Archive - 2013
The Mississippi State baseball family lost one of its former players during the night Wednesday when Dan Van Cleve was found dead in his Jackson home.
No cause of death was immediately known.
Van Cleve was the starting center fielder for the 1985 Bulldogs, a team that finished tied for third at the College World Series. He played for coach Ron Polk.
Homecoming is surrounding by parades, specific activities and crowning of a queen.
Although those things are important and make homecomings what they are, they are centered around a football game â€“ a football game that's necessary to win.
Starkville Academy coach Jeff Terrill is quick to say that Madison Ridgeland Academy â€ścould be the best private school in the stateâ€ť when it comes to football.
With a 4-2 record overall and standing at 1-0 divisionally, the Patriots certainly fit the bill.
Choctaw County coach Adam Dillinger considers this a new season.
When the Chargers start Class 3A, Region 5 play tonight, the slate is clean.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership kicked off its fall 2013 Blue Ribbon Business Resources Series on Wednesday with a three-member panel about the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districtsâ€™ consolidation.
A Starkville World War II veteran returned home Wednesday after storming Washington D.C. with his fellow veterans.
Keith Gilmore, a 45-year Starkville resident who served with the Navy as a Seaman First Class in the Pacific theatre during World War II, traveled aboard the Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
With crowds of thousands expected to descend on the Cotton District for Bulldog Bash, Starkville Police Department is preparing to keep the crowds safe, working with MSU to manage traffic and parking.
The holiday spirit is already starting to spread through OCH Regional Medical Center, according to its Public Relations Director Mary Kathryn Kight.
Having home field advantage in the Southeastern Conference can mean the difference between a win and a loss.
No one understands this more than Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen.
Mullen leads his Bulldogs (2-2, 0-1) into a home game with No. 10 LSU (4-1, 1-1) this Saturday. MSU is on pace to sellout Davis Wade Stadium for the 26th consecutive time.
Coaches become friends frequently in the business and there are times when they have to stand on the opposite sideline from each other.
One of those situations takes place for the fifth time Friday night between Northwest Rankin's Pete Hurt and Starkville's Jamie Mitchell. The Cougars head down Highway 25 to play the Yellowjackets at 7 p.m.