Archive - 2014
There are no off weeks when it comes to division football competition.
Washington School coach Philip Wasson knows this and one can bet his Generals have that in the back of their minds as they prepare to face Starkville Academy Friday.
Wesson is impressed with the Vols, which have won their first two games this season.
Not too many times do you see that word used to describe weather conditions, but that is exactly the choice for Starkville High cross country coach Caroline Woomer when it came to the Memphis Twilight Classic.
Citizens and aldermen, alike, debated the merits of a proposed ordinance change that would establish minimum design standards in certain city zones during a public hearing at Tuesday evening's Board of Aldermen meeting at City Hall.
A Starkville man is in custody after an alleged weekend shooting put a male victim in the hospital.
Starkville police officers arrested 26-year-old Justin Rodrecus Vaughn, of 264 Reverend Ware Road, Sunday on suspicion of aggravated assault after the reported shooting.
Mississippi State Universityâ€™s home football game Saturday marked the debut of a few changes for the Game Day bus routes between downtown Starkville and the vicinity of Davis Wade Stadium.
Oktibbeha County may reach out to help Noxubee County with roadwork after the Board of Supervisors took a proposal under advisement at its Tuesday morning meeting.
Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins brought the proposal, which would see county road workers grind about 2.5 miles of Noxubee County paved road into a gravel road, before the board Tuesday.
Mississippi senior wide receiver Jameon Lewis was affected by a tragic event over the weekend.
Lewis' younger brother Tyriunce was shot and killed Sunday morning in their hometown of Tylertown.Â
It wasn't anyone's imagination.
Junior quarterback Dak Prescott didn't run as much for the Mississippi State Bulldogs in last Saturday's 49-0 season-opening win over the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles.
After a season where he rushed 134 times for 829 yards and 13 touchdowns, Prescott had just eight carries for a net 23 yards and no scores against the Golden Eagles.
Skilled players might get the name recognition, but football games are often won in the trenches.
For Starkville Academy, Carter Wood at left tackle is one of those unsung heroes.