Stan Beall

They 'got this'

By STAN BEALL,

Sitting here behind this keyboard fighting eyestrain and whatnot has got me to thinking that this job is not too bad if the worst thing that I get is a little eyestrain.  For years I fought the good fight of good versus evil


New season

By STAN BEALL,

Due to weather complications and the flu pandemic of 2018, pictures, interviews and rosters were done later than what our deadlines would allow and the decision was made for the preview to come out in next week’s edition of The Star-



Son to hero

By STAN BEALL,

By the time many, or both, of you read this, my middle son will be in San Antonio experiencing Zero Week with the United States Air Force.  He was never really much into sports, but he loved for his two brothers, Parker and Hayden, to have success in whatever they did.  He en


Hit it where they ain't

By STAN BEALL,

Now that baseball season is quickly approaching, I have been thinking.  I understand that the thinking part is somewhat of a dangerous proposition for me, so just bear with me for a minute.  I was thinking about the difficulty of explaining how certain things work or why they




Alabama fatigue, anyone?

By STAN BEALL,

Alabama fatigue, that’s what I call it.  It is not that I am a sore loser or anything of the sort; it is just that Bama fans consider their season a failure now if they lose the National Championship game.  I understand the disappointment in a loss of such magnitude, but pers



Resolutions

By STAN BEALL,

Happy New Year, ladies and gents and my one reader grabbing a free read while eating a turkey leg at the Kangaroo Crossing.  Hope this new year finds you all with high hopes about things that are yet to come and hopefully we can all keep our resolutions.


Curveballs

By STAN BEALL,

Again, here is a shout out to all two of my column readers…your faithfulness to my little soap box has not gone unnoticed.  Thank you for reading and thank you for, well, reading.  I can’t guarantee that you will be better informed or anything of that nature after giving up a




Egg Bowl aftermath

By STAN BEALL,

The Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-4, 4-4 SEC) came into the Egg Bowl against Ole Miss (6-6, 3-5 SEC) as heavy favorites, only to suffer a 31-28 loss to the Rebels.  The Bulldogs won the toss at deferred and within 39 seconds, trailed Ole Miss 7-0.  The Rebels scored on a Jord


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