Archive - Nov 2012
EUPORA â Twice before the Eupora Eagles have lined up for the State championship game and on both occasions, they came up short.
Today, the team is hoping the old adage âthird time is a charmâ rings true.
The Eagles have prepared for the game and hopefully their first state championship win, but the team does know that the Bassfield Yellowjackets are going to be no easy foe.
Coach Nathan Wright has watched his French Camp football team grow and mature this season.
The Panthers have improved to the point where it has landed them in the Class A State championship game.
French Camp makes its first State championship appearance today when it takes on Stringer. The first game of the day from Mississippi Veterans Stadium kicks off at 11 a.m.
Oktibbeha County Sheriffâs Department made an arrest late Wednesday in connection with a series of car burglaries reported in the area of New Light Road Monday.
Johnathan Jeffery Emerson, 18, of 1237 John High Road, was charged with multiple counts of burglary of a vehicle and is being held in Oktibbeha County Jail on an undetermined bond amount.
It is not about who has the most carries or the best stats for Eupora running backs Lazerick Davis and Vandy Smith, but rather the pair chooses to play as a team and focus on making the Eagles better.
The Pascagoula Panthers can relate to the path the Starkville Yellowjackets took to the Class 5A State championship game.
As Starkville defeated West Point 29-28 in overtime to gain revenge from a regular season 47-22 loss and win the North title, Pascagoula had to do that twice.
Carnecia Williams started both halves strong to help the Mississippi State Bulldogs to a women's basketball victory Wednesday night.
The redshirt sophomore forward from Memphis, Tenn., had a career-high 26 points as the Bulldogs defeated the Savannah State Tigers 70-55 at Humphrey Coliseum.
MADISON â The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers improved their record to 8-0 for the season with a 53-35 victory over Madison-Ridgeland Academy at the MRA Tournament Wednesday night.
The game was a rematch of last season's Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State Championship game in Clinton.
By CARL SMITH
Coldwell Banker Associate Broker Michelle Amos and Greater Starkville Development Partnership Board President Steve Langston will represent Oktibbeha County interests on the Golden Triangle Development LINK Executive Board, LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins said Wednesday.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Starkville Police Department confirmed Dennis Martell Thompson turned himself in to authorities at approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday just hours after SPD issued a release announcing a warrant for his arrest on an aggravated assault charge.
He is being held on a $100,000 bond.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Mississippi State Universityâs South Hall Forum Room hosted the Bone-Making Fall Finale for the One Million Bones project Tuesday, but the projectâs leader is making plans to extend bone-making events into the early spring semester.