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August 3rd

SMITH COLUMN: Lady Vols will keep improving

August 3, 2013

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have shown signs of playing good softball this season.
There have been some rough spots early and the weaknesses of the Lady Vols have been exposed at times.
The key for Starkville Academy is to keep the bad innings to a minimum and build on the good frames.

MSU's Townsend sets example for defensive backs

August 3, 2013

If you happen to be watching the cornerbacks at Mississippi State's open practices, you may see a coach doing pushups when he does something wrong.
First-year cornerbacks coach Deshea Townsend was running through drills with his defensive backs on Saturday morning, when all of a sudden he drops to the ground and starts doing pushups.

August 2nd

Young Bulldogs getting their reps

August 2, 2013

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen has harped on how young his football team is with just 10 seniors on the rosters.
That may give some young guys an opportunity to step up and get a decent amount of playing time this season.

MSU's McDonald continues to see golf opportunities

August 2, 2013

Ally McDonald burst onto the scene this year with the Mississippi State women's golf team.
The junior will be playing in the U.S. Women's Amateur this upcoming week. 
The event will be held at the par-71, 6,488-yard Country Club of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. McDonald will tee off at 11:50 a.m. Monday and 6:50 a.m. on Tuesday. 

Sportsplex the site for SA Invitational

August 2, 2013

Starkville’s Sportsplex will be bursting with action Saturday as it plays host to the Starkville Academy Softball Invitational.
“This is the second year with the Sportsplex as the venue,” Lady Volunteers coach Kayla Mosley said. “They do a really good job of getting everything together and it is really convenient because it is easy to find.

August 1st

SFD hosts inspection seminar at CAVS

August 2, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Officials who inspect fire causes from around the state converged Thursday at the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems in Thad Cochran Research Park to learn more about the tools at their disposal.

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Parks requests increase

August 2, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Budget discussions between Starkville department heads and the Board of Aldermen continued on Thursday, with requests for more funding from police, fire and parks departments.

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SSD announces new bus routes

August 2, 2013

BY ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville School District will initialize a new transportation system for the upcoming school year.

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Meeting on gov’t. change today

August 2, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

A small contingent of Starkville residents is calling for a change in the way city government conducts business.

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Practice brings excitement: MSU players back on field doing what they love to do

August 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.

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