Archive - Jun 2014
Katie M. (Ray) Rector of Columbus, MS died Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus, MS. Katie was born September 23, 1932 in Sturgis, MS. She was a retired employee of Auora Nursing Home and a member of East End Baptist Church.
Martha Maudine Vickers Jackson, 90, of Starkville, MS, passed away at OCH Regional Medical Center on Monday, June 23, 2014.
Dean was a homemaker and a member of Sturgis Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Lowrey of Starkville, MS; son, Ralph Jackson of Ackerman, MS; daughter-in-law, Lynn Jackson of Starkville, MS; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren.
EUPORA â€“ Coaching searches can oftentimes be long and strenuous.
That was not the case for Eupora when it came time to hiring a new baseball coach.
Mississippi State sophomore defensive lineman Chris Jones is expected to have a big season.
Chuck Friend has accomplished a great deal during his 35-year high school football coaching career.
Friend was able to reach the top twice during his time with Starkville High School as the Yellowjackets won state championships in 1994 and 1995.
It was moments like those that has led Friend get to the doorstep of the Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame.
Winning a state championship is something MuckDawgs Baseball wanted to do when they were formed five years ago.
The Madison-based youth team has been a tight group and have only lost a few players through the five years.
It takes dedication to win a tournament of any kind.
When it came to Class AA of the United States Sports Speciality Association 11 State Tournament, the Tri-County Tomahawks of Northeast Mississippi proved they were up for the challenge.
There were no tears for the Starkville Swing Elite 11-year-old baseball team on Saturday afternoon.
Even though there was disappointment that they could not advance further in the United States Speciality Sports Association 11 State Tournament, Swing Elite believed they stood up to the challenge against one of the best teams in the event.
The United States Speciality Sports Association 11 State Tournament certainly had its share of interesting moments as far as Starkville teams are concerned.
It has been a higly-competitive event anyway, no matter where someone looks at the bracket, but the Starkville representatives began with three-straight one-run victories.