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October 30th

Sturgis preparing in case of disaster

October 30, 2014

In Buddy King’s experience as Winston County Emergency Management Agency director, usually severe weather damages more homes than it destroys.
But King said that wasn’t the case with the April 28 tornado in the county. He said the tornado traveled about 38 miles in 53 minutes, destroying 460 homes and killing 10 people.

October 29th

County clash means something: Class 2A, Region 4 seeding on line when Eupora hosts East Webster

October 29, 2014

Rare is you find teams that know each other as well as Eupora and East Webster.
Not only are the Eagles and Wolverines members of the same school district which creates an innate rivalry, but they also line up each week as members of Class 2A, Region 4. With that added bonus when the teams meet on a field of play, the antes are always a little steeper and this season is no different.

Vikings bring 'defensive mentality' into matchups against opponents

October 29, 2014

Starkville High School coach Jamie Mitchell is not surprised that the Warren Central Vikings have one of the best defenses in the state.
When Warren Central head coach Josh Morgan played safety at Mississippi State, he brought a certain level of intensity to the game.
Mitchell sees the same type of character with Morgan's Vikings on defense.

Jackson Academy has nice offensive numbers

October 29, 2014

One touchdown was all that stood between Jackson Academy and Madison-Ridgeland Academy when the whistle blew last Friday night.
The Raiders stood on the losing end of that deficit.
This week Jackson Academy looks to right the path as it travels to take on the Associated Press No. 2 Volunteers of Starkville Academy (8-1, 3-0).

James Edward Springer, Jr.

October 29, 2014

James Edward Springer, Jr. (known to many as "Doodle"), passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at his home in Starkville, MS.  He was born in Birmingham, AL January 28, 1952. 
He was preceded in death by his father, James Edward Springer, Sr.

Lady Vols open basketball season on road

October 29, 2014

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers will get a test immediately as they open the basketball season today.
Traditionally strong Leake Academy returns to the SA schedule after being absent for the last couple of seasons.
For coach Glenn Schmidt, playing Leake is a good way for the Lady Vols to open the season.

MSU's Mullen says ranking won't help against Razorbacks

October 29, 2014

There is still over one month left in the college football season, but the inaugural College Football Playoff is a hot topic of conversation these days.
The selection committee released its first poll Tuesday, and it featured three Southeastern Conference teams. Mississippi State was No. 1, while Auburn was No. 3 and Ole Miss was No. 4. Florida State was ranked No. 2.

Lineman Clausell most likely candidate to throw pass if needed for the Bulldogs

October 29, 2014

Sebastian Tretola may have brought hope to every single offensive lineman who has ever wanted to get into the scoring column.
The Arkansas junior left guard threw a 6-yard touchdown to long snapper Alan D'Appollonio in the Razorbacks win over UAB last weekend.

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