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Archive - Aug 2013

August 26th

Lightsey finds several avenues to serve

August 26, 2013

Cherri Lightsey has worn several hats over the years, and through many of them, she's worked to make an impact in the community.

Martha Ruth Parvin, a longtime friend, said Lightsey had worked with Habitat for Humanity, helped with fundraisers for needy patients at OCH Regional Medical Center and helped to mentor children, among other things.

August 25th

Bulldogs see fair share of injuries

August 25, 2013

Coach Dan Mullen has seen his Mississippi State team experience its share of injuries during training camp this fall.
The Bulldogs have had a number of his skilled players suffer minor to big injuries.
Junior tight end Malcolm Johnson has been touch and go with an undisclosed injury since before classes got back underway last Monday. 

Sullivan gets milestone in MSU win

August 25, 2013

There's no hiding the impact a player has on a team when they have 64 career points.
Mississippi State senior Elisabeth Sullivan was able to reach that mark in soccer to set the school record on Sunday and the Bulldogs shut out the Arkansas State Red Wolves 5-0 at the MSU Soccer Field.
Getting a milestone in a winning effort was very satisfying for Sullivan.

Starkville Academy begins season at Choctaw Trails

August 25, 2013

The Starkville Academy cross country team is ready to hit the ground running.
“I am excited about them this year,” Volunteers coach Nancy Christiansen said. “We started practicing early on and are ready to see where we stack up at real competition.”

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August 24th

True family affair: Outlaw shares his special day with Starkville

August 24, 2013

Travis Outlaw will always proudly call Starkville home.
On Saturday, Outlaw spent some of the last moments of free time he had before reporting back to the National Basketball Association and the Sacramento Kings to let the community know just how grateful he is for its support over the years.

SMITH COLUMN: Recogntion for Starkville's Outlaw fitting

August 24, 2013

The honor and recognition was very much deserved.
For a person who has not forgotten where he came from and has given back to his community on several occasions, Travis Outlaw had some love sent back in his direction over the weekend.

Bulldogs expect 'great challenge' from Cowboys

August 24, 2013

There is only one word Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins can say when asked about facing an Oklahoma State offense.
That word is challenge.
The Bulldogs square off against the No. 13 (Associated Press) Cowboys this coming Saturday in Houston, Tex.

August 23rd

Jackets blank Tigers: SHS gets 17-0 opening victory

August 24, 2013

MACON – Jamie Mitchell has done several big things as the head coach of the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
He has taken SHS to the Class 5A State championship two years in a row and won the title last season.
Yet there was one big thing he wanted to do this season, and that was to beat Noxubee County.

Starkville Academy loses 35-3 decision on road

August 24, 2013

MERIDIAN – Johnathan Burton hit a 44-yard field goal for the Starkville Academy Volunteers in the first half, but it was not nearly enough as the homestanding Lamar School Raiders earned a 35-3 victory on Friday night.

Choctaw County claims 21-16 win

August 24, 2013

FRENCH CAMP – Judging by the way they played Friday night, one would never guess that the Choctaw County Chargers have only been together for a few months.
Taking on their cross county rivals French Camp, the Chargers ended their first game of the season with a 21-16 victory.

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