Archive - 2014
Ralesheia Gee began her track and field journey in the high jump, but she quickly found a new passion a little closer to the ground.
â€śI was already doing high jump, but one day I just asked coach (Steve) Griffin if I could try the long jump,â€ť Gee said. â€śTurns out I was pretty good at it. Now I love the adrenaline rush when I actually jump.â€ť
Terry Phillip "Buck" Buchanon passed away peacefully at his home May 6, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Belinda Garrard Jennings Buchanon, his daughter, Jennifer (Bryan) Kilgore from Starkville, two grandsons, Connor and Cody Kilgore, his mother, Frances Burson Buchanon of Star City, AR, and two brothers, Michael (Vickie) Buchanon and Ralph (Mellie) Buchanon.
Former Mississippi State head men's basketball coach Rick Stansbury has found another coaching job.
This time as an assistant.
ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman reported Wednesday afternoon that Stansbury would be joining Billy Kennedy's staff at Texas A&M as an assistant.
Stansbury retired from MSU in March of 2012 after 22 total years with the Bulldogs, and 14 of those as the head coach.Â
Dan Mullen has seen 12 Mississippi State players taken in the National Football League Draft.
Mullen has spent five years as the head coach of the Bulldogs, and each year he has had at least two players taken in the draft.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs had come accustomed to playing the first round of the tennis postseason at home.
MSU won't be at the friendly confines of the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre this year.
Instead, the Bulldogs travel to Austin, Texas, on Friday to take part in a NCAA regional.
FRENCH CAMP â€“ It's not an easy situation to be a team located in North Mississippi and have to play in the South half of the playoffs.
That's what faces the French Camp Panthers, being a part of Class A South.
As far as the third round opponent for the Panthers, it doesn't take much investigation for them to learn that Cathedral is pretty good.
During a brief open session Tuesday evening at City Hall, Starkville aldermen unanimously approved requesting proposals from qualified vendors to conduct an annexation study for the city.
Roughly three-dozen representatives from five law enforcement agencies ran to four schools along a 5-mile route through Starkville for the cityâ€™s edition of the 2014 Mississippi Law Enforcement Torch Run.
This week, many students on campus are too busy studying for finals to play video games. But for one class of students at Mississippi State University, video games are their final exam.
While most Starkville residents know there are talented artists living in the Golden Triangle, few people get to see these artists in their element.
The Starkville Area Arts Council hopes to provide art enthusiasts with the chance to see their favorite artistsâ€™ studios with its first Artists Studio Tour event. The event will be held from 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Admission for the event is $10.