Archive - Sep 2013
SENATOBIA â€“ The Starkville Academy Volunteers managed to shut out Magnolia Heights in the second half Friday night, but the damage had been done in the first as the homestanding Chiefs won a 20-8 decision.
The Vols held a dangerous Magnolia Heights offensive to only 20 points and eight first downs on a rainy night. The Chiefs were able to score 75 points last week.
MABEN â€“ Coach Danny Crawford knew West Oktibbeha was in for a battle as they prepared to face a tough Noxapater team on Friday.
Adding to the challenge was the inclement weather that had plagued Oktibbeha County leading up to the game.
West Oktibbeha was never able to get traction on the wet, soggy field as the Tigers recorded a 42-0 victory.
CALEDONIA â€“ The East Webster Wolverines continued the winning ways as they moved to 5-0 after defeating Caledonia 25-13.
CRAWFORD â€“ One word could describe the playing conditions around the state Friday night â€“ sloppy.
At East Oktibbehaâ€™s home opener against the Sebastopol Bobcats, the poor conditions troubled the Titans throughout the game, contributing to their 37-0 loss.
There was a weather delay in pre-game that caused kickoff to be put off for 20 minutes.
The theme of the day was preparation.
Storms are brewing over Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Colvard Student Union â€” figuratively and literally.
A mentoring initiative the Greater Starkville Development Project hosts is allowing volunteers to help third graders throughout Oktibbeha County.
The initiative, called Project C.L.A.S.S. â€” Community Leaders Assisting Schools with Success â€” is a mentoring program that emphasizes helping third grade students with reading and math classwork.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is hosting its fall unWINE event, part of the Partnershipâ€™s New South Weekends, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. tonight.
Fans can expect a game with the potential of many points scored as Starkville AcademyÂ travels to Senatobia to face Magnolia Heights.
The Starkville High School football coaching staff was encouraged by the effort the defense gave against Southaven last Friday night.
After giving up 90 points in three games, an average of 30 points per game, the Jackets held a dangerous Southaven offense to 14 points.