Archive - 2014
Shannon Naomi Mosley, 23, of Vossburg, passed away on July 12, 2014 at Central Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS.
She was born on May 9, 1991 to Calvin and Debbie (Cook) Mosley in Waynesboro, MS.
WEST POINT â€“ It may not have been the result that the Starkville 8-year-old All-Stars wanted to have on Monday, but the weekend proved they had gotten better.
Starkville finished second at the Dizzy Dean South State Tournament to Columbus after having the fifth-place showing it had the year before.
"I'm proud of the boys because it was an improvement," Starkville coach Brent DeWeese said.
The Starkville 12-year olds haven't given up yet.
Starkville rattled off its fifth-straight win as it eliminated Greenwood 14-5 Monday night to stay alive in the Mississippi Dizzy Dean 12-year old North State Championship.
"They won't quit," Starkville coach Leonardo Thompson said. "It seems like the more we play, the stronger they get."
They always say you save the best for last.
For Khristian Carr or â€śKhrisâ€ť as she is better known to her teammates and friends, that statement could not be any more true.
After wrapping the volleyball regular season last fall, the upcoming Starkville High senior is closing out her summer by participating in the 2014 Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Volleyball Game.
The launching of the SEC Network is one month away and the new television opportunity for Southeastern Conference sports seems to be generating more and more interest.
Mississippi State Athletic Director Scott Stricklin addressed the subject at Monday's Rotary Club meeting at the Starkville Country Club.
Benardrick McKinney continues to rack up preseason recognition.Â
The Mississippi State junior linebacker found his name on two different preseason award watch lists on Monday with the Butkus Award and Rotary Lombardi Award.
The Butkus is given to the top linebacker in college football, while the Lombardi is awarded to the top collegiate lineman or linebacker.
By the time Miss Mississippiâ€™s judges had narrowed the field of 41 down to three Saturday night, they had guaranteed the crown would alight on a current Mississippi State University studentâ€™s head.
For three decades, Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan has played a dedicated role as the director of fire protection to county residents.
Rosenhan began working off-and-on with the Oktibbeha County fire departments in 1963. He began his still-ongoing tenure as fire services coordinator in the 1980s.
Starkville 8-year-old Brent DeWeese has been satisfied with the defensive play of his team throughout the Dizzy Dean South State Tournament in West Point.
That's why Starkville finds itself in the championship game against Columbus today.
EUPORA â€“ The Starkville 10-year-old All-Stars joined the ranks of teams that are getting on a hot streak at its respective state tournaments.
After battling its way to four straight wins, Starkville finds itself playing in the Dizzy Dean South State Tournament championship game.