She’s tried to imagine it, but 15-year-old Charity Brand isn’t quite sure how she is going to feel, standing there on the Carnegie Hall stage.
CLINTON — As you wish.
Starkville Academy girls basketball coach Glenn Schmidt hoped her team would get off to a fast start Friday afternoon against Jackson Prep for two reasons.
Not only did Schmidt not want to twist and turn as the Lady Volunteers rallied in the second half from another double-digit deficit, but she also wanted to erase the memory of the last first quarter her team played against the Lady Patriots.
Anna Lea Little and her teammates were only too happy to oblige.
CLINTON — Anna Prestridge has been a part of a lot of fond memories as a member of the Starkville Academy girls basketball team.
There are also some things she would like to forget.
Leave it to coach Glenn Schmidt to remember one of those forgettable incidents and to bring it up one day before the team played in the semifinals of the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools overall state tournament.
STARKVILLE — For so many college basketball players, Senior Day is the end of how fans remember them.
That isn’t the case for Taylor Luczak. His story is just beginning.
The walk-on and co-captain will suit up for his final game at Humphrey Coliseum at 4 p.m. today (Fox Sports Net) when the Mississippi State University men’s basketball team takes on the University of Arkansas. Luczak hopes he and his teammates will get a chance to play because that will mean MSU has a comfortable lead late in the game.
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University softball coach Vann Stuedeman wanted her team to use last week’s appearance in the prestigious NFCA Leadoff Classic as a learning experience.
The Bulldogs showed a lot of what they learned Friday at the MSU Softball Field.
STARKVILLE — The script for the Mississippi State University baseball team’s game Friday night at Dudy Noble Field seemed destined to be a sequel of its most recent mid-week disappointment.
But a five-run comeback in the final three innings provided a new and exciting ending for MSU in a 5-4 victory against the University of Connecticut.
STARKVILLE — The feeling happened again to Mississippi State University starting pitcher Ben Bracewell.
Bracewell, the Bulldogs’ opening night starting pitcher this season, had to be removed from the team’s 5-4 victory against the University of Connecticut on Friday due to soreness his right pitching elbow, according to MSU baseball coach John Cohen.
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