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February 18th, 2015

Bulldogs seek to avoid sweep: MSU tries for win against rival Ole Miss at home

February 18, 2015

Sometimes the summer can last a long time.
It lasts even longer when you are swept by your rival.
Mississippi State is trying to avoid the season sweep with in-state rival Ole Miss tonight. The Bulldogs (12-13, 5-7) and Rebels (17-8, 8-4) play at 8 p.m. at Humphrey Coliseum in the final game of the two-game series. The action can be seen on ESPN2.

State's Schaefer sees potential in Richardson

February 18, 2015

Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer demands quite a bit from starting forward Breanna Richardson.
As he watches Richardson on the court during games, he sees all kinds of potential.
Schaefer also has to remind himself that Richardson is only a sophomore and is trying to be one of the leaders of a young team in the tough Southeastern Conference.

Volunteers have veteran group for baseball

February 18, 2015

Experience is on the side of Starkville Academy’s baseball team this season.

Bulldogs hope lessons learned on golf course will serve them well

February 18, 2015

Things looked totally different for the Mississippi State men's golf team from the spring of 2014 to when it stepped on the first tee in Hattiesburg last fall.
The Bulldogs made NCAA regional appearances in the spring of 2013 and 2014, behind Chad Ramey and a trio of other seniors. Ramey and the three other seniors have since graduated.
MSU had to find itself in the fall.

Starkville's boys junior high teams experience success

February 18, 2015

The Armstrong 8th grade Yellowjackets got an opportunity to play in the first annual Northeast Middle School regional and they made the most of it.
Armstrong ended up winning the event hosted at Northeast Mississippi Community College.

Board approves bond resolution, water rate hike

February 18, 2015

Roy A. Perkins couldn’t dissuade his fellow aldermen from approving a resolution of intent to issue $3 million in capital improvement bonds or approving a 5-percent increase in water and sewage rates Tuesday night, but he took full advantage of his “right to be heard.”

National panel puts spotlight on community college issues

February 18, 2015

Community college leaders from across the nation gathered at Mississippi State Tuesday to discuss the future of community colleges in the wake of President Barack Obama’s proposal to make two years of community college free to the public.

SCT to stage ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’

February 18, 2015

Starkville Community Theatre’s season continues Thursday as “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” opens at the Playhouse on Main.
The musical, directed by Jo Durst, will have performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., and then another week of 7:30 p.m. performances Feb. 24-28. Tickets are available for $15 by calling the playhouse at 323-6855.

BOA agenda packed for evening meeting

February 18, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will meet with a packed agenda this evening in city hall When they convene at 5:30 p.m. in the city hall courtroom.

Winter weather is ‘sad’ situation

February 18, 2015

With nasty winter weather descending on Mississippi, and more of the same expected before spring brings welcome relief, mental health professionals warn that seasonal effective disorder or SAD can be a serious problem, especially for the elderly.

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