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BREAKING NEWS: SHS Myles out for game

August 23, 2012

Starkville High School quarterback Gabe Myles will not play in tonight's (Friday's) road game against Madison Central High School.
SHS football coach Jamie Mitchell confirmed that Myles had a sprained ankle, which would keep him out of action.

Lady Jackets beat Amory in volleyball

August 23, 2012

The Starkville High School volleyball team continued its winning ways and beat Amory Thursday night in three sets.

The Lady Jackets took the match 25-5, 25-8 and 25-8.

Courtney Wilson had seven aces and Michaela Mills had six.

SHS improved its record to 5-3 and have won five straight.

Lady Wolverines improve softball record to 7-0

August 23, 2012

MABEN – The East Webster slowpitch softball team took care of business and improved its record to 7-0.

The Lady Wolverines beat Houston 5-2 Thursday afternoon at Nikki Jones Memorial Field.

On neighborhood watch: Vols, Patriots meet in anticipated rivalry

August 23, 2012

Rivalry games are something teams look forward to all year.

For the Starkville Academy Volunteers, they won't have to wait until the end of the season to play a rivalry game.

Starkville Academy plays host to Heritage Academy at 7 p.m., tonight.

The Volunteers are heavy favorites, but head coach Jeff Terrill is not letting that affect him or his team.

Recruiting irregularity draws NCAA probe

August 23, 2012

By MICHAEL WARDLAW
sdnsports@bellsouth.net

Mississippi State University’s football program is under investigation by the NCAA for possible recruiting irregularities.

Officials from MSU and the NCAA confirmed Thursday that the two organizations are working closely in regard to a lengthy and ongoing recruitment investigation.

Jackets are ready for next challenge

August 23, 2012

The last two seasons the Starkville Yellowjackets lost their season-opening football game to the Noxubee County Tigers.

In those same seasons, the Jackets bounced back the next week for victories.

Faith, passion drive 20 years of Evan’s styles

August 23, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

For Alan Evans, cutting hair just comes naturally.

“I started cutting hair when I was 13 years old,” he said. “I started cutting hair in my mom’s kitchen.”

Evans said he was inspired to cut hair after an unpleasant experience in a barber’s chair left him with bad hair cut. He began observing a man his cousin, Donna Jones, was dating at the time.

Competition steps up for Eupora in 2nd week

August 23, 2012

The Eupora Eagles are playing their second Class A squad in the same number of weeks, but that doesn't mean the competition is lacking.

The Eagles play host to defending Class A State champion Noxapater at 7:30 p.m., tonight.

Eupora head coach Junior Graham is looking for his team to improve on last week and make plays that it didn't make.

School board eyes potential funding for district upkeep

August 23, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

Starkville School District could find needed funding for its district maintenance plan through a zero-interest bond program.

SSD benefits from YouTube for class

August 23, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

When Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway announced that teachers could use YouTube in their lessons more freely, teachers at the SSD’s teacher convocation Aug. 3 broke into applause.

Now that school has started, teachers are still applauding the move.

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