Archive - Nov 2012
Luke Buckner has a specific goal in mind for his first season as coach of the Starkville Christian Lady Cougars.
For a program that has found wins hard to come by over the last couple of seasons, Buckner believes there's enough talent at Starkville Christian to achieve a winning season.
"I believe we will if everything comes together," Buckner said.
CRAWFORD â€“ Senior leadership is one of the factors coach Barnett Robinson is looking for as the East Oktibbeha girls prepare for the 2012-2013 season.
MATHISTON â€“ The East Webster boys team are one year removed from a playoff berth, but there is plenty of uncertainty coming into this season.
The Wolverines lost to Bassfield in the first round of last year's Class 2A playoffs. Head coach Corey Stidham is excited to start the season, but really doesn't know what to expect.
MATHISTON â€“ Having a so called "sophomore slump," is something the East Webster girls' basketball team is not counting on.
After losing to Bay Springs in the second round of the Class 2A playoffs last season, the Lady Wolverines enter the 2012 campaign with high spirits.
EUPORA â€“ Taking things one game at a time is the motto of the 2012-2013 boysâ€™ basketball team.
â€śWe have a chance to be really good this year,â€ť Eupora coach Bryant Thomas said. â€śWe competed with everyone last year, so this year we have a very good chance to be successful.â€ť
EUPORA â€“ Eupora may be returning everyone to its Lady Eagle basketball team, but there is one new addition to the team in 2012-2013.
With the retirement of Curtis Ford, Bryant Thomas not only coaches the boys but also enters his first stint at coaching girlsâ€™ basketball.
JACKSON â€” â€śErinâ€™s Lawâ€ť is described as a tool to keep sexual predators away from children. Four states â€” Maine, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri â€” have enacted it and a dozen more may consider it in 2013.
Rep. Tom Miles, D-Forest, and Sen. Nancy Collins, R-Tupelo, want Mississippi to be among them. Theyâ€™re drafting a bill for 2013 with help from the Childrenâ€™s Justice Center.
The weather at East Mississippi Community Collegeâ€™s Golden Triangle campus was perfect for camping, as the Pushmataha Area Councilâ€™s Boy Scouts did, on Saturday.
Since Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors decided to seek proposals for a comprehensive OCH Regional Medical Center financial analysis, officials on both sides of a potential hospital transaction say they are stuck in a holding pattern with the whole situation.
BATON ROUGE, La. â€“ Mississippi State was trying to do something they hadn't done in a while.
When the dust settled, the Bulldogs were not going to be making history.
MSU, ranked No. 22 by The Associated Press, was trying to snap a 12-game losing streak to LSU, but it dropped a 37-17 victory to the No. 9 Tigers Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.