September 3rd, 2014
Oktibbeha County may reach out to help Noxubee County with roadwork after the Board of Supervisors took a proposal under advisement at its Tuesday morning meeting.
Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins brought the proposal, which would see county road workers grind about 2.5 miles of Noxubee County paved road into a gravel road, before the board Tuesday.
Mississippi senior wide receiver Jameon Lewis was affected by a tragic event over the weekend.
Lewis' younger brother Tyriunce was shot and killed Sunday morning in their hometown of Tylertown.Â
It wasn't anyone's imagination.
Junior quarterback Dak Prescott didn't run as much for the Mississippi State Bulldogs in last Saturday's 49-0 season-opening win over the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles.
After a season where he rushed 134 times for 829 yards and 13 touchdowns, Prescott had just eight carries for a net 23 yards and no scores against the Golden Eagles.
Skilled players might get the name recognition, but football games are often won in the trenches.
For Starkville Academy, Carter Wood at left tackle is one of those unsung heroes.
Thunderstorms threatened to put a damper on many SEC schoolsâ€™ season openers last week.Â
Vanderbilt Universityâ€™s home game in Nashville against Philadelphiaâ€™s Temple University saw weather delays from its original 8:15 p.m. start time to about 9:50 p.m. central time.
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Fires struck two residences in Oktibbeha County Sunday night, and while the first destroyed an entire house, county firefighters stopped the second from destroying a trailer.
Mississippi State senior defensive end Preston Smith was selected as the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week, as announced on the SEC Network Monday night.
Smith was pivotal in MSU's 49-0 shutout of Southern Miss to open the season on Saturday.Â
There are many things a senior can do to help an athletic team be its best.
For Jessica Tranum, the most important thing she wants to do for the Starkville Academy girls soccer squad is be an encouragement.
Being a senior is something Tranum takes seriously.
There is a saying that the third time is a charm.Â
Kayla Mosley is hoping that is the case today when the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers take the softball field against visiting Heritage Academy.
In the previous two times the teams have met, the Lady Patriots have claimed both games, but having learned from past mistakes Mosley is planning for a better showing by SA.