Archive - Mar 11, 2014
Carlene â€śCountryâ€ť Solomon, 93, died March 9, 2014 at his residence in Starkville, MS.Â Graveside service will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Friendship Cemetery, 4th Street South, Columbus, MS.Â Mr.
Preston Brown has only gotten better with each start on the mound.
The Mississippi State redshirt sophomore right hander proved that again Tuesday night.
The Germantown, Tenn., native pitched eight solid innings as No. 23 Mississippi State cruised to a 3-0 victory over Southern Illinois at Dudy Noble Field.
Mississippi State hopes to draw off of its experience in last year's Southeastern Conference Tournament.
The Bulldogs beat South Carolina 70-59 in the first round of last year's tournament in Nashville, Tenn.
MSU lost in the next round to Tennessee, but the win over the Gamecocks is something the Bulldogs can point to as they enter this year's tournament.
It resembles a miniature Superdome.
The new basketball gymnasium being constructed on the campus of East Webster High School is a very nice and impressive structure.
Since the tornado that ripped through the Cumberland community and destroyed the school a few years ago, the people there have been working very hard to rebuild.
Like father like son might be one of the best mantras to describe Brad and Cade Vickers.
In college, Brad was a NSISC All-Conference swimmer and diver at Delta State where he won a conference championship in the 200-Butterfly and was chosen a three-time NCAA All-American.
Now it is Cadeâ€™s turn.
A quiet has settled over Starkville as some students have left town for the week for spring break vacations.
The studentsâ€™ departure has impacted local businesses through slower sales or shifting crowds.
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Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi hold a fierce rivalry in sports, but this spring break, students from the rival universities are on the same team.
Students began volunteer work with MSUâ€™s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program Sunday, touring the Mississippi Delta and helping schools, advocacy organizations and more.
A house in Oktibbeha County burned to the ground Monday afternoon, but no residents were hurt in the incident.
MSU Vice President for Research and Economic Development David Shaw spoke to the Starkville Rotary Club Monday, giving Rotarians insights into MSUâ€™s advances in research, education and economic development.
FRENCH CAMP â€“ Billy McGee gave himself a lead before even taking the mound for the Starkville Academy Volunteers on Monday afternoon.
As the road team for the game against French Camp, Starkville Academy went to bat first and McGee had a RBI single to drive home Colt Crestman with the first run of the game.