April 14th, 2015
Injuries are never a good thing, but they have opened some doors for some Mississippi State wide receivers this spring.
Junior De'Runnya Wilson started spring practices in the "pit" or the rehab area for an apparent knee injury, but he has been involved in the last couple of weeks of practice.
Mississippi State hopes that Super Bulldog Weekend will provide more answers than questions.
One of the main attractions each spring for followers of the Bulldogs is the Maroon-White Spring Football Game.
The fans want to get a good look for themselves what progress MSU has made on the practice field over the last several weeks.
What is a Yellowjacket?
To some it is an insect of the wasp nature, but to those in Starkville, the word has a very different meaning as it refers to those who are a member of the Starkville High family.
On Monday, the Jackets lost one of their dearest members in former student, athlete and coach when Cleveland Hudson passed away.
The Mississippi State softball team will face its fifth-straight ranked opponent when No. 22 South Alabama invades Starkville tonight.
After hosting No. 1 LSU last Wednesday and traveling to No. 21 Missouri for a three-game Southeastern Conference series over the weekend, South Alabama will be just another in a line of tests for the Bulldogs.
Scott Stricklin, Mississippi Stateâ€™s Universityâ€™s athletic director spoke at Starkvilleâ€™s Rotary Club Monday afternoon. Stricklin spoke of the programâ€™s many successes last year and his hopes for the future at MSU.
Mississippi State University is set to begin on-campus interviews with four candidates over the next two weeks for the vice president for Student Affairs post. The position was left vacant last summer when then-VP Bill Kibler left to become the university president at Sul Ross State University in Texas. Bill Broyles has been filling in as the interim VP for Student Affairs since Kibler left.
Two of Starkvilleâ€™s dedicated volunteers were honored in Jackson Monday with GIVE Awards.
GIVE Awards â€” or Governorâ€™s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence Awards â€” are awarded to about 13 of Mississippiâ€™s community servants each year, all individuals with exceptional community service records and histories by Volunteer Mississippi, Governor Phil Bryant and First Lady Deborah Bryant.
Sherre Hudspeth Denson, 60, died Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Austin, TX.
Sherre was born October 9, 1954 in Louisville, MS.Â In her early life, Sherre moved throughout Mississippi and Louisiana with fond memories of Pickens, Bay Springs and Lafayette, LA.Â in particular.Â She also often reminisced about her family visits to Sturgis and Louisville.
Mary Hellen Massey Delivorias, 72, passed away on April 12, 2015 at her residence in Starkville, MS.Â She was an honor graduate of Philadelphia High School and a former Miss Neshoba County, Miss Philadelpia and Miss Hospitality.Â She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Mississippi State College for Women.Â While at MSCW, she was a member of the MSCW modeling squad and historian