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December 24th

Wilson comes long way since arriving at MSU

December 24, 2014

De'Runnya Wilson has come a long way since stepping on the Mississippi State campus in the summer of 2013.
The Bulldog sophomore wide receiver played very little high school football, but he caught the eye of MSU head coach Dan Mullen and his coaching staff during that one year and they decided to offer him a scholarship.

Hoops at the Hump: Outlaw event brings boys, girls teams into MSU arena

December 24, 2014

Four years ago, Greg Carter and the Starkville High basketball program had the idea to start a highly-competitive tournament.
From that desire was born the Travis Outlaw Slam Dunk at the Hump.

Sykes playing professionally overseas

December 24, 2014

Former East Oktibbeha High School basketball player April Sykes hasn't given up on her dream of a return to the Women's National Basketball Association.
It's just taking a longer path to get back there.
After a brief stint with a professional league in Israel, Sykes has taken her talents to an organization in Chemnitz, Germany.

Thomas Woodrow Jaynes

December 24, 2014

Thomas Woodrow (TW) Jaynes, Jr., 74, passed away on December 23, 2014 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Maben, MS.

Joe E. Grissom

December 24, 2014

Joe E. Grissom, age 81, died Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus. He was born July 21, 1933 to Grady Daniel Grissom and Bethel Long Grissom in Holland, MO. He lived most of his life in West Point and the past eight years in Aberdeen.

Player of the Year: Davis performs at very high level for Yellowjackets

December 24, 2014

The Starkville Yellowjackets only had quarterback Brady Davis for one season.
What a season it turned out to be.
Davis had one of the best years ever for an SHS quarterback and led his team to the Class 6A North championship game. For his accomplishments, Davis was chosen the Starkville Daily News High School Player of the Year.

Coach of Year: Terrill kept SA believing in 'one team, one heartbeat'

December 24, 2014

“One team, one heartbeat” stood as the slogan for the 2014 Starkville Academy Volunteers.

Prescott, Robinson carry MSU rushing load

December 24, 2014

Mississippi State's running game has featured two players this season.
Junior running back Josh Robinson and junior quarterback Dak Prescott have carried the load in the rushing department. Robinson leads the Bulldogs with 1,128 rushing yards. He also has 11 touchdowns.
Prescott was second on the team with 939 rushing yards and has a team-high 13 touchdowns with his legs. 

Last-minute shoppers bolster bottom lines

December 24, 2014

Christmas is one day away, but that hasn’t slowed Starkville’s Christmas shopping season, which was still in full swing Wednesday.

Decorations bring holidays to life

December 24, 2014

About 3.5 years ago, Charles Evans lost his wife Louise.
It was that loss, he said, that led him to begin decorating not only his house but his entire property on Hancock Street for Christmas, filling a wooded area adjacent to his house with lights, inflatables and other decorations. He said Louise always loved decorating for Christmas, and these decorations were a way to honor her memory.

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