Archive - Aug 1, 2013
Dan Mullen was looking for one thing on the first day of practice from his football team.
That one thing was excitement.
The fifth-year Mississippi State head coach saw that Thursday on the practice fields and was pleased with the effort he saw from his Bulldogs.
Starkville Academy's first football practice on Thursday was on the light side as the Volunteers opted to go without pads in favor of simply shorts and helmets.
It's a tactic that certainly played into the fast and upbeat tempo which highlighted the return to the field.
There are times in the midst of athletic competition that one team has to give credit to an opponent.
That's what Starkville Academy softball coach Kayla Mosley chose to do on Thursday afternoon.
After the Lady Volunteers gave up 13 hits and lost a 16-3 decision to the Pillow Academy Lady Mustangs, Mosley said it was an impressive offensive display by the visitors.
Starkville Police Chief David Lindley released more information Wednesday about a June crank call in hopes of reigniting an investigation that has gone cold.
Starkville Police Department reported an arrest following a high-speed chase in Starkville Tuesday evening.
The city has begun the second and final phase of a project designed to make the trek from downtown Starkville to Mississippi State University a little easier for pedestrians.
When students struggle in school, the programs in place that help them are often called "intervention." Last year, the Oktibbeha County School District faced significant struggles that resulted in significant intervention.
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