Archive - 2013
It's easy these days to strike up a conversation about the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers and their accomplishments this season.
While attending the Diamond Classic at Mississippi State on Friday, one of the topics of conversation was Starkville Academy girls basketball. For those who don't know, the Diamond Classic is a baseball event and hoops was the subject being talked about.
Tanner Clanton was the story of the night for Starkville High Schoolâ€™s baseball team.
In the midst of the Yellowjackets 8-1 victory over Greenville-Weston, the junior managed to produce a no-hitter featuring 11 strikeouts.
The Mississippi State baseball hasn't had to climb a mountain in the early going of the 2013 season.
Saturday night the Bulldogs found themselves down three runs in the middle of the ballgame, but found a way to win down the stretch.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team had trouble getting its shots to fall on Saturday.
It showed up once again on the scoreboard.
The Bulldogs (7-19, 2-12) fell to the Vanderbilt Commodores (11-15, 5-9) 72-31 Saturday afternoon inside Humphrey Coliseum to extend their 12-game losing streak.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team has won four of its last seven games in the Southeastern Conference and have turned some heads in the process.
As the league heads down the stretch run of the season, seeding in the SEC Tournament will be determined.
The Bulldogs (12-14 overall and 4-9 SEC) are trying to inch their way into the middle of the pack of the conference.
By MATT CRANE
The secret atrocities of human trafficking are being brought to light as Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Holmes Cultural Diversity Center sponsors a week-long event schedule designed to bring visibility to this form of modern day slavery.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Those fleeing domestic abuse do not have to leave their pets behind.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Fewer than two weeks remain until the qualifying deadline for city elections.
By EMILY JONES
Well, strike me pretty and call me Sophia Loren. A new book, destined to become a best seller, claims that procrastination may be a good thing.Â
That sound you hear is me clicking my heels as I dump my tax forms in the waste can where I keep all the important stuff. Itâ€™s my personal filing system and I typically deal with it when the can gets full.