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February 11th, 2015

School board approves facility updates

February 11, 2015

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees approved tile upgrades at Sudduth and Ward Stewart Elementary schools and approved the solicitation of bids for tile work at Armstrong Middle School during its monthly meeting Tuesday.

Dudy Gras 9.5 parade scheduled to roll through Starkville Thursday

February 11, 2015

Mississippi State baseball and Mardi Gras will come together Thursday as Dudy Gras 9.5 rolls through downtown Starkville.
The parade begins at 4:30 p.m. at Rick’s Cafe on Highway 182 and will head west, turning onto Douglas Conner Drive towards Mugshots Grill and Bar. Once the parade reaches Main Street, it will roll east towards campus, ending at the MSU Amphitheater.

February 10th

The offense disappears: Alabama generates just enough points to defeat Mississippi State

February 10, 2015

Neither Mississippi State or Alabama brought the offense Tuesday night.
But in the end, the Crimson Tide had a little bit more scoring than the Bulldogs did.
MSU fell 55-51 to Alabama at Humphrey Coliseum even though the Bulldogs had a better field goal percentage than the Tide.
"You hold a team to 32 percent from the field and you end up with a loss," MSU head coach Rick Ray said.

SMITH COLUMN: Schaefer has MSU in a position to pull off nice two of three wins

February 10, 2015

Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer knew how difficult this three-game stretch was going to be.
When it comes to traveling to Tennessee, hosting Texas A&M and making the trip to Kentucky in consecutive games, that's a tough schedule for any team to endure.

Edwards returns to familiar Eupora as head coach

February 10, 2015

EUPORA – New direction leading to a familiar place.
That could very well be the title of the book about the hiring of Stephen Edwards as the new head football coach and Athletic Director at Eupora High School.

Rotary Rodeo opens Friday at Horse Park

February 10, 2015

The Mississippi Horse Park will host one of its largest events of the year this weekend as the annual Rotary Rodeo begins.
Horse Park manager Bricklee Miller said this year’s event marks the rodeo’s 10th iteration, and will be the eighth one that the Starkville Rotary Club has produced.

UnWINE Downtown returns on Thursday

February 10, 2015

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is hosting its ninth UnWINE Downtown event on Thursday.

Starkville native discusses new book with Rotary Club

February 10, 2015

Sheldon Webster grew up on the peaceful land of the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge, but his book series has him traveling to the site of what he sees as “a very dark chapter in mankind.”

February 9th

Bulldogs look to bounce back

February 9, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs won't have to wait long to get the sour taste out of their mouth.
After dropping a 20-point decision (61-41) to Arkansas on the road Saturday, the Bulldogs play tonight.
MSU (11-12, 4-6) host Alabama (14-9, 4-6) at Humphrey Coliseum. The tip is set for 8 p.m. and can be seen on the SEC Network.

MSU considers Alabama a rival due to being close

February 9, 2015

Nothing will be bigger than the rivalry with Ole Miss for Mississippi State, but the Bulldogs have other matchups, fans and coaches alike, identify as rivalries.
MSU and the University of Alabama are separated by just 83 miles, and the Starkville campus is less than 300 miles from Baton Rouge, La., the home of LSU.
Ray considers both schools rivals of the Bulldogs.

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