Archive - Feb 2013
Toriano Holloway did not expect to have "Dr." in front of his name when he was young.
George T. âTommyâ Everett III could have gone to Ole Miss, but he instead became one of Mississippi State Universityâs most distinguished alumni.
Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley will discuss several routine annual plans, but not the OCSDâs proposed consolidation with the Starkville School District, at the OCSDâs meeting at noon Monday at the OCSDâs offices.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer was in a mood to celebrate Sunday afternoon.
Following a 47-44 victory for the Bulldogs over the Arkansas Razorbacks, Schaefer gathered his team around in front of the bench and shared a joyful moment.
There haven't been too many of those this season, but Schaefer wanted to make sure the players knew how he felt of their effort.
Mississippi State head basketball coach Rick Ray was hoping for a better result from his team in the second half than the last time out.
He didn't get it.
LSU's Anthony Hickey hit a floater in the lane with 1.5 seconds left to help the Tigers (12-7, 3-5) edge past the Bulldogs (7-13, 2-6) 69-68 Saturday night inside Humphrey Coliseum.
Mississippi State has suffered some tough losses on the basketball court this season.
None were tougher than what took place at Humphrey Coliseum on Saturday.
The Bulldogs surrendered a 17-point lead, got it back in the late stages of the game, only to lose in the final seconds as the LSU Tigers won a 69-68 decision in Southeastern Conference action.
The Beehive at Starkville High School was full of emotions and excitement Saturday night as it honored the seniors.
Tipping off against Canton, the Yellowjackets ended the home season with a 63-47 victory.
ECRU â Facing some of their stiffest competition of the season, the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers were able to establish a lead and never give it up in defeating Memphis Homeschool Educational School 82-77 at North Pontotoc on Saturday.
Many young boys dream of getting an opportunity to play in a Super Bowl.
For Anthony Dixon, it will become a reality today when his San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, La.
Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and can be seen on CBS and WCBI locally.
By MATT CRANE
The language of love written by William Shakespeare will be on display at Mississippi State University as Theatre MSU presents âLove Letters from Shakespeare: A Night of Music, Dance and Sonnetsâ at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-16 on the McComas Hall main stage.