August 28th, 2014
Southern Mississippi entered last year's finale at UAB 0-11 and on a 23-game losing streak.
The Golden Eagles stunned UAB, and the college football community for that matter, 62-27 to end the skid and notch their first win in two seasons. That was the only bright spot of Todd Monken's first season in Hattiesburg.
The Mississippi State volleyball team plays 15 non-conference matches to start the season.
Four of those non-conference matchups take place this weekend at the Sam Houston Invitational in Huntsville, Tex.
For the Bulldogs, it's not about playing Cal State Bakersville, Sam Houston State, Texas Pan American and Louisiana-Monroe. They want to get a good look at themselves.
MABEN â€“ Senior Kendall Wilkinson said when the East Webster Lady Wolverines put it all together, "no one can beat us."
The Noxapater Lady Tigers couldn't do it on Thursday.
After spotting the Lady Tigers two runs in the first inning, the Lady Wolverines came back with a vengeance and registered a 14-3 victory in five innings at home.
Lindsey Thornton, a senior majoring in communications at Mississippi State University, has a lot of friends who live in the Cotton District.
At Mississippi State University, one president challenged another last week â€” and now, that challenge has been accepted.
MSU President Mark Keenum took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Wednesday, donating to the ALS Association and getting doused with ice water by one of his challengers, MSU Student Association President Brett Harris.
Two people were taken to the hospital Monday morning after a logging truck collided with a car on Highway 12, west of Starkville.
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The Oxford Chargers were eight minutes away from a Class 5A State championship last December.
After establishing a 35-21 lead in the fourth quarter in Jackson, Oxford could not hold off Picayune as the Maroon Tide scored 21 unanswered points to claim the title.
The Chargers were disappointed that they could not finish the season strong in 2014 and are eager to make up for it this year.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers understand that traveling to face a team that won its first game of the season will not be easy.
After knocking off Lamar 42-21 to open football season Starkville Academy will travel south to face the 1-0 East Rankin Academy on Friday.
Walter A. Wood, 83, passed away at his residence in Maben,
MS on August 27, 2014. He was the retired owner of
WW Distributors and a Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Wood.
His is survived by his daughter, Marilyn Manning of Maben,
MS; sons, Tommy Wood of Maben, MS, Stanley Wood
(Laurene) of Greenville, MS and Kenneth Wood (Teresa) of
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen had no choice last year, but to burn redshirts for some true freshmen.