Archive - Sep 24, 2013
EUPORA â€“ Quarterbacks are often the leaders on the football field and Euporaâ€™s Trey Pittman is no exception.
MATHISTON - Jack Wilson is a student of the game.
As the quarterback of the East Webster Wolverines, Wilson tries to soak up as much knowledge as he can to best lead his team to victories on Friday nights.
"I love the game," Wilson said. "I try (to keep my head in the playbook). The more you are around it, the more you know. I've grown up in it. It's a plus for me since I'm around it so much."
There were some games that were considered definite yawners in week four of the college football season.
With finals scores like 76-0, 72-0, 77-7, 70-7 and yes even 62-7, it caused fans to have a hard time staying interested for the entire game.
It has been a case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with the Mississippi State football team this season.
After losing 21-3 to Oklahoma State in Houston, Texas, in week one, the Bulldogs came home and rolled over Alcorn State 51-7.
MSU traveled to Auburn, Ala., next to take on the Tigers. After leading for much of the second half, the Bulldogs lost in the final minute and fell to Auburn 24-20.
Moving up to Class 6A this season placed the Starkville High volleyball team among some of the strongest competition.
Mississippi State University and East Mississippi Community College are receiving gifts of $250,000 each from Yokohama Tire Corporation, announced at a Sunday press conference in West Point the night before Yokohamaâ€™s groundbreaking ceremony for its new Clay County plant.
It was a monumental day in West Point, as five months after the official announcement that Yokohama Tire Company would build a new facility in Clay County, officials broke ground on the project.
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Starkville Parks and Recreation was awarded the Class 2 Special Event Award of Merit by the Mississippi Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) at last weekâ€™s annual conference in Tupelo.
Before he started worldâ€™s largest ham radio manufacturer, Martin Jue worked in a small town Mississippi grocery store.
â€śI got a degree in electrical engineering from Mississippi State and a masterâ€™s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech,â€ť Jue said. â€śThen, with my brand new masterâ€™s degree in electrical engineering, I went home and ran the grocery store.â€ť