Archive - 2014
MABEN â€“ The East Webster Lady Wolverines know exactly what it takes to win a state championship.
They did just that last season and now find themselves facing the same challenge once again.
WEST POINT â€“ The Old Waverly Golf Club is excited about a new opportunity.
When the U.S. Women's Open came to Old Waverly and West Point in 1999, it brought a great amount of attention to the Golden Triangle and the state of Mississippi.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have not had very much success against the Texas Longhorns historically in softball.
Texas owns a 3-0 series record over MSU and the Bulldogs have failed to get a run against the Longhorns.
Cat Osterman even threw a perfect game for Texas in a 2-0 win against Mississippi State during the 2005 NCAA Tournament.
Every time Oktibbeha County sheriffâ€™s deputy Phillip Miller starts to wonder if he chose the right profession, he said something special happens to reaffirm his decision.
Valedictorian Will Klein and Salutatorian Kelley Mazzola will lead Starkville High Schoolâ€™s graduating class of 2014 during its commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. May 23. at Humphrey Coliseum.
Kleinâ€™s parents are Stephen and Marie Klein. He plans to attend Centre College in Danville, Ky. and major in neuroscience.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership rolled out its new Mid-Week Market last week. The eventâ€™s second installment was Tuesday, and although the number of vendors is currently low, the eventâ€™s organizers say it has been successful.
There have been times this season when the Mississippi State Bulldogs played like a team that was going to win the Southeastern Conference Western Division.
There have also been times when the Bulldogs have played like they weren't going to win it.Â
Alabama was the first major school to recruit Jake Vickerson out of junior college.
The Tuscaloosa native attended Shelton State Community College in Alabama out of high school, and contemplated attending the Southeastern Conference university in his home town.
Instead, he accepted a scholarship offer from Mississippi State.
Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell wanted a challenge for his team at the end of spring practice.
It comes in the form of the Brandon Bulldogs.
The Yellowjackets and Bulldogs meet in the second half of a four-team spring jamboree today at Davis Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi State.
MABEN â€“ There won't be much need for scouting the next opponent for the East Webster Wolverines.
As members of Class 2A, Region 2, the Wolverines and rival Eupora Eagles met twice during the regular season.
East Webster won an 8-2 decision at home and also defeated the Eagles in Eupora, but the result was much closer at 7-5.