January 15th, 2015
Mississippi State head women's coach Vic Schaefer was proud of his basketball team even in defeat.
It had just lost a 71-69 decision in double overtime to the LSU Tigers and all Schaefer could think about was how hard the 15th-ranked Bulldogs fought.
MABEN â€“ On a t-ball field many years ago, the love of softball was sparked inside four girls.
Through the various stages of youth softball all the way to claiming back-to-back fast pitch state championships, the quartet has been together.Â
With Dak Prescott coming back for his senior season at Mississippi State, that will give the other three quarterbacks on the roster another year to sharpen their skills and learn some things before a starting role comes their way.
Damian Williams just finished his sophomore season on campus, while Elijah Staley and Nick Fitzgerald were redshirted as true freshmen.
Major road projects on Russell Street and Lynn Lane, as well as a safety audit of Highway 12, are coming to Starkville soon, Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert told the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Wednesday morning.
Family Dollar will be moving from its current location on Highway 182 to a new store on Jackson Street, just north of the highway.
The Starkville School District approved changes to its quality point average (QPA) scale that will assign more weight to more challenging college-level courses at Starkville High School at its meeting Tuesday, after extensive discussion about options for these changes and the effect the changes would have on students.Â
Events around town Monday will prompt locals to remember the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Mississippi State Universityâ€™s annual MLK Jr. Unity Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday. The event, now in its 21st year, is free and open to the public. Breakfast will be followed by a program by William B. Bynum Jr., president of Mississippi Valley State University at 8 a.m.
Mississippi State football fans had a reason to cheer Wednesday afternoon.
And there wasn't even a game at Davis Wade Stadium.
Quarterback Dak Prescott announced Wednesday at a press conference that he will be returning for his senior year after mulling over whether or not to enter the National Football League Draft.
Quarterbacks get most of the glory when things are going well with a football team.
They also take much of the blame when it doesn't.
Right or wrong, Dak Prescott saw both sides of that situation last season as the quarterback of the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
There are some who think that Prescott runs too much and doesn't throw enough, or he makes more poor decisions than good ones.