Archive - Jun 3, 2013
Of all the adjectives one could use to describe Barb Adkins, dedicated might be the best. An active member in the community, Adkins has participated heavily in the Starkville Area Arts Council and Pilot Club in addition to her responsibilities as a ninth- and 11th-grade English teacher and adviser at Starkville Academy.
But to many, sheâ€™s so much more than that.
Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley will discuss school district consolidation at a regular monthly meeting at noon today in the districtâ€™s office, following two called meetings held May 14 and May 22 to deal with matters related to personnel and student transfers.
Mississippi State will have to wait for another chance to advance to an NCAA Super Regional.
The No. 14 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs dropped a 5-2 decision to Central Arkansas Sunday night in the Starkville Regional.
The No. 1 seed Bulldogs (45-18) and No. 4 seed Bears (42-21) meet again tonight at 7 p.m. to decide who moves on to face Virginia in the Super Regional.Â
Central Arkansas Allen Gum didn't have any problem starting a freshman on the mound in an elimination situation on Sunday afternoon.
Connor Gilmore had a four-hit shutout as the Bears defeated the South Alabama Jaguars 3-0 at Dudy Noble Field.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs broke a single-season school record against Central Arkansas in the bottom of the fifth with its 72nd double play of the year.
The play began with a Myles Gentry come back whirl around to shortstop Adam Frazier at second, who promptly tossed it to first baseman Wes Rea to end the inning.