Archive - 2014
Nothing can get a crowd going quite like a comeback victory.
The Volunteers provided the Starkville Academy fans with plenty of excitement Friday as the team bounced back from a double-digit deficit to defeat visiting Pillow Academy 71-66.
Mississippi State is just looking to get back on the right track.
The Bulldogs have lost four in a row, including a 69-55 decision to Arkansas State earlier this week inside Humphrey Coliseum. MSU began the season 5-0, but has struggled since.
William Delevan Norris, Jr. 52 died Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born December 6, 1962 to William Delevan Norris, Sr. and Edwina Sanders Norris inÂ Quitman,Â MS. He was a long time business man and owner of Bulldog Lanes and a member of theÂ FirstÂ BaptistÂ ChurchÂ inÂ Starkville,Â MS.Â
Mrs. Freddie Drungole High, 90, of Milwaukee,Wisconsin, died Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Second Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor John H. High, Jr., officiating.
Mr. Robert E. Cooper, 61, of Starkville, Mississippi died Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, December 20, 2014 at West memorial Funeral Home, Mississippi with Reverend Dr. Otto Harris, III, officiating.
Mrs. Carrie Buress, 101, of Chicago, Illinois died Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Crawford, Mississippi.
Visitation will be held Friday, December 19, 2014 from 12:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.
Starkville High School coach Jamie Mitchell won't have to be on the sideline this week for All-Star competition.
Although he enjoyed his time as the head coach of the Mississippi All-Stars during the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic, he looks forward to just being in the stands Saturday when two more of his Yellowjackets participate in a postseason classic.
Football is a business and coaches make tough decisions sometimes that not only affect themselves, but their families and players.
One of those decisions were made this week.
Mississippi State lost its defensive coordinator, as Geoff Collins left to take the same position at Florida.
Back to the basics.
For the last couple of weeks, Starkville has taken a little break from basketball action, but the focus has not been lost.
Instead the Yellowjackets have simply used the down time to focus on âironing out the wrinklesâ while working on doing the little things right.
MABEN â East Webster girls basketball coach Stan Hughey has watched the transformation of his team happen right before his eyes.
Coming into this season, Hughey was presented the challenge of bringing defensive schemes at a new school.
Hughey saw those efforts come full circle on Thursday as the Lady Wolverines extended their perfect record to 8-0 with a 59-25 defeat of Houlka.