Archive - 2014
It's great to be a football fan in Starkville right now.
As the Starkville High School Yellowjackets and Starkville Academy Volunteers near the halfway point of their seasons and the Mississippi State Bulldogs are four games deep in their schedule, all three programs are undefeated and are a combined 13-0.
Bo Milton is excited to see his Winston Academy Patriots hit the fieldÂ Friday nightÂ because the coach knows this is just another opportunity to gain experience for his youthful squad.
A 23-point victory over a defending Class 3A State champion is enough to get the attention of the Starkville High School coaching staff about the next opponent.
The Columbus Falcons, fresh off a 43-20 win over the Louisville Wildcats, will invade Yellowjacket Stadium for the Class 6A, Region 2 opener Friday night. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and it will be homecoming for the Jackets.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen has several veteran players to lean on this week.
He'll need them.
The No. 14 Bulldogs are coming off a big win over LSU on the road, and this week they play nobody but themselves as they go through their first bye week of the season.
The Starkville Parks and Recreation Department has a strong reputation of providing top notch facilities for youth and adult sports, but what some may not realize is the department also provides a number of spaces for public use.
WEST POINT â€“ Last year's Handa Cup left a bad taste in Nancy Lopez's mouth.
The United States team lost 27-21 to the World Team in Nashville, Tenn., with Lopez's failing to get any points for Team USA.
This year, Lopez is the captain for the American squad as the Legends Tour event comes to Old Waverly Golf Club. She and her team are looking for redemption this time around.
The Starkville Board of Aldermenâ€™s attempt to override Mayor Parker Wisemanâ€™s veto of an amendment to the cityâ€™s controversial plus-one insurance expansion fell short after Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn recused herself from the vote.
Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Career Days made a difference for Murphy Brantley once, and he hopes for the program to do it again.
Starkville Parks and Recreation has announced a new fee system that will take effect Oct. 1 for several of its facilities.
Nell Sanders Robertson, 90, of Enterprise, AL, formerly of Starkville, MS, passed away Monday, September 22, 2014.