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December 10th

Choctaw County event has a postseason feel

December 10, 2014

State basketball tournaments bring multiple games over consecutive days for participating teams. Choctaw County High School is looking to get in some early season experience in that format this week as they host the Choctaw County Tournament.
“In the end, you have to play back-to-back games in the postseason so this just gets you ready,” Chargers coach Gary Beals said.

City seeking missing truck

December 10, 2014

The city of Starkville is seeking public assistance to help locate a missing landscaping truck.
Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Taylor Adams said at a Tuesday morning press conference that the city realized the vehicle went missing last week.

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SSD considers higher QPA weight for AP classes

December 10, 2014

In the Starkville School District, there are risks that come with taking college-level coursework.

Christmas concert at McComas set to feature local musicians

December 10, 2014

McComas Hall will be filled with the sounds of Christmas Thursday when local musician Stephanie Jackson brings her 2014 Mississippi Christmas concert to Starkville.
The 7 p.m. concert will bring together musicians from all over Oktibbeha County to perform a variety of Christmas music, arranged by Jackson.

December 9th

Commitments possess ability: Peters, McLaurin, Myers show MSU what to expect

December 10, 2014

Davis Wade Stadium was the site of victory and celebration for six different Mississippi high school football teams this past weekend.
It was even bigger for three separate players.
The Mississippi State football stadium saw three future Bulldogs compete for Mississippi High School Activities Association State championships this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and they showed out. 

SEC football coaches honor Bulldogs

December 10, 2014

The honors keep rolling in for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
A day after the Associated Press released its All-Southeastern Conference teams, the SEC coaches announced theirs.
Bulldog quarterback Dak Prescott, defensive lineman Preston Smith and linebacker Benardrick McKinney made the first team, while offensive lineman Ben Beckwith and running back Josh Robinson made the second team.

Schaefer brags on the success of Mississippi State programs

December 10, 2014

Things are much different now at Mississippi State than they were three years ago when women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer last spoke to the Starkville Kiwanis Club.
On Tuesday, Schaefer talked about what it's like for the football and women's basketball programs to be ranked at the same time, which was not the case in 2012. Football was ranked in 2012, but not women's hoops.

SA boys defeat Washington School

December 10, 2014

There was no shortage of substituting Tuesday evening for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
The Volunteers picked up 24 points off the bench, which were certainly a difference maker as SA defeated Washington School 59-32.

Lady Volunteers competitive, but lack an offensive punch

December 10, 2014

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers had 72 looks at the basket to score on Tuesday night against the Washington School Lady Generals.
They only had 39 points to show for it.
Although the Lady Vols were able to come back and make a game out of the situation in the fourth quarter, the offensive struggles of the first three quarters is what cost them in a 45-39 loss at home.

SA boys soccer suffer another one-goal loss at home

December 10, 2014

Two one-goal losses is not how the Starkville Academy Volunteers wanted to begin the soccer season.
After dropping a 1-0 match to Washington School at home on Monday, the Vols lost 2-1 to the Heritage Academy Patriots on Tuesday. Both games were played at the Starkville Sportsplex.

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