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September 17th, 2014

Florence Falcons 'embrace' a test from No. 1 SHS

September 17, 2014

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Florence (Ala.) High School Falcons don't back down from a challenge.
If playing against some of top teams in Alabama isn't enough to toughen things up, Florence coach J.B. Wallace has scheduled the No. 1 team in Mississippi.
Wallace's squad hosts the Starkville Yellowjackets on Friday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

Magnolia Heights off to 4-0 start this year

September 17, 2014

To say that the Magnolia Heights football team has been off to a dominant start this season may be a bit of an understatement.

MSU eyes Ole Miss to start SEC soccer slate

September 17, 2014

Rivalry games have a way of motivating teams like nothing else.
The Mississippi State (3-4) soccer team will experience that feeling on Friday as it opens Southeastern Conference competition with a match against the University of Mississippi (5-1-2).

MSU's Mullen knows task at hand with LSU

September 17, 2014

Mississippi State hung close with LSU for three quarters last year in Starkville.
The Tigers pulled away in the fourth quarter, as they scored 28 points in the final quarter to take a 59-26 victory.
LSU only led 31-26 going to that fourth quarter.
This year MSU head coach Dan Mullen understands it will take a full 60 minutes of play to come out on top.

Aldermen amend ‘plus-one’ benefit

September 17, 2014

The Starkville Board of Aldermen amended the city’s plus-one insurance expansion before a capacity crowd on a 4-2 vote with one abstaining vote at their Tuesday evening meeting at Starkville City Hall.

Locals inspired by Murray’s showing at Miss America

September 17, 2014

Starkville residents watched excitedly as Mississippi State alumnus Jasmine Murray made it into the top 10 of the Miss America pageant Sunday night.
Although she ultimately did not earn the crown, people throughout the state of Mississippi are happy for what Murray accomplished and thought she represented Mississippi well.

SCT to open 38th season with ‘Rumors’ Thursday

September 17, 2014

“Rumors” will open the 38th season of the Starkville Community Theatre Thursday night.
Directed by Brenda Mayo, the show will have performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., and then another week of 7:30 p.m. performances Sept. 23-17. Tickets are available for $15 by calling the playhouse at 323-6855.

September 16th

QUARTERBACKS with big numbers: Davis adapts with the talent Jackets have

September 16, 2014

Quarterback Brady Davis and his Starkville High School offensive bunch have been putting up some nice numbers early in the football season.
The Yellowjackets have been clicking in the passing game and has been a major reason why they are 3-0 at this point with victories over Noxubee County, Oxford and West Point.

Chargers energized by Bradley

September 16, 2014

ACKERMAN – At the center of every football game stands one man – the quarterback.
For Choctaw County, that man is Jamarcus Bradley and the Chargers would not have it any other way.

SMITH COLUMN: SEC West not short on talent

September 16, 2014

The Southeastern Conference Western Division is not just about LSU, Alabama and Auburn right now.
Those teams have been locked in when it comes to national championships over the last few years, but there are some others that have shown a measure of talent early this season.

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