Archive - Aug 15, 2012
By MICHAEL WARDLAW
It has been talked about for over a year and dreamt about considerably longer. On Wednesday the dream of expanding Davis Wade Stadium took the final step toward becoming a reality with the official announcement of $75 million expansion.
By STEVEN NALLEY
For Lisa Sollie, itâ€™s worth a 198-mile round trip to Starkville to provide Mississippi State Universityâ€™s ice cream for the right kind of party.
Sollie, project coordinator in recruiting and marketing for MSU-Meridian, said the MSU Student Association in Meridian makes a point of securing MSUâ€™s ice cream for a â€śWelcome Backâ€ť week.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend approval for repurposing a Whitfield Street commercial building as a place of worship for Tribe Judah Ministries, adding an extra condition to address parking issues.
Football coach Dan Mullen stepped on to the Mississippi State campus and challenged fans to show up.
He vowed that if they showed up, things would change.
For 16-consecutive home games, State fans have sold out Davis Wade Stadium, proving they were committed to supporting their Bulldogs.
Noxubee County has been a nemesis for not only the Starkville Yellowjackets, but also football coach Jamie Mitchell.
The Tigers, who invade Yellowjacket Stadium Friday night, have beaten Starkville the last two seasons. The Jackets lost a 33-20 decision in Macon last season and 14-7 at home in 2010.
Many young kids in Mississippi grow up playing baseball, football, basketball or golf.
For Tyler Hutchinson, he found his own in niche in fairly unknown sport in the south.
Hutchinson started out in motocross, but quickly turned to cycling.