Archive - Dec 11, 2013
Mississippi State senior quarterback Tyler Russell will miss the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
Russell had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder earlier this week, a MSU spokesperson said. The procedure was done by Dr. James Andrews and ends the Meridian native's Bulldog career.
IJ Ready has already made an impact with the Mississippi State Bulldogs this season.
The true freshman point guard's presence has been felt on the court early this season. Although he has played in just three games this season, the fans, the coaching staff and players are talking about him.
Area basketball teams are getting a little extra playing time thanks to the Choctaw County Tournament.
"It means an opportunity to get more games under your feet," Chargers coach Gary Beals said. "We played four games last week so we have been playing steadily, but this gives the opportunity to play folks that you normally don't get to play."
Little has been much when it comes to the progress of the Starkville 9th grade boys basketball team so far this season.
After transferring from Starkville Christian School, Jesse Little is leading the SHS 9th grade team in scoring and rebounding.
Little has scored 23 points the last two games for the Yellowjackets and averages 16 points and eight rebounds per outing.
A downed Tennessee Valley Authority power pole left roughly 6,000 4-County Electric Power Association customers without power on Tuesday, keeping hundreds in the dark for more than 10 hours.
Marty Wiseman is the reason Tyson Elbert came to Mississippi State University.
The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure met Tuesday morning to attempt finalizing most of the information needed for its report to the Mississippi legislature.
The Starkville School District Board of Education addressed a few items during its monthly meeting on Tuesday, including a unique process the district is engaging in to prepare a calendar for the 2014-15 school year.
It was a rocky beginning for the Starkville Yellowjackets, but the situation got much smoother as Tuesday's basketball game went along.
In the end, the Jackets defeated the Grenada Chargers 72-56.
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets relied on another part of their game when one wasn't as sharp as it needed to be.
When looking back for the best offensive nights of the season, the Lady Jackets probably won't point to Tuesday night as one of them.