Archive - Sep 2013
It has been a case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with the Mississippi State football team this season.
After losing 21-3 to Oklahoma State in Houston, Texas, in week one, the Bulldogs came home and rolled over Alcorn State 51-7.
MSU traveled to Auburn, Ala., next to take on the Tigers. After leading for much of the second half, the Bulldogs lost in the final minute and fell to Auburn 24-20.
Moving up to Class 6A this season placed the Starkville High volleyball team among some of the strongest competition.
Mississippi State University and East Mississippi Community College are receiving gifts of $250,000 each from Yokohama Tire Corporation, announced at a Sunday press conference in West Point the night before Yokohamaâ€™s groundbreaking ceremony for its new Clay County plant.
It was a monumental day in West Point, as five months after the official announcement that Yokohama Tire Company would build a new facility in Clay County, officials broke ground on the project.
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Starkville Parks and Recreation was awarded the Class 2 Special Event Award of Merit by the Mississippi Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) at last weekâ€™s annual conference in Tupelo.
Before he started worldâ€™s largest ham radio manufacturer, Martin Jue worked in a small town Mississippi grocery store.
â€śI got a degree in electrical engineering from Mississippi State and a masterâ€™s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech,â€ť Jue said. â€śThen, with my brand new masterâ€™s degree in electrical engineering, I went home and ran the grocery store.â€ť
MATHISTON â€“ Football is often compared to a battle.
Teams arrive on the field ready to throw every ounce of energy it has at its opponent with the ultimate goal of victory in mind.
Over the last couple of years, East Webster has faced more than the challenges normally found on a football field.
COLUMBUS â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers showed their potential against Heritage Academy in the first inning and a half at the Propst Park softball complex Monday afternoon.
Starkville Academy used five hits to take a 4-0 lead and looked to be control in a loser's bracket game of the North AAA Tournament.
After aÂ solid performance against Troy that helped the team to 235 rushing yards, Mississippi State senior guard Gabe Jackson was selected as Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week.
Jackson helped the Bulldogs to a 62-7 win over the Trojans on Saturday night.
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Abraham Lincoln will be at Mississippi State today for a number of university-organized public programs.
Of course, the actual 16th U.S. chief executive who was assassinated in 1865 will be unable to make it, but his transcendent spirit should be well represented at a two-day special event.