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February 18th

SHS girls see season end with loss to New Hope

February 19, 2013

COLUMBUS – It was a steep mountain for the Starkville High School girls' basketball team to climb.

The Lady Yellowjackets comeback fell short, as the New Hope Lady Trojans beat SHS 67-47 in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs.

Lady Wolverines advance in South Class 2A

February 19, 2013

MATHISTON – The rain that began falling on the outside of the gym where East Webster plays its home basketball games was a fitting omen.

Shots had been raining down all night long for the Lady Wolverines on Monday.

BREAKING: MSU's Roquez Johnson suspended indefinitely

February 18, 2013

MSU head coach Rick Ray took the podium Monday afternoon at the Humphrey Coliseum, with some more big news for the Bulldog basketball team.

He announced that sophomore forward Roquez Johnson was suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules.

"Roquez Johnson has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules," Ray said.

February 17th

Myra Browning

February 17, 2013

Mrs. Myra Loretta Browning of Starkvile, 78, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 in Delta Heights Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Cleveland with Rev. Barry Dickerson officiating.

Ray Funeral Home of Cleveland is in charge of arrangements.

Supes to weigh lease options for county lake

February 17, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Lease options regarding the county’s portion of Oktibbeha County Lake and a resolution to support consolidation of Starkville and Oktibbeha County schools will be two discussion topics in today’s board of supervisors meeting, officials say.

The 5:30 p.m. meeting will be held at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse.

Miss. bills could lead to prayer in schools

February 17, 2013

By JEFF AMY
Associated Press

JACKSON (AP) — Supporters say bills to guarantee religious freedom in Mississippi public schools are meant to ensure students can talk about spiritual beliefs and aren’t deprived of their rights.

But some supporters also say the measures would legalize prayer before school audiences, and that makes people who advocate for separation of church and state uneasy.

Retiring Mullins has helped boost Mississippi education

February 17, 2013

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Associated Press

JACKSON — Over the past three decades in Mississippi, few people have matched Andy Mullins’ expertise in education policies and practices.

Long day becomes successful for MSU

February 17, 2013

It was a long day of baseball for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, but a successful one.

The No. 13 (Collegiate Baseball) Mississippi State Bulldogs finished off a four-game sweep of the Portland Pilots with a 6-0 victory in game two of a doubleheader Sunday at Dudy Noble Field.

Vols, Mustangs meet in Class AAA playoffs

February 17, 2013

A score will be settled at the Starkville Sportsplex soccer field today.

After battling to a tie, not once but twice, during the regular season, the Starkville Academy Volunteers and Pillow Academy Mustangs meet in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs. The match is slated to begin at 3 p.m.

MSU has tough time offensively in loss to LSU

February 17, 2013

The Mississippi State Bulldogs found the going tough offensively against the LSU Lady Tigers Sunday afternoon, especially in the second half.

With only 16 points to show in the second 20 minutes of play, the Bulldogs didn't produce nearly enough to secure a Southeastern Conference victory and dropped a 63-41 decision to the Lady Tigers at Humphrey Coliseum.

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