January 9th, 2015
It didn't take long to figure out who was going to win Friday night.
The Starkville Yellowjackets made sure of that early.
The Jackets started the game on an 11-0 run and never looked back as they beat Northwest Rankin 71-31 in a rout at the Beehive.
MABEN â€“ Atmosphere can often be a major factor in a basketball game.
Despite being on the road, Choctaw County coach Gary Beals said the environment of the East Webster Tournament was a true impact in his team's 63-52 championship claiming victory.
Mr. Thomas T. Smith 38, of Mathiston, MS passed away January 5, 2015 in Parchman, MS.
Service is Sunday January 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m at Good Hope M.B. Church in Mathiston, MS.
Burial will be at Spring Valley Cemetery in Mathiston, MS.
Visitation is Saturday January 10, 2015 from 1-6 p.m at Century Hairston Funeral Home, Starkville, MS.
Mrs. Vanessa Ellis-Poole, 53, of Memphis, Tennessee died Sunday, January 4, 2015 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Funeral services will Â be held 1:00 P.M., Monday, January 12, 2015 at Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Tyrone Ellis, Officiating.
Mr. Dero Jones, Sr. 85, Â of Starkville, Mississippi died Friday, January 3, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will Â be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 10, 2015 at St. Paul Â Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi. with Pastor James Howell, Officiating.
Ms. Eva Louise Prater was born July 23, 1955 in Starkville, MS to the late Archie and Julia Mae Prater. She was the eldest of nine children.
Eva United with Sand Creek Missionary Baptist Church in the the Rock Hill Community.
Eva graduated from Starkville High School in 1973. She attened Mississippi State University for three years.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have found the road unkind the last few seasons.
MSU has lost 19-straight true road games, including two this season. The Bulldogs get a chance to end that streak today as they play the Florida Gators in Gainesville. Tip is set for 6 p.m. on Fox Sports South.
The Starkville Academy boys soccer team didn't quit fighting during Friday's match against Madison-Ridgeland Academy even as the temperatures dropped in overtime.
Even though MRA scored in the second 10 minutes of overtime to take a 2-1 victory at the Starkville Sportsplex, the Volunteers came away with a positive feeling about what they can do.
Benardrick McKinney has seen his time at Mississippi State come to an end.
The junior linebacker announced on Friday that he will forgo his senior season and enter the National Football League Draft.
Some of the stories that will be talked about today: House Republicans are on track to pass legislation to authorize the construction of the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline. It's still not immediately clear even within the Obama administration whether rogue hackers or other governments disrupted North Korea's networks last month.