January 29th, 2015
The Mississippi State women's basketball team didn't want a repeat performance of what happened in Nashville, Tenn., earlier this season.
Kendra Grant, Martha Alwal and Victoria Vivians made sure it wouldn't.
I.J. Ready has found 2015 to his liking.
The sophomore guard for Mississippi State started the 2014-15 season on the bench after having back surgery in November. He struggled in the non-conference stretch, but Southeastern Conference play has been a different story.
Ready has scored in double figures the last six games.
To the very end and them some is where Starkville Academy boys soccer teamÂ took its contest against Jackson Academy on Thursday.
After going through regulation 0-0, the teams embarked on a couple overtime periods tied at 1-1, then Raiders ultimately won 4-2 on penalty kicks.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney teased the capacity crowd in Lee Hallâ€™s Bettersworth Auditorium with presidential ambitions Wednesday evening, but stopped short of saying heâ€™ll run again.
Marcus Earl Johnson, 22, of Starkville was arrested Tuesday and now faces an armed robbery charge stemming from a Nov. 8 incident on the Mississippi State campus, the school announced Wednesday.
Friends and family gathered for a memorial service Tuesday at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection for Starkville resident John Switzer, 24, who went missing off the coast of Gulf Shores, Ala., earlier this month.
Switzer was last heard from when he sent pictures of the ocean to family members from his kayak on Jan. 10.
Joe Mitchell Gillespie, 28, of Starkville was found guilty of armed robbery Tuesday at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse.
OXFORD â€“ The Mississippi State Bulldogs led for most of the game.
They even had a 13-point lead in the second half.
It wasn't enough though.
The Bulldogs faltered down the stretch and lost a 79-73 contest to in-state rival Ole Miss at Tad Smith Coliseum Wednesday night.
Betty â€śJaneâ€ť Foster Aiken, Johnson City, TN, passed away peacefully at home on January 24th, 2015. For over twenty years she was a resident of Johnson City, TN.
OXFORD â€“ Mississippi State and Ole Miss have met more times in basketball than any of the other Southeastern Conference schools.
The teams met for the 251st time on Wednesday, and this one went to the Rebels with a 79-73 victory.
The Bulldogs still lead the series 141-110.