February 27th, 2014
The Mississippi State women's basketball team lost a 100-47 decision to the Kentucky Wildcats last season in Lexington.
On Thursday night at Humphrey Coliseum, it was a different story.
Even though the tale still didn't end like they wanted, the Bulldogs not only competed with the Wildcats, but had a second-half lead with a chance to pull off an upset against the No. 12 team in the country.
The Starkville High School boys basketball team has come a long way this season.
Under the leadership of head coach Greg Carter, the Yellowjackets have made the final four of Class 6A North Tournament and get a shot at getting to Jackson for the state tournament.
SHS is not only one of four teams left standing in the North, but it hosts the Class 6A North Tournament this weekend.
CLARKSDALE - At halftime, theÂ East Webster Lady Wolverines enjoyed a one-point lead of 25-24 over Coahoma County, but in the final moments, the Lady Red Panthers turned it up a notch to win 52-39 in the Class 2A North Tournament.
Starkville High School baseball coach Travis Garner learns a little bit more out of his Yellowjackets each time they step onto the field of competition.
During a jamboree last weekend, Garner saw the competitiveness of his team in action and there will be more of an opportunity with two games this weekend.
A Wednesday afternoon fire completely destroyed a mobile home, but Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters saved a puppy who was trapped in a pen next to the burning building.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the Bell Schoolhouse Fire Company responded to the incident, which occurred at 209 Lucy Faye Lane, at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett and support staff member Emily Britt showed up at the Oktibbeha County Department of Human Services office.
â€śWeâ€™re here looking for a couple of convicts,â€ť Garnett said to the receptionist.
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Two student-led initiatives at Mississippi State University are aiming to raise funds for Mississippiâ€™s only childrenâ€™s hospital.
Mississippi State University will present a production of â€ś... And the Rain Came to Mayfieldâ€ť at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday at the McComas Hall Mainstage.
The drama is set in Mississippi in 1962 and is part of MSUâ€™s Black History Month celebration. Tickets are $10 for mature audiences only, as it contains themes and language typical of the time period.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs looked poise several times to take the lead during Wednesday's game against Tennessee.
Each time Tennessee came back with an answer of its own.
The Bulldogs pulled within four points fives times in the second half, but the Volunteers didn't let them get any closer.