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BACK TO JACKSON: Jackets go through Wave once again to reach State

November 24, 2012

It seems that history is repeating itself.

Last year the Starkville High School football team lost to West Point in the regular season, but beat them in the playoffs on route to Jackson.
SHS lost to West Point 47-22 on Sept. 7.

The Yellowjackets followed history and beat the Green Wave 29-28 in an overtime thriller to win the Class 5A North State title at Yellowjacket Stadium.

SHS overcomes adversity to enjoy playoff success

November 24, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets have been through some tough times on the road back to Jackson.

Not long after losing the Class 5A State championship to Picayune last December, the SHS program was hit with the tragedy of Devin Mitchell's death.

Eupora edges Bruce to claim North 2A

November 24, 2012

EUPORA – It was a thrilling way to win a North State championship for the Eupora Eagles.

In a back and forth game, the Eagles defeated the Bruce Trojans 31-28 to claim the Class 2A North Half title and advanced to the State championship game.

Officials: CO alarms needed in structures

November 24, 2012

While smoke detectors are a common fixture in residences, there is another hazard to be considered to be considered for people who use gas to keep their houses warm when the weather turns cold: carbon monoxide.

According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Administration, approximately 170 people in the country die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Public performance set for SHS Drama Festival Show

November 24, 2012

Starkville High School is once again preparing to showcase its many talents as the theatre department readies its latest Drama Festival show, “The Insanity of Mary Girard.”

A public performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Starkville High School auditorium. Tickets are $5.

First-year drama teacher Jessica Taylor said preparation for the show began in the summer.

MSU sorority planning may switch course

November 24, 2012

Two lots near Mississippi State University’s sororities, its Clay Lyle Entomology Lab and Bully Boulevard may become sites for new sorority development, pending sorority representatives’ decisions.

The sororities have asked MSU about starting construction at these locations to Sorority Row’s north in lieu of previously planned locations to its south on an incomplete circular drive.

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