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East Webster sees another challenge in region

October 17, 2013

The battles keep coming for the East Webster Wolverines.
The Wolverines play in an extremely tough region of Class 2A and tonight they will face another of district opponent in Bruce.
As his team prepares, East Webster coach Doug Wilson is just looking for the trend of playing to the end to continue.

Jackets look to 'shine' on home course

October 17, 2013

When Starkville High’s cross country teams take the course on Saturday for the Starkville High Invitational, it will be “their time to shine.”

Flash Gordon: Starkville resident helps Hebron Christian run game

October 16, 2013

Justin Gordon showed his athletic ability as a member of the Starkville High School soccer team.
After transferring to Hebron Christian School, Gordon has found a new way to channel that skill.
Gordon has become an impact player for the Eagles on the football field.

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Hall believes his Jaguars must be 'above average' to defeat Yellowjackets

October 16, 2013

Madison Central's Bobby Hall is a veteran coach and knows what to look for to have the best team possible.
Right now, he doesn't think the Jaguars are at that point.
Despite records of 5-2 overall and 3-0 in Class 6A, Region 2, Hall is concerned about the way his team plays at times.

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Mullen somewhat happy with where MSU stands

October 16, 2013

Through the first six games of the season, Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen is somewhat happy with where his team is.
The Bulldogs are 3-3 overall and 0-2 in the Southeastern Conference. They are coming off a 21-20 win over Bowling Green on homecoming, and are not back on the gridiron until Thursday, Oct. 24, as Mullen calls this a "pseudo open date."

Tri-City Association holds event for good cause

October 16, 2013

October is breast cancer awareness month and in Starkville, a group is planning something special for the cause.

Museum's open house to honor hall of famers

October 15, 2013

Sunday will be a special time for the families of three local athletes who all consider Starkville their home and have gone on to become hall of famers in their respective professional sports.
The Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum plans to memorialize Bailey Howell, James Thomas "Cool Papa" Bell and Jerry Rice for their contributions on the national stage.

Not missing a beat: Horsley battles back from injury to help Jackets

October 15, 2013

He may be a soft-spoken individual during the week, but on Friday nights, Jacquez Horsley lets his action speak loudly on the football field for the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
After hurting his knee and ankle on the first offensive play for SHS against Northwest Rankin, Horsley's availability for the next game against Greenville-Weston was in question.

Trio productive for Volunteers

October 15, 2013

Three is the magic number when it comes to running backs at Starkville Academy.
One might think that to be a starter for the Volunteers, the trio of senior O'Shea Kemp and sophomores Grant Wolfe and Noah Heflin had been playing the position all their lives, but aside from Wolf that is very far from the truth.

SA Vols say good things about game

October 15, 2013

It was refreshing to hear some of the comments from Starkville Academy after last Friday's game against French Camp.
Even though the Volunteers lost a 17-13 decision to the Panthers, they came away from the experience with a respect for the Choctaw County school.
"Well-played" and "clean" game were words used by some of the Starkville Academy people about what took place.

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