Archive - 2013
When it comes to Roquez Johnson's role on the Mississippi State basketball team, head coach Rick Ray thinks it's simple.
He wants the junior forward to be like the Energizer Bunny.
"I want Roquez to be an energy guy," Ray said. "Roquez is at his best doing the small things on the court that a lot of people don't notice because that's what Roquez Johnson is."
BATESVILLE â€“ Having to play anywhere on the road is usually tough.
On Friday night, the Starkville Yellowjackets learned that the South Panola Tigers were certainly no exception.
Led primarily by a three touchdown performance from Darrell Henderson, South Panola defeated the Jackets 20-6, ending Starkvilleâ€™s run in the playoffs.
BALDWYN â€“ It looked like the Eupora Eagles were going to cruise to an easy victory Friday night.
The Eagles jumped out to an early 14-0 lead in the first quarter, and were dominant as they kept Baldwyn out ofÂ the end zone,Â
That was the best 12 minutes for Eupora.Â
FRENCH CAMP â€“ When it rains, it pours is the typical saying.
For French Camp football, it might more appropriate to say when it rains, they score.
The Panthers took to a soggy field Friday night for the second round of the Class A playoffs where they secured a 30-20 victory over Lumberton.
The state of Arkansas has not been historically kind to the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
MSU is 0-9-1 all-time in the state of Arkansas. To keep a fourth-straight bowl game on the table, the Bulldogs will have to win in the Natural State.
Dan Mullen had to deal with a very difficult situation in his second season as the head coach of the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
In 2010, one of Mullen's players Nick Bell had died after a short battle with cancer and it was a very emotional time for the Bulldogs and their coach.
There were many people who reached out to Mullen and MSU to show signs of support and comfort.
Through three games this season, the Mississippi State Bulldogs have yet to be challenged.
That all changes tonight.
Coach Rick Ray has taken his Bulldogs (3-0) west to Logan, Utah, as they take on the Utah State Aggies (3-0). Tipoff is set for 8 p.m.
Lesli Camille Morris Wolford, age 50, passed away November 19, 2013 at University Medical Center in Jackson, MS.
Sgt. Fredrick L. Dawson, 42,Â diedÂ NovemberÂ 12,Â 2013Â in Dallas, Texas.
Â Funeral services will be held atÂ 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2013 @ Peterâ€™s Rock Temple Church of God In Christ,Â Starkville,Â MississippiÂ with Superintendent Joseph Hawkins, officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, November 22, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
Two Mississippi high school football programs that know and understand about state championships meet tonight for the right to advance to the Class 6A North State championship.
The defending Class 5A State champion Starkville Yellowjackets travel to meet the defending Class 6A title holder South Panola Tigers in Batesville, Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.