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August 13th

Robinson returns to the Bulldogs, lends perspective

August 13, 2013

Sometimes the path for athletes when they graduate from Mississippi State leads them right back to the Bulldogs.
John Cohen played baseball at Mississippi State, and now he is the head man on the diamond.
Rocky Felker quarterbacked the football team. He returned as a head coach of the Bulldogs in the 1980s and is still on the football staff to this day.

No pain, no gain for MSU runners

August 13, 2013

The athletes who make up the cross country team at Mississippi State understand up front that if there is no pain, there is no gain.
MSU cross country coach Houston Franks said when it comes to distance runner, it comes down to two aspects.

Lady Jackets to start season at 'Set It Off' in volleyball

August 13, 2013

The Starkville High volleyball team will “Set It Off” starting Friday as the Lady Yellowjackets take part in a tournament of the same name at Ridgeland High School.

August 12th

No felony charge filed on Covin

August 12, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

An Oktibbeha County grand jury has opted not to indict a former First Baptist Church Creative Learning Center employee on allegations that she drugged two infants that were left in her care at the facility.
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Murder trial begins

August 12, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

Brian Holliman’s second murder trial began Monday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court as the case’s first witness — the deceased victim’s sister— opened testimony.

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Perkins leads the pack: MSU has plenty of help behind veteran carrier

August 12, 2013

It's safe to say that LaDarius Perkins will anchor the Mississippi State running backs this season.
The senior is coming off a 1,000-yard 2012 season. He also scored eight touchdowns.

Starkville Academy breaks through with 13-4 win

August 12, 2013

The deuces were wild at the Starkville Academy softball field Monday afternoon.
In the second inning, the score was tied 2-2 with two outs and the bases were loaded for the Lady Volunteers against the rival Oak Hill Lady Raiders.

Comfort level exists for MSU volleyball

August 12, 2013

Jenny Hazelwood and her Mississippi State volleyball team are only five days into practice, but there is already a good amount of camaraderie among her players.
The Bulldogs return just five players from the 2012 squad and add 10 new players.
Seven of those players are freshman with the other three being transfers.

Bulldogs continue soccer workouts

August 12, 2013

Change is taking place within the Mississippi State soccer program.
When Aaron Gordon became the head coach of the Bulldogs, he used to beat all of the players to practice.
That's not the case anymore.

Shelter kill totals drop

August 12, 2013

In 2008, the Oktibbeha County Humane Society and Starkville Animal Shelter maintained about a 40 percent adoption rate, leaving some 60 percent of animals taken in to be euthanized. However, Anita Howard, shelter manager, said with the help of some new initiatives, that number has not only flipped, but grew to an 80 percent adoption rate in 2012.

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