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Yellowjackets recognized: Rising SHS juniors part of All-Star roster

March 23, 2015

The 2015-16 basketball season already has an all-star year flavor stamped on it for Starkville High School.
It was officially announced on Monday by the Mississippi Association of Coaches that Tyson Carter of the Yellowjackets and Eryka Williams of the Lady Jackets made the rosters for The Mississippi Sports Medicine All-Star Boys and Girls Basketball Games.

Lovelady has emerged as catcher for Bulldogs

March 23, 2015

Mississippi State was all set at the catching position.
The Bulldogs brought back All-Southeastern Conference Freshman performer Gavin Collins for the 2015 season and it looked like nothing was going to stop him from being behind the dish.
Surgery on his catching hand before the season started kept Collins off the field, and the MSU coaching staff had to scramble to get another catcher ready.

East Webster shuts out South Pontotoc at home

March 23, 2015

MABEN – Mother Nature has not been kind to outdoor sporting events this spring.
Still the East Webster baseball team hasn't let a little snow or rain keep it down.
Instead, the Wolverines are taking every opportunity to get out on the field and compete.

Reports: Howland serious contender for MSU vacancy

March 22, 2015

NBCSports.com and ESPN.com reports that Ben Howland has emerged as a serious candidate to be the next head men's coach at Mississippi State.
Rick Ray was fired after three seasons at the helm of the Bulldog program on Saturday afternoon. He had an overall record of 37-60.

Defensive coordinator Diaz settling in at State

March 22, 2015

After all the offseason talk about getting Manny Diaz back to Mississippi State, the defensive coordinator finally got to get back on the field.
MSU opened spring practice this past week and it was Diaz's first with the Bulldogs since the 2009 season.

SHS boys, girls recently finish in top three at state

March 22, 2015

Bowling is no fly by night sport at Starkville High School.
For years, the Yellowjackets have been building quite the successful squad and recently all the hard work paid off as the Starkville girls claimed second place at the State championship meet while the boys took third.

Quality Brand: SDN Girls Coach of Year keeps East Webster on track for title

March 22, 2015

It was December 2014.
That was the month when everything changed for East Webster girls’ basketball.
The team experienced the passing of newly hired coach Stan Hughey leaving his 9-0 team in search of new leader. 

Player of Year Patterson dynamic for Wolverines

March 22, 2015

Who is “the real Quantesha Patterson?”
Is she the shy girl who walks the halls of East Webster High School? Is she the dynamic force to be reckoned with that dominates the hardwood? 

SMITH ON SPORTS: Brand proves to be a strong leader at EW

March 22, 2015

Bill Brand knows and understands how to be a leader.
As the principal at East Webster High School, Brand helps his students every day become better people so they can go out into the world and be productive citizens in society.
Sometimes life throws an unexpected curve and it takes strong individuals to assist in dealing with such situations.

Jackets pick up baseball victory at home

March 21, 2015

Coach Travis Garner is not giving up on the Starkville Yellowjackets.
Despite not being on the winning side of many games and falling in two Class 6A, Region 3 games last week to Northwest Rankin, Garner still likes his ball club and believes better days are ahead.
The start of that may come with Saturday's 7-5 non-region victory over Winona at home.

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