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November 4th

Bulldogs support grieving Prescott after mom's death

November 5, 2013

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen stepped to the podium Monday afternoon with a heavy heart and a good bit on his mind.
It was learned late Sunday night that quarterback Dak Prescott's mother, Peggy, lost her battle with cancer.
Mullen opened his press conference by talking about the tragic and untimely loss of Dak's mother.

MSU takes victory in exhibition action against Shorter

November 5, 2013

Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer likes to yell the word "go" to his players during the course of games.
It's important to Schaefer for his team to get down the court as quickly as possible offensively.
With the new 30 second shot clock in play, there's even more of a reason to speed up the process.

Sport more interesting for Jackson

November 5, 2013

Vacations are usually meant for relaxation, but a couple years ago the trip that David Jackson went on brought some new work into his life.
About two and a half years ago, Jackson was on a trip to Sandestin, Fla., when a chance trip brought him upon a triathlon.

Special election set for Tuesday

November 4, 2013

Tuesday is election day in the race for Oktibbeha County prosecutor and polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The three-person race in the special election are Haley Brown, Brace Knox and Matthew Wilson, all of whom are vying to replace longtime county prosecutor Roy Carpenter who retired in June.

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Emerson hosts Literacy Day

November 4, 2013

They call themselves “Lemerson” — a portmanteau combining the Emerson Family Resource Center where they volunteer and the lemon-yellow color of the shirts that identify them as volunteers with Mississippi State University’s Day One Leadership Community.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Varco cares for hearts, souls

November 4, 2013

The patients in OCH Regional Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program have a nickname for the nurse in charge, Elizabeth Varco. They call her the “mother hen.”

November 3rd

Bulldogs play well in exhibition

November 3, 2013

If there is going to be a vast improvement with the Mississippi State Bulldogs this basketball season, Sunday was a good start.
MSU rolled over Auburn-Montgomery 86-57 in an exhibition outing.
The Bulldogs struggled in last year's preseason game, as they only beat William Carey 80-74.

Lady Vols open season at tourney

November 3, 2013

Starkville Academy girls basketball coach Glenn Schmidt is anxious to find out if the moves she has made with her team recently are the correct ones.
The East Rankin Academy Tournament will provide the situation Schmidt needs.
The Lady Volunteers open the season against Bowling Green (La.). The junior high game takes place at 4 p.m. with the varsity game following.

Eagles battle to defeat rival, reach playoffs

November 3, 2013

A good bit of emotion was seen from the Eupora Eagles last Friday night.
Not only was it a rivalry game, the winner received a playoff berth and kept their season alive.
The Eagles were able to hold off Webster county rival East Webster to earn the No. 2 seed out of Class 2A, Region 4. 
They will play host to South Delta this Friday night in the first round of the playoffs.

East Webster shows promise for future

November 3, 2013

Right until the end East Webster's football team was in the mix.
Had Friday evenings game flip-flopped, then the Wolverines would be the ones in the playoffs. Instead East Webster saw its season come to a close, but there a few things to take away from the 2013 campaign.

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