Archive - Nov 13, 2013
For as long as she can remember, Blair Schaefer has wanted to play for her dad.
OnÂ Wednesday, that desire became official as the Starkville High senior signed with the Mississippi State women's basketball team.
â€śI think there has always been a part of me that has wanted to play for my dad,â€ť Blair Schaefer said. â€śI want to play for a great coach and I know my dad gets it done.â€ť
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer said his program was able to recruit a hard-working group because of a hard-working group.
After the recruiting process finished with the Bulldogs adding five more players on Wednesday, Schaefer said he could not have put together such a class without the help of his coaching staff.
A slow start against Jackson State wasn't a reason to push the panic button for the Mississippi State women's basketball team.
Even though the Bulldogs trailed early 11-9 and 13-11, they shook themselves, got on track and went on to an 81-42 victory in front of 1,535 at Humphrey Coliseum Wednesday night.
Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray was pleased with how his team played in the season opener.
The Bulldogs held a lead for the entire game as they went onto a 71-56 win over Prairie View A&M last Friday night.
The Bulldogs out-rebounded the Panthers 51-27.
When it comes to recruiting, Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray is looking to fill needs.
The second-year Bulldog coach felt he did that with the three early signees he got on Wednesday.
MSU received letter of intents from Alabama forward Demetrius Houston, Jackson power forward Oliver Black and Greenwood guard Maurice Dunlap II.
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen and his staff knew how good Dak Prescott could be.
The sophomore quarterback of the Bulldogs is now making people around the country notice him.
After dealing with the passing of his mother last week, he went out and had a phenomenal game against Texas A&M.
Things just arenâ€™t like they used to be, a point Strong Towns co-founder and president Charles â€śChuckâ€ť Morohn Jr. tried to drive home with an audience gathered at the Greensboro Center Tuesday evening for a â€śCurbside Chat.â€ť
It may not be Black Friday yet, but prices have fallen far for one significant commodity in Starkville: gasoline.
The Starkville School District Board of Education talked consolidation during its Tuesday evening meeting.
Cadence Bank has introduced some its Birmingham, Ala. customers to a new automated banking system that also provides a personal touch.
That personal touch comes from Starkville.
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