November 21st, 2014
The Starkville Academy Volunteers won their last football state championship nine years ago.
The 2014 Volunteers have the chance to accomplish that same feat today.
One game remains.Â
Following the Yellowjackets 34-10 defeat of Southaven, that is all that now stands between Starkville High and a trip to Davis Wade Stadium on the MSU campus for the Class 6A State Championship.
Once again Starkville High School Athletic Director Stan Miller has to come up with a plan to sell home playoff tickets.
It's a task he welcomes with open arms.
For the third-straight week, the Yellowjackets will host in the Class 6A playoffs next week when the South Panola Tigers come to town for the North 6A championship.
HOLLANDALE â€“ The East Webster High School defense continues to shut down opponents on its journey through the Class 2A playoffs.
In three games, the Wolverines have only given up 15 points and had a stingy unit once again Friday night by defeating Simmons High School 21-8.
Mississippi State head men's basketball coach Rick Ray is looking for his team to be tested early in the season.
He gets his wish today.
The Bulldogs (2-0) square off against Utah State (3-0) at noon from Humphrey Coliseum. The game can be seen on SEC Network +.
Mississippi State University defensive back Justin Cox has been suspended indefinitely following a reported off-campus domestic violence incident early Friday morning.
For one Oktibbeha County family, nearly 15 hours of horror ended with a sigh of relief after Oktibbeha County first responders and neighborly volunteers found the familyâ€™s missing 8-year-old son.
A one-vehicle accident Monday night in Oktibbeha County has landed a Maben man behind bars and facing two counts of aggravated driving under the influence.
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Several times throughout the year, The Book Mart and CafÃ© has hosted book signing events for local or regional authors. This Sunday, it will host 18 of them at once.
The Starkville Yellowjackets received a little bit of a wakeup call at the end of the regular season.
As the Jackets played Warren Central and Clinton to close the Class 6A, Region 2 schedule, they had to win each game in different ways.
Starkville relied on its defense in a 27-17 victory over Warren Central, then had to turn up the offense to claim a 56-46 shootout over Clinton.