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September 27th

Vols blanks Patriots on homecoming

September 28, 2013

It has often been said that defense wins games.
That was certainly the case for Starkville Academy on Friday night, as the Volunteers held off the visiting Winston Academy Patriots 14-0.
Penalties proved to be a big factor early for SA, as a total of five offensive penalties in the first quarter resulted in two scoreless possessions.

Bradley leads Chargers to win

September 28, 2013

ACKERMAN – Jamarcus Bradley was the story of the game for the Choctaw County Chargers.
As the team defeated Caledonia 49-42, Bradley had 375 yards and four touchdowns on 30 carries.
"He played his best game of the year (Friday night)," Choctaw County coach Adam Dillinger said. "When you can put up that many yards as athletic as he is, you always have a chance. He just did a great job."

French Camp defeats West Oktibbeha 49-6 at home

September 28, 2013

FRENCH CAMP – There is no substitute for actual game action to get a team ready to compete.
No one knows this more than the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves, who are still trying to find their identity after getting a bit of a delayed start to the season.
On Friday night, the team got another bit of experience as it faced off with French Camp Academy, which won 49-6.

Harris values days as player at EMCC

September 27, 2013

James "Cubby" Harris values his days as a Hall of Fame defensive back at East Mississippi Community College.
The junior college experience in Scooba made an impression on Harris and helped him return to his hometown of Starkville to make a difference.
He coached in the youth leagues in Starkville for 20-plus years and tried to be a positive influence on children of the community.

Boutique earns merchant of year

September 27, 2013

Deep South Pout co-owner Jason Stoker called himself and the three other owners “a bunch of knuckleheads that can’t really do anything,” as they stood before a crowd of fellow businesspeople Thursday.

As the group was accepting the award for Starkville Main Street Association’s Merchant of the Year when Stoker made the statement, there apparently has not been a consensus for his observation.

No one injured in Longview fire

September 27, 2013

The Longview Fire Department contained a single-residence home fire early Thursday morning.

Longview Fire Chief Joe Pennell said the department responded to a 4:09 a.m. call for a fire at 71 Houston Thompson Road. Penell said a single man occupied the home.

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Starkville-MSU Symphony Orchestra continues to grow in 45th year

September 27, 2013

It started out as a small group of people meeting in a living room. Now, the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra is set to begin its 45th season on Saturday in Columbus.

Fourth Fridays offer fun for writers, readers

September 27, 2013

The Starkville Community Theatre is hosting its second Fourth Fridays of the season today. Fourth Fridays are held monthly and offer both writers and the audience a chance to offer feedback on writing projects.

September 26th

Jackets ready for competition: SHS, Columbus renew series

September 27, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets are ready to return to the table of competition and feast.
After going through an open date last week, the Jackets are anxious to get back on the football field. They get to do that today with a road trip to Columbus with the Falcons waiting to open Class 6A, Region 2 action. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

Homecoming important one for Vols to win

September 27, 2013

Football season has reached the midway point.
As Starkville Academy coach Jeff Terrill looks back to where his team has been, he is pleased with the way the team has competed, but as the Volunteers move forward, he knows there is always room for improvement.

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