Skip to main content

Archive - Aug 2013 - Latest Sports

August 16th

Whitley anchors MSU safety spot

August 16, 2013

Mississippi State's secondary does not return many starters from last year's team.
There are no returning starters at cornerback and the only returning starter in the secondary plays safety.
Senior safety Nickoe Whitley will anchor the secondary and the safeties this season, as he is the most experienced player on the back end of the defense.

Lady Vols to get games in during softball tourney

August 16, 2013

Exposure is the word of the day in the world of high school softball on Saturday.
Taking place at the Starkville Sportsplex, the 11th annual College Exposure Tournament will feature numerous teams from around the state of Mississippi.
Although they are not hosting Starkville Academy will be a willing participant and its coach is looking forward to getting some additional games in.

Bulldogs play Bulls to 1-1 match in exhibition soccer action

August 16, 2013

There were certain things that Aaron Gordon wanted to see in his first match as the coach of the Mississippi State women's soccer team.
Overtime wasn't necessarily one of those things.
After the Bulldogs and the South Florida Bulls battled to a 1-1 tie after regulation, a decision had to be made whether to continue with the match.

August 15th

Bulldogs seek leadership in secondary

August 15, 2013

Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay anchored a very talented and experienced cornerbacks group last season.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs don't have Banks or Slay this season. Both players have moved on to the National Football League.
New cornerbacks coach Deshea Townsend takes over one of the more raw position groups on the field for the Bulldogs.

MSU hosts exhibition match

August 15, 2013

The Mississippi State Bulldogs didn't take it easy on themselves in finding an opponent to open the 2013 soccer season.
Even though its an exhibition game, MSU coach Aaron Gordon went out to find the best competition possible.
He believes South Florida out of the Big East Conference fits that idea. The Bulldogs challenge the Bulls tonight at home.

Volunteers are ready for 'dress rehearsal'

August 15, 2013

There's a certain advantage high school coaches get if they can get their teams into a preseason jamboree.
Before the Starkville Academy Volunteers open the season at Lamar School next week, they will take part in a jamboree today at Jackson Academy. It allows Starkville Academy the opportunity for a preseason warm-up and to knock any rust off while getting a game type feel.

Eupora hosts jamboree action

August 15, 2013

EUPORA – There is a certain excitement that exists on Friday nights during high school football season.
While it may not be time to officially kick off the season, jamborees give fans just a taste of what's to come.
Eupora is one of those schools as tonight they will take to the gridiron for the first time other than practice to host Meet the Eagles and a jamboree.

August 14th

More like brothers: MSU quarterbacks look to encourage each other

August 14, 2013

These days when you think Mississippi State football, you think about Tyler Russell.
The senior quarterback will be starting his second year as the starter under center.
Last season the Meridian native broke many school records, so unlike many other positions, quarterback is decided.

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

Eupora ready to host tournament

August 14, 2013

EUPORA - It's a tough way to begin the season for the Eupora Lady Eagles.
After getting some experience at last weekend's jamboree in Neshoba County, the Lady Eagles host the Eupora Classic tournament.
The field also features six teams including Grenada, New Hope, Bruce, East Webster and Calhoun City.

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

SHS tryouts held today

August 14, 2013

Starkville High School had scheduled a pair of tryouts for its bowling team today and August 22 at Bulldog Lanes.

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

Pasta, bread, pizza crusts, peanut butter, fried foods, beef, even certain types of chips — these are all foods that...
The memories of April 21, 2008 when we went to the Boston Marathon still lingered in our hearts and souls on April 15...
Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...
By RUTH MORGAN For Starkville Daily News General Wiley Norris Nash was one of Mississippi as well as Starkville’s most...
Creation is imagination, and being a visual artist I'm attempting to be creative, inventive, and imaginative. To...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes