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September 19th

MSU drops a 1-0 decision in front of big home crowd

September 20, 2014

The difference between winning and losing in soccer can come down to one flick of the foot.
That was the case Friday night in Starkville as an unassisted goal by Addie Forbus 53 seconds into the match was enough for the Ole Miss Rebels to defeat the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams.

September 18th

Battle of unbeatens: Volunteers excited about challenge Chiefs present

September 18, 2014

A football season’s story can be written in one game.
There are supporting experiences that add and detract from the tale, but there is always that one game that seems to serve as the culmination of what will be remembered. That game for Starkville Academy just might take place tonight when the Volunteers (4-0) take on division powerhouse Magnolia Heights (4-0)

Yellowjackets travel across state line to meet Falcons

September 18, 2014

The Starkville Yellowjackets see their fourth-straight quality non-conference opponent to start the season tonight.
There is one difference.
Instead of the Jackets taking on a team from Mississippi, they will make the trip across the state line to meet the Florence High School Falcons on Alabama soil. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

Eupora expects to face a talented Byhalia team

September 18, 2014

Coach Junior Graham is urging his players not to get sucked into the records game tonight.
While Byhalia may be seeking its first win, Graham knows it is not from a lack of talent.

SHS sweeps Horn Lake in home volleyball match

September 18, 2014

Slow starts, but strong finishes were the story for the Starkville High volleyball team Thursday.
Despite getting out of the gate a little sluggish in the first and third sets, the Lady Yellowjackets swept Horn Lake 25-17. 25-17, 25-23.

MSU to keep an eye on LSU's Jennings

September 18, 2014

Most of the talk this week about Mississippi State's game at LSU has been the Bulldog rush defense against the Tiger running game.
What has been overlooked is Tiger quarterback Anthony Jennings. The sophomore is overshadowed by a running game that has accounted for a majority of the offense.

September 17th

SPRD, coaches committed to keep youth on the fields

September 17, 2014

The Starkville Parks and Recreation Department, its coaches and sponsors appear ready to step up to the plate to provide whatever means necessary to keep the youth of the community on the fields and the courts.

Miles sees a solid level of improvement at LSU

September 17, 2014

LSU has only been challenged once in its first three games of the season.
The Tigers rallied in the second half to beat a ranked Wisconsin team 28-24 in Houston, Texas, in the opener. Since then, the Tigers have breezed to wins over Sam Houston State and Louisiana-Monroe.

Florence Falcons 'embrace' a test from No. 1 SHS

September 17, 2014

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Florence (Ala.) High School Falcons don't back down from a challenge.
If playing against some of top teams in Alabama isn't enough to toughen things up, Florence coach J.B. Wallace has scheduled the No. 1 team in Mississippi.
Wallace's squad hosts the Starkville Yellowjackets on Friday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

Magnolia Heights off to 4-0 start this year

September 17, 2014

To say that the Magnolia Heights football team has been off to a dominant start this season may be a bit of an understatement.

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