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October 19th

East Webster advances with home sweep

October 20, 2013

East Webster coach Lee Berryhill says there is a secret weapon involved in any softball game.
On Saturday, the Lady Wolverines found that weapon as they won the first game against West Lincoln 6-0 and then went on to take game two 12-2 to advance forward to the Class 2A South State championship games.

October 18th

Jackets win shootout: SHS outscores Madison Central at home 45-42

October 19, 2013

Before Friday's night matchup between Starkville and Madison Central, the Jaguars had a few choice words for the Yellowjackets.
Madison Central taunted Starkville by saying "we're about to welcome you to 6A."
The Jackets showed they didn't need a big, drawn-out welcome.
Starkville beat Madison Central 45-42 in a shootout at Yellowjacket Stadium.

SMITH COLUMN: Burton sees the Jackets play big games

October 19, 2013

Starkville High School has been in its share of big football games over the past few years.
For the last 34 years, Charlie Burton has watched most of them.
Burton has only missed one season of Yellowjacket football since 1979 and has been the true example of what a fan should be.
The only SHS season Burton missed was in 1987 when he had to have surgery.

Wolverines edged in defensive clash

October 19, 2013

MABEN – If there was one word that could describe the emotions of the East Webster Wolverines after their loss Friday night, “heartbreak” would probably the first choice.
The Wolverines fell to division rival Bruce 7-3 in what proved to be a hotly contested game between two solid defenses.

Chargers blank Lions

October 19, 2013

ACKERMAN – The Choctaw County Chargers entered Friday’s game on a five-game win streak and after defeating Southeast Lauderdale 45-0, that streak moved to six.

Salley helps Eupora to 34-12 victory

October 19, 2013

EUPORA – Lamontae Salley scored three touchdowns for Eupora, two receiving and one rushing in the fourth quarter, and the Eagles went on to a 34-12 homecoming victory over Okolona Friday night.
"We played much better," Eupora head coach Junior Graham said. "We blocked and tackled much better than we did last week. We rebounded well from a loss to Bruce."

Mill at MSU gains IHL clearance

October 18, 2013

In the public-private partnership that is The Mill at Mississippi State University conference center complex, the public portion of the agreement is now complete.

MSU tuition could rise again

October 18, 2013

The Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees today voted first approval for a tuition plan that would push Mississippi State University's tuition to more than $7,000 per semester.

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Citywide Tailgate returns Thursday

October 18, 2013

It's been three long years since Campus Book Mart owner Barbara Foster broke out the decorations for her Citywide Tailgate station. Her wait is almost over.

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Shutdown stings robotics programs in Mississippi

October 18, 2013

Though the United States federal government shutdown is officially over, it's already left an impact on some Mississippi school's robotics programs.
Jackie Wilt, Armstrong Middle School's robotics instructor, said the federal shutdown forced a delay in the Mississippi First LEGO League competition, which AMS students compete in.

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