Archive - 2013
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer likes to yell the word "go" to his players during the course of games.
It's important to Schaefer for his team to get down the court as quickly as possible offensively.
With the new 30 second shot clock in play, there's even more of a reason to speed up the process.
Vacations are usually meant for relaxation, but a couple years ago the trip that David Jackson went on brought some new work into his life.
About two and a half years ago, Jackson was on a trip to Sandestin, Fla., when a chance trip brought him upon a triathlon.
Tuesday is election day in the race for Oktibbeha County prosecutor and polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The three-person race in the special election are Haley Brown, Brace Knox and Matthew Wilson, all of whom are vying to replace longtime county prosecutor Roy Carpenter who retired in June.
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They call themselves â€śLemersonâ€ť â€” a portmanteau combining the Emerson Family Resource Center where they volunteer and the lemon-yellow color of the shirts that identify them as volunteers with Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Day One Leadership Community.
The patients in OCH Regional Medical Centerâ€™s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program have a nickname for the nurse in charge, Elizabeth Varco. They call her the â€śmother hen.â€ť
If there is going to be a vast improvement with the Mississippi State Bulldogs this basketball season, Sunday was a good start.
MSU rolled over Auburn-Montgomery 86-57 in an exhibition outing.
The Bulldogs struggled in last year's preseason game, as they only beat William Carey 80-74.
Starkville Academy girls basketball coach Glenn Schmidt is anxious to find out if the moves she has made with her team recently are the correct ones.
The East Rankin Academy Tournament will provide the situation Schmidt needs.
The Lady Volunteers open the season against Bowling Green (La.). The junior high game takes place at 4 p.m. with the varsity game following.
A good bit of emotion was seen from the Eupora Eagles last Friday night.
Not only was it a rivalry game, the winner received a playoff berth and kept their season alive.
The Eagles were able to hold off Webster county rival East Webster to earn the No. 2 seed out of Class 2A, Region 4.Â
They will play host to South Delta this Friday night in the first round of the playoffs.
Right until the end East Webster's football team was in the mix.
Had Friday evenings game flip-flopped, then the Wolverines would be the ones in the playoffs. Instead East Webster saw its season come to a close, but there a few things to take away from the 2013 campaign.
SCOOBA â€“ There hasn't been much adversity thrown in the face of the East Mississippi Community College Lions this season.
The Lions faced their first real test Saturday. They responded nicely.
No. 2 EMCC overcame a 7-point halftime deficit, as they beat No. 5 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College 45-28 in a MACJC semifinal game at Sullivan-Windham Field.