Archive - 2013
CRAWFORD â€“ One word could describe the playing conditions around the state Friday night â€“ sloppy.
At East Oktibbehaâ€™s home opener against the Sebastopol Bobcats, the poor conditions troubled the Titans throughout the game, contributing to their 37-0 loss.
There was a weather delay in pre-game that caused kickoff to be put off for 20 minutes.
The theme of the day was preparation.
Storms are brewing over Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Colvard Student Union â€” figuratively and literally.
A mentoring initiative the Greater Starkville Development Project hosts is allowing volunteers to help third graders throughout Oktibbeha County.
The initiative, called Project C.L.A.S.S. â€” Community Leaders Assisting Schools with Success â€” is a mentoring program that emphasizes helping third grade students with reading and math classwork.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is hosting its fall unWINE event, part of the Partnershipâ€™s New South Weekends, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. tonight.
Fans can expect a game with the potential of many points scored as Starkville AcademyÂ travels to Senatobia to face Magnolia Heights.
The Starkville High School football coaching staff was encouraged by the effort the defense gave against Southaven last Friday night.
After giving up 90 points in three games, an average of 30 points per game, the Jackets held a dangerous Southaven offense to 14 points.
For the East Webster Wolverines and their coach, the fact they stand undefeated at 4-0 has not come easy.
The last few weeks feel much more like an entire season has passed rather than just four games. The level of competition has been strong and in each contest the Wolverines have had to battle right up until the very end.
Both Starkville area schools posted good showings Thursday at the Bulldog Cross Country Invitational.
In the girls race, it was Starkville High School sweeping the top three finishes as Kate Mattox took first with time of 14:41.75 while her sister Walker Mattox was second running 16:19.94.
Being able to cross the line with her sister really means a great deal to Kate.
You have to compete against the best to be the best and on Thursday, the Starkville High School swim team did just that.
As the host team, the Yellowjackets finished second in both the girls and boys competitions with 452.5 and 439 points respectively. Tupelo scored 463 to claim top honors in the girls section while the Golden Wave boys posted 501 to finish first there as well.