Archive - 2013
The goal for the Starkville Academy boys basketball's team all season has been to finish with a winning record.
They took one step closer Tuesday night.
Starkville Academy hung to a 46-40 victory over the Heritage Academy Patriots inside the Starkville Academy Gymnasium.
The Volunteers moved their record to 15-13 for the season.
MATHISTON â€“ It was senior night under the lights basketball for the East Webster Wolverines Tuesday.
was the star as the Wolverines welcomed area rival Eupora to town for senior night.
The Lady Wolverines and Lady Eagles took the court first and East Webster scored the double digit victory 43-28.
Mississippi State junior guard Candace Foster had an expected reaction when she learned that women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer was pleased with her effort on the court.
"Praise the Lord," Foster said.
For anyone who knows Foster, those words are not surprising coming from her.
It felt like home.
That's why Logan Foulks decided to transfer to Mississippi State to play softball.
While growing up in Douglasville, Ga., Foulks remembers seeing some of the same things that are in Starkville.
"You come in and see the ponds, pastures and lakes," Foulks said. "I fell in love even before I saw the campus."
Foulks was also welcomed quickly by the coaches and players.
By MATT CRANE
Once again, Valentine's Day is almost upon us. This "holiday" of sorts is the perfect time to show your significant other how much he or she means to you and what better place to do that than in the kitchen.
By MATT CRANE
You are in for a treat today, dear readers.
I was skeptical about running one of my favorite recipes in the Taste section because I wanted to keep this one to myself, but on such a special occasion, I must acknowledge this delicious dish passed on to me by my mother who celebrates a birthday today, Feb. 6.
By JAY REED
This week was Daughterâ€™s birthday. Sheâ€™s a groundhog girl, so to speak.Â
It wasn't the best week for the Mississippi State men's basketball team on the court.
The Bulldogs held halftime leads in both games they played this week, but let things slip away in the second half.
"(It was a) tough week for us on the basketball court," MSU head coach Rick Ray said during Monday's Southeastern Conference teleconference. "I thought we were competitive in two games."
Between two of the most important football dates of the year, the Starkville Rotary Club had a reason to talk baseball on Monday.
Mississippi State baseball coach John Cohen used his popular power-point method to turn the attention of the Rotarians from the Super Bowl and National Signing Day, set for Wednesday, to Bulldog baseball at the Starkville Country Club.
By CARL SMITH
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors agreed in principle Monday to enter into a reduced-cost comprehensive planning contract with Oxford-based firm Slaughter and Associates.