Archive - 2014
SCOOBA â€“ East Mississippi Community College has a good bit of success at Sullivan-Windham Field.
The home turf of the Lions was opened in 2011 and EMCC entered Thursday's game with a 17-1 record at home. The lone loss came to Copiah-Lincoln in the 2012 state playoffs. The Wolfpack knocked off the Lions 47-46 that day.
One game can speak volumes.
Last season that impact game for Starkville Academy came in week three when the Volunteers dropped a 32-21 contest at Washington School to keep the team out of the postseason.
The Starkville Yellowjackets opened the season against the Noxubee County Tigers and a rivalry has developed between those teams over the years.
Starkville took a trip to Oxford last week for what has become the "Little Egg Bowl" and a rivalry has started between those schools.
It is early, but with two big wins, coach Junior Graham is pleased with the way his Eupora Eagles are performing so far.
Come tonight though, Eupora will face what might be its toughest test yet against Winona that has split its two first outings.
The Jackson Academy Lady Raiders got the attention of the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets in the first set of Thursday's volleyball match.
After pulling out a 29-27 win in that first set, the Lady Jackets knew they had to turn it up a notch in the second frame.
Starkville made a run with the help of the service game of Courtney Wilson and it took the second set easily 25-12.
MABEN â€“ The East Webster Wolverines powered their way through the French Camp Panthers in slow pitch softball Thursday night.
Getting off to a fast start, the Lady Wolverines cruised to a 15-0 victory.
Clifton Dale Jordan, 52, of Starkville, MS, entered heaven on September 3, 2014 at his home. Visitation for Dale will be held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS on September 6, 2014 from 9:00-11:00 a.m., with the homecoming service following at 11 a.m. at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. Jerry Lawson. The burial will follow in Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS.
Work is underway to transform Unity Park into a more open, pedestrian-friendly space ahead of its planned opening on Martin Luther King Day.
As of this year, Mississippi has two sales tax holidays â€” one in late July for clothing and footwear leading into the school year, and one this Friday-Sunday for guns and other hunting items leading into hunting season.