November 5th, 2014
Entering his third year as the head coach of Mississippi State, coach Vic Schaefer is finally getting a little bit of recognition.
The Bulldogs were picked to finish eighth in the Southeastern Conference by the coaches, and senior center Martha Alwal was selected to the preseason All-SEC first team, as announced Wednesday.
There are certain things the Starkville Christian School Cougars have to do this season to have success on the basketball court.
For the Cougars to win, coach Luke Buckner said shots have to fall.
On Tuesday night against Tuscaloosa Home School Educators, they didn't.
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Pontotoc) rode a commanding election victory to a seventh term Tuesday and carried Oktibbeha County in the process.
Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department officers are seeking the publicâ€™s help with investigating two shots fired reports since Oct. 22 on Blackjack Road near The Pointe at MSU apartment complex.
Sheriff Steve Gladney said on Tuesday that each incident involved a single fired round that damaged property but injured no one.
Starkville Parks and Recreation Director Herman Peters gave the first of several monthly budget reports for his department and fielded several aldermenâ€™s questions centered around its $1,939 shortfall for October at Tuesdayâ€™s meeting of the Board of Aldermen at City Hall.
Fundraising is on the rise at Mississippi State University, and MSU Foundation Executive Director for Development Jack McCarty said he has seen several examples of that in just the past week.
Mississippi State University will celebrate its Homecoming this coming Saturday, but that won't be the only homecoming this weekend.
The top-ranked Bulldogs host UT Martin, and the Skyhawks have several Mississippi connections. The most notable is former Bulldog quarterback Dylan Favre.Â
The road to Starkville begins for three of our area teams this Friday.
It still sounds kind of strange to write "road to Starkville," but that's the destination that Mississippi High School Activities Association football teams want to reach for state championships this season.
Not too many years ago Brad Vickers made a name for himself as an all-American swimmer at Delta State.
These days there is another member of the Vickers family topping swimming podiums.
28 New Orleans (4-4) @
10 Carolina (3-5-1)
New Orleans took over sole possession of first place in the NFC South, as running back Mark Ingram continued his strong season as he ran for 100+ yards and 2 touchdowns. The New Orleans defense was able to stymy Carolina QB Cam Newton, who was 10-28 passing for 151 yards.
22 Cleveland (5-3) vs.
17 Tampa Bay (1-7)