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January 29th

SMITH COLUMN: MSU women need to build upon success

January 30, 2013

It wasn't fun getting beat 81-33, 100-47, 62-42 and 92-41 in Southeastern Conference play.

The Mississippi State women's team decided to do something about it.

After a struggle to even get things done in the first half against the Ole Miss Rebels at Humphrey Coliseum, the Bulldogs shook themselves and pulled off a 72-57 victory.

McPhee reaches the top: Former MSU defensive end uses each level to make Super Bowl

January 30, 2013

The road to the Super Bowl can only be achieved through hard work.
Pernell McPhee has that aspect covered.

Throughout his high school, junior college, major college and National Football League career, McPhee has used that plan to reach each level.

Chargers defeat Jackets in physical North 5A soccer match

January 30, 2013

OXFORD – It seemed the Starkville High School boys' soccer team had caught the momentum after a nice block by goal keeper Michael Godley.

Godley deflected a penalty kick by Oxford's Eddie Terry early in the first half, but Terry got a second shot as Godley moved before the kick.

Lady Jackets fight to end of 2-0 soccer loss to Lady Titans

January 30, 2013

RIDGELAND – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets entered unchartered territory Tuesday night, while competing in their first North State soccer match of the season.

Even though the soccer season ended for the Lady Jackets with a 2-0 loss to Ridgeland, an emotional SHS coach Anna Albritton spoke on how proud she was of the fight in her team and their effort all season long.

Lady Vols hit 30-win mark

January 29, 2013

COLUMBUS – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers hit the 30-win mark on Tuesday night and it came against their rivals across the Tombigbee River.

Sallie Kate Richardson had 25 points as Starkville Academy defeated Heritage Academy 72-34.

SHS teams win pair of region games

January 29, 2013

PHILADELPHIA – Blair Schaefer had another scoring effort over 30 points as the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets defeated the Neshoba Central Rockets 57-42 in Class 5A, Region 2 action Tuesday night.

Schaefer tallied 36 points for the Lady Jackets, who improved to 12-6 overall and 4-1 in Class 5A, Region 2.

Consolidation bill could see various changes

January 29, 2013

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville School District officials confirmed numerous amendments could be made to a state House bill that would preserve SSD administrators as the guiding forces behind a potential school merger.

Ellis: Future holds ‘tsunami’ of Miss. school mergers

January 29, 2013

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

As Mississippi House members and local educators begin discussions on a possible Oktibbeha County school merger, state senators are also working on similar measures across the state, including an effort to join Clay County educational systems.

Local representatives say this trend of school consolidations is one that will continue into the future.

Nominations open for restaurant week

January 29, 2013

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

From March 18-24, Starkville residents and visitors will have the opportunity to mix good food and a great cause as the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau hosts the first Starkville Restaurant Week benefitting a local charity.

NASA leaders discuss robotics with students

January 29, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Nine-year-old Mason Smith caught one of NASA’s top engineers off guard.

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