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Lady Jackets run streak to five wins

December 8, 2012

MERIDIAN – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets won their fifth-straight game by defeating Northeast Jones 54-41 at the Meridian Tournament.

"We hope the trend continues," SHS girls coach Kristie Williams said of the recent success of her team. "We hope to keep them going as we look to get back in action against Grenada next Saturday."

SHS theatre advances to MTA festival

December 8, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Following their performance in the North Mississippi High School Drama Festival, the cast and crew of Starkville High School’s “The Insanity of Mary Girard” will advance to the next level of competition at the Mississippi Theatre Association festival in January.

GED grad makes good on promise

December 8, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

The decision to go back to school is only half the battle.

Amid exams, students find time for Hanukkah

December 8, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

This year, Hanukkah happens to start right in the middle of exams at Mississippi State University.

The exams began Friday and will continue through Wednesday; Hanukkah begins at sunset Saturday and continues through Dec. 16. As president of MSU Hillel, MSU’s only Jewish student organization, Joey Frost said he has seen this scenario before.

Bulldogs begin Gator Bowl prep

December 8, 2012

The Mississippi State football team has had quite a layoff since the last time it saw the gridiron.

That all changed on Friday.

The Bulldogs had their first bowl practice in preparation for the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl. MSU faces Northwestern on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 in Jacksonville. ESPN2 will televise the 11 a.m. kickoff.

Yellowjackets pick up victory on warm night

December 8, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets remains on a hot streak on a out of the norm warm night in December.

The Jackets defeated the Amory Panthers 4-1 at home.

SHS girls allow second-half goal in loss to Amory

December 8, 2012

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets controlled the majority of their soccer match against the Amory Lady Panthers Friday night, but a late goal by the visitors made the difference in a 1-0 loss.

After Friday’s loss the Lady Yellowjackets fell to 3-4-3 overall, while Amory moved its overall record to 8-1-0.

Vols claim third-straight by edging Copiah 61-57

December 8, 2012

GALLMAN – The Starkville Academy Volunteers won their third-straight game and the fourth in the last five outings by defeating Copiah Academy 61-57.

After falling behind 17-9 at the end of the first quarter, the Vols wrestled the lead away from the home team by outscoring their hosts 18-15 in the second quarter and 17-8 in the third.

Bulldogs battle to 59-58 victory

December 8, 2012

The Mississippi State women's basketball team has battled hard, but still been on the wrong side of a couple of games this season.
On Friday night, MSU found a way to correct.

The Bulldogs held on to to beat the Florida Atlantic Owls 59-58 in Humphrey Coliseum.

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