Archive - 2013
CANTON, Miss â€“ First round playoffs are over for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets.
After fighting hard the whole game, the Lady Jackets return to Starkville with a victory over Yazoo City.
"It was a close game," Starkville coach Kristie Williams said. "It was a battle the entire game."
The Starkville Yellowjackets are taking momentum to Canton today for the Class 5A, Region 3 Tournameht.
Winners of four-straight games, the Jackets believe they are playing their best basketball of the season.
It's a formula that has worked before.
As the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers enter the postseason, they are looking to duplicate the championship run they made last year.
The first step of that journey comes today in the first round of AAA, Division II playoffs. The opponent is Lee Academy.
The Lady Vols don't plan to take any game for granted.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers and Heritage Patriots had become quite familiar with each other by the time the regular season concluded.
As division rivals, the two teams faced each other three times in as many weeks during the regular season and beginning tonight at 5:15 p.m., it will tip one more time in the first round of the Class AAA, Division II playoffs.
The regular season is over and area teams are now bracing for a time it has worked on all season.
East Webster's Wolverines, the Eupora Eagles and Ackerman Indians have boys and girls squads in Madison this week for the Class 2A, Region 5 Tournament.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees is scheduled to discuss possible implementation of a use-of-force policy during its 6 p.m. meeting today at the Greensboro Center.
The Sturgis Board of Aldermen will hold a workshop to discuss a motorcycle rally counterproposal Tuesday at Sturgis City Hall immediately following a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. on an emergency generator for the cityâ€™s water supply.
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission will consider nine requests from Pryor and Morrow Architects on behalf of First Baptist Church concerning land use at its 5:30 p.m. meeting Tuesday in the City Hall courtroom.
Starkville officials were notified Monday that the Mississippi Supreme Court granted the cityâ€™s motion for expedited dismissal of an untimely appeal of its municipal facility construction plan.
BRANDON â€” Mr. Eugene â€śGeneâ€ť Marvin Hansen of Brandon, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Koscuisko.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Christ United Methodist Church in Jackson with Rev. Vicki Landrum officiating.
Burial was held Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in Sullivan, Ill. with Masonic and Military Rites.