Archive - Oct 2013
There are stretches in Southeastern Conference football that are just brutal.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are about to start one of those stretches.
The coach Dan Mullen-led Bulldogs (4-3, 1-2) travel to Columbia, S.C., this Saturday to take on the No. 14 South Carolina Gamecocks (6-2, 4-2).
The strength of the Warren Central High School football team is defense.
In the list of Class 6A teams allowing the fewest points this season, the Vikings are ranked second behind Tupelo by only giving up 104 points.
Jackson Academy is one of the strongest teams in Academy football as its 7-2 overall record will indicate.
On Friday night, the Raiders will put their strength to the test as they welcome Starkville Academy to the Brickyard for a 7 p.m. ballgame.
Mississippi State football player Quay Evans was arrested on campus Wednesday on suspicion of driving without a license and disregarding a traffic control device, records obtained from Oktibbeha County Jail confirmed.
Evans, 21, has been released.
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The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure met by telephone Tuesday morning to review its current plan for the consolidation of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts.
The commission sought to solidify the details of its plan ahead of a 6 p.m. Nov. 7 public hearing at the Greensboro Center.
An agreement between the Greater Starkville Development Partnership and the Mississippi State University College of Business is paying dividends for local businesses.
The Starkville Academy Head of School, John â€śDocâ€ť Stephens, and Elementary Principal Cherie Maynard, will step down at the end of the 2013-14 school year.
Stephens, who is finishing his fifth year as the school head, said he is resigning at the end of the school year to spend more time with his family.
Although Halloween hasnâ€™t even quite arrived, many church members at First United Methodist Church already have their sights set on Christmas shopping with the churchâ€™s eighth annual Christmas Handworks Bazaar on Friday.
It didn't take long after his name was called that Maleke Bell started making an impact on the Starkville High School defensive line.
Bell went straight to the varsity level as a freshman last season for the Yellowjackets and didn't play on the 9th grade team.
He responded with 10 tackles in 10 games for the SHS varsity, including three tackles for loss.
Since he was just a young boy, football has been a part of Tripp Janssenâ€™s life.
Flash forward a little overÂ 10 years and Janssen is getting ready to close out that chapter of his life.