Archive - 2013
FRENCH CAMP â€“ Judging by the way they played Friday night, one would never guess that the Choctaw County Chargers have only been together for a few months.
Taking on their cross county rivals French Camp, the Chargers ended their first game of the season with a 21-16 victory.
EUPORA â€“ The Eupora Eagles had a very good start to the 2013 football season as they soared to a 34-6 victory over visiting Noxapater.
MABEN â€“ To some teams, the season opener is usually a preview of how the rest of the season will go.
If Friday night was any indication, the East Webster Wolverines seem to be in good shape.
The Wolverines opened their 2013 campaign at home, defeating the Vardaman Rams 53-6.
It's good to have an individual defending state champion for any high school athletic team.
Not only do the Starkville Lady Yellowjacket cross country team have Kate Mattox, who has won the last two Class 5A State cross country titles, back, but there's a nice supporting cast around her.
Community members came out in force on Thursday evening to make their voices heard at the Commission on Starkville/Oktibbeha Consolidated School Districtâ€™s first public hearing.
A Board of Aldermen-approved rate increase for Starkville residential sanitation customers aims to help the sanitation and environmental safety department balance its budget for fiscal year 2014.
Itâ€™s been almost five months since Jerry Oliver and Mark Lanham began their â€śWalk Across Americaâ€ť in San Diego to support the United States Constitution. On Wednesday, the two men made their way along Highway 82 in Starkville on their journey to Washington D.C.
Sending lumber overseas required a different type of container than Jim Hunt was accustomed to working with as planer mill manager at Main Street Forest Products in Maben.
The Starkville Yellowjackets may be different.
The Noxubee County Tigers may not be the same either.
At least for tonight, the two defending state champion high school football teams are bracing for quite a clash.
Starkville, which won the Class 5A State title last year, will be making the trip down to Macon to face last season's Class 4A champion Noxubee County.
Some have called tonightâ€™s contest between Starkville Academy and Lamar School a â€śbaptism by fireâ€ť for the visiting Volunteers.
Starkville Academy football coach Jeff Terrill wouldn't necessarily disagree.