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Archive - Sep 2012

September 2nd

OCEMA leader to present new disaster plan

September 2, 2012

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will hear a presentation on the county’s emergency preparedness plan 9 a.m. Tuesday at the county courthouse.

MSU turns the page, eyes Auburn Tigers

September 2, 2012

The Mississippi State Bulldogs made a rather successful debut in the 2012 season opener Saturday night.

On Sunday, they turned the page and their focus to the beginning of the Southeastern Conference season and the Auburn Tigers.

Bulldogs earn third-straight shutout in soccer

September 2, 2012

South Alabama didn't do it on August 26.

The University of Louisiana-Monroe tried and failed on Friday night.

On Sunday afternoon, Georgia State became the third team in as many matches not to be able to score a goal on the Mississippi State soccer team.

Skylar Rosson recorded five saves as the Bulldogs won a 3-0 decision at the MSU soccer field.

September 1st

Putting things in gear: Past month's work for MSU leads to a win

September 2, 2012

Teams work tirelessly to get ready for the season opener of the college football season, not knowing if they are truly prepared.

On Saturday night, the Bulldogs saw the efforts of the past eight months culminate with a 56-9 victory over the visiting Jackson State Tigers.

SMITH COLUMN: Bulldogs get nice balance with offense

September 2, 2012

It's true that Jackson State didn't present even close to the type of defense the Mississippi State Bulldogs will see on down the line later this football season.

Still, it was nice to see the balance the Bulldogs showed offensively during Saturday night's 56-9 victory over the visiting Tigers.

Palmer Home for Children receives surprising donation

September 1, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

With the help of the Mississippi State Treasury and a team from ABC’s Good Morning America, the Palmer Home for Children in Columbus received quite a surprise earlier this year.

Director of Marketing and Communication for the Palmer Home Katharine Hewlitt said funds were received last year after the passing of one of the organization’s supporters.

SSD: New test will aid prep for next MCT

September 1, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Mississippi Department of Education has released data showing percentages of students who earned proficient or advanced scores on the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2), showing minor but consistent growth across all grades tested in the Starkville School District.

Locals asked to help Isaac victims

September 1, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Mississippi State University’s Maroon Volunteer Center and Volunteer Starkville are each encouraging locals to volunteer to assist areas impacted by Hurricane Isaac through the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Services.

August 31st

SHS picks up 28-0 road win against Tupelo

September 1, 2012

TUPELO – Caleb Wilson and the Starkville Yellowjackets turned in a breakout performance against the Golden Wave with 28 points and 334 yards of offense picking up the first win of the season 28-0 in Tupelo.

The sophomore quarterback played with poise beyond his years on Friday night as he threw for three touchdowns on an 8-for-12 effort for 180 yards.

Big plays difference for Ackerman

September 1, 2012

ACKERMAN – The Ackerman High School football team could not find its offense, but found two big plays on special teams to ensure a win.

The Indians beat Choctaw County rival French Camp 14-3 Friday night to improve to 3-0 for the season at Dale Davidson Field.

The Ackerman offense struggled early on and fumbled the ball on its second play from scrimmage. It had four fumbles in the contest.

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