Archive - 2014
October may be National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but Sheila Coley knows that breast cancer knows no season.
The Starkville High School RoboJackets have claimed their third consecutive BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) state championship after competing at the Mississippi BEST Robotics competition Saturday.
In addition to the overall championship, the RoboJackets captured first place in robotics performance, booth design and interview and won the most robust robot award.
Mrs. Bedulia Cooper 84, of Sturgis, MS passed away October 16, 2014 in Ackerman, MS.
Service is Wednesday October 22, 2014 at 11:00a.m
at Boyd Chapel U.M. Church in Sturgis, MS.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation is Tuesday October 21, 2014 from 1-6 p.m
at Century Hairston Funeral Home in Starkville, MS
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen didn't want to be the one to get his players in the right mindset for Monday's practice.
The Bulldogs are coming off a bye and three-straight wins over top 10 teams that pole-vaulted them to No. 1 in both major polls.
MSU returned to practice Monday in advance of this Saturday's game in Lexington, Kent., against the Kentucky Wildcats.
All season long, Lauren Loveâ€™s Starkville Lady Yellowjackets have been playing with one thing in the back of its mind.
That idea comes front and center today as SHS welcomes the Clinton Arrows for the first round of Class III playoff action.
The Starkville High School Yellowjacket and Lady Jacket teams performed well in the Class 6A North State championship held over the weekend in Flowood.
The Jackets placed second behind Tupelo, in a tie with Clinton and Oxford, even after much adversity. The Lady Jackets placed third behind Madison Central (first) and Tupelo (second). Â Â
Tiffany Huddleston is considered "a great teammate" by Mississippi State soccer coach Aaron Gordon and teammates.
It's her willingness to do anything it takes to help the Bulldogs that causes the people around to stand up and take notice.
With MSU limited due to injury, Huddleston, a former Starkville Academy athlete, played 38 minutes on Sunday against Texas A&M.
The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five ? all from the western division. Mississippi State stayed No. 1 after a weekend off. Alabama jumped three spots to No. 4 after a 59-0 victory against Texas A&M. Auburn moved up a spot to No.
Those who know her say Glenda Clark is one of Starkvilleâ€™s biggest patrons of the arts.
Clark has served with the Starkville Area Arts Council (SAAC) in several ways, from helping with its annual Arts Gala to hosting membership events in her home.
At SAACâ€™s most recent Arts Gala, Ellen Boles presented Clark with the SAAC 2014 Award of Excellence in the Arts.
Mississippi State's young soccer team welcomed the No. 8 team in the country to Starkville and didn't back down from the challenge.
Even though the Bulldogs, who only have one senior on the roster, lost a 3-0 decision to Texas A&M, they did not allow the Aggies a goal in the second half.