September 17th, 2014
The Starkville Parks and Recreation Department, its coaches and sponsors appear ready to step up to the plate to provide whatever means necessary to keep the youth of the community on the fields and the courts.
LSU has only been challenged once in its first three games of the season.
The Tigers rallied in the second half to beat a ranked Wisconsin team 28-24 in Houston, Texas, in the opener. Since then, the Tigers have breezed to wins over Sam Houston State and Louisiana-Monroe.
FLORENCE, Ala. ‚Äď The Florence (Ala.) High School Falcons don't back down from a challenge.
If playing against some of top teams in Alabama isn't enough to toughen things up, Florence coach J.B. Wallace has scheduled the No. 1 team in Mississippi.
Wallace's squad hosts the Starkville Yellowjackets on Friday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
To say that the Magnolia Heights football team has been off to a dominant start this season may be a bit of an understatement.
Rivalry games have a way of motivating teams like nothing else.
The Mississippi State (3-4) soccer team will experience that feeling on Friday as it opens Southeastern Conference competition with a match against the University of Mississippi (5-1-2).
Mississippi State hung close with LSU for three quarters last year in Starkville.
The Tigers pulled away in the fourth quarter, as they scored 28 points in the final quarter to take a 59-26 victory.
LSU only led 31-26 going to that fourth quarter.
This year MSU head coach Dan Mullen understands it will take a full 60 minutes of play to come out on top.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen amended the city‚Äôs plus-one insurance expansion before a capacity crowd on a 4-2 vote with one abstaining vote at their Tuesday evening meeting at Starkville City Hall.
Starkville residents watched excitedly as Mississippi State alumnus Jasmine Murray made it into the top 10 of the Miss America pageant Sunday night.
Although she ultimately did not earn the crown, people throughout the state of Mississippi are happy for what Murray accomplished and thought she represented Mississippi well.
‚ÄúRumors‚ÄĚ will open the 38th season of the Starkville Community Theatre Thursday night.
Directed by Brenda Mayo, the show will have performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., and then another week of 7:30 p.m. performances Sept. 23-17. Tickets are available for $15 by calling the playhouse at 323-6855.
Quarterback Brady Davis and his Starkville High School offensive bunch have been putting up some nice numbers early in the football season.
The Yellowjackets have been clicking in the passing game and has been a major reason why they are 3-0 at this point with victories over Noxubee County, Oxford and West Point.