Archive - Oct 25, 2013
The Starkville High School swim team did not perform as well at the Class 6A North State meet as it wanted.
In a sport of a second chance, the Yellowjackets seek to have a better outing at today's Class 6A State meet in Cleveland. The prelims begin at 9 a.m. on the campus of Delta State University.
Championships are often won before teams ever reach a competitive situation against another school.
For members of the Starkville High School bowling team, practices are taken very seriously.
The boys won the region championship last season and have several bowlers returning from that team.
During a near three-hour executive session that ended just after noon Thursday, Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Alderman issued an ultimatum to the municipal court clerk â€” resign or be fired.
The official motion, which passed with a 6-0 vote, gave Debra Wood until 5 p.m. today to resign or the city would effectively terminate her employment.
Leading up to Thursday nightâ€™s Mississippi State football game, the 2013 Citywide Tailgate was in full force throughout downtown Starkville and other nearby locations.
Thirteen businesses participated in the first citywide tailgate in three years with the theme â€śBulldog Styleâ€ť from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. After the three-year hiatus, many businesses pulled out all the stops for the event.
Unity Parkâ€™s long-awaited opening is facing another delay.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors had scheduled to open the park on Saturday, but the opening will not go forward as planned.
District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard said the board needed more time to properly plan the event.
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Earlier this season the Mississippi State Bulldogs were close to getting their first Southeastern Conference win of the season.Â
MSU didn't close the door on Auburn and the Tigers scored late in the fourth quarter to earn the victory.
It almost happened again Thursday night.Â
Mississippi State wide receiver Jameon Lewis had another touchdown rushing, receiving and passing in the first half of Thursday's 28-22 win against Kentucky.
Lewis had a 19-yard touchdown rushing with 6:34 left in the first quarter and caught a 17-yard scoring pass from quarterback Dak Prescott with 6:14 remaining in the second quarter.
The football postseason doesn't officially start until Nov. 15 for Class 6A in Mississippi High School Activities Association.
When it comes to winning Class 6A, Region 2, Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell is already treating each week down the stretch like the playoffs.
It is no secret that the Starkville Academy Volunteers are a young football team and they have grown all season long.
As the season progresses, SA coach Jeff Terrill says it is time to put the excuses behind and prove something on the football field.
The Eupora Eagles will be looking to hand Calhoun City its first division loss tonight.
Eupora coach Junior Graham, however, knows that will be no easy task because the Wildcats pose issues on both sides of the ball.