Archive - 2014
Ronald McDonald made an appearance at Starkville High School's homecoming festivities on Friday afternoon and he brought a gift.
The face of McDonalds presented the athletic department with a check of $40,000 and Ronald McDonald was also on hand for the ceremonial coin toss between the Yellowjackets and the Columbus Falcons.
Starkville's Avery Brown has been a backup for two seasons, so when he got his first start, he made the most of it.
The junior rushed for a career-high 84 yards and two touchdowns as No. 1 Starkville beat Columbus 43-0 Friday night for homecoming.
EUPORA â€“ The Eupora Eagles entered Friday night's game against the Houston Hilltoppers relatively untested.
Eupora had won each game by an average of 35 points per game. The Eaglesâ€™ defense had earned three shutouts leading into the matchup.
MABEN â€“ Friday evening was all about two different plans of attack for West Oktibbeha and French Camp.
While the Panthers stayed on the ground, the Timberwolves were all about airing it out. In the end, it was the running game that prevailed in the form of a 47-20 French Camp victory.Â
MABEN â€“ Chase Keller scored three touchdowns to lead the East Webster Wolverines to a 38-7 victory over J.Z. George at home Friday night.
The Wolverines improved their record to 5-1.
LOUISVILLE â€“ The Starkville Academy Volunteers used 347 yards of total offense and a shutout performance by the defense to get a 42-0 victory on the road Friday night against the Winston Academy Patriots.
It was the sixth win of the season for the Vols as they improved to an undefeated 6-0 record.
The Vols scored 35 of their 42 points in the first quarter.
Ammonium nitrate can be fertilizer, or it can be part of a bomb.
Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department officers have arrested two suspects in relation to a recently reported commercial burglary.
Lynn Phillips-Gaines never knew she always wanted to open the NASDAQ market until she got to do it.
Gaines, founder of Starkville Bridges Out of Poverty, won the 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award from the national Invest in Others Charitable Foundation at its Community Leadership Awards ceremony Sept. 18 in New York City.