stretch as Tigers take 69-68 victory

February 3, 2013

Mississippi State head basketball coach Rick Ray was hoping for a better result from his team in the second half than the last time out.
He didn't get it.

LSU's Anthony Hickey hit a floater in the lane with 1.5 seconds left to help the Tigers (12-7, 3-5) edge past the Bulldogs (7-13, 2-6) 69-68 Saturday night inside Humphrey Coliseum.

SMITH COLUMN: Loss to LSU 'hurts' as Ray builds State

February 3, 2013

Mississippi State has suffered some tough losses on the basketball court this season.

None were tougher than what took place at Humphrey Coliseum on Saturday.
The Bulldogs surrendered a 17-point lead, got it back in the late stages of the game, only to lose in the final seconds as the LSU Tigers won a 69-68 decision in Southeastern Conference action.

Jackets win on senior night

February 3, 2013

The Beehive at Starkville High School was full of emotions and excitement Saturday night as it honored the seniors.

Tipping off against Canton, the Yellowjackets ended the home season with a 63-47 victory.

SA girls beat Memphis HS

February 3, 2013

ECRU – Facing some of their stiffest competition of the season, the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers were able to establish a lead and never give it up in defeating Memphis Homeschool Educational School 82-77 at North Pontotoc on Saturday.

SUPER SUNDAY: MSU's all-time rusher ready for the big stage

February 3, 2013

Many young boys dream of getting an opportunity to play in a Super Bowl.

For Anthony Dixon, it will become a reality today when his San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, La.

Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and can be seen on CBS and WCBI locally.

SMITH COLUMN: Former Bulldogs make Super Bowl interesting

February 3, 2013

You can chose to focus on the Jim and John Harbaugh, the first two brothers to coach against each other in a Super Bowl.

You can look at Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens, who plays his last game in the National Football League today after announcing his retirement plans prior to the playoffs.

Jackets use strong second half for win

February 1, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets might have had a different story to tell today if games were decided by a team’s performance in the first half.

However, the second half proved to be quite the boost for the Yellowjackets, who rolled to a 72-48 win over Noxubee County Friday night.

Reed, Jett, Gandy, Amos solid as seniors for SHS

February 1, 2013

Kelsye Reed banging inside and getting rebounds with Kasey Jett playing defense and getting steals.

That's come to be expected out of the two seniors who play for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets.

Reed and Jett have helped the Lady Jackets to records of 13-6 overall and 4-1 in Class 5A, Region 2.

Lady Vols get another easy victory

February 1, 2013

It's not easy to enjoy the success the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers are having right now.

Starkville Academy continued to roll towards perfection with a 71-43 win over Jackson Prep Friday night to improve to an impressive 31-0.

Bulldogs seek boost

February 1, 2013

If any team could use a win to boost its confidence, it's the Mississippi State men's basketball team.

The Bulldogs have lost their last five games and lost their last three inside Humphrey Coliseum. MSU (7-12, 2-5) host LSU (11-7, 2-5) today in the 203rd meeting between the two teams.

Tipoff is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and can be seen on Fox Sports South.

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