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Starkville teams sweep Louisville on road

November 28, 2012

LOUISVILLE – Blair Schaefer poured in 44 points, mainly by hitting 25-of-26 free throws, to lead the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets to a 67-64 victory over the Louisville Lady Wildcats Tuesday night.

After Starkville jumped out to an 11-10 lead after the first quarter, Louisville out-scored the visitors 24-19 in the second quarter to take a 34-30 advantage at halftime.

East Webster, Houston split action in Mathiston

November 28, 2012

MATHISTON – In midweek action at the gymnasium on the former Wood Junior College campus, the East Webster Wolverines and the Houston Hilltoppers split hard wood competition.

The Lady Wolverines pulled off a thrilling 45-36 victory over the Lady Hilltoppers, while the Wolverines dropped their contest 54-28.

Building a memory: State championship teams talk about enjoying week

November 26, 2012

JACKSON – Bob Stanley remembered what it was like to represent Starkville High School in the Class 5A State championship game in 1981.

Now as a representative of Wilson Sporting Goods, Stanley had a message to the latest generation of high school football players getting ready to play for state championships this weekend.

Bulldogs look to move forward

November 26, 2012

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are committed to the thought of moving forward.

After arriving home from a three-loss tournament in Hawaii at the Maui Invitational over the Thanksgiving holiday, the Bulldogs went right back to work.

Mississippi State (1-4) hosts Alcorn State (2-4) today in Humphrey Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

Volunteers win season opener

November 26, 2012

The light rain that fell in the first half of Monday's soccer opener for the Starkville Academy Volunteers wasn't enough to damper their spirits.

After a 4-0 victory over the HIllcrest Christian School Cougars at the Starkville Sportsplex, the Vols were feeling pretty good about themselves.

Drew Pellum had a hat trick with one goal in the first half and two more in the second for SA.

MSU falls in Oxford: Rebels wrestle Egg away from Bulldogs

November 25, 2012

OXFORD – It had to happen sometime.

When Dan Mullen took over as coach of the Mississippi State football program, beating Ole Miss was on the top of his list.

Saturday night that didn't happen.

The Rebels (6-6, 3-5) beat the No. 25 (Associated Press) Bulldogs (8-4, 4-4) 41-24 in the Egg Bowl in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

MSU's Bumphis earns record-breaking outing

November 25, 2012

OXFORD – Mississippi State may have lost the game, but for one Bulldog senior, the Egg Bowl was a record-breaking performance.

Lewis' kickoff return longest in Egg Bowl

November 25, 2012

OXFORD – The 109th Egg Bowl did not disappoint.

It also sported the longest run in series history.

After Ole Miss took an early 7-0 lead in the first quarter, Mississippi State sophomore wide receiver Jameon Lewis took the ensuing kickoff 100 yards for a score.

BACK TO JACKSON: Jackets go through Wave once again to reach State

November 24, 2012

It seems that history is repeating itself.

Last year the Starkville High School football team lost to West Point in the regular season, but beat them in the playoffs on route to Jackson.
SHS lost to West Point 47-22 on Sept. 7.

The Yellowjackets followed history and beat the Green Wave 29-28 in an overtime thriller to win the Class 5A North State title at Yellowjacket Stadium.

SHS overcomes adversity to enjoy playoff success

November 24, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets have been through some tough times on the road back to Jackson.

Not long after losing the Class 5A State championship to Picayune last December, the SHS program was hit with the tragedy of Devin Mitchell's death.

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