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Archive - Jan 2014

Richardson, Carroll produce during win for the Lady Vols

January 31, 2014

There's no doubting which two players are the heart and soul of the Starkville Academy girls basketball team this season.
Behind seniors Sallie Kate Richardson and Nora Kathryn Carroll, the Lady Volunteers have found much success.
Friday night was no different as the pair combined for 27 of Starkville Academy's point-production in a 52-32 victory over Washington School.

MSU looks to get right on road

January 31, 2014

Mississippi State has had its fair share of struggles on the road this season.
The Bulldogs have also lost two-straight Southeastern Conference games for the first time this season.
They look to overcome recent losses today in Nashville, Tenn. against the Vanderbilt Commodores (11-8, 3-4). Tipoff is set for 4:05 p.m. and can be seen on Fox Sports Net.

Police bust alleged burglary ring

January 31, 2014

Starkville Police Department announced on Thursday the discovery of a burglary ring it believed to be connected with a number of area burglaries.

Police arrested 19-year-old Tymario Q. Joiner and 22-year-old Deven Jones, both of Batesville, and 22-year old Cartlon Bernard Raynor of Starkville, on suspicion of residential burglary.

Vehicle hits pedestrian in Starkville

January 31, 2014

Starkville Police Department is investigating an accident that left a pedestrian in critical care on Thursday.

Three fires cloud area with smoke

January 31, 2014

A smoky haze that fell over Starkville Thursday afternoon may have left residents who saw or smelled it wondering “Where’s the fire?”

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the county experienced a few grass fires thanks to dryness and a windy afternoon.

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Legislators weigh future of state tuition program

January 31, 2014

It’s been more than one year since the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) program froze enrollment, and the College Savings Plan of Mississippi Board of Directors has placed the decision to reopen enrollment or close MPACT permanently in state legislators’ hands.

January 30th

Bulldogs good, but not enough against Gators

January 31, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs threw everything they had at No. 3 Florida.
In the end, it wasn't good enough.
The Bulldogs played inspired basketball, but dropped a 62-51 decision to the Gators Thursday night inside Humphrey Coliseum.

MSU only scores 51, gives up 62

January 31, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs were very good on defense against the third-ranked Florida Gators on Thursday night, but they failed to produce on offense.
During the 62-51 loss to Florida, the points scored by MSU was a season-low.
An inability to get to the free-throw line was partly to blame for the lack points for the Bulldogs. They were only 1-of-6 from the charity stripe.

Lady Jackets win easily at home

January 31, 2014

Thursday was all about defense for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets.
In convincing fashion, Starkville defeated Aberdeen 53-15.
“Once we got started, we were able to keep up our intensity on the defensive side,” Lady Jackets coach Kristie Williams said. “That is what we have been enforcing in practice because we are at the last stretch of our regular season.”

Dawkins becomes factor for SHS

January 31, 2014

Junior Tyler Dawkins is becoming more and more of a factor for the Starkville High School bowling team.
In the mind of SHS bowling coach Jim Philamlee, Dawkins is a good example of what can happen for an individual who takes advantage of every available opportunity to improve.

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