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April 28th, 2015

SA seniors recognized prior to baseball loss

April 29, 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.

East Webster's game postponed due to rain

April 29, 2015

MABEN – 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.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Now that Newman is a Bulldog, can he live up to hype?

April 29, 2015

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.

Eva O. Jones

April 29, 2015

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.

Bessie M. Cannon

April 29, 2015

Mrs. Bessie M. Cannon, 83, of  Starkville, Mississippi died April 23, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M., Thursday,April 30, 2015 at Peter’s Rock Temple Church of God In Christ, Starkville, Mississippi with Elder Joseph Hawkins, officiating.

Bulldogs play Rebs in Pearl

April 28, 2015

Mississippi State is looking to do something that has never happened in the last eight years and that’s win three in a row against in-state rival Ole Miss in the Governor’s Cup.

The Bulldogs (23-21) and Rebels (23-22) renew the rivalry today at Trustmark Park in Pearl in the ninth annual Governor’s Cup. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

Wolverines look to pitching staff for help in series

April 28, 2015

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.

MSU’s Alwal receives oppotunity with Dream

April 28, 2015

Former Mississippi State Bulldog Martha Alwal may not have heard her name called during the Women’s National Basketball Association Draft, but that doesn’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.

Early run support benefits Pittman, Eagles in victory

April 28, 2015

EUPORA – 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.

Fitch touts financial literacy efforts, unclaimed property returns

April 28, 2015

Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch was excited to share stories of her office returning unclaimed property to Mississippi residents Monday at the Starkville Rotary Club.

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