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June 18th, 2015

MSU's McCowan: One big girl

June 18, 2015

Teaira McCowan should give Mississippi State's women's basketball team a continued presence in the middle.
McCowan stands at 6-7 and she has impressive numbers coming out of high school.
For more on one of the newest freshmen Bulldogs for the women, see Danny P. Smith's story in Friday's Starkville Daily News.

MSU signee Riley signs with Braves

June 18, 2015

Mississippi State signee Austin Riley has signed with the Atlanta Braves.
He was taken with the 41st overall pick in last week's MLB Draft. He is one of two Bulldog signees to sign major league contracts. Greg Pickett is the other.

Attention SBA All-Star Coaches

June 18, 2015

Any coach of a youth All-Star team in the Starkville Baseball Association may contact our sports staff with any information on their team (roster, team picture, tournament schedule, etc.).
The Starkville Daily News looks forward to giving All-Star teams coverage during the tournament season, but information must be received in our office for us to do so.

SHS Hall of Famous inductees announced

June 18, 2015

The Starkville Foundation for Public Education inducted three Starkville High School alums ion the SHS Hall of Famous during a ceremony last week.

June 17th

Longhorns, Swing Elite begin play at USSSA-AAA State

June 17, 2015

Longhorns Baseball and Swing Elite, teams with Starkville connections, will be participating at the USSSA-AAA Mississippi State Championship in Tupelo Thursday and through the weekend.
For Robbie Faulk's preview of what to expect, see Thursday's Starkville Daily News.

Throwback Thursday: Sally Ride rockets into space

June 17, 2015

Thirty-three years ago today, Sally Ride made her mark on history by becoming the first American woman and the youngest person at 32 to enter into space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.

MSU track athletes recognized

June 17, 2015

Mississippi State had 16 athletes received USTFCCCA All-American honors, the association announced Monday.

MSU's five freshmen going through workouts

June 17, 2015

The newest Mississippi State women's basketball players in freshmen Zion Campbell, Teaira McCowan, Roshunda Johnson, Jazzmun Holmes and Jazmine Spears are going through summer workouts with the coaching staff.
For more on their progress, see Thursday's sport page of The Starkville Daily News.

June 16th

Douglas Ray Reed

June 16, 2015

Mr. Douglas Ray Reed passed away, Monday, June 15, 2015, at his home in Sturgis, MS.

MDE seeks input on academic standards

June 16, 2015

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Education is seeking public comment on possible revisions to its English language arts and mathematics academic standards.

A website will be open until Sept. 15 for the public comment on possible changes. Any changes in the standards would be effective for the 2016-17 school year.

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