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Homecoming answer: Volunteers get back on track with 41-7 win

October 13, 2012

The answers for the Starkville Academy Volunteers were all positive during homecoming on Friday night.

After SA took a 20-0 lead in its game against rival Winston Academy, the visiting Patriots hit a big play with a 76-yard touchdown run by Orien Daily to cut into that margin a bit.

Officials investigate 2 Thursday county fires

October 13, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said he has reported two recent structure fires to the state fire marshal’s office because he believes they may have originated as a result of arson.

SSD presentation to inform parents of Title I spending

October 13, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville School District will hold two information sessions on its use of Title I funds Monday at noon and 6 p.m. in Room 14 of the Greensboro Center, giving Armstrong Middle School parents the chance to learn more about how the school allocates federal money to help children in poverty.

County leaders go to MSFA workshop

October 13, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Miss. State named to ‘Military Friendly’ list

October 13, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Victory Media has included Mississippi State University on its 2013 Military Friendly Schools list, placing MSU’s efforts to embrace military service members, veterans, dependents and survivors in the top 15 percent among efforts at more than 12,000 schools surveyed nationwide.

Yellowjackets claim 42-0 victory on road

October 13, 2012

CANTON – The Starkville High School Yellowjackets remained unbeaten in Class 5A, Region 2, District 6 play with a 42-0 shutout of the Canton Tigers on Friday night.

SHS tailback Preston Baker rushed for 133 yards and a score as the Jackets stand at the top of the region standings.

Eupora tops Ackerman

October 13, 2012

EUPORA – The Ackerman Indians were about to deliver the knockout punch.

Derrick Jones intercepted a pass and took it back 90 yards late in the second quarter to start a rally and Eupora scored 15 unanswered points to win 22-18 Friday night in a Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 game at Wafford Field.

West Oktibbeha belts West Lowndes

October 13, 2012

MABEN – The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves continued their journey to a possible region title by knocking off West Lowndes 44-8.

“Our guys got off to slow start (Friday night),” West Oktibbeha coach Adam Lowrey said. “They overcame adversity in the second half. As the game progressed, the tempo picked up, we found our rhythm and ultimately we took care of business.”

Liggins scores twice in East Webster win

October 13, 2012

MABEN – Deangelo Liggins rushed for 157 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the East Webster Wolverines defeated Williams Sullivan 47-6 on homecoming.

Liggins had an 8-yard run in the first quarter for a score, then added a 25-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.

Offensively, East Webster generated 414 yards.

Lady Jackets set for playoffs

October 13, 2012

The past three postseasons have not been kind to the Starkville High School volleyball team.

This year the Lady Yellowjackets look to erase the past and start fresh. They face Center Hill today at noon in the Beehive for the first round of the Class II playoffs.

Last year SHS lost to Hernando at home.

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