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Bulldogs can't overcome start by Volunteers

February 26, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs looked poise several times to take the lead during Wednesday's game against Tennessee.
Each time Tennessee came back with an answer of its own.
The Bulldogs pulled within four points fives times in the second half, but the Volunteers didn't let them get any closer.

MSU's Sword, Johnson reach scoring marks

February 26, 2014

There were a pair of Mississippi State Bulldogs who reached scoring milestones on Wednesday night.
In MSU's 75-68 loss to the Tennessee Volunteers at Humphrey Coliseum, junior forward Roquez Johnson went over the 500-point mark in his Bulldog career, while sophomore Craig Sword went over 700 points.

State pitchers sharp in victory

February 26, 2014

Preston Brown and Will Cox didn't feel sorry for themselves on a cold afternoon.
The Mississippi State pitchers didn't feel sorry for Mount St. Mary's hitters either.
With the temperatures dropping into the 30s during the game, Brown and Cox performed their craft well and helped the Bulldogs defeat the Mountaineers 10-1 on Wednesday at Dudy Noble Field.

Eupora, East Webster girls look to advance further

February 26, 2014

Katie McDonald says her Eupora squad is not “ready to turn their jerseys in.”
The Lady Eagles will seek to extend the season tonight as they tip off against the Lady Royals of New Site as part of the Class 2A North Tournament hosted by Coahoma County.
Eupora advanced forward to tonight’s game after defeating J.Z. George Monday night in the first of these play in games.

Seniors Foster, May end regular season home dates at MSU

February 26, 2014

Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer said his program has been enriched by the presence of Cadance Foster and Kaita May.
The two seniors will play their final regular season home games tonight when the Bulldogs host the 12th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats.

Jackets are on a roll: SHS team set for state event

February 26, 2014

The Starkville Yellowjackets have completed their practice sessions at Bulldog Lanes for the Mississippi High School Activities Association State Bowling Tournament.
It's now time for SHS team to make the trip to Flowood and take part in another workout at Fannin Lanes, the site of Friday morning's competition. The team leaves Starkville today at 1:30 p.m.

Rowe improves with hard work

February 26, 2014

Bowling was a sport that Jessica Rowe really didn't want to try at first.
After some convincing from her best friend Skyler Runnels, Rowe decided to join the Starkville High School bowling team.
The situation has been a positive one for Rowe and the Yellowjackets as she has developed into one of the most consistent bowlers.

Restaurant Week charities named

February 26, 2014

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership released on Tuesday the names of the three charities that will vie for a $5,000 donation during Starkville Restaurant Week.

A matter of choice - SHS students riding Choice Bus this week

February 26, 2014

There was a time when Audrea Powell was considering dropping out of school.

She’s now a senior at Starkville High School, but she said she previously attended a different school where she had low grades and was struggling to succeed.

SPD restarts crime prevention program

February 26, 2014

Starkville Police Department is re-implementing an old program with the hopes of increasing community awareness that officers are out on patrol as well as officer-citizen interaction.

Assistant Police Chief John Thomas said the department has begun the Active Prevention Patrol by Law Enforcement (A.P.P.L.E.) program again after few years of hiatus.

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