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April 19th

Yellowjackets begin spring drills Monday

April 19, 2014

Spring practice will present a new beginning for quarterback Brady Davis.
After transferring from New Hope, Davis will hit the practice field for the first time with the Starkville Yellowjackets on Monday.
Starkville coach Jamie Mitchell knows it will be an adjustment for Davis, but said the signal caller appears anxious to go to work.

SMITH COLUMN: Coaches must be committed year around

April 19, 2014

Football coaches know and understand when they get into the business that it's not just about what happens in the fall.
The spring is becoming just as an important part of the process for a program.

Pittman performs three sports well at Eupora

April 19, 2014

EUPORA – Not many athletes can play baseball, basketball, and football, let alone succeed at all.

Bulldog Sobiesk gains experience with kicking game

April 19, 2014

Mississippi State football fans will keep their eyes on the special teams, especially the place kicking, when the Bulldogs return to the practice fields in the fall.
Last season saw the Bulldogs struggle in nearly every aspect of special teams from punting, punt coverage, punt returns, kickoff returns, kickoff coverage and kicking field goals.

April 18th

MSU baseball edges Missouri in 11 innings

April 18, 2014

COLUMBIA, Mo. – For the Mississippi State baseball team, it was a Good Friday indeed.
An RBI-single by C.T. Bradford lifted the Mississippi State baseball team to a 3-2, 11-inning victory over Missouri in the opening game of a three-game Southeastern Conference series at Taylor Stadium.

MSU softball defeats No. 4 Tennessee

April 18, 2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – With no hits through the first six innings, Mississippi State broke through with four hits and two runs in the top of the seventh inning to earn a 2-0 victory at No. 4 Tennessee on Friday night inside Lee Stadium.
Senior Sam Lenahan hit a one-out two-run home run off the scoreboard in left center to give Vann Stuedeman her 100th victory as the Bulldogs’ head coach.

Hollenhead leads Lady Wolverines

April 18, 2014

East Webster's Mamie Hollenhead had a bit of setback early in the season when she saw a softball break her jaw.
However, in true Hollenjead fashion, the junior did not let it get her down, but instead she learned from the situation to get better on the field.

MSU waits for postseason fate after loss

April 18, 2014

Mississippi State will have to await its postseason fate after being bounced from the Southeastern Conference Championship earlier than expected.
The No. 17 Bulldogs (18-10) lost to No. 55 LSU 4-2 in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday. 
MSU now has to wait until the NCAA announces the bracket for the 2014 tournament, which will come April 29. Regional play will start on May 9. 

Kemp reviews electric dept. budget, goals

April 18, 2014

Starkville Electric Department General Manager Terry Kemp talked about short- and long-term goals for the future with the city Audit and Budget Committee Thursday evening.

The committee consisted of three aldermen — Chairman Scott Maynard of Ward 5, Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins of Ward 6 and Lisa Wynn of Ward 2.

‘Mrs. Lamar’ charged with grand larceny

April 18, 2014

Fatima Marks, owner of a local psychic reading and advising business, surrendered herself to the Starkville Police Department Thursday on the charge of grand larceny.

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