Archive - 2013
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.
A good start in an athletic event is important.
When a team is experiencing a little bit of adversity, any type of success is something to build upon.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers were able to begin each half strong against Magnolia Heights Thursday afternoon and earned a 5-0 victory at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs and Elisabeth Sullivan have some momentum going into tonight's Southeastern Conference opener against Missouri.
Sullivan scored three goals last Sunday to lead the Bulldogs to a 4-2 victory against Jackson State.
Starkville Academy's senior day featured three girls who weren't on the roster last season.
Nora Kathryn Carroll, Maridee Higginbotham and Lexy Ballard were honored for their efforts before the Lady Volunteers dropped at 14-10 decision in a five-inning time limit game to Kemper Academy on Thursday.
Fans of Starkville High School football have a good bit to look forward to in the next coming years.
The Yellowjacket 9th grade team scooted pass New Hope 28-8 Thursday night to improve their record to 4-0.
The situation did not look good for the Starkville Academy junior varsity football team at halftime of Thursday's game against Magnolia Heights.
Down 26-14 midway through the outing, the Volunteers knew they had not played a very well.
It was a different story in the second half.
The Commission on Consolidated Starkville School District Structure reviewed several potential grade configurations for the future district at its meeting on Wednesday.
tarkville Police Department on Wednesday released more information on a traffic accident that claimed the life of a Mississippi State University freshman.
Kaleb Dwayne Barker, 19, of Lucedale, died after a Tuesday morning traffic accident between McDonaldâ€™s Strange Brew Coffeehouse on Highway 12 in Starkville.
Feeding America designated September as Hunger Action Month, but many local churches have food banks available year round for those in need.
At one point during his lecture for Mississippi State University students, University of Mississippi psychology professor and neuroscientist Kenneth J. Sufka asked students to pick out an accurately drawn picture of a penny from amid 14 other inaccurate penny pictures on a projector slide.