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Coaching news really heats up after the season

December 11, 2012

The dominos have fallen when it comes to the coaching carousel in college football.

It's not surprising to see Tommy Tuberville and Bobby Petrino be right in the middle of it.

When Butch Jones left Cincinnati to fill the vacancy left at Tennessee, Tuberville made an unexpected move from Texas Tech to Cincinnati.

SA, Pillow Academy play to 3-3 tie

December 11, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers surrendered a lead to the Pillow Academy Mustangs on the soccer field Tuesday night, but they were still able to avoid their first loss of the season.

Starkville Academy and Pillow Academy played to a 3-3 tie at the Starkville Sportsplex soccer complex.

JUCO receivers commit to MSU

December 11, 2012

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are going to lose a great amount of talent at wide receiver when the season is over.

Replacing those guys has been a top priority for the Bulldog coaching staff, and Sunday there were indications that help is on the way.

MSU picked up commitments from junior college receivers Corey Smith and Jeremey Chappelle.

Starkville teams sweep Louisville at home

December 11, 2012

The Starkville 9th grade boys basketball team picked up another victory Monday night, but it wasn't just against ordinary competition.

Louisville sent its B-team squad to face the Yellowjackets and Starkville still made it look somewhat easy.
The Jackets used an 11-0 run in the second quarter to take control of the game and won a 55-39 decision at the Armstrong Gymnasium.

Home cooking: Minor's hot-shooting leads Vols to victory

December 9, 2012

Carnail Minor shot lights out to lead the Starkville Academy Volunteers to a 44-35 Saturday night victory after starting the season with nine road games.

Lady Vols impressive in defeating Parklane

December 9, 2012

It didn't take long for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers to impress the home crowd.
The Lady Vols ended the first quarter on a 16-0 run to take a 29-7 lead and never looked back in beating Parklane Academy of McComb 73-24 Saturday night.

SMITH COLUMN: Wins keep on coming for SA girls

December 9, 2012

It's an amazing thing to watch the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers at work.

Even when starting post player Sallie Kate Richardson went down with what appeared to be only a turned ankle in the pre-game warm-ups, the Lady Vols didn't miss a beat and continued to play well in a 73-24 victory over Parklane Academy Saturday night.

Lady Jackets run streak to five wins

December 8, 2012

MERIDIAN – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets won their fifth-straight game by defeating Northeast Jones 54-41 at the Meridian Tournament.

"We hope the trend continues," SHS girls coach Kristie Williams said of the recent success of her team. "We hope to keep them going as we look to get back in action against Grenada next Saturday."

Bulldogs begin Gator Bowl prep

December 8, 2012

The Mississippi State football team has had quite a layoff since the last time it saw the gridiron.

That all changed on Friday.

The Bulldogs had their first bowl practice in preparation for the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl. MSU faces Northwestern on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 in Jacksonville. ESPN2 will televise the 11 a.m. kickoff.

Yellowjackets pick up victory on warm night

December 8, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets remains on a hot streak on a out of the norm warm night in December.

The Jackets defeated the Amory Panthers 4-1 at home.

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