Archive - 2014
The Civil War is one of the most major events in American history, but even Mississippi residents may not be fully aware of the stateâ€™s involvement in the conflict or of the facilities which showcase this historical era.
Originally from Wisconsin, Duffy Neubauer, curator of Starkvilleâ€™s Civil War Arsenal, said his fascination with the Civil War began at an early age.
It has been said that slow and steady wins the race.
That is the approach Starkville Academy took when selecting its new boys basketball coach and the patience paid off. After looking through applications and taking their time to select the perfect fit, the Volunteers have announced the hiring of 24-year coaching veteran Bruce Allsup as the new boys head coach.
While many college students are off at the beach or taking trips all over the country and the world, baseball players are honing their skills.
Many college baseball players from around the country are playing in summer leagues and working on their games.
Jacob Lindgren continues to receive praise for his junior season with Mississippi State.Â
The left hander was selected as a first team All-American by Perfect Game's Kendall Rogers on Tuesday.Â
It is the third All-American honor Lindgren has received. He was a first team All-American by Baseball America and received second team honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
It's becoming less and less of a surprise that the scores of the College World Series are very close.
When Tupelo native John Gatlin singled to give the Ole Miss Rebels a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech on Tuesday, it was just another in a long line of close and competitive games in Omaha, Neb., especially when it involves schools from Mississippi.
Mr. John Walter Yount age 76 of 12 Point Rd. Blairsville formerly of Decatur, GA. passed away on Sunday June 15, 2014 in the union General Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Yount was born on May 16, 1938 in Stillwater, OK., the son of the late Paul Yount and the late Katherine Howard Yount. John grew up in Starkville, MS. John was a veteran of the US Army.
MABEN â€“ The East Webster Wolverines packed a punch when it came to athletics last year.
"It was a great year," East Webster athletic director and football coach Doug Wilson said. "Every team competed and that is all we can ask of our kids. We are always in the hunt. It was just a great season where every game was enjoyed."
Coaches in charge of high school baseball teams in the summer often sound like a broken record.
The reasons they take part of the games throughout the month of June is to expose as many of their players to the game as possible.
Last Thursday, the East Webster Wolverines made the trip to Starkville to take on the Yellowjackets and split a pair of varsity games.
There is a good bit of buzz surrounding the upcoming Mississippi State football season.
The Bulldogs have a good nucleus coming back from last year's team that went 7-6 and routed Rice in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn.Â
Fans are excited, but that excitement may have been amped up a step higher after what the MSU marketing department released on Monday.
Ginger Brown-Lemm took over the Mississippi State women's golf program with a mindset of not settling.
The Hope, Ark., native wanted her Bulldog squad to not only compete in the Southeastern Conference, but nationally against some of the best teams in the NCAA.