Archive - Apr 2014
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.
The game between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Texas A&M Aggies was halted in the seventh inning Thursday night game due to weather.
Lightning forced the game to go into a delay at 8:36 p.m. and rain forced the game to be suspended until today. The No. 20 Bulldogs lead 4-1 in the top of the seventh inning and will resume today at 5 p.m.
Members of a family stick together through the good and bad times.
For the seven seniors of the Mississippi State softball team this year, they have watched the program grow and change during their time in Starkville.
Jessica Offutt said her fellow seniors are "like sisters," and that has made being a Bulldog special.
Coach Kristie Williams calls her the â€śquiet assassinâ€ť and looking at Starkville High senior Imane Montgomery, it is a fitting title.
Off the court, the senior is a woman of few words, but one step onto the hardwood and her game is killer.
MABEN â€“ East Websterâ€™s tennis team has encountered a bit of a stumbling block in the past when it came to postseason competition.
The Wolverines broke free from that obstacle by defeating Union 5-2 to clinch the Class 2A North Half title and advanced to the state tournament.