November 14th, 2014
The Mississippi Brawl Star roller derby team is sometimes thought to be comprised of stereotypical tattooed, lawless derby girls. The 10 members of the team from Starkville seek to prove that stereotype couldnâ€™t be further from the truth.
Backstage Musicâ€™s fourth annual Strings for Food event will give local musicians a chance to help fill Starkville food pantries on Saturday.
The Tupelo Golden Wave will present one of the toughest challenges defensively that the Starkville Yellowjackets have seen this season.
Starkville has proven it can move the football offensively by averaging 248.4 yards passing per game and 156.5 rushing per outing.
There may be some addition help on the way for the Jackets during tonight's outing against the Golden Wave.
Wanda Sue Bradford Edmonds, 63, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at her residence in Starkville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Saturday, November 15, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will also be the day of the service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Battle tested and battle proved certainly describes this season for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
The Volunteers opened up against the defending MAIS AAA II State champions in Lamar School. It was in that game that fans got to truly see the marked improvement and strength of this yearâ€™s squad as Starkville Academy walked away in victory.
Mrs. Eva Mae Kelly, 86, Â died Sunday, November 9, Â 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will Â be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Harpole Chapel Church, Maben, Mississippi with Reverend Joe Reel, officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday, November 14, 2014 from 1:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.
Two weeks has almost seemed like an eternity for the Eupora Eagles.
After starting out 9-0, the Eagles fell â€śasleepâ€ť as coach Junior Graham said and the result was a pair of losses to Calhoun City and East Webster.
This past Friday, Eupora woke up from that dream with an offensively driven 51-44 Class 2A first round playoff victory over West Tallahatchie.
If there's one wide receiver you want to put multiple defensive players on, that's Amari Cooper.
The Alabama wideout leads the Southeastern Conference with 1,215 receiving yards, 10 touchdowns and 135 yards per game.
He has 79 catches, 28 more than South Carolina's Pharoh Cooper, who is second in the league.
Starkville Academy girls senior Anna McKell didn't have any problem making a pass to a sophomore at a key moment of Thursday night's girls basketball game against the Oak Hill Academy Lady Raiders.
At the end of the first half, McKell found an open Bonner Hughes, who scored a basket, got fouled and made a free throw to give the Lady Volunteers an 18-12 lead at halftime.
Following a heartbreaking four-point loss Tuesday to Jackson Prep, the Volunteers stepped back on the basketball court Thursday.
This time around a different tune was played as Starkville Academy claimed the 58-46 victory over visiting Oak Hill Academy.