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May 1st

Indians anxious to resume play in baseball

May 1, 2013

It has been a week and a half since the Ackerman Indians have played a baseball game.
The weather could make that wait even longer.
The second round Class 2A playoff series between the Indians and Loyd Star is scheduled to start today at 5 p.m. in Ackerman, but there is more rain in the forecast.

Miss. St. rugby team to assist GED students

May 1, 2013

For Randy Pannell, rugby and community service go hand-in-hand.

Pannell is one of the lead coaches for Mississippi State University's rugby club — he handles organization where fellow coach Renaldo Arroyo handles the game itself — and he said he had kept a service element in the club since he took the position in 2007. He said other rugby teams in other countries had a history of service.

County Relay for Life kicks off Friday

May 1, 2013

Cancer doesn’t sleep, and neither do they.

At least, that’s the idea for the 2013 Oktibbeha County Relay for Life. The annual event — themed “Up All Night” — will begin at 5 p.m. Friday with a survivor reception in the activities room at the Starkville Sportsplex before kicking off the evening’s activities at 6.

Stabbing suspect sought

May 1, 2013

Starkville police are searching for a man suspected in an April 26 stabbing.

According to an SPD press release issued on Tuesday, authorities have issued an arrest warrant for 34-year-old Travis Lavon Seymore on suspicion of aggravated assault-use of a deadly weapon. Seymore reportedly stabbed a victim multiple times in the back, neck and ear.

Mayoral candidates square off in debate

May 1, 2013

Hot-button topics in this year’s city elections rose to the surface with vigor during Tuesday’s Starkville Mayoral Debate in the Greensboro Center. While some generated more subdued debate, others evoked far more aggressive responses.

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April 30th

Bulldogs to host men's tennis regional

May 1, 2013

Mississippi State's men's tennis team won't have to travel to compete in the postseason for the second-straight season.
The Bulldogs will be hosting their second regional in a row.

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SMITH COLUMN: Parents must place check on emotions

May 1, 2013

Sometimes parents take athletics too seriously when it comes to their children.
Over the years, parents have gotten upset with officials and umpires to the point that they almost come out of the stands and onto the field to take matters into their own hands.

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Jackets beat Chargers 6-5 in baseball

May 1, 2013

OXFORD – Three Starkville High School pitchers kept the Oxford Charger bats at bay long enough for the Yellowjackets to go on the road and get the second-round Class 5A playoffs series started on the right note.
Max Bartlett, Tanner Jones and Tanner Clanton of SHS combined to hold Oxford to seven hits on its home field and the Jackets came away with a 6-5 victory on Tuesday night.

SA drops first game of baseball series

May 1, 2013

GREENVILLE – The Starkville Academy Volunteers have their game faces on as it prepares for game two of the MAIS AAA-II baseball playoffs.
After dropping game one by a score of 3-1 to Washington School, the Vols look for more production on Thursday than they did in Tuesday's first outing.

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Volunteers qualify for State golf tourney

May 1, 2013

JACKSON – Behind the 75 carded by Alex Bedwell, the Starkville Academy Volunteers shot a 319 at the Jackson Country Club Tuesday afternoon, which was good enough to finish third in AAA South State and qualified them for the State tournament.

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