A good approach at the plate led to some early offense and an eventual win for the Water Valley Blue Devils in their Class 3A baseball playoff series with Independence Friday evening.
The Blue Devils advanced to the second round of the playoffs after defeating the Wildcats 10-4. WVHS scored the game’s first six runs and then tacked on its final four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. (May 3, 2010, Page 2B)
LHS lost 3-1 to the Lady Whippets on Friday at LHS before heavy rains prevented the decisive doubleheader on Saturday to be played. In the loss on Friday, the Lady Commodores stranded nine base runners overall, with eight in scoring position, a stat coach Cay Papagolos said had to improve. (May 3, 2010, Page 3B)
Two balanced performances on both the track and field led to second-place finishes for the Lafayette girls and boys track teams Friday in the Region 1-4A meet held at Pontotoc.
The Lady Commodores totaled 102 points, while the Commodores totaled 105.5 points. Pontotoc won both the girls and boys portions with 175 and 216 points respectively. Byhalia finished third in the girls meet with 75 points, while Center Hill was third in the boys meet with 82.5 points. A total of 12 teams competed in the annual meet. (May 3, 2010, Page 3B)
STARKVILLE — For the second game in a row Rebel runs and Mississippi State fielding errors were not in short supply, as the Rebels capitalized on 15 hits and four errors to claim the 19-11 win at MSU’s Dudy Noble Field.
The game was halted after the seventh inning due to a severe thunderstorm warning in the area.
With the win, Ole Miss claims its first three-game sweep of MSU since 2005, and it’s first in Starkville since ’72.
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STARKVILLE —On what turned out to be a rain-soaked Dudy Noble Field, it was the Ole Miss baseball Rebels that found a way to overcome the elements and take Game 2 of their series at Mississippi State, defeating the Bulldogs 12-10.
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SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Lafayette’s baseball team advanced into the second round of the Class 4A playoffs Friday evening with a 3-1 win over Cleveland at W.V. Brewer Field. (more…) (May 1, 2010)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Saturday’s Class 4A playoff doubleheader between the Lafayette Lady Commodores and the Kosciusko Lady Whippets has been postponed until Monday due to the heavy rain and threat of tornados that have hit the North Mississippi area. (more…) (May 1, 2010)
STARKVILLE —It wasn’t pretty, but No. 16 Ole Miss got a 4-2 win in Game 1 over Mississippi State tonight at Dudy Noble Field.
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SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — S ophomore forward Murphy Holloway will be leaving the Ole Miss men’s basketball team so that he can get closer to his infant daughter and mother who helps raise the child. (more…) (April 30, 2010)
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