April 25th, 2015
There comes a time when all must hang up their cleats and call it a day.Â
For me that time has come. In this case, it's hanging up the pen and putting away the computer.
The final out has been called, the buzzer has sounded, the whistle has been blown, the story has been written and my three year ride with the Starkville Daily News has come to an end.
Ben Howland was hired by Mississippi State a little over a month ago and he has been hard at it since.
Howland was out of coaching the last two seasons after being fired by UCLA at the end of the of the 2012-13 season, but MSU Athletic Director Scott Stricklin scooped him up after letting Rick Ray go.
Colbey Rivers of Starkville and Riev Wood of Grenada were locked into quite a pitcher's duel for four innings in their Class 6A postseason clash on Friday night.
The only run given up during that span was in the third by Wood when the Yellowjackets were able to score without the help of a base hit.
The Mississippi State softball team will be stepping out of the Southeastern Conference for a road series this weekend.
That doesn't mean it is any less important for coach Vann Stuedeman and her team.
The Bulldogs would like to get as close to the 40-win mark as possible before the start of postseason play and two games this weekend at Georgia Southern are important in that quest.
The Starkville Yellowjackets opened up their new track Friday and right away put it to good use with Class 6A Regional Meet preparations.
The city of Starkville will be able to take the next step in a long-dormant redevelopment plan for a portion of Highway 12, thanks to recently-appropriated funding from the Mississippi legislature.
Mississippi State Universityâs Music Maker Productions hopes to promote the idea that âConcert Culture is Coolâ this weekend as it brings the first all-day music festival experience to the Old Main Music Festival.
Finding a new site for the proposed Innovation District Park in Oktibbeha County is a top priority for the Golden Triangle Development LINK, according to CEO Joe Max Higgins.
Higgins updated leaders and citizens from the three counties the LINK serves during an economic development forum at East Mississippi Community College Thursday.
Two men are in Starkville Police Department custody after an evasion attempt ended in an accident at the 911 Shopping Center on Highway 12.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers showed baseball games are not always won with a power display.
On Thursday, Starkville Academy used 11 hits, all singles, to defeat the Pillow Academy Mustangs 9-2 in the first game of a Class AAA-Division I doubleheader.
The Vols used the momentum of the first game win and had an even better outing in the second.