Archive - May 2013
Starkville Academy athletic director Glenn Schmidt didn't have to look far to find a replacement for the coach of the soccer program.
After the departure of Robert Gardner following the school year, Schmidt has turned to his assistant on the boys team.
Cole Andrews, a former Volunteer athlete, will assume the leadership of both the boys and girls teams at SA.
Visitors to downtown Starkville can now sit outside and enjoy free access to the city's wireless Internet. The city is utilizing the fiberoptic cable platform constructed by Starkville Electric Company to provide free outdoor Wi-Fi access from the area around Mugshots on N. Douglas Conner Dr. to the Starkville Public Library on University Drive.
tarkville Oktibbeha Achieving Results (SOAR) distributed $13,820 in grants and awards to nine community organizations on Tuesday.
Starkville Board of Aldermen reviewed the cityâ€™s 2012 audit report and addressed concerns on the findings of the 2012 Parks Commission audit on Tuesday.
Lisa Wynnâ€™s work on the campaign trail finally ended on Tuesday night. Now the alderman-elect will begin a new kind of work.
Wynn defeated incumbent Sandra Sistrunk by a 209-189 margin Tuesday in the Democratic runoff for Starkvilleâ€™s Ward 2 alderman after absentee and paper ballots were counted, making the 18 affidavit ballots cast essentially moot.
HOOVER, Ala. â€“ It had been a while since Mississippi State or Missouri had scored a run.
The Bulldogs broke the streak with a run in the 17th inning.
The No. 18 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs edged the Missouri Tigers 2-1 in a 17-inning marathon in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.Â
Mississippi State fans have grown to like regionals in Starkville, and why shouldn't they?
Dudy Noble Field offers one of the best venues in the nation to watch college baseball, and when postseason games can be seen from Left Field Lounge, it brings out a huge amount of Bulldog fans.
HOOVER, Ala. â€“ Alabama and Auburn have one of the most fierce rivalries in the nation.
On Tuesday, the two teams faced off in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament for the first time since 2010.
The No. 7 seed Crimson Tide scored three runs in the eighth inning to take a 6-3 win over the No. 10 seed Tigers and sent them home in front of 7,421.
It has been a little over a year since Starkville High School athletic director Stan Miller has had to look for a baseball coach.
After Brian Jones announced his resignation on Monday to take the same position at Pearl, Miller was ready to begin that process again as well as wish his former coach well.
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Haley Montgomery saw teachable moments in Beatrix Potter's "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," and not just for her children.