May 6th, 2015
Mississippi State was hoping to be playing in Starkville this weekend.
The Bulldogs were on the cusp of hosting their third regional in the last four years, but found themselves on the outside looking in.
Jurors handed down a second conviction to Jeffrey Lance Hill for possession of a firearm on educational property after about a half-hour of deliberation Tuesday afternoon in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a resolution declaring the intent to issue up to $3 million in general obligation bonds to equip City Hall for use by the Starkville Police Department.
Three separate road incidents within two hours made for a busy Tuesday morning for Oktibbeha County first responders.
Starkville Academy baseball coach Jody Britt hopes his players have a short memory.
He wants his Volunteers to put game one of the Class AAA playoff series against Oak Forest Academy of Louisiana out of their minds as soon as possible.
In the first game, Starkville Academy made seven errors and lost an 11-4 decision to the visiting Yellow Jackets.
MABEN â€“ Jack Wilson didn't know what was at stake when he stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning.
He knew after he slid into second.
The East Webster second baseman delivered a three-run double which proved to be enough for a 13-3 walk-off win in six innings over East Union.
The news came as a great shock on Tuesday afternoon.
When a report surfaced that football coach Jamie Mitchell had decided to leave Starkville High School to take a job in North Little Rock, Ark., it was a little hard to believe at first.
Here was a man in Mitchell that had brought the Yellowjackets from nothing and made them contenders for state championships once again.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs can't wait to experience the Southeastern Conference Softball Tournament.
For the first time, the event will have unprecedented television coverage from ESPN and the SEC Network.
It's something that MSU coach Vann Stuedeman looks forward to seeing with great anticipation.
It was a day of "mixed emotions" for football coach Jamie Mitchell on Tuesday.
During an afternoon meeting with his assistant coaches and players, Mitchell announced his plans to step down as the head coach at Starkville High School.
The fact that they closed the regular season with a three-game series against Magnolia Heights was good for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
Being able to be competitive and even winning a game from the tough Chiefs in Senatobia was enough to give the Vols a huge boost of confidence.