Archive - Apr 25, 2014
The Mississippi State Bulldogs started off the day on a positive note, but when it ended, the Bulldogs were on the opposite end of the spectrum.
The No. 20 Bulldogs came back from Thursday night's suspended game to beat Texas A&M 5-1 Friday afternoon, but lost the nightcap 6-3 to the Aggies.
The month of April and the middle of spring brings with it new beginnings.
That's the case for former East Oktibbeha County High School girls basketball player April Sykes.
Sykes has spent the last several months in rehabilitation and training from a broken bone in her left tibia and is now ready to begin the next chapter in her Women's National Basketball Association career.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers enjoyed a 2-1 lead for three innings of the first game against Magnolia Heights School Friday afternoon.
When Hunter Peeples had delivered a two-run single to score Billy McGee and John McReynolds, it gave the Vols an advantage to feel good about.
ACKERMAN â€“ One big inning was the difference maker on Friday.
Franklin County benefitted from that as it claimed a 6-0 victory over the Choctaw County Chargers.
giving them the two game sweep in the Class 3A South play-in round.
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POTTS CAMP â€“ The Eupora Eagles softball team shut the door early on Potts Camp, capturing a 19-0 victory on Friday.
The game was decided quickly as Eupora exerted its will early with 16 runs in the first three innings.
A former and current Mississippi State University football player were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of residential burglary and robbery by threats.
Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department Commander Brett Watson said the two were arrested after the department received a call to Ace 21 apartments on Blackjack Road at about 2 p.m.
Another step in the consolidation process for the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts came to a close Thursday when Gov. Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2818 into law.
A few Starkville residents got the chance to share their stories on a national stage Thursday when the crew of The Story Trek came to town.