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December 27th

Bulldogs visit St. Jude Children's Hospital on Friday

December 27, 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ­– Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen understands how lucky and blessed he is.
He was reminded of that on Friday when his team went to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as part of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl events.

Lady Jackets lost to Lady Trojans

December 27, 2013

There have been two neutral court meetings between the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets and New Hope Lady Trojans.
Neither have gone Starkville's way.

December 26th

MSU arrives in Memphis for Liberty Bowl

December 26, 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ­– There wasn’t much time for the Mississippi State Bulldogs to celebrate Christmas.
A day after one of the biggest holidays in the country, the Bulldogs arrived at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn., for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

Jackets sting Patriots 63-52

December 26, 2013

Eliminating turnovers and playing solid defense helped the Starkville Yellowjackets defeat Parkview from Ark., 63-52.
“All of them understood how good that team was,” Starkville coach Greg Carter said. “They are a highly ranked team, but at the same time, if we go in and take care of all the details we need to, we knew we could win.”

Bulldogs comfortable at Hump, Aberdeen defeats Mt. Lebanon

December 26, 2013

It's not surprising that a group of Bulldogs are very comfortable playing at Humphrey Coliseum.
This is the third year that the Aberdeen Bulldogs have participated in the Travis Outlaw Slam Dunk at the Hump Christmas Tournament and they benefitted from that on Thursday.

SMITH COLUMN: Jones, Wright get the most out of season

December 26, 2013

Coaches and players enter each season, no matter the sport, to get the most out of it.
For Princeton Jones of Starkville and Nathan Wright of French Camp, they were able to overcome adversity to experience success during the high school football season.

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French Camp follows Wright to state title

December 26, 2013

French Camp’s journey to the state title was nothing short of impressive.
After starting out 0-4, the team dug deep and rallied their way to an 11-5 season which ultimately ended with the Panthers hoisting the Class A State championship trophy.
Looking back, head coach Nathan Wright said he “wouldn’t want it any other way.”

Jones makes progress, a key for SHS success

December 26, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets had an opening at quarterback going into the 2013 spring practice.
After starting signal caller Gabe Myles graduated and moved on to Mississippi State, then backup Caleb Wilson moved when his father got a coaching job at Georgia, it left the Jackets will a void at that position.

Andreiko Jones

December 26, 2013

Andreiko L. Jones, 27,  died December 18, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ Peter's Rock Church of God In Christ, Starkville, MS with Superintendent Joseph Hawkins, officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 27, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

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Joan Pingatore

December 26, 2013

Joan L. (Burket) Pingatore, 82, died on December 22, 2013 in The Carrington Nursing Home in Starkville, MS.  Mrs. Pingatore was born on October 26, 1931 in Johnstown, PA to the parents of Earl E. and Lura I. (Funk) Burket. 

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