June 20th, 2015
The Starkville Swing Elite eliminates Longhorns Baseball at the 12-Under State event in Tupelo, while the 11-Under A, AA, AAA State wraps up in Starkville.
For more on these tournaments, see Sunday's edition of The Starkville Daily News.
Cedar Bluff - Nona B. Croft, 73, died Thursday, June 18, 2015,Â at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Services will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday.Â Burial will follow at Cedar Bluff Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Cedar Bluff.Â Calvert Funeral Home in West Point is in charge of the arrangements.Â Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Oktibbeha County was well represented at the State 4-H Club Congress held May 27 to 29 at Mississippi State University. Local 4-H members competed in interior design, clothing selection, public speaking and visual presentation, according to a news release from Oktibbeha Coutny 4-H Youth Agent LaTrell Stokes.
SociallyIn, a creative digital marketing agency, is now open in its new home at 501 Highway 12 West, Suite 120. The Greater Starkville Development Partnership held a ribbon-cutting for the business Wednesday, according to a news release from Heath Barret, director of membership development for the development partnership.
Starkville Baseball 11-Under AA team has split its first two games of the state tournament being held this weekend at the Starkville Sportsplex.
After losing its first game of pool play on Thursday to the Mississippi A's 6-3, Starkville bounced back to defeat Mississippi Mayhem 9-7 on Friday.
Mississippi State's Sept. 12 home game against LSU will kick at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN.
For other game times, check Friday's SDN.
Mississippi State offers camp activity for children and young adults throughout the summer months.
Teaira McCowan should give Mississippi State's women's basketball team a continued presence in the middle.
McCowan stands at 6-7 and she has impressive numbers coming out of high school.
For more on one of the newest freshmen Bulldogs for the women, see Danny P. Smith's story in Friday's Starkville Daily News.
Mississippi State signee Austin Riley has signed with the Atlanta Braves.
He was taken with the 41st overall pick in last week's MLB Draft. He is one of two Bulldog signees to sign major league contracts. Greg Pickett is the other.
Any coach of a youth All-Star team in the Starkville Baseball Association may contact our sports staff with any information on their team (roster, team picture, tournament schedule, etc.).
The Starkville Daily News looks forward to giving All-Star teams coverage during the tournament season, but information must be received in our office for us to do so.