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Rivalry: SHS, West Point game holds special meaning

September 5, 2013

There are rivalry games and then there are RIVALRY games.
The football coaches at Starkville and West Point High Schools didn't have to say very much to their players this week.

Vols are learning valuable lessons as a young team

September 5, 2013

The Starkville Academy Volunteers learned an important lesson last Friday night in their 28-7 victory against East Rankin Academy.

East Webster hosts Nettleton in battle of 2-0 teams

September 5, 2013

It will be no easy feat tonight for the East Webster Wolverines.
After picking up wins against Vardaman and Noxapater, the 2-0 Wolverines will return home to face a strong Nettleton team with the same record.

Starkville 9th graders set tone with defense in victory

September 5, 2013

The Starkville 9th grade Yellowjackets set the tone Thursday night on defense against the Columbus Falcons.
A 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by Abdural Lee put the Jackets up early and they went on to defeat the Falcons 20-8 at home.
Lee also threw a 25-yard halfback pass to Tyler Stovall that glanced off a Columbus defender for the final points of the game.

Winston Academy brings offense to defeat SA 10-0

September 5, 2013

On a day when Starkville Academy didn't bring its offense, Winston Academy did.
The Lady Volunteers scattered six hits and were shut out by the Lady Patriots 10-0 Thursday afternoon at Lady Volunteer Field.

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SHS opens season with loss to Grenada, host Columbus next

September 5, 2013

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets didn't have the type of start to the slow-pitch softball season as they wanted by dropping a 15-1 decision to Grenada on Thursday afternoon.
Starkville did piece together 11 hits offensively, but had only one run to show for it.

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School commission will convene today

September 5, 2013

The Commission on Consolidated Starkville School District Structure will meet at 5 p.m. today to discuss the possibility of allowing Oktibbeha County School District students to attend schools in bordering counties.

Walker: More room to cut city budget

September 5, 2013

Though Starkville’s Board of Aldermen has already opted to include a smaller tax increase in its proposed 2014 than originally planned, some of the aldermen believe the budget could handle an even smaller one.

Annual Downtown Block Party to kick off big football weekend

September 5, 2013

Before Mississippi State University begins its home football schedule against Alcorn State University Saturday afternoon, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership will kickoff the 2013 home football season in style with the Downtown Block Party on Friday.

Maben aldermen meet briefly on budget

September 5, 2013

Maben Board of Aldermen made minor adjustments to the city's 2013-14 budget, planned a special meeting at 5 p.m. Sept. 10 to finalize the budget, and pushed several items to October on the grounds that they required legal counsel that was unavailable during its meeting Tuesday at City Hall.

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