Archive - 2013
Starkville High School is entering the final lap of its cross country season.
This afternoon the Yellowjackets and Lady Yellowjackets will take to the course in Clinton where they will put it all on the line as they compete in the Class 6A State championships.
Thursdayâ€™s public hearing on the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districtsâ€™ consolidation drew a smaller crowd than the first, but those who came did so with more specific things in mind to say.
Starkville Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with a reported vehicular assault and shoplifting incident at the Dollar General on Highway 182.
As a member of Mississippi State Universityâ€™s menâ€™s tennis team, Tassilo Schmid knows the difference the terrain of a course can make during a game.
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