Archive - 2014
Let's play two.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs certainly didn't mind the idea of that in Southeastern Conference baseball action last Saturday afternoon.
It was certainly not a good way for MSU to open a league series.
The Bulldogs were handcuffed pretty well by Arkansas pitchers Jalen Beeks and Michael Gunn in a 4-0 loss at Dudy Noble Field.
There was an outstanding pitching performance at Yellowjacket Stadium/Carlisle Field Tuesday night.
Unfortunately for the home team Starkville, it was not in the form of one of its own hurlers.
Instead, it was Columbusâ€™ Hunter Mullis, who had a six-inning no-hitter with 13 strikeouts.
Add in strong batting and in the end, the Falcons left town with a 13-0 victory.
The improvement that the Starkville Christian Lady Cougars have made on the softball field over the last few years is evident in their play.
On Tuesday, the Lady Cougars got their first win of the season in an impressive way as they defeated Grace Christian 16-0 in five innings at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The Starkville Yellowjackets were glad to see a bright sunny day and calmer winds at the Mississippi State golf course on Tuesday.
Even though the scores were not as low as SHS boys coach Sam Bryant would like, it was good enough to beat four other teams.
Going into this season coach Rob Fyke knew his tennis team was in for a challenge with its new 6A competitors.
On Tuesday afternoon, Starkville faced the first of those teams as they dropped a 6-1 contest to visiting Madison Central.
An Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department investigation is ongoing to determine what caused an early Sunday morning nightclub shooting that injured five people.
MSU hosted a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit shuttle system Monday at the Palmeiro Center.
This morning, a team Emerson Family Center Coordinator Elmarie Brooks will hang blue ribbons across downtown Starkville.
Executive Director of the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service and Rotarian Rex Buffington spoke to the Starkville Rotary Club about the progress thatâ€™s been made ahead of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districtsâ€™ July 2015 consolidation.
Caroline Hollis Fyke, 91, passed away on March 31, 2014 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS.Â She was a retired Administrative Secretary with Computer Science at Mississippi State University and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Starkville, MS.Â She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and friend.