Archive - Mar 2014
The Starkville Yellowjackets got off to a slow start during Saturday's game against Winona at home.
Even though the Jackets picked up the pace as the action progressed, the Tigers had done enough in the end to take a 4-3 victory back to Montgomery County.
Coach John Cohen hasn't had the best of luck against Vanderbilt since taking over the Mississippi State baseball program.
Entering Friday night's game, the Bulldogs were 4-13 against the Commodores and hadn't scored in the double digits in those 17 games.
It was a different story Friday.
Mississippi State defensive lineman Chris Jones was able to make the All-Southeastern Conference Freshman team last season without the benefit of going through a spring practice.
The former Houston High School Hilltopper has gone through three days of workouts with the Bulldogs this spring and he can already tell a difference.
The Starkville Yellowjackets played one of the best teams in Mississippi on Friday in Northwest Rankin and it showed as they dropped a 12-0 decision at home.
The tennis season hasn't gotten off to the start that coach Rob Fyke and the Starkville Yellowjackets wanted.
Fyke is not worried with veterans like Emily Turner, Hannah Laird, Richard Hill and Will Irvin on the team.
Starkville has a record of 1-2 record after meeting three tough teams and despite that losing mark, Fyke believes his squad will be well-tested for the region schedule to come.
A pair of Starkville aldermen have racked up a combined $17,970.04 in taxpayer-funded travel since the new board took office on July 1, according to records Starkville Daily News obtained from the city.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman describes himself as a dreamer.
The Starkville Area Arts Council will host the 2014 Everything Garden Expo beginning today from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Mississippi Horse Park.
The 2014 Everything Garden Expo is an annual two-day event that provides hobby and professional gardeners with access to plants, supplies and guest speakers that share tips and tricks about successful gardening.
An upcoming Starkville in Motion event is aiming to get residents up, active and enjoying a little time outdoors.
The group will hold a Walk and Roll event at 10:30 a.m. Saturday that will run from the Sanderson Center at Mississippi State University to City Bagel CafĂ© and back. The free event is open to anyone who wishes to participate, whether through walking, running or riding a bicycle.