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July 7th, 2014

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Fountain lives to serve community

July 7, 2014

Starkville resident Brent Fountain likes to stay busy, and he has the schedule to prove it.

Fountain is an active member of Starkville’s Rotary Club and recently just finished his term as president.

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July 6th

Starkville Nationals take 3rd

July 6, 2014

If there is one word to describe the 7-year-old Starkville Nationals All-Star team it would be fighters. No matter what was thrown at them the team never gave up.

Mathiston claims state championship

July 6, 2014

At the end of the day there was one team standing in the Coach Pitch Dizzy Dean South State Championship Tournament, and after defeating Louisville 17-2 the team that emerged victorious was Mathiston.
“They came out excited,” coach Darrell Fason said. “They were ready for it. To take a group of kids from a small town and hang in with these big kids means a lot.”

Starkville 11-year olds finish as runner-up

July 6, 2014

LOUISVILLE – As the 11-year-old Dizzy Dean South State Tournament entered its final day, Starkville found itself facing Columbus for a spot in the championship game.
Ultimately Starkville took the game 9-8 to set a matchup for later in the day against Louisville.

July 5th

Mitchell Martin

July 5, 2014

Mitchell Glenn Martin, age 61,  passed away on July 4, 2014 at his residence in Starkville, Mississippi.  He was a retired owner of Quality Carpet Care. 

Nellie Jean Harned

July 5, 2014

Nellie Jean Harned left this life on July 4, 2014 at the age of 86 and entered into the presence of her living Lord. 

Programs in postseason: MSU's Stricklin sees progress in 16 sports

July 5, 2014

A good measuring stick of any senior college sports program is the postseason.
Being one of the last few standing after a long season shows promise and shows success for sports teams. 
For Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin, that's one thing he points to when he begins to talk about the success of his 16 programs over the last school year.

Starkville Nationals win one, stay alive

July 5, 2014

Nine runs were the difference between a win and a loss in the Dizzy Dean South State Tournament on Saturday.
The Starkville Nationals were on the positive side of that outcome as the 7-year-olds secured a 12-3 victory over Louisville.

Starkville Americans earn split, eliminated

July 5, 2014

Heading into Saturday, Jeff Overstreet proclaimed it a new day for his 6-year-old coach pitch All-Stars.
The coach's statement was right because after dropping two games on day one of the Dizzy Dean State Tournament, the Starkville Americans started day two with a 16-8 victory over Eupora.

Mathiston starts day with easy 19-11 victory

July 5, 2014

Mathiston continued its journey through the winner's bracket of the Coach Pitch Dizzy Dean South State Tournament with a 19-11 victory over Columbus on Saturday.
The 7-year-old All-Stars came out the gate with bats a blazing as Ethan Hillhouse, Stetson Perkins, Hardy Fason, Hunter Smith, Jordan Gaskin, Cooper Stidham and Barrett Gregg all rounded the bases to give Mathiston an early 7-0 lead.

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