April 28th, 2015
The rain held off long enough at Starkville Academy Tuesday night for the Volunteers to honor the seniors who have meant so much to the success of the program.
Harper Arnold, Billy McGee, John McReynolds, Ben Moorehead and Hunter Peeples were all recognized prior to Starkville Academy's game against Magnolia Heights.
MABEN â€“ Mother Nature has not been East Webster's friend this spring.
Head coach Wes Johnson is a testament to that.
Weather reared its nasty head again on Tuesday, postponing East Webster and Baldwyn's Class 2A playoff game until later in the week.
Malik Newman caused quite a buzz last Friday when he committed to play college basketball at Mississippi State.
After he caused the hearts of many Bulldogs to skip a beat by saying "the University of Mississippi State," Newman then put on an MSU cap and rang a cowbell to make his intentions clear.
Mrs. Eva O. Jones, 85, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at her home in Louisville, MS. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 29th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Dewayne Kelsey officiating. Interment will be at 3:30 PM in Liberty Cemetery in Booneville, MS. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bessie M. Cannon, 83, of Â Starkville, Mississippi died April 23, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M., Thursday,April 30, 2015 at Peterâ€™s Rock Temple Church of God In Christ, Starkville, Mississippi with Elder Joseph Hawkins, officiating.
Mississippi State is looking to do something that has never happened in the last eight years and thatâ€™s win three in a row against in-state rival Ole Miss in the Governorâ€™s Cup.
The Bulldogs (23-21) and Rebels (23-22) renew the rivalry today at Trustmark Park in Pearl in the ninth annual Governorâ€™s Cup. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
East Webster baseball coach Wes Johnson is going to make sure he has enough pitching to get him through a playoff series.
As a former pitcher himself in high school and at Mississippi State, Johnson puts a great amount of emphasis on performance on the mound.
Former Mississippi State Bulldog Martha Alwal may not have heard her name called during the Womenâ€™s National Basketball Association Draft, but that doesnâ€™t mean her dream for a professional basketball career is dashed.
It was announced Monday that Alwal signed a training camp contract with the Atlanta Dream.
EUPORA â€“ It was a fantastic four in the mind of the Eupora Eagles on Monday night.
When the Eagles scored four runs in the first inning, it was something great to see for pitcher Trey Pittman.
Pittman benefitted from the early run support as Eupora went on to take an 11-4 victory over Mantachie in the first game of the second round Class 2A playoff series.
Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch was excited to share stories of her office returning unclaimed property to Mississippi residents Monday at the Starkville Rotary Club.