Archive - Nov 2012
Carnecia Williams started both halves strong to help the Mississippi State Bulldogs to a women's basketball victory Wednesday night.
The redshirt sophomore forward from Memphis, Tenn., had a career-high 26 points as the Bulldogs defeated the Savannah State Tigers 70-55 at Humphrey Coliseum.
MADISON â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers improved their record to 8-0 for the season with a 53-35 victory over Madison-Ridgeland Academy at the MRA Tournament Wednesday night.
The game was a rematch of last season's Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State Championship game in Clinton.
By CARL SMITH
Coldwell Banker Associate Broker Michelle Amos and Greater Starkville Development Partnership Board President Steve Langston will represent Oktibbeha County interests on the Golden Triangle Development LINK Executive Board, LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins said Wednesday.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Starkville Police Department confirmed Dennis Martell Thompson turned himself in to authorities at approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday just hours after SPD issued a release announcing a warrant for his arrest on an aggravated assault charge.
He is being held on a $100,000 bond.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Mississippi State Universityâ€™s South Hall Forum Room hosted the Bone-Making Fall Finale for the One Million Bones project Tuesday, but the projectâ€™s leader is making plans to extend bone-making events into the early spring semester.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Former colleagues of longtime Democratic Miss. Sen. Bennie Turner all said the state lost one of its finest leaders after he died Tuesday afternoon.
The Starkville Yellowjackets have gotten used to quarterback Gabe Myles giving every ounce of effort to the offense the last two seasons.
There was no better example of that than when he scored the game-winning two-point conversion last Friday night to help Starkville defeat the West Point Green Wave 29-28 in overtime to claim the Class 5A North State championship.
No, Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell wasn't guaranteeing a victory in the Class 5A State championship game when he said Friday night "we are going to win it."
Before everyone gets all excited and thinks Mitchell was pulling a "Joe Namath" moment here, it is important to put his comment in the proper context.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs were eager to put last week behind them and get a win.
To do that, MSU head coach Rick Ray started former Starkville High School standout freshman Gavin Ware instead of senior Wendell Lewis and junior walk-on Tyson Cunningham.
TUPELO â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets improved their record to 6-0 in boys soccer Tuesday night with a 2-1 victory over Tupelo.
It was the first win at Tupelo in school history.
Taylor Wise and Juan Salazar had one goal each for the Yellowjackets.