January 17th, 2015
Starkville Academy faced what might have been its toughest opponent to date on Saturday.
It was no easy task and despite a 61-43 defeat to Madison-Ridgeland Academy, the Lady Volunteers were able to really work on some strong offense.
Ms. Leona McGee, 80, of Starkville, Mississippi died Wednesday, January 14, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will Â be held 11:00 A.M., Monday, January 19, 2015 at Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Gregory Jones, Officiating.
Harriet Ruth Hubbard Karatassos of Starkville, Miss. passed away at Sanctuary Hospice House on January 16, 2015. She was 61.
Mississippi State hasn't found Southeastern Conference play kind the last 16 outings.Â
The Bulldogs have lost 16 games in a row against conference opponents during the regular season, which is tied for the longest streak in school history and second longest all-time in the SEC.
The true character of the Starkville High School boys soccer team was on display Friday evening at Yellowjacket Stadium.
Despite being down three goals at the half, the Jackets never threw in the towel. Instead, they continued to play hard and in the end, the game was decided in the final moments with Northwest Rankin picking up the 6-4 victory in Class 6, Region 3.
Starkville High School girls soccer coach Anna Albritton had a good feeling about what her team could do going into Friday's match against the Northwest Rankin Lady Cougars.
When the Lady Cougars jumped out to a 2-0 first half lead, Albritton's hopes faded away.
The Lady Jackets could never get anything going against the visitors and suffered a 3-0 loss at Yellowjackets Stadium.
COLUMBUS â€“ The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets let a halftime lead slip away the last time out.
The last thing head coach Kristie Williams wanted was for it to happen again.
The Lady Jackets nearly let a double-digit second half lead and halftime advantage fall to the wayside, but they stayed composed in a 67-62 victory over rival Columbus in double overtime Friday night.
Coaches are put in a position at times when they have to teach effort first.
That's something that Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray doesn't have to worry about with Roquez Johnson.
Johnson has been one of the players Ray has been able to count on to give 100 percent on the court.
Ray values the leadership of the senior from Montgomery, Ala.
The most common New Year Resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow offers his best diet tips and tricks, including 'smart shopping,' controlling portion size, selecting natural foods, home cooking and packing 'take home plates' when eating out, so you to make this year your best ever.
To the east of Kroger in Starkville, in the Starkville Crossings shopping center, there is an unbroken string of vacated business spaces.