February 12th, 2015
Clarence Morgan Duckworth, Sr., age 85 and formerly of Starkville, MS, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at his home in Sevierville, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lenny and Sue Duckworth.
Mississippi State batters are tired of facing Mississippi State pitchers.
Bulldog pitchers are tired of facing Bulldog batters.
They don't have to face each other today.
No. 20 MSU gets its 125th season underway with a 4 p.m. first pitch against Cincinnati at Dudy Noble Field. It will be the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
There are certain advantages gained by a soccer player over time.
Since he was 5-years-old, D'Antae Bush has kicked the soccer ball around in Starkville.
Bush grew up playing in the Starkville Soccer Association and won state championships playing for his father Merrill, then enjoyed a career at Starkville High School.
The Starkville High School bowling team has confidence in itself.
After a season of success, the Yellowjackets are winding down the year with the Class II North Regional Championships.
â€śWe will have one last practice Thursday in Columbus, then we bowlÂ Saturday morningÂ at Depot Lanes for the regional championship,â€ť Starkville bowling coach Jim Philamlee said.
February Freezer may be an appropriate name for the event Mississippi State softball hosts this week, but only because of the temperature outside.
There was nothing cold about opening day play for the Bulldogs.Â
After holding their opponent scoreless for the first three innings, MSU closed out the afternoon contest against Louisiana Tech with a 6-4 victory to improve to 6-0 this season.Â
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will meet at 4 p.m. today at Renasant Bank to consider long-term planning opportunities for the city.
Ward 5 Alderman Scott Maynard, who proposed the meeting to the board at its Feb. 3 meeting, said he believed the meeting could provide a chance for aldermen to review ongoing or recently-approved projects, and to look to the future.
As Starkville faces several more weeks of temperatures that may dip below freezing, Starkville Animal Control urges residents to bring their pets inside.
Michael Paul â€śMikeâ€ť Younger, 61, a big, caring man with an even larger personality, went home on February 9th, 2015.
Mike was born in Louisville, Mississippi, on October 20, 1953, the son of Paul Younger, a former Mississippi State offensive lineman and one of the founders of the Bulldog Club. Mike inherited his fatherâ€™s physical size, strength, sense of humor and love of Mississippi State.
Things are starting to heat up in the Southeastern Conference.
With three weeks left in the regular season, the conference tournament seeds are starting to take shape, but there is still a good bit to be determined.
South Carolina and Tennessee stand at 10-0 and will challenge each other for the regular season championship.
A change of scenery is in store for Starkville Academyâ€™s Billy McGee.Â
Following completion of his senior season, the current Volunteer will be joining the baseball team at Meridian Community College.