Archive - Feb 2014
MADISON â€“ Ask Starkville boys basketball coach Greg Carter about his teamâ€™s game on Friday night and he will quickly tell you it was just not the Yellowjackets night.
After getting down early, the Jackets did all they could, but it was not enough as Madison Central picked the Class 6A, Region 3 championship with a 57-39 victory.
John Cohen wasn't happy with the performance of his offense in a loss on Wednesday.
The Mississippi State head coach said his team was taking "softball swings" and trying to do too much at the plate.
The Bulldogs took what he had to say to heart.Â
No. 2 MSU pounded out 10 hits in a 6-2 victory over the Holy Cross Crusaders on Friday at Dudy Noble Field.
Logan Foulks must have been saying all of the right things Friday.
During the course of a Mississippi State softball game, Foulks will wear out a path between her first base position and the circle with a message for the pitcher.
Foulks does it as a way to keep things "light and fun" while the Bulldogs are competing.
Every game has meaning for I.J. Ready, but today's game carries a little more incentive.
Ready, a native of North Little Rock, Ark., and the Mississippi State Bulldogs (13-13, 3-10) take on Arkansas at 3 p.m. inside Humphrey Coliseum.
"I saw that game on the schedule when I first got here," the true freshman point guard said. "It came quicker than I thought but I'm ready for it."
A trio of suspects led Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department deputies and Starkville Police Department officers on a Wednesday night high-speed chase through Starkville that ended in a two-vehicle collision on South Montgomery Street.
Deputies arrested two suspects, 18-year-old Joshua Tutton, of Starkville, and a teenage juvenile, both on suspicion of felony fleeing law enforcement officers.
The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees approved on Thursday improvements to cellular phone service infrastructure at Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Davis Wade Stadium.
December was a good month for sales tax revenue in Starkville and finished out the year as 2013â€™s second-highest grossing month.
City sales tax collections totaled $535,946.68 for the month of December, and grew 1.03 percent from the amount collected in December 2012. Starkvilleâ€™s city restaurant tax revenue for December totaled at $119, 804.17.
Mississippi State's baseball identity was built around a solid pitching staff and good defensive play last season.
The No. 2 Bulldogs committed three errors and gave up three runs in the ninth inning in a 6-4 loss to Memphis on Wednesday.
MSU head coach John Cohen wants his team to get back to that identity they had last season.
Starkville High School athletic director Dr. Stan Miller and his team began working on some much needed athletic facility improvements one year ago.
On Tuesday night, the bids for those projects were unanimously approved by the school board.