Archive - Sep 2013
It started out as a small group of people meeting in a living room. Now, the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra is set to begin its 45th season on Saturday in Columbus.
The Starkville Community Theatre is hosting its second Fourth Fridays of the season today. Fourth Fridays are held monthly and offer both writers and the audience a chance to offer feedback on writing projects.
The Starkville Yellowjackets are ready to return to the table of competition and feast.
After going through an open date last week, the Jackets are anxious to get back on the football field. They get to do that today with a road trip to Columbus with the Falcons waiting to open Class 6A, Region 2 action. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
Football season has reached the midway point.
As Starkville Academy coach Jeff Terrill looks back to where his team has been, he is pleased with the way the team has competed, but as the Volunteers move forward, he knows there is always room for improvement.
There is a great deal of pressure when you are undefeated to maintain that level of performance and as district competition approaches East Webster is hoping to â€śfinish strong.â€ť
It's not often when it comes down to a field goal to win a junior high football game.
That was the case at Starkville Academy Thursday night.
The Volunteers moved into position to attempt a field goal in the closing seconds of a matchup against Heritage Academy and Sam Cox split the uprights on a 27-yarder to give SA a 17-14 victory.
Starkville Academy soccer coach Cole Andrews wanted to see his team accomplish a winning record in his first year.
The Lady Volunteers took a major step in that direction the last two days with a pair of solid victories.
After defeating Washington School in Greenville 7-3 on Wednesday, Starkville Academy returned home on Thursday to shut out Heritage Academy 6-0 at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The phrase never give up is often thrown around in sports.
On Thursday evening, it was true for the East Webster Lady Wolverine softball team.
After trailing Eupora for the majority of the game, East Webster scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth to take the lead and ultimately get the 10-6 victory.
Mississippi State coach Jenny Hazelwood let it be known that her team's non-conference schedule was going to prepare them for Southeastern Conference play.
Hazelwood and her Bulldogs get to test that theory this weekend. MSU host No. 3 Florida (11-1) at the Newell-Grissom Building
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack described multiple Mississippi State University research projects as assets to Americaâ€™s economic recovery after a tour of MSU Wednesday, but he warned that failure to renew the U.S. Farm Bill by Oct. 1 could stymie the promise of such research.
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