Archive - Apr 11, 2014
The Mississippi State Bulldogs found a way to get on base all night long.
MSU just couldn't push those base runners across.
Mississippi State is all but finished with spring football practices.
The Bulldogs will have a non-pad practice some time next week, but today's Maroon and White Game will mark the end of spring drills for the Bulldogs.
The Alabama Crimson Tide were able to get a season-opening victory over the Mississippi State Bulldogs Friday night, but it wasn't easy for the nation's second-ranked team.
Alabama built a 5-0 lead through five innings and was able to thwart a late scoring surge by the home team to defeat the Bulldogs 5-1 at the MSU Softball Stadium.
Those in attendance at Friday's Starkville-Madison Central high school baseball game were treated to what Yellowjackets coach Travis Garner called a â€śgreat high school baseball game.â€ť
There may have only been one run scored, but the strong defense and pitching performances kept fans enthused until the very end as the Jaguars claimed a 1-0 victory.
West Oktibbeha coach Danny Crawford stands by the adage that hard work pays off.
On Friday, he saw that come to fruition as one of his Timberwolves, Kadarius Yates, inked a letter of intent to join the Holmes Community College Bulldogs.
Starkville Sanitation and Environmental Services Director Emma Gandy spent close to an hour on the hot seat before the cityâ€™s Audit and Budget Committee Thursday afternoon.
Starkville aldermen voted 5-0 in a called meeting Thursday afternoon tat City Hall o apply for an Urban Youth Corps Program Grant from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
Starkville School District rallied around its own Thursday night at a special benefit program for the Lark family.
Andrew and Jeanine Lark, Starkville High School art and Armstrong Middle School history teachers, respectively, lost their family home and four cars in a Jan. 25 fire. The Larks have three children â€” Jada, LaTonya and Andrew Lark III.
Itâ€™s been a Starkville tradition for almost 20 years. Itâ€™s attracted an estimated 35,000 to 40,000 people in recent years. It will bring together 150 artisans and 21 local restaurants, and 28 stage performances.
OCH Regional Medical Center will celebrate Easter by throwing its annual â€śBunny Bashâ€ť event for children in the Starkville area.
The event will be from 9-10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the OCH Educational Facility. OCH Public Relations Coordinator Mary Kathryn Kight said the â€śBunny Bashâ€ť will offer a family-friendly activity for children and adults alike.