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Bulldogs battle to 59-58 victory

December 7, 2012

The Mississippi State women's basketball team has battled hard, but still been on the wrong side of a couple of games this season.
On Friday night, MSU found a way to correct.

The Bulldogs held on to to beat the Florida Atlantic Owls 59-58 in Humphrey Coliseum.

SPRD gears up for SAY league

December 6, 2012

Youth basketball once again becomes the focus for Starkville Parks and Recreation Department in mid January.

This program is known as Starkville Area Youth or SAY, which dates back to previous days before the Parks and Recreation department took over the program.

East Webster splits action

December 6, 2012

ACKERMAN – The East Webster basketball teams got a jump on the holiday tournament slate Thursday.

On Thursday, the East Webster squads traveled to the Ackerman Tournament. In their first game of the tournament, the Lady Wolverines tipped off against the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya, and East Webster won a 49-27 decision.

SHS boys varsity drops 2-1 decision, junior varsity splits in bowling

December 6, 2012

After being on the road the last couple of weeks, Starkville High’s bowling Yellowjackets returned home to Bulldog Lanes to face the Olive Branch Conquistadors.

Season to remember: SHS overcomes adversity on many fronts to win State 5A title

December 5, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets were not going to accept where the football season was headed.

After beginning the year with a 1-3 record, the Jackets were not going to look back.

Starkville's focus was moving forward and concentrating on the Class 5A, Region 2 schedule.

Bulldogs able to win 'ugly game'

December 5, 2012

Mississippi State head basketball coach Rick Ray has come to the conclusion that his team is going to have to win some "ugly basketball games."

The Bulldogs did exactly that Tuesday night.

MSU beat the University of Texas-San Antonio 53-42 inside Humphrey Coliseum.

SMITH COLUMN: Yellowjackets complete quest for State crown

December 5, 2012

It's never easy to win a State championship in any sport on the high school level.

When a team was hit with as much adversity as Starkville Yellowjackets were this year, then it's even more amazing to consider what they accomplished in claiming the Class 5A title last Saturday night.

Lady Jackets ground Rockets

December 5, 2012

The Starkville High Lady Yellowjackets showed Neshoba Central the sting of defeat Tuesday night.
The Lady Rockets fell 69-48 to give the Lady Jackets a win in their first division game.

SA teams pick up wins on the road

December 5, 2012

PELAHATCHIE – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have reached the 10-win mark already this season after defeating East Rankin Academy on the road 59-37 on Tuesday night.

Starkville Academy jumped out to an 18-7 lead after the first quarter and kept that 11-point lead at halftime 29-18.

Cougars win pair at home

December 5, 2012

The Grace Christian School Eagles had a difficult time trying to figure out Starkville Christian's 'Riddle' Tuesday night.

Chris Riddle scored a game-high 19 points as the homestanding Cougars defeated the Eagles 66-25.
After getting 12 points by halftime, Riddle added seven more in the second half, including a successful 3-pointer to end the third quarter that put SCS up 54-20.

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