Archive - 2013
By BEN WAIT
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen announced Friday Geoff Collins has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
It's difficult to win basketball games when shots aren't falling.
The Starkville Christian Cougars learned that lesson the hard way Friday night.
Starkville Christian's 33-25 lead at halftime could have been much more, then found out it wasn't enough as the Tupelo Christian Academy Crusaders rallied for a 59-52 win at the Cougar Cave.
The Cougars were outscored 34-19 in the second half.
Ward 5 Alderman Jeremiah Dumas has announced he is not running for a second term in the following statement emailed to Starkville Daily News.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Deputies have a man in custody in connection with a Dec. 28 shooting which left one victim with a gunshot wound.
Lorenzo Lamas Hunter, 27, of 598 Blair Road, was arrested Dec. 29 and charged with one count of aggravated assault. He is in Oktibbeha County Jail and his bond has been set at $10,000.
By CARL SMITH
The 113th Congress was sworn in Thursday, a class which included more than 90 freshmen lawmakers.
By NATHAN GREGORY
A portion of Oktibbeha County residents are either paying or can expect to pay more for fire insurance than they were, but the rates themselves havenâ€™t changed. Rather, residents are being charged the correct rates now, fire officials and insurance agents say.
By NATHAN GREGORY
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted 5-2 in favor of suspending payments to OCH Regional Medical Center for ambulance services and reallocating those monies to the cityâ€™s contingency fund Tuesday.
Overcoming scoring droughts is something Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray is looking for his squad to do.
The Bulldogs routed the University of New Orleans 97-46 Thursday evening inside Humphrey Coliseum.
Colin Borchert got the best of a former teammate on Thursday night.
The Mississippi State forward and New Orleans guard Tradarrius McPhearson are transfers from East Mississippi Community College and they opposed each other on the basketball court.
Borchert scored a career-high 17 points to help MSU to a 97-46 victory over the Privateers at Humphrey Coliseum.
There is a saying in sports that the effort of a player doesn't show up in the boxscore.
That statement may hold true in soccer more than any other athletic endeavor.
On Thursday at the Starkville Sportsplex, Starkville Academy soccer coach Robert Gardner wished the effort of Austin Miles could have been rewarded with a goal.