February 19th, 2015
MABEN â€“ After trailing most of the game, the Eupora girls basketball team came soaring back in the final seconds to give the Lady Wildcats a fight.Â
Still Calhoun City managed to hold on for a 74-71 Class 2A, Region 4 Tournament victory.
In the beginning, it seemed Calhoun City might walk away with its game over Eupora, the Lady Eagles however had other plans.Â
Mississippi State saw eight freshmen pitchers last weekend â€“ all from the Cincinnati pitching staff.
Miami of Ohio didn't throw any freshmen, but the Bulldogs were able to score seven runs off the Redhawks. For the weekend, the Bulldogs scored 48 runs in total to begin the 2015 season with a record of 4-0.
Starkville High School pitcher Colbey Rivers finds it easy to explain the directions to Mississippi Delta Community College.
"Take a left when you get out of Starkville and a left when you get there," Rivers said.
Starkville Police Chief Frank Nichols outlined the needs of the Starkville Police Department during Tuesday nightâ€™s Board of Aldermen meeting. The biggest concerns for this year, Nichols said, are finding a home for the police departmentâ€™s headquarters and finding a way to hire more officers.Â
Mississippiâ€™s oldest film festival opens tonight at Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville.
The Magnolia Independent Film Festival will run through Saturday, with film screenings at 7 p.m. each night as well as a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. The event will also feature a filmmaker forum, workshop and red carpet event.
The Mississippi House of Representatives unanimously passed an education appropriations bill Wednesday that increases education funding by $106 million, but still leaves the state $200 million short of Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) funding levels.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership released on Wednesday the names of the three charities that will vie for a $5,000 donation during Starkville Restaurant Week.
Sometimes the summer can last a long time.
It lasts even longer when you are swept by your rival.
Mississippi State is trying to avoid the season sweep with in-state rival Ole Miss tonight. The Bulldogs (12-13, 5-7) and Rebels (17-8, 8-4) play at 8 p.m. at Humphrey Coliseum in the final game of the two-game series. The action can be seen on ESPN2.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer demands quite a bit from starting forward Breanna Richardson.
As he watches Richardson on the court during games, he sees all kinds of potential.
Schaefer also has to remind himself that Richardson is only a sophomore and is trying to be one of the leaders of a young team in the tough Southeastern Conference.
Experience is on the side of Starkville Academyâ€™s baseball team this season.