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Archive - Oct 2013

October 11th

Eupora loses at home to Bruce

October 12, 2013

EUPORA – The Eupora Eagles were able to find some offense in the first half.
The second half was a different story.
The only points for Eupora in the second half came with 12 seconds left as it fell to the Bruce Trojans 25-20 in a Class 2A, Region 4 matchup Friday night.
With the loss, the Eagles are now 5-1 for the season and 0-1 in division play. They get Okolona at home next Friday night.

Choctaw County improves to 2-0 in region

October 12, 2013

PHILADELPHIA – The Choctaw County Chargers cruised their way to a 2-0 Class 3A, Region 5 start as they defeated Choctaw Central 35-6 on Friday night.
“We were able to jump out on them pretty quick and took a 35-0 lead into the half,” Chargers coach Adam Dillinger said. “We controlled the ballgame from the beginning. It was a good win for us.”

Infinite Impact goes public - MSU Foundation’s capital campaign aims for $600M

October 11, 2013

When the Famous Maroon Band takes the field Saturday during Mississippi State University’s homecoming game against Bowling Green State University, the band will form an infinity symbol for the announcement of a new capital campaign.

Long-awaited unveiling for Unity Park set

October 11, 2013

Oktibbeha County supervisors have finally settled on a date for Unity Park’s opening.

The park, which was created along with the adjacent Oktibbeha County School District main office in 2011, is set to open on Oct. 26.

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Second Chilifest event promises food, family fun

October 11, 2013

The aroma of charcoal and the grill being fired up is typical on Saturdays in The Junction at Mississippi State University, but the cooking will begin early this week. Pots will be stirred and the smell of chili will begin wafting through the air at MSU’s Ampitheater for today’s Junior Auxiliary’s fundraiser Chilifest.

October 10th

'Fun' situation for schools: SA, French Camp anticipate matchup

October 10, 2013

A change of pace is in store as French Camp Academy and Starkville Academy meet on the gridiron tonight.
Since the schools are in different associations, it does not play, but when an open date arose on both schedules it seemed to be the perfect solution.
For Volunteers coach Jeff Terrill, tonight brings the opportunity for something new and to have a little “fun.”

Jackets to take business trip when invading Hornets' nest

October 10, 2013

An interruption in a routine can sometimes be the worse nightmare for a football coach.
Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell hopes it doesn't work against his team this week.
With the schedule being altered somewhat due to exams and the fact the Yellowjackets have to travel over three hours to play the Greenville-Weston Hornets tonight, it's a cause for concern for Mitchell.

East meets West: Oktibbeha County schools seek first win of the season

October 10, 2013

The environment is getting more and more intense as game night approaches in Maben.
That's because tonight cross-county foes East and West Oktibbeha square off. Not only does the opportunity to beat your rival lie on the line, but this year both teams are winless and looking to score that first victory.

Jacket 9th graders have rally fall short

October 10, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjacket 9th graders mounted a second half comeback, but it fell short.
The Jackets couldn't contain West Point and the Green Wave went on to a 12-6 victory Thursday night to win the division.

Junior Volunteers drop home decision

October 10, 2013

The Starkville Academy 8th-9th grade Volunteers may have lost a 14-0 decision to Jackson Academy Thursday night, but coach Sam Wright never saw his team give up.
Starkville Academy never let Jackson Academy, which has a roster twice the size of the Vols, take control of the game.
The game was scoreless after the first quarter and Jackson Academy only had a 7-0 advantage at halftime.

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