July 11th, 2014
The Starkville 12-year-old All-Stars couldn't have asked for a better start to the Dizzy Dean North State Tournament on Friday.
After taking an early 4-0 lead, Starkville hammered Southaven American for two more innings to take a 15-1 victory.
A sixth-inning rally by the Starkville 12-year-old All-Stars fell just short in their second game of the day as they lost a 6-5 decision to Grenada Youth at the Dizzy Dean North State Tournament.
Starkville jumped out to a 2-0 lead after two innings, but saw Grenada Youth come back with four runs in the fourth and two more in the fifth to get all of the runs it needed.
Magnolia Youth from Water Valley was able to take a lead in the first inning and keep it in a 7-4 win over Mathiston in the final game to finish of eight on the first day of the Dizzy Dean 12-year-old North State Tournament.
After scoring 21 runs in an earlier 21-8 victory over Horn Lake, Magnolia Youth proved it had a little bit left in the tank to get its second triumph of the day.
Mississippi State Athletic Director Scott Stricklin is no stranger to social media.
Stricklin challenged Kansas State Athletic Director John Currie to a #Chillin4Charity water dumping stunt on Twitter earlier this week.
Currie accepted the challenge and then threw out his own challenge.
As summer temperatures rise, several state and local agencies have been taking action to remind parents that itâ€™s imperative to make sure not to leave their children in cars unattended.
Starkville Police Department officers arrested a resident who reportedly fired shots at them early Thursday morning, averting injuries on either side.
SPD Chief Frank Nichols said Chadwick Lee Eaves lives at 271 Reed Road with his mother. At 3:30 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report from another relative that Eaves exhibited possible signs of mental illness and possessed a gun.
Starkville Police Department is seeking community aid in identifying and apprehending two suspects in a reported shoplifting incident Tuesday at Starkvilleâ€™s Wal-Mart.