October 17th, 2014
OKOLONA â€“ The Eupora Eagles had no problem going on the road to pick up a Class 2A, Region 4 victory Friday night.
Eupora put up 24 first-half points and defeated the Okolona Chieftains 38-14.
With the victory, the Eagles improved to 9-0 overall and 2-0 in the division.
Many expected the LSU student section to meet Mississippi State with a level of hostility on Sept. 20.
It did for the most part, but then the Bulldogs did something that drew respect from the rowdy Tiger crowd. The Bulldogs made a goal line stand on that September day.
It's going to be a long day of swimming today for the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
The Class 6A North State meet takes place at the Courthouse Pool in Flowood. After a 9:30 a.m. warmup, the meet begins at 11 a.m.
With 500 swimmers in the meet, SHS swim coach Angela Hobart expects it to take a while.
That's not necessarily a bad thing.
The Starkville Academy junior varsity football team had a tough pill to swallow last season when it lost a game at Pillow Academy in Greenwood.
When the Mustangs came to Starkville Thursday night and put up an early touchdown to take a 7-0 lead at halftime, it appeared they were on their way to more success against the Volunteers.
Starkville Academy had other ideas.
Starkville School Districtâ€™s accountability ratings from the Mississippi Department of Education held steady at a â€śCâ€ť grade for the district as a whole, with individual schools either holding steady or falling one letter grade, but officials say that in light of changes to the rating system, the letters donâ€™t tell the whole story.
Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will have its Preparathon on Saturday near the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre on the MSU campus.
The event will include a free emergency preparedness fair as well as a half marathon, a 5k, and a family fun run. The fair runs from 8 a.m.-noon, while the races begin at 7 a.m.
Average gas prices in Mississippi have fallen as low as theyâ€™ve been in more than three years, and trends suggest consumers may be able to enjoy low prices through the winter.
Starkville Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating three individuals in connection with an early-morning store break-in.
The Starkville Yellowjackets do not want a second power outage this week.
SHS wants to keep the juice flowing that has been a part of every football game this season so far.
After the school lost electricity Monday night due to the severe thunderstorm that came through the area, the routine was hampered for the Jackets a bit.
Class 2A, Region 4 competition kicked off a couple of weeks ago for the East Webster Wolverines andÂ tonightÂ that ship continues to sail in that direction.
This time the tide takes the team back into Calhoun County where they will square off against the Trojans of Bruce.