Archive - Jan 2014
SENATOBIA â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers won their 20th game of the season by defeating Magnolia Heights School 51-13 on Tuesday night.
Starkville Academy took control of the game early and led 16-2 after the first quarter. The Lady Vols expanded the margin to 26-6 by halftime.
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COLUMBUS â€“ The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets picked up a Class 6A, Region 3 soccer victory on the road Tuesday by defeating Columbus 7-0.
Lexi Turner got the scoring started for Starkville and added another goal in the first half. Cailee Helen McClain had four goals and Anna Nicole Underwood had the other score in the second half.
Members and friends of the Oktibbeha County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People came together early Monday afternoon for a special march and rally in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Starbucks has begun construction on a new site in Starkville in the University Crossing Shopping Center on Highway 12.
Dorothy Isaac remembers the first Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast 20 years ago, in the basement of First United Methodist Church.
When Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Old Main dormitory burned down in January 1959, Bill Foster was not a member of MSUâ€™s staff. But a little more than a decade later, he found himself a critical part of preserving the story of the fire.
Many members of the Starkville community showed their desire to get involved and learn about service organizations and programs by attending Volunteer Starkvilleâ€™s first Community Volunteer Fair honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday at the Starkville Sportsplex.
Mississippi State will only have to replace one coordinator this offseason.
The Bulldogs and defensive coordinator Geoff Collins agreed to a 2-year contract extension worth $1.2 million as announced by the team on Monday.
Raheim Robinson has grown into one of Starkville Academyâ€™s strongest players in one year's time.
MADISON â€“ It may have been a holiday on Monday, but a trip to Madison wasn't as much fun as the Starkville Yellowjackets thought it would be.
Even though Starkville pulled out a 49-40 victory over Forrest Hill in the Martin Luther King Classic at Germantown High School, the Jackets had to earn every point and make sure they played well enough defensively the entire game.