Archive - 2014
The Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic is a reward for players and coaches for a job well done during the regular season.
It may be a treat, but there's also hard work involved.
Starkville High School head coach Jamie Mitchell was the man in charge for the Mississippi team this year.
Anna Albritton always knew this season would come.Â
After multiple years of veteran players and success, the Lady Yellowjacket soccer team is undergoing what can only be described as a rebuilding year.
Many spend this time of year relaxing and gearing up for the holidays.
That can't be said for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets, who will spend the weekend in Columbus as part of the Joe Horne Classic.
According to Google, which released a report Tuesday on the top trending terms of the year, the top term overall was "Robin Williams," after the well-known and popular comedian died in August. No. 2 was "World Cup," the global soccer tournament held in Brazil in June. Third on the list was "Ebola," the highly contagious virus.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen decided at its Tuesday meeting to put off a decision on a multi-million dollar purchase of Cadence Bankâ€™s downtown headquarters to turn into a new police station, choosing instead to seek further information on the issue.
Christmas came early for children at University of Mississippi Medical Centerâ€™s sickle cell disease clinic in Jackson.
Flo Henley remembers the apartment where Angela Lindsey used to live with her four children.Â
She was part of the Starkville Habitat for Humanity family selection committee that visited the apartment, and she said it only had two rooms, with Lindseyâ€™s four children all living in one of those rooms. They slept, she said, on a bunk bed and one single bed with a trundle.Â
Chase Nicholson made it hard for the Starkville Academy administration to ignore what he brought to the table.
When Jeff Terrill announced his resignation as coach of the Volunteers last week, the process began to find the next leader of the football program.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers didn't have to chase down a football coach to replace Jeff Terrill.
Chase was right in front of their nose the entire time.
On Tuesday, Chase Nicholson was introduced as the next coach of the Volunteers and everyone involved seems to be comfortable with the move.
With Geoff Collins on the way out, Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen will have to scramble to get his defense ready for the bowl game.