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February 24th, 2015

West Oktibbeha heats up, beats Dexter at home

February 24, 2015

MABEN – In the wake of an impending winter storm, West Oktibbeha kept it hot on the hardwood with a 81-51 Class A first-round playoff victory over Dexter.

The bullseye on MSU women gets bigger with higher ranking

February 24, 2015

Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer understands the bullseye on his team is getting bigger and bigger.
A day after the Bulldogs learned they were ranked No. 11 by the Associated Press, they moved up to No. 13 in the USA Today/WBCA Coaches Poll.
It was all in advance of Thursday's 6 p.m. tip at No. 2 South Carolina. The game can be viewed on Fox Sports Net South.

Water Dept eyes infrastructure improvements

February 24, 2015

Starkville Public Works is considering appropriating nearly $7 million to address infrastructure needs for the city’s water and sewage system.
SPW Director Doug Devlin said the department is looking to split major projects into undertakings for 2015 and 2016. The department currently has $3.74 million in projects scheduled for 2015 and $3.17 million scheduled for 2016.

Diversity Educator of the year named

February 24, 2015

The Mississippi Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning recently held its Diversity celebration by recognizing campus and community leaders for the impact they have made in advancing diversity and encouraging understanding and respect.

Keenum continues push for faculty pay raises

February 24, 2015

Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum has continued to push for a five percent raise for faculty at all eight universities under the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) in recent weeks.
The topic was the focus of Keenum’s address to the MSU Faculty Senate on Feb. 16.

Thorny farm problems addressed by producers

February 24, 2015

The middle of winter seems a strange time to be talking about heirloom tomatoes, snap beans and watermelon but it seemed the perfect time for representatives of Mississippi State University and the Mississippi Extension Service who were on hand to listen to the problems faced by the agricultural community.

February 23rd

MSU moves up to No. 11 in Associated Press poll

February 23, 2015

The Mississippi State women's basketball team is inching its way to the top 10.
In this week's Associated Press poll, the Bulldogs jumped three places from No. 14 to No. 11.
MSU is the third-highest ranked team in the Southeastern Conference behind No. 2 South Carolina and No. 6 Tennessee. The Bulldogs play the Gamecocks on the road Thursday night.

Struggling Bulldogs brace for the top-ranked Wildcats

February 23, 2015

Mississippi State has been on the verge of winning several Southeastern Conference games this men's basketball season.
The Bulldogs have tallied five victories, but have lost nine games in league play. Six of those losses have come by six points or less.

MHSAA playoffs begin for area boys teams

February 23, 2015

It is coming down to the wire for Mississippi's high school basketball teams.
With region tournaments in the rearview mirror, boys hoops squads are now facing stiff competition in the form of the single-elimination state playoffs.

State's Stuedeman embraces SBW

February 23, 2015

Super Bulldog Weekend is special to many Mississippi State people.
MSU softball coach Vann Stuedeman has really grown to love the spring homecoming.
Stuedeman's Bulldogs have had the opportunity to play series at home on Super Bulldog Weekend two of the three seasons she has been the coach. Both occasions have worked out well.

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