Archive - 2014
EUPORA â€“ Quarterback Trey Pittman gave the Eupora Eagles everything he had despite playing with injury on Friday night, but the effort was not good enough as the Simmons Blue Devils won a 38-31 decision..
One step closer.Â
The road to a state championship is a long one for the Starkville Yellowjackets, but following a 30-0 defeat of the Tupelo Golden Wave in the opening round of Class 6A postseason action, they are a bit closer to their goal.
BALDWYN â€“ Jack Wilson threw for 233 yards and three touchdowns as the East Webster Wolverines went on the road and defeated the Baldwyn Bearcats 34-7 Friday night.
With the victory, the Wolverines improved their record to 10-2 and will hit the road again next week for a game against Simmons, which defeated Eupora 38-31.
ACKERMAN â€“ Football season came to a conclusion Friday evening for Choctaw County.
After a strong run that saw the Chargers finish in first place in Class 3A, Region 5, a second round game against West Marion ended in a 40-21 loss.
Choctaw County was the first to strike claiming an early 7-0 advantage with just over 9 minutes remaining in the first quarter.
Mississippi State opened up the season in style.
The Bulldogs knocked off Mercer 97-66 Friday night in the first round of the Women's Preseason National Invitational Tournament.Â
The pregame shoot around didn't ease head coach Vic Schaefer's mind though.
Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray was happy to be a part of history as the Bulldogs were able to get the 400th win in Humphrey Coliseum history on Friday night.
The most important thing in Ray's mind was that his team was successful enough to get a victory in the first game of the season.
There are three favorites that are still getting a little playtime as new inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York.
Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Japan Outreach Program hosted a reception for the Japan-America Society of Mississippi (JASMIS) Thursday night featuring special guests Motohiko Kato, the consul-general of Japan in Nashville; and Peter Kelley, president of the National Association of Japan-America Societies, at the Bost Extension Center Thursday evening.
The Mississippi Brawl Star roller derby team is sometimes thought to be comprised of stereotypical tattooed, lawless derby girls. The 10 members of the team from Starkville seek to prove that stereotype couldnâ€™t be further from the truth.
Backstage Musicâ€™s fourth annual Strings for Food event will give local musicians a chance to help fill Starkville food pantries on Saturday.