August 12th, 2014
Mississippi State soccer coach Aaron Gordon knew that he had to be extra aggressive in recruiting to get ready for this season.
With only seven players returning from last year's team, Gordon had to have a big signing class in order to get the depth needed.
That mission was accomplished with 19 signees.
Mr. Jimmy Wayne Keller, 70, of Starkville, MS; passed away at his residence on August 10, 2014 surrounded by his loving family.
Mrs. Bertie Lee Ivy, 94, went home to meet her Lord and Savior on May 10, 2014 at Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 12th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Smith officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 12:00 noon until service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in Craig Springs Cemetery.
Omis Avant was such a loyal supporter of Starkville High School athletics that there was no way he was going to forget the Yellowjackets.
The SHS athletic department has taken a step to make sure the Jackets do not forget him.
Coach Lauren Love knows there is only so much to see when a team is facing itself.
She will not have to wait any longer to see the Starkville volleyball girls in action as the 2014 campaign kick offs later today.
Mississippi State's front line on the defensive side of the football is far from young.
There are three seniors, P.J. Jones, Kaleb Eulls and Preston Smith, listed as starters on the preseason depth chart.Â
The experience on the defensive line changed how coach David Turner has attacked this fall camp.
Cory Gallo is working to change Starkvilleâ€™s landscape and, in the process, earning national recognition for the community.
Dan Mullen wants to give Dak Prescott a sports car â€“ metaphorically speaking of course.
The Mississippi State head coach wants his quarterback to be behind the wheel of that sports car, also known as the offense.
Raphael Leonard is a man of few words, but coach Jamie Mitchell says when he speaks, people listen.
To be honest, Leonard does not have to do much talking. Instead, he simply lets game do all the work.
"He is a huge play maker for us," Mitchell said. "It certainly makes my job easier. We just have to make sure he gets plenty of touches on Friday nightsÂ because he is going to make big plays."
Tory Rice has found a new warpath.
After spending two years with the Itawamba Community College Indians, the former Starkville High School basketball player signed with the Mississippi College Choctaws.
Rice leaves for Clinton on August 23 to begin the next chapter of his academic and basketball life.