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Senior Skinner hit shots in clutch for the Jackets

March 14, 2015

Starkville High School boys basketball coach Greg Carter didn't have any problem going to a senior while he was hot.
That was the case on Thursday night in the third quarter when the Yellowjackets needed some instant scoring against the Meridian Wildcats.

Season culminates for East Webster girls at Class 2A title game

March 14, 2015

This is it.
Everything the East Webster Wolverines have worked for culminates today when they take the basketball court at Mississippi Coliseum and tip off against West Tallahatchie for the Class 2A State Championship.

MSU likes SEC's hire of Sankey

March 14, 2015

Many people were happy with the move the Southeastern Conference made Thursday.
It was announced that Greg Sankey will be the new Commissioner of the league when Mike Slive steps down on July 31.

MSU softball shuts out No. 19 Texas A&M at home

March 14, 2015

Alexis Silkwood pitched her ninth complete game of the season for the Mississippi State softball team on Friday night, but she gave the defense an assist on the accomplishment.
Even though the Bulldogs were able to get a 7-0 victory over the 19th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies, Silkwood said the shutout would not have been possible without the play of the defense behind her.

Yellowjackets to play for state: SHS knocks off Meridian

March 13, 2015

JACKSON – Never get comfortable.
Starkville proved that Saturday during the Class 6A semifinal game. While leading the entire game, the Jackets never could shake the Meridian Wildcats, who came charging back in the final minutes. 
Though it got close, the Tigers were never able to get over the hump as Starkville walked away with a 53-47 victory.

Bulldogs welcome Tide for first SEC baseball series

March 12, 2015

Mississippi State entered last Tuesday with a record of 13-0.
Since then, the Bulldogs have lost four out of six, including losses to Arkansas Pine-Bluff, San Diego and Western Kentucky.
The No. 16 Bulldogs look to put all that behind them today as they start Southeastern Conference play with a three-game home series against Alabama.

MSU hosts No. 19 Texas A&M in softball

March 12, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs welcome another ranked softball team to town for a Southeastern Conference series this weekend.
It's not a team the Bulldogs are used to having in Starkville.
Texas A&M makes its first trip to MSU for a series since becoming members of the SEC.
The Bulldogs and the 19th-ranked Aggies play at 5:30 p.m. today, then at 1 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

Jackets, Wildcats meet in Jackson

March 12, 2015

It was the third game of the season.
The Meridian Wildcats paid a visit to the Beehive for a basketball game against the Starkville Yellowjackets.
Starkville was able to take a 63-55 victory between the two Class 6A powers on that November night.
As the season has progressed into March, the Jackets and Wildcats face each other again. This time there is much more on the line.

Deloach playing well for SHS as senior

March 12, 2015

It the crunch time of the season for the Starkville Yellowjackets and senior Nick Deloach knows it.
The senior Jacket may be playing his best basketball of the season and he has his eye on the prize.
With two more victories, Starkville will claim the Class 6A State championship.

Lady Jackets have state tourney run stopped by Eagles

March 11, 2015

JACKSON – It was nothing short of a great season for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets. 
Despite being young, Starkville played its way to the Class 6A semifinal game where it came up shy with a 61-39 loss to defending state champion Horn Lake.

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