May 6th, 2015
Those hot summer days of running sprints up and down the steps at Yellowjacket Stadium have paid off for Patton Little.
Little will be representing Starkville High School at the Class 6A State track meet on Saturday in the 1600-meter and 800-meter runs.
He found out during the course of the year that the distance events were more to his liking.
Daryl Greenan always believed he was going to get Mississippi State back to the NCAA Tournament.
The Bulldog head coach took over the program in 2009 and thought the NCAA Tournament was right around the corner.
He found that just wasn't the case.
After six years of leading MSU, the first NCAA Tournament appearance will happen for Greenan and his Bulldogs this Friday.
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.