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Boys State week nears end

May 31, 2013


Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of articles tracking local delegates’ journeys trough Mississippi Boys State.

May 30th

Ward 4 hearing postponed

May 30, 2013

SDN staff

A Friday morning hearing to review the results of the Ward 4 Democratic primary alderman race between candidates John Gaskin and Jason Walker has been postponed.

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Census indicates growth

May 30, 2013


Recent population estimate numbers indicate a steady population growth in Starkville and Oktibbeha County, according to a U.S. Census report.

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City prepares for NCAA regional

May 30, 2013


City workers were busy planting new flowers and hanging signs along Main Street and the adjoining areas on Thursday morning in preparation for the weekend’s NCAA baseball regional at Mississippi State University. Banners welcomed visitors to the town, using the city’s signature “Mississippi’s College Town” tagline.

Nunnelee offers advice at Boys State

May 30, 2013


Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles tracking local delegates’ journies through Mississippi Boys State.

They meet again: MSU, Central Arkansas played series in March

May 30, 2013

Mississippi State started the season on a 17-game win streak, but then Central Arkansas came to town.
The No. 14 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs lost two out of three to the Bears in early March in Starkville.
The Bulldogs (43-17) have an opportunity to get some revenge against the Bears (39-20) tonight. No. 1 seed MSU and No. 4 seed UCA meet at 7 p.m. in the Starkville Regional.

Lefty Mitchell gets 11 wins out of bullpen for Bulldogs

May 30, 2013

When you first look at Ross Mitchell, it's hard to believe he could lead a Division I program in wins.
The Mississippi State sophomore left hander stands 6-foot-1 and weighs in at 171 pounds. Although he isn't very intimidating when he steps on the mound, he has found a way to lead the Bulldogs.
Mitchell has a team-best 11 wins and is 11-0 for the Bulldogs coming out of the bullpen.

MSU's Graveman proves to be leader on the mound

May 30, 2013

Mississippi State pitching coach Butch Thompson describes Kendall Graveman as a leader, a captain and solid in everything he does.
Those qualities are valuable to have for a hurler that has been a key member of the weekend rotation the past two seasons for the Bulldogs.

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Graham's Eagles soar through spring football practice

May 30, 2013

EUPORA – It may be between football seasons for the Eupora Eagles, but they are not taking any time off.
After a season that saw the team finish second in the state, coach Junior Graham and his staff are hard at work rebuilding and reloading.
“We have a lot of young faces out there to replace the departing seniors,” Graham said.

Bryant visits Boys State delegates

May 30, 2013

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant visited delegates at American Legion Boys State at Mississippi State University Wednesday as delegates transitioned from primaries to elections for their mock state’s top offices and began choosing projects for their cities.

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