Archive - Feb 2014
MADISON â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers continue to perform well during the 2014 postseason.
After winning the Class AAA, Division II Tournament championship on Saturday, the Lady Vols opened the Class AAA Tournament on Wednesday with a 48-38 victory over Jackson Prep at Madison Ridgeland Academy.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team has not won two or more consecutive games in the Southeastern Conference this season.
If the Bulldogs can pull off a victory at Alabama tonight, they will own back-to-back conference triumphs for the first time since the league slate began.
MSU (17-9) has gotten into this position after upsetting No. 16 Vanderbilt 64-62 at home last Sunday.
Sam Lenahan has been around Mississippi State softball for several seasons now.
She hasn't seen anything like what's been happening lately.
With Wednesday's 6-0 victory over the Central Arkansas Bears, the Bulldogs improved their record to 11-0. It ties the 2008 year for the second-best start in school history.
A pair of votes from Starkville aldermen on Tuesday night named a new Starkville School District board member and ended the decade tenure of another on a technicality.
Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Interim Director Samuel W. Owens announced Tuesday that agents arrested a Texas man in connection with the seizure of approximately $100,000-worth of cocaine.
Officers arrested 25-year-old Charles Anthony Skelly IV, of Houston, Texas, on suspicion of possession of one kilogram of cocaine with intent to distribute.
Dan Rather was happy to speak about leaders he had met, but he was modest about his own leadership wehn he spoke at Mississippi State University Tuesday night.
â€śI donâ€™t consider myself a leader, and I donâ€™t consider myself an expert on leadership,â€ť Rather said.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday appointed Assistant Superintendent of Federal Programs and Operations Toriano Holloway to serve as Starkville High Schoolâ€™s interim principal after Keith Fennelâ€™s resignation.
Mississippi State is hoping a trio of losing streaks come to a halt late tonight.
The Bulldogs have lost a season-high seven-straight games, 15 in a row on the road dating back to last season and three-straight to LSU.
There have been several positive signs over the first two years of the coach Vic Schaefer era that lead towards the thinking that the Mississippi State women's basketball program is on the right track.
The Bulldogs got a signature win last season when they knocked off No. 11 Georgia.
MADISON â€“ Starkville High School will be well-represented in Friday's Class 6A, Region 3 Tournament championship games as both the boys and girls won first round games on Tuesday.
The Lady Jackets defeated the Columbus Lady Falcons 58-55 in the first game, while the Jackets followed that up with a 66-58 decision over the Northwest Rankin Cougars.