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December 10th

SMITH ON SPORTS: Not many men better than Terrill

December 10, 2014

It has been a pleasure of mine over the last four years to get to know coach Jeff Terrill.
Although we haven't sat down and had many lengthy conversations, I have been around him enough to know there are not very many men better than him.
Terrill has enjoyed success as Starkville Academy football coach and led the Volunteers to a pair of Class AAA, Division II State championship appearances.

Enthusiasm in Starkville impressed Orange Bowl

December 10, 2014

The foundation was laid early in the season for Mississippi State's trip to the Capital One Orange Bowl.
Orange Bowl committee member Shawn Crews attended the Bulldogs' game against Texas A&M on Oct. 4. MSU was fresh off a victory over LSU in Baton Rouge, La., that leapfrogged it into the top 15.
The Bulldogs won that day 48-31.

Recognition continues for Mississippi State football

December 10, 2014

A week after the regular season ended, Mississippi State is still receiving recognition.
Bulldog head coach Dan Mullen was selected as the Athlon Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year. It is the third award that the sixth-year head coach has won this year. 
He was the Associated Press SEC Coach of the Year and the AFCA Region 2 Coach of the Year.

No. 22 ranked Bulldogs host the Lady Techsters

December 10, 2014

Mississippi State basketball coach Vic Schaefer thought early that he had a Top 25 team this season.
When three of his senior starters weren't available at the beginning due to injury, he wasn't sure the Bulldogs would be 8-0 at this point.
Martha Alwal and Kendra Grant are working their way back into the lineup, but Savannah Carter is still out.

Ella Mae Rice

December 10, 2014

Mrs. Ella Mae Rice 92, of Starkville, Ms passed away December 5, 2014 in Maben, MS
Her service is Thursday December 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Second Baptist Church in Starkville, MS.
Burial will be in Memorial Gardens of Columbus, MS.
Visitation is Wednesday December 10,2014 from 12:30 - 6:00 p.m. at Century Hairston Funeral Home in Starkville,MS.

Choctaw County event has a postseason feel

December 10, 2014

State basketball tournaments bring multiple games over consecutive days for participating teams. Choctaw County High School is looking to get in some early season experience in that format this week as they host the Choctaw County Tournament.
“In the end, you have to play back-to-back games in the postseason so this just gets you ready,” Chargers coach Gary Beals said.

City seeking missing truck

December 10, 2014

The city of Starkville is seeking public assistance to help locate a missing landscaping truck.
Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Taylor Adams said at a Tuesday morning press conference that the city realized the vehicle went missing last week.

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SSD considers higher QPA weight for AP classes

December 10, 2014

In the Starkville School District, there are risks that come with taking college-level coursework.

Christmas concert at McComas set to feature local musicians

December 10, 2014

McComas Hall will be filled with the sounds of Christmas Thursday when local musician Stephanie Jackson brings her 2014 Mississippi Christmas concert to Starkville.
The 7 p.m. concert will bring together musicians from all over Oktibbeha County to perform a variety of Christmas music, arranged by Jackson.

December 9th

Commitments possess ability: Peters, McLaurin, Myers show MSU what to expect

December 10, 2014

Davis Wade Stadium was the site of victory and celebration for six different Mississippi high school football teams this past weekend.
It was even bigger for three separate players.
The Mississippi State football stadium saw three future Bulldogs compete for Mississippi High School Activities Association State championships this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and they showed out. 

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