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April 22nd, 2015

Region champ East Webster starts postseason

April 22, 2015

East Webster baseball coach Wes Johnson knew there was the potential of his team doing something special this season.
On Tuesday night, the Wolverines did just that by claiming the Class 2A Region 2 championship by beating Bruce.

Carter to be one of the first inductees into Scott County Sports Hall of Fame

April 22, 2015

Scott County in Mississippi is establishing a Sports Hall of Fame and one of the first inductees will be Starkville High School boys basketball coach Greg Carter.
Carter played his high school basketball at Forest before moving on to Mississippi State.
"To be recognized back home is always special," Carter said. "I'm really looking forward to it and excited about it."

Cooke takes advantage of opportunity with MSU

April 22, 2015

Mississippi State freshman Logan Cooke was talking duck hunting with Josiah Phillips, when Devon Bell came to him before last year's Texas A&M game with some bad news.
Bell hurt himself during the warmup phase and wasn't sure if he was going to be able to kick.
Sure enough he couldn't go and Cooke got his first taste of college football against a top 10 team.

MSU beats Memphis to end losing skid

April 22, 2015

No one had to remind Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman that her team had lost five-straight games.
Her Bulldogs made sure that total didn't grow to six on Wednesday night.
MSU used nine hits to score 11 runs and defeated the Memphis Tigers 11-3 in five innings. It was the final game in 19-year-old home facility for the Bulldogs.

Two local theaters prepare to stage spring productions

April 22, 2015

Theater MSU is offering playgoers an experience very different from the typical play seen at the McComas Hall theater.
“The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” directed by John Nara, will be presented today through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The audience will be invited onto the stage to view the play.
Platforms have been built on the stage, where about 110 seats will be placed.

Prosecution dropped in Manning case

April 22, 2015

The state of Mississippi’s case against Willie “Fly” Manning in the 1993 murder of two elderly women has come to a dead end after Mississippi 16th Circuit Judge Lee Howard approved an order ending the prosecution Monday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.

Academy students present ‘Annie’

April 22, 2015

The sun will come out tomorrow, when Starkville Academy’s production of “Annie” opens.

City approves bond resolution

April 22, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen approved a resolution to issue $2.7 million in general obligation public improvement bonds during a brief Tuesday evening meeting in Starkville City Hall.

April 21st

Skinner of Jackets takes basketball skills to Hinds CC

April 21, 2015

Everyone wants to be involved with a place where they are liked.
Josh Skinner believes he has found that at Hinds Community College in Raymond.
The Starkville High School boys basketball player signed a scholarship with Hinds on Wednesday afternoon inside the school gymnasium where he performed for the Yellowjackets.

SHS soccer defender Dunne to continue career at Millsaps

April 21, 2015

Who is Conner Dunne?
To his soccer coach Brian Bennett, he is “one of the best” to ever grace the field for the Yellowjackets.

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