Mrs. Patricia A. Stinson Evans, 61,Â died Monday, December 1,Â 2014 in Columbus, Mississippi.
Funeral services willÂ be held 1:00 P.M., Monday, December 8, 2014 at Blackjack Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Robert T. Branson, officiating.
Nothing has come easy for Collins this season.
The Tigers lost two of their first three games, but rallied to win their division and get into the playoffs.
They faced more adversity at Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday.
Starkville Academy soccer coach Cole Andrews believes success can feed off of success.
As Andrews witnessed what the Volunteers were able to do on the football field during the fall in reaching the Class AAA, Division II State Championship Game, he knew some of those same athletes could lend their talents to soccer.
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets played good defense from start to finish against the Columbus Lady Falcons Friday night.
In the second half, Starkville found the offense to match.
The Lady Jackets built on a 21-14 halftime lead by outscoring the Lady Falcons 16-7 in the third quarter and went on to win 50-28 at the Beehive.
Starkville's gymnasium was filled with people and they were treated to quite a show by the home team and the visiting Columbus Falcons Friday night.
In the end, the Yellowjackets came out on top with a 53-46 victory at the Beehive.
Bassfield has been a dominating force in Class 2A the last few years.
The Yellowjackets made sure the entire state of Mississippi took notice of that fact again on Friday afternoon.
Bassfield beat Calhoun City 60-35 in the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 2A State Championship during the Gridiron Classic at Davis Wade Stadium.
It didn't take the Cathedral Green Wave long to find out that it was going to be a good day at Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium.
When Jadarius Anderson returned the opening kickoff 74 yards to set up the first touchdown of the game against the St. Aloysius Flashes, the Green Wave had the situation in hand early.
A power outage and severe weather was the story Friday evening, not football, as the Class 6A football State Championship game between Oak Grove and South Panola was delayed until Sunday.
Mississippi State hasn't found much success on the road as of late.
The Bulldogs have lost 17 in a row away from home and look to snap that streak today.
MSU (5-1) travels to New Orleans, La., to face off against Tulane (6-1). Tipoff is set for 1 p.m.