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August 12th

Starkville Academy breaks through with 13-4 win

August 12, 2013

The deuces were wild at the Starkville Academy softball field Monday afternoon.
In the second inning, the score was tied 2-2 with two outs and the bases were loaded for the Lady Volunteers against the rival Oak Hill Lady Raiders.

Comfort level exists for MSU volleyball

August 12, 2013

Jenny Hazelwood and her Mississippi State volleyball team are only five days into practice, but there is already a good amount of camaraderie among her players.
The Bulldogs return just five players from the 2012 squad and add 10 new players.
Seven of those players are freshman with the other three being transfers.

Bulldogs continue soccer workouts

August 12, 2013

Change is taking place within the Mississippi State soccer program.
When Aaron Gordon became the head coach of the Bulldogs, he used to beat all of the players to practice.
That's not the case anymore.

Shelter kill totals drop

August 12, 2013

In 2008, the Oktibbeha County Humane Society and Starkville Animal Shelter maintained about a 40 percent adoption rate, leaving some 60 percent of animals taken in to be euthanized. However, Anita Howard, shelter manager, said with the help of some new initiatives, that number has not only flipped, but grew to an 80 percent adoption rate in 2012.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Read energizes volunteering

August 12, 2013

According to those who know her well, above all things, Carol Moss Read is a good friend.

August 11th

SHS looks to try out activity in coming weeks

August 11, 2013

The Bulldog Lanes will be filled with activity on the next two Thursdays with high school students looking to fill spots on the Starkville High School bowling team.
SHS bowling coach Jim Philamlee has been anticipating the tryouts for some time and said the prospects look promising.

Numbers increase at West Oktibbeha

August 11, 2013

MABEN - The numbers are on the rise as football is concerned at West Oktibbeha.
After having less than 20 athletes on the roster last season, the “future is bright” for the Timberwolves who boast 26 kids this season.
“The first week was great,” West Oktibbeha first-year head coach Danny Crawford said. “We had a chance to get back in school and get everybody going.”

MSU tight ends vary in skill sets

August 11, 2013

The tight end position may be one of the most underrated positions on the football field.
A tight end's assignment can change from play-to-play. There is not just one thing they specialize in like other football positions. 
Mississippi State tight end coach Scott Sallach is well aware of this with his guys.

August 10th

Children’s immune systems face new challenges at school

August 10, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

As children enter a child care or school setting for the first time, their minds aren’t the only things that will need to learn. Their bodies, particularly their immune systems, have a curriculum of their own.

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Oktibbeha jury to hear murder case this week

August 10, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Circuit Court will oversee a second trial for a Lowndes County man previously-convicted of murder.

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