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Archive - Mar 2013

March 5th

MSU shakes off slow start to defeat Valley

March 6, 2013

The No. 5 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs shook off a slow start to beat Mississippi Valley State 14-2 Tuesday night at Dudy Noble Field.

SBA holds skills camp at McKee

March 6, 2013

On Tuesday evening, SBA began the quest to getting Starkville’s youth back outside.

MSU ready to pick up more wins

March 6, 2013

MSU and Alabama tip off action at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga., at 5 p.m.

Gainesville, Fla.: Road trip, day 3

March 6, 2013


It is a mixed blessing to travel alone. I do get to choose what I want to eat — that I like. (To be fair, however, I get to choose more than my fair share when not alone. Sometimes I’m democratic, sometimes I’m a dictator. But it’s for their own good.)  But eating by myself? I like that less. 

Donald Zacharias

March 6, 2013

Dr. Donald Wayne Zacharias, 77, President Emeritus of Mississippi State University, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 in Starkville. He was the beloved husband of Tommie Kline Zacharias, his wife of 53 years.

A public memorial service celebrating the life and service of Dr. Zacharias will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, March 7 in the MSU Colvard Student Union’s Foster Ballroom.

School merger bill amended

March 6, 2013


An amended version of Miss. H.B. 716, a bill calling for the consolidation of Oktibbeha County and Starkville school districts, passed through the state Senate Education Committee Tuesday.

Foster important part of State, community

March 6, 2013

Mississippi State women's coach Vic Schaefer must be forgiven if he checked twice that Candace Foster was on the bus for Duluth, Ga.

He just doesn't want to enter any competitive situation like the Southeastern Conference Tournament without the junior guard being around.

Gun permits now mandate discretion

March 6, 2013


The Mississippi Legislature overwhelmingly supported a bill that protects all personal information on state residents who hold a firearms permit from public disclosure.

MSU takes confidence to South Carolina

March 6, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team has seen a boost in its confidence.

The Bulldogs snapped a 13-game losing streak by beating in-state rival Ole Miss last Saturday. 

Local spelling bee champion headed to Washington, D.C.

March 6, 2013


It began with a rivalry between two best friends.

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