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July 10th

State of SHS athletics: Jackets fine-tune skills in summer

July 10, 2014

Starkville High School Athletic Director Stan Miller understands success in sports just doesn't come with work during the school year.
Miller has made the rounds this summer and has watched as several of the athletic teams under his care were taking part in activities to make improvements.

Comfortable surroundings: Starkville 12-year-old All-Stars like fact they host tournament

July 10, 2014

Going on the road for tournament play can be a negative at times.
For the Starkville 12-year-old All-Stars, that is something they don't have to worry about this weekend.
Although it's considered a treat to be able to go out of town and be able to eat at other places and swimming in the hotel pool, it can also be considered a hindrance to the real reason the teams are in a particular place.

News gets better for MSU's McKinney this week

July 10, 2014

Benardrick McKinney's week just keeps getting better and better.
The junior Mississippi State linebacker found his name on another award watch lists, which was the second of the week.

July 9th

Going out of the state: SHS schedules football game against Florence, Ala.

July 9, 2014

Starkville High School will be taking its brand of football across the state line this season.
In a move that was approved by the Starkville School District Board of Trustees at Tuesday's monthly meeting, the Yellowjackets will be playing a game at Florence, Ala., on Sept. 19.

Starkville 8-year-olds are prepared

July 9, 2014

Action has been steady for the Starkville 8-year-old All-Stars.
Over the last couple of weeks, the team has participated in two warm-up tournaments as they prepare to take part in this weekend’s Dizzy Dean State Tournament in West Point.
In both tournaments, Starkville came in second to a very strong Columbus team and in the most recent took their opponents right down to the wire.

Enjoying game goal for Starkville 10's

July 9, 2014

Baseball season is in full swing in Starkville.
After a successful regular season, the 10-year-old All-Stars are busy playing and preparing for this weekend’s Dizzy Dean State Tournament in Eupora.
“We have been practicing and playing tournaments and having an overall good time,” Starkville coach T.J. Kent said. “We open our state tournament (today) at 1:30 playing Grenada.”

Bulldogs commit to hard work during summer

July 9, 2014

A haircut hasn’t been the only change for Mississippi State’s Fred Thomas this offseason.
The junior guard has been working hard this spring and summer to get ready for the upcoming season that will not begin until November.
Thomas, along with other juniors Craig Sword and former Starkville High School standout Gavin Ware, have a whole new outlook in their third season with the Bulldogs.

July 8th

More Bulldog recognition: MSU's Day, Johnson selected to preseason award watch lists

July 8, 2014

Mississippi State's football program continues to have individual players gain recognition this preseason.
A day after three Bulldogs were selected to award watch lists, two more MSU players saw their names on college football award watch lists Tuesday.

Summer presents competition for East Webster boys team

July 8, 2014

MABEN - This summer was all about area competition for the East Webster basketball team. On each Wednesday, Choctaw County and district foe Eupora of the Wolverines played basketball in some friendly competition.

July 7th

Bulldogs gaining recognition: A trio of MSU players on watch lists

July 7, 2014

A trio of Mississippi State Bulldogs were selected to preseason award watch lists on Monday.

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