Archive - Apr 23, 2014
There are relationships that develop if very much time is spent at all being a part of an athletic team.
Through all of the practices, bus trips and games over the years, it's difficult not to establish a friendship with those who are called teammates.
Four members of the Starkville High School baseball team have experienced such a bond.
Coach Jody Britt may be new to Starkville Academy, but it did not take him long to see he had a special pair of seniors on this yearâ€™s baseball team.
Mississippi State hit a lull two weeks ago after it lost its second-straight Southeastern Conference series.
The Bulldogs lost a home series to Ole Miss a weekend after being swept by LSU on the road.Â
Sam Lenahan has been a part of the Mississippi State softball program for a long time now.
In a career that has brought much satisfaction, Lenahan said the best has come this year.
Going into the final home Southeastern Conference series of the season, the Bulldogs have achieved a 35-15 overall mark and have won the last two conference series over top five competition.
Mississippi State heads into the Southeastern Conference Championship with a good bit of momentum.
The Bulldogs have won their last two appearances in a tournament and hope that carries over this weekend.
MSU starts the SEC Championship Friday at Sea Island Golf Club's Seaside Course on St. Simons Island, Ga. Bulldog head coach Clay Homan feels like his team is in a good place.
The Starkville Academy tennis program saw a strong group of seniors take the court this season.
On Wednesday, the Volunteers played their final home match of the season and it was the final time for seven seniors to see action in Starkville.
Charles HamiltonÂ , 67,Â died Thursday,Â April 17, 2014 in West Point, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 25, 2014 at Northside Christian Church, West Point, Mississippi with Reverend Orlando Richmond, officiating.Â
Visitation will be Thursday,Â April 24, 2014; 12-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.Â
Starkville aldermen voted Tuesday night to hire City Planner Buddy Sanders as the new director of community development.
For Dr. Maria Perez, Tuesday morning brought a sad goodbye laced with terrible frustration and wrapped tightly in government red tape.
It was just the beginning, however, of at least two months Perez must spend in Starkville with an ocean lying between her and her husband.
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The Mississippi State University ACCESS Program celebrated its first graduates, Katherine Phillips and Livingston Harper, with an awards banquet Monday night at the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex.