Archive - Mar 2014
Caroline Hollis Fyke, 91, passed away on March 31, 2014 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS.Â She was a retired Administrative Secretary with Computer Science at Mississippi State University and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Starkville, MS.Â She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and friend.
There had been some time passed since Starkville Academy picked up a win on the golf course.
Last week the Volunteers remedied that issue by taking first in the Washington Invitational.
Mississippi State is in good position after the first three weekends of Southeastern Conference play.
The Bulldogs have won their first three SEC series and are tied for first in the Western Division with a 6-3 league record. Alabama is also at 6-3 after sweeping Ole Miss in Tuscaloosa this past weekend to tie State for the top spot in the West.Â
A former Starkville High School pitcher arrived at Itawamba Community College just in the nick of time.
With a shortage of arms, the Indians welcomed Nick Brooks to the program and he has contributed to the pitching staff.
An Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department investigation is ongoing to determine what caused an early Sunday morning nightclub shooting that injured five people.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs showed the type of fight and determination during the Women's National Invitational Tournament that made head coach Vic Schaefer proud.
Despite the last charge by the South Florida Bulls that resulted in them winning a 60-58 decision at Humphrey Coliseum in the fourth round of the WNIT, MSU had no reason to hang its heads.
Mississippi State head coach John Cohen likes the composure and fight of his baseball team.
It showed up once again over the weekend.
After dropping the first game to Arkansas, the No. 16 Bulldogs rebounded to win the next two games, including a 5-1 victory on Sunday to take the series.
Brooms are normally used for cleaning duty.
On Sunday, they took on a different meaning for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs used the objects as symbols for a sweep of Marshall, which was culminated with a 9-1 victory in game three of the series.
Vic Schaefer and Jose Fernandez know each other well.
The two women's basketball coaches of Mississippi State and South Florida, respectively, have developed such a relationship that the two men talked about taking a fishing trip during a basketball event in New Orleans last summer.
"He likes to fish, so we have a topic outside of basketball when we are visiting," Schaefer said.
This could end up being a Super Sunday for Mississippi State athletics.
Not only does baseball and softball complete series today in Starkville, but the women's basketball team is hosting a quarterfinal matchup in the Women's National Invitational Tournament at Humphrey Coliseum. The game against South Florida tips at 5 p.m.