Archive - 2013
The Starkville Yellowjackets knew the challenge was going to be difficult against the much-bigger Brandon Bulldogs in the final game of the Starkville Thanksgiving Classic Saturday night.
Starkville showed it was up for the challenge and claimed a 60-55 victory at home.
Dominique Dillingham still calls her shooting a work in progress.
Even after a night last week where she scored a career-high 18 points, the freshman on the Mississippi State women's basketball team knows she can do better.
Dillingham only made 5-of-10 shot attempts in an 81-63 victory for the Bulldogs against Savannah State last Tuesday night and vows to improve on the percentage.
It was only a week ago at this time when Mississippi State's bowl chances were looking very bleak.
The Bulldogs had a 4-6 overall record with just two games left. The two remaining outings were Southeastern Conference tests at that. Not to mention, the quarterback situation for MSU was anybody's guess.Â
An accident that took place on the sideline during the Mississippi State-Ole Miss football game Thursday night injured an individual wearing the Bulldog (Bully) mascot costume.
STRINGER â€“ One more game exists before the French Camp Panthers can hang up their cleats and it is a big one.
On Friday night, the team travelled south to face Stringer in the Class A South State championship game. At the end of four quarters, the Panthers stood on top 56-35 and with a date in the Class A State Championship next week.
The Starkville High School Yellowjackets are not waiting until December to have some holiday basketball tournament fun.
Starkville is hosting a Thanksgiving Tournament today for the first time.
After getting out of town to attend other events in the past, the Jackets remain in the Beehive for their own Starkville Classic.
Johnnie Frank Hogan, 82,Â diedÂ NovemberÂ 25,Â 2013Â in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held atÂ 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013 @ New Zion United Methodist Church,Â Starkville,Â MississippiÂ with Pastor Tyrone Stallings, officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, November 29, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
There are a great number of things in life that are a gamble.Â
Certainly going for it on fourth and 2 in overtime as the first team on the field qualifies.Â
That's what Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen did.Â
To borrow a phrase from the late Jack Buck, "I can't believe what I just saw."
Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace had the touchdown right in front of him.
The hole opened up, Wallace ran through it and he made it into the end zone.
There was only one problem. He forgot the football.
French Camp is not ready to quit playing football just yet.
When coach Nathan Wright made the call to let the Panthers know they would have to practice during Thanksgiving break, each and every one of them showed up ready to go on Monday.