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Bolin pitches SA to win over PCS

March 5, 2013

The wind was blowing in the face of Starkville Academy pitcher Hunter Bolin during his entire outing on Monday afternoon.

It didn't keep him from blowing pitches by the Presbyterian Christian School batters.

Bolin struck out 14 and only walked three as the Volunteers defeated the Bobcats 5-2 at home.

Loss motivates SHS early in the season

March 5, 2013

Losing to Oxford in the playoffs last year has left a bitter taste in the mouths of the Starkville High tennis players, but you won’t find the Yellowjackets sitting around moping.

Instead, the team has taken that defeat and turned it into motivation for the 2013 season.

MSU sweeps pair from Saint Joseph's in baseball

March 4, 2013

It has become an almost automatic for the Mississippi State baseball team to walk off the field with a victory in the early stages of the 2013 season.

It happened twice on Sunday.

The Bulldogs knocked off Saint Joseph's 2-0 in the second game of a doubleheader to sweep the twinbill and the four-game series at Dudy Noble Field. 

Lady Jackets young team, working hard

March 4, 2013

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets fastpitch softball team is looking to use the momentum of last year's Class 5A playoff appearance to have another good run this spring.

Even though SHS lost the first two games of the season going into the Tupelo Jamboree over the weekend, head coach Wendy Jolly still likes the direction the program is headed.

Starkville Academy gets all three MAIS state titles

March 3, 2013

CLINTON – Signed, sealed and delivered in orange and blue.

Defeating Presbyterian Christian School 54 -33, Starkville Academy wrapped its season with a 43-0 record and as the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State champions.

SMITH COLUMN: Season for Lady Vols was simply amazing

March 3, 2013

Simply amazing.

Those are the best two words to describe the season just completed by the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers.

The Lady Vols defeated Presbyterian Christian 54-33 Saturday afternoon at the A.E. Wood Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi College to cap a perfect 43-0 season.

Richardson steps up game for Lady Vols

March 3, 2013

CLINTON – Sallie Kate Richardson can block a shot and grab a rebound as she has done all season long for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers.

On Saturday, she providing the scoring the Lady Vols needed to secure the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State championship.

Bulldogs knock off Rebs: MSU coach thanks students for support against Ole Miss

March 3, 2013

Mississiippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray made sure he let it be known how he felt about the student involvement in Saturday's game against Ole Miss.

After shaking hands with the Rebels, Ray came over to the student section, pointed and celebrated with the same students he asked to come.

Pitching steps up for Bulldogs

March 3, 2013

The cold weather made it hard for the Mississippi State baseball team to manufacture much offense.

The pitching stepped up to lead the way and the Bulldogs rallied for a 4-1 win over St. Joseph's on a cold Saturday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field.

The Bulldogs (13-0) got solid pitching outings from both Evan Mitchell and Ross Mitchell.

Starkville High splits doubleheader

March 3, 2013

On a cold and snowy Saturday, Starkville High School’s bats got hot as it defeated Ethel 13-2.

The Yellowjackets 13 runs came off of nine hits, which were highlighted by Jalen Campbell, Tanner Clanton and A.J. Brown, who each got two hits in the ballgame.

Scoring took place early in the game for SHS beginning with two runs in the first and one in the second inning.

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