Archive - Oct 2, 2013
Having home field advantage in the Southeastern Conference can mean the difference between a win and a loss.
No one understands this more than Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen.
Mullen leads his Bulldogs (2-2, 0-1) into a home game with No. 10 LSU (4-1, 1-1) this Saturday. MSU is on pace to sellout Davis Wade Stadium for the 26th consecutive time.
Coaches become friends frequently in the business and there are times when they have to stand on the opposite sideline from each other.
One of those situations takes place for the fifth time Friday night between Northwest Rankin's Pete Hurt and Starkville's Jamie Mitchell. The Cougars head down Highway 25 to play the Yellowjackets at 7 p.m.
With mascots like the Volunteers and Patriots,Â Friday nightÂ is shaping up to be quite the battle between Starkville Academy and visiting Madison-Ridgeland Academy.
Patriots coach Forrest Williams knows that is no exaggeration with the talent that Starkville Academy brings to the table.
WEST POINT â€“ The Mississippi State women's golf team likes playing close to home.
That showed that this week.
The Bulldogs won the Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational at their home course, Old Waverly, by 21 shots. MSU junior Ally McDonald shot a final round 5-under, 67 to finish with a 9-under, 207, and claimed first place by just one shot over freshman Jessica Peng.
Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a measure Tuesday calling for a review of the cityâ€™s landscaping and sidewalk ordinances.
The agenda item arose impromptu as it was not included in the boardâ€™s e-packet prior to the meeting. Instead, Aldermen Lisa Wynn and David Little, of Wards 2 and 3 respectively, presented it jointly as an agenda addition after the meeting began.
For Starkville and dozens of other Mississippi communities, the road to the fiber-optic frontier now has some hard deadlines.
Thousands of residents and visitors are expected to infiltrate the Cotton District Friday for the Mississippi State University 2013 Bulldog Bash.
There was a sign on the locked front door of the Rabey Wentworth Harned USDA Research Laboratory Tuesday: â€śThis U.S. Department of Agriculture office is currently closed, due to the lapse in federal government funding. The office will reopen once Congress restores funding.â€ť
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