April 15th, 2014
Starkville is gearing up for a â€śbattleâ€ť on the golf course.
The Yellowjackets will face off against their 10 district foes today as they host the Class 6A, Region 1 Tournament on the Mississippi State Golf Course.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs didn't bring their best Tuesday night, but it really didn't matter.Â
The No. 22 Bulldogs took advantage of poor pitching by Alcorn State to beat the Braves 16-2 in a midweek game at Dudy Noble Field.
Anyone who attended Friday night's series-opening game between Mississippi State and Alabama could see that the Bulldogs were going to put up quite a fight against the second-ranked Crimson Tide.
After losing the first game 5-1, MSU came back to defeat Alabama 4-2 on Saturday and 4-3 on Sunday to win the series.
The grind continues today for the Mississippi State women's tennis team.
After finishing the regular season schedule with Southeastern Conference road matches at Missouri last Friday and at Texas A&M Sunday, the Bulldogs have returned to Columbia, Mo., for the SEC Tournament.
Mississippi Highway Patrol on Monday identified the victim of a fatal apparent Sunday morning hit-and-run incident on Highway 82 West as 26-year-old Carson B. Park of Gordo, Ala.
The incident happened near Center Grove.
Voter ID is less about mitigating voter fraud, according to Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, and more about executing the will of the people.
Scouts, volunteers and supporters of the Pushmataha Area Council, including United States Senator Thad Cochran (R-Pontotoc) gathered at Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Hunter Henry Center Monday night for the yearly On My Honor Dinner for Scouting.
Ed French opened his speech at the Starkville Rotary Club meeting on Monday by stating he is â€śnot your typical academic.â€ť
French is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Mississippi State University. He is also the interim director of The John C. Stennis Institute of Government.Â
Alison Owen arrived at Mississippi State two years ago to join the softball team.
Not only did the girl affectionately known as â€śA.O.â€ť become a Bulldog, but she has pitched her way into some impressive honors.
Mississippi State has fallen on some tough times.
The Bulldogs have lost their last two Southeastern Conference series, including a sweep to LSU and a disappointing effort against in-state rival Ole Miss.
After a 12-2 loss to the Rebels on Sunday, MSU head coach John Cohen hinted that things will head in a different direction.