Archive - Feb 5, 2014
Tripp Janssen has done a good job of adapting to whatever situation is presented to him.
After moving to Starkville from Ackerman prior to his sophomore year of high school, Janssen had to learn a new system with the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
Janssen became a three-year starter on the offensive and defensive line for the Volunteers and made steady improvement over the last three years.
Football wasn't on the mind of many when Jamie Mitchell took over as coach of the Starkville High School program four years ago.
Mitchell decided to change that and the culture surrounding the Yellowjacket football team.
It has been seen on National Signing Day and it was no different for this year's signing day.
SHS saw a trio of players ink with junior colleges on Tuesday.
National Signing Day serves a specific purpose for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs may have not signed the top class in the nation, but head coach Dan Mullen was excited with the guys that put pen to paper to join his program.
ACKERMAN â€“ The Choctaw County Chargers are going to have some big shoes to fill after four of their top athletes inked national letters of intent on Wednesday.
FRENCH CAMP â€“ Jesse Hosket has been with the French Camp Panthers a long time.
As the quarterback took the next step by signing with Itawamba Community College on Wednesday, he credits the small Choctaw County school for making him the man he is today.
Mississippi State's Martha Alwal has shown that often that if she gets her hands on the basketball in the post, the chances of her scoring are pretty good.
The junior center is second in the Southeastern Conference and 45th in the nation with a shooting percentage of 53.3 (130-for-244).
Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen hired both a new police chief and city clerk during its regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall.
Richard Holmes remembers many students treating him with kindness when, in 1963, he became the first African-American student to enroll at Mississippi State University. But he also remembers one of the few students who did not, and the irony that followed.
Golden Triangle LINK leadership announced at a Tuesday afternoon meeting that the organization will become a permanent force for economic development in the region, after input from a special steering committee.
Hundreds of hopefuls in the â€śBusiness and NonÂTechnicalâ€ť career category sought co-Âop, internship and full-Âtime employment opportunities at Humphrey Coliseum on Mississippi State Universityâ€™s campus for part one of the 2014 Spring Career Days event sponsored by the MSU Career Center. The event will resume today from noon to 4 p.m.