March 26th, 2015
Mr. James Spencer Chandler, Jr. â€śBaby Jamesâ€ť,30,Â of Starkville, Mississippi died Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Springhill Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Reverend Alvin Richardson, Officiating.
The heart of the Starkville Yellowjacket batting order delivered on Thursday night.â€¨A.J. Brown and Tyler Barnes had five of the 10 hits for Starkville in a 14-7 victory over West Point at Yellowjacket Stadium/Carlisle Field.â€¨It was the type of game at the plate that head coach Travis Garner wanted to see out of the Jackets.â€¨"A.J.
JACKSON â€“ Starkville Academy fell behind 3-0 early and never managed much offense to cut into the deficit as the Volunteers fell 6-0 to Jackson Academy in the first game of a double header Thursday night.
Jackson Academy scored three times in the first and three more times in the sixth inning.
Grace Parish Myers, 82, a retired LPN at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS, passed away Monday March 23, 2013 at her home near Weir, MS. Ms. Myers was born January 9, 1933 in Attala County. She was a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church near McCool, MS and was employed at OCH for 23 years.
Ben Howland had to take a recruiting test before he could ever contact the first recruit or hit the recruiting trail.
Howland was hired by Mississippi State on Monday. He stayed up until 2:30 a.m. Monday night/Tuesday morning studying for his test.
He took it first thing Tuesday morning.
It may be strange for some Mississippi State fans to look upon the practice fields this spring and not see Benardrick McKinney.
The Tunica native not only was the anchor of the linebackers, but the entire defense for most of the last three seasons. The linebacker has since moved on and is expected to go high in next month's National Football League Draft.
It takes more than just showing up on the court or athletic field for a student-athlete to have success.
Discipline and hard work must be part of the equation and those ingredients have helped Mate Cutura make progress as a Mississippi State men's tennis player.
The junior college transfer has progressed quickly during his time with the Bulldogs and has excelled in the Southeastern Conference.
Consistency is key for the Starkville Yellowjackets boys golf.
With a young team, coach Sam Bryant said oftentimes it can be hard for everyone to be on the same page in regards to a score, but that has not stopped the team from being competitive.
Ben Howland has had three Division I head coaching jobs during his 19-year career in college basketball and he anticipates good things happening for his fourth.
On Tuesday, he was officially introduced as the 20th head coach in Mississippi State history in front of media members and hundreds of Bulldog fans at Humphrey Coliseum.
Coaches Ben Howland and Vic Schaefer speak the same language.
Both men believe that defense wins championships.
It's a formula that's beginning to pay off for the women's basketball program at Mississippi State and Howland looks forward to following the same path with the men.