Archive - Feb 13, 2014
Mississippi State baseball fans have been looking forward to the 2014 season since the last out was recorded at the College World Series last June.
The wait is over as the No. 2 Bulldogs start the campaign today with the first of three games against Western Carolina.
It didn't take long for Alex Detz and Brett Pirtle to contribute for the Mississippi State baseball program after transferring in from junior college.
The two infielders were two important pieces for the Bulldogs on their run to the College World Series last season.
As they enter their senior season, Detz and Pirtle anchor an infield that should make MSU a very solid squad once again.
Sleepy Robinson probably would not be where he is today if it were not for crossing paths with Marcus Bush.
Robinson, a former Mississippi State quarterback and now an assistant football coach with the Bulldogs on the staff of Dan Mullen, said he was encouraged to get into coaching by Bush.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers had to win two of three games this week in order to advance to the playoffs.
On Monday, the Vols got one of those wins, then Thursday they played Jackson Academy in hopes of getting the second.
The odds were not in Starkville Academyâ€™s favor as they saw a 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Raiders.
Marcus "Big Cloud-Bushman" Bush, 48, died Saturday, FebruaryÂ 8, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Calvary Baptist Church, 405 North Jackson Street, Starkville, Mississippi with Reverend Durwood Minor, officiating.Â
Visitation will be Friday,Â February 14, 2014: 1-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.
Legislation to name a portion of Highway 25 after the late former Mississippi State University President Donald Zacharias passed the state House of Representatives Tuesday.Â
Residents have certainly taken notice of the winter weather, but its impact extends beyond brisk days, ice on cars and school closures.
Crawfish farmers have struggled with the extended cold temperatures, and the impact is trickling down the chain to suppliers and, ultimately, customers.
The day before she passed away, OCH Regional Medical Centerâ€™s social services director Melissa Chenney won an award.