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December 8th

Vols fall to Generals in soccer season opener

December 8, 2014

The experience of the Washington School Generals having played multiple soccer matches this season showed against Starkville Academy on Monday afternoon.
It was the season opener for the Volunteers, while Washington School had already played five times. In their sixth match, the Generals won a 1-0 decision.

Bulldogs headed for postseason in Miami for first time since 1941

December 8, 2014

Mississippi State will be heading to South Florida for postseason football action for the first time since 1941.
The Bulldogs jumped ahead of Michigan State in the final College Football Playoff rankings to put them in the Capital One Orange Bowl against Georgia Tech on New Year’s Eve.

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SSD, OCSD continue efforts to ease consolidation

December 8, 2014

When the Starkville School District and the Oktibbeha County School District consolidate, one of the central points of impact will be Armstrong Middle School.

Wolverton dedicated to life of teaching

December 8, 2014

Robert Wolverton is 89 years old, and he has yet to retire from his job as a professor in Mississippi State University’s department of classical and modern languages and literature.

December 7th

Ida Gandy

December 7, 2014

Mrs. Ida Mae Gandy, 83, died Friday, November 28, 2014 in Oak Park, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Lindsey Chapel United Methodist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Charles Brown, officiating.
Visitation will be held Monday, December 8, 2014 from 4:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

Ida Gandy

December 7, 2014

Mrs. Ida Mae Gandy, 83, died Friday, November 28, 2014 in Oak Park, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Lindsey Chapel United Methodist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Charles Brown, officiating.
Visitation will be held Monday, December 8, 2014 from 4:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

BACK-TO-BACK: Defending national title just another day at office for East Mississippi CC

December 7, 2014

BILOXI – It was just another day at the office Sunday for coach Buddy Stephens and the East Mississippi Community College Lions.
Led by sophomore gunslinger Chad Kelly and a balanced offensive attack, the Lions held off the determined Iowa Western Reivers, winning 34-17 and taking their second consecutive NJCAA National Championship.

Veteran Lions see successful careers

December 7, 2014

BILOXI – For many on the Lions roster, Sunday’s 34-7 victory over Iowa Western in the Mississippi Bowl marked the end of their EMCC careers.
Many of those same players spent the past two seasons in the Lions' uniform, while also winning last year’s NJCAA National Championship.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Bulldogs return to Orange Bowl after 73 years

December 7, 2014

It was a long time ago.
As 15 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor gathered on Sunday at the National World War II Memorial to remember that significant moment in history in 1941, fans of the Mississippi State Bulldogs are remembering that year for a different reason.
It was also the last time the MSU football program played in the Orange Bowl.

South Panola finishes what it started Friday for Class 6A State title

December 7, 2014

Over 45 hours after it began, the Class 6A State Championship concluded Sunday evening.
Even then, the game provided a few twists as the South Panola Tigers and Oak Grove Warriors entered overtime.
The Tigers made the most of the extra session and claimed their 11th state title with a 27-21 victory at Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium.

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