Archive - 2013
Edith Martinez Ortiz finished explaining her masterâ€™s thesis with nine words that elicited laughter and applause from her audience: â€śThanks! Iâ€™m doing my part to save the world.â€ť
She had only three minutes to explain how.
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After 12 years away from his hometown, Starkville native Quincy Hilliard returned this week. Hilliard was awarded Mississippi State University music departmentâ€™s 2013 alumnus of the year and was welcomed back to campus during the week.
Starkville High School has a history of producing a long line of talented senior classes on the football field.
One of the best groups will take the field for the last time in the regular season tonight when 20 senior Yellowjackets will be recognized for their contributions to the program.
Coach Jeff Terrill said the Volunteers will almost be looking at its reflection when they take the field against Pillow Academy tonight.
Both teams are very active on offense and tenacious on defense so Terrill expects an â€śexciting game.â€ť
The thing about Eupora is it is not a one-man show.
â€śThe one thing about this team is a different player has stepped up every time we have needed them to,â€ť Eagles coach Junior Graham said. â€śWe have not been consistent as far as the same guy doing it every night. Throughout the course of the season, guys have stepped up when we have needed them to.â€ť
Coach Rick Ray and the Mississippi State Bulldogs are looking to start off the 2013-14 basketball season on the right foot.
In Ray's first season last year, the Bulldogs lost to Troy 56-53 on the road to start the season.
The Bulldogs play at home to open this season and against a less inferior opponent.Â
It will be a homecoming for several members of the Mississippi State women's basketball team this weekend.
Buddy Stephens isn't naive.Â
The East Mississippi Community College head football coach knows his team is thinking about what's at stake on Saturday.
The No. 2 Lions (10-0) host the No. 4 Jones County Junior College Bobcats (9-1) in the MACJC State championship game.
With a win, EMCC would more than likely play for a national championship.
There was no quit in the Starkville Christian School Cougars on Thursday night.
Despite getting down by as many as eight points in the second half to the Immanuel Rams, the Cougars came back to take a 61-58 victory over the visitors from Lowndes County.
JC Colvin, 72,Â diedÂ November 3,Â 2013Â in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Chapel,Â Starkville,Â MS.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, November 8, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
Burial will follow at PublicÂ Cemetery ofÂ Starkville, Mississippi.