Archive - 2013
Coach Rick Ray was looking for one certain thing in Wednesday night's scrimmage.Â
The Mississippi State basketball team scrimmaged in front of a few fans at Humphrey Coliseum and they saw a little bit of what Ray was expecting to see.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer has two veteran point guards in Katia May and Jerica James, then there is a junior college transfer in Savannah Carter to push them.
That has made for a very competitive situation for the Bulldogs.
During Wednesday night's scrimmage at Humphrey Coliseum, the MSU point guards were very active on offense and defense.
Quality is what fans can expect when they watch the Heritage Academy Patriots, and Friday night when the team takes the field against Starkville Academy the goal will be no different.
Murrah High School football coach Zack Grady was presented a pretty tall task this season.
He was faced with having to replace 16 starters from last year's team.
As expected, there have been some growing pains for the Mustangs, who take records of 4-5 overall and 2-2 in Class 6A, Region 2 into Friday's home game at Newell Field against the Starkville Yellowjackets.
A new entrance road into Mississippi State University is in the planning stages.
MSU is working with the Mississippi Department of Transportation to plan a road through the universityâ€™s South Farm that would connect Blackjack Road to Poor House Road, playing into Oktibbeha Countyâ€™s larger plans for overall access to the city and campus from the south.
ain Street in Starkville will take on the facade of a fall paradise Friday evening during the fifth annual Pumpkinpalooza.
Valley girl speak is out and a new vocal trend known as â€ścreaky voiceâ€ť is taking effect.
Creaky voice, also known as vocal fry or creaking, is the new vocal trend many teenage and college-age girls are using when they speak. It is the lowest range of notes in the normal voice register and can be heard from many of the biggest television and pop stars in Hollywood.
The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure ended its Tuesday night meeting with a rare executive session.
Commission members went into executive session for slightly less than an hour to discuss litigation issues. Officials declined to comment further on the matter after the meeting.
MABEN â€“ East Webster and Enterprise treated fans to free softball on Tuesday evening.
With such evenly-matched teams, it was no surprise that game three of the Class 2A South State championship was a thriller. It came down to the bottom of the eighth, but East Webster pulled through to achieve a 6-5 victory in game three.
There are just not very many football teams out there playing very much defense anymore at any level.
Think about it. Doesn't it seem less and less likely these days to see shutouts in high school, junior college and college?
More and more offenses are putting up video game-like numbers in points and total yards.
It's not surprising to see squads scoring 50, 60 and 70 points in a game.