Archive - Dec 10, 2013
It was a rocky beginning for the Starkville Yellowjackets, but the situation got much smoother as Tuesday's basketball game went along.
In the end, the Jackets defeated the Grenada Chargers 72-56.
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets relied on another part of their game when one wasn't as sharp as it needed to be.
When looking back for the best offensive nights of the season, the Lady Jackets probably won't point to Tuesday night as one of them.
It's a credit to coach Kristie Williams and her staff to keep the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets focused after a rough start to the season.
After losing back-to-back games to New Hope and Meridian to start the season, it would have been very easy for the Lady Jackets to have gotten down on themselves early.
GREENVILLE â€“ The Starkville Academy Academy Lady Volunteers are starting to mimic the way they have played the last couple of seasons.
The Lady Volunteers downed Washington School 46-31 Tuesday night on the road to improve to 9-3 overall and 2-0 in district play.
Sallie Kate Richardson led SA with a double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds. Nora Kathryn Carroll added 11 points.
Mississippi State lost a good many pieces from last season's College World Series team.
Outfielder and big stick Hunter Renfroe has since moved on to professional baseball. Shortstop Adam Frazier and arms Chad Girodo and Kendall Graveman are also giving it a shot at professional baseball.
Mississippi State University announced Monday that alumni Tommy and Terri Nusz have donated $12.3 million for the university to bolster its efforts in engineering, sports, teacher education, veteran resources, equine health and other causes close to the Nusz familyâ€™s hearts.
The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure will meet at 9 a.m. today in the Greensboro Center to continue preparations on a final list of recommendations to submit to the Mississippi legislature.
Local hospices are doing their part to bring cheer to their patients this holiday season.
Hospice care provides services in-home or in a hospice center for patients and their families who are in the final stages of a serious illness.
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Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney spoke about the Affordable Care Act to the Starkville Rotary Club on Monday.
The ACA, which is colloquially called â€śObamacare,â€ť has been a controversial issue, especially after enrollment to the lawâ€™s insurance exchanges opened to a rocky start in October.