Archive - 2013
By NATHAN GREGORY
Republican mayoral candidate Dan Moreland officially launched his campaign Thursday at Starkville Cafe.
Moreland, who originally filed his qualification papers Jan. 2, will challenge incumbent Democrat Parker Wiseman and Democrat Mary Lee Beal for the office. Primaries will be held May 7. The general election will be June 4.
By MATT CRANE
The Mississippi State University â€śTrue Maroonâ€ť will be on display this weekend as the Office of Parent Services begins its inaugural Bulldog Family Weekend Friday.
Welcoming hundreds of families from across the country, Director of Parent Services Cat Walker said she is excited about the first edition of this family-oriented experience.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Lowndes County Sheriffâ€™s Office deputies confirmed they have a 17-year-old Starkville resident in custody after a Thursday morning shooting at a club near the Oktibbeha-Lowndes county line that resulted in a death.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Representatives from the city of Sturgis and the Sturgis South Bike Rally Board confirmed Thursday that plans for a 2013 Sturgis motorcycle rally are canceled, ending negotiations between the city and motorcycle rally boards for the year.
Baseball season is usually a highly-anticipated one for Mississippi State fans.
The wait comes to an end this afternoon as the No. 13 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs open the 2013 season this weekend with a four-game series against West Coast Conference foe the Portland Pilots.
Mississippi State redshirt sophomore Wes Rea can be an intimidating presence in the batter's box.
When looking at his 6-5, 272-pound frame, one might think Rea is all about hitting the baseball out of the park.
Senior pitcher Kendall Graveman said there's more to Rea than power.
OXFORD â€“ It was night and day from the first half to the second half for the Mississippi State women's basketball team Thursday night.
The Bulldogs (11-13, 3-8) fell prey to a second half comeback by the Ole Miss Rebels (9-15, 2-9), as the Rebels earned a 65-51 victory inside Tad Smith Coliseum on Valentine's Day.
MADISON â€“ The Lady Wolverines of East Webster entered the Class 2A, Region 5 tournament as No. 1.
On Thursday, they competed in their first game where they secured a 46-30 victory.
Representatives from the city of Sturgis and the Sturgis South Bike Rally Board confirmed Thursday that plans for a 2013 Sturgis motorcycle rally have been canceled, ending negotiations between the city and motorcycle rally boards for the year.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs haven't seen a losing season in basketball in over 12 years.
It came back around on Wednesday night.Â
The Missouri Tigers (18-6 overall, 7-4 Southeastern Conference) cruised to an easy 78-36 victory over Mississippi State (7-16, 2-9) inside Humphrey Coliseum.