Archive - 2013
It didn't take long for Starkville native Billy Shed of Alcorn State to introduce himself to Mississippi State's Kivon Coman.
On the opening kickoff, Shed gave Coman a pop just to make sure he knew he was there.
True freshman Ashton Shumpert took the field as a Bulldog for the first time on Saturday. During his appearance the running back compiled 22-carries for 98 yards and two touchdowns.
Shumpertâ€™s two trips to the end zone made him the first true freshman to score twice in a collegiate debut since Chad Bumphis in 2009.
WEST POINT â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets had shifted all the momentum to their side in the second quarter.
West Point used the last 2 minutes of the second half to shift it back to its side.
GREENVILLE â€“ The Washington School Generals took advantage of a fast start from its offense and went on to defeat the Starkville Academy Volunteers 32-21 Friday night.
MABEN â€“ The East Webster Wolverines might have had a different story to tell today if games were decided by a teamâ€™s performance in the first half.
However, the second half proved to be quite the boost for the Wolverines, as they defeated the Nettleton Tigers 35-27.
WINONA â€“ Eupora coach Junior Graham said he wanted to pick up where the team left off last week.
Friday night, the Eagles did just that as they defeated Winona 49-14.
The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure met Thursday evening and decided it best to keep Oktibbeha Countyâ€™s children in Oktibbeha.
Starkville Farmersâ€™ Market may have finished this yearâ€™s season, but those in the Starkville area who want fresh food from local farmers and other vendors still have another option in Maben.
Organizers plan for the Maben Farmersâ€™ Market to remain active through the end of October, continuing to host vendors each Saturday from 7-10 a.m.
Starkville Police Department reported an arrest in the aftermath of last weekâ€™s discovery of an exotic animal breeding farm in a Starkville subdivision.
Police arrested Huyanh Ralph Tran, 35, a veterinary student at Mississippi State University, on Wednesday for violating the cityâ€™s public nuisance and safety ordinance as well as operating a commercial business in a residential area.
Three candidates have qualified for an Oktibbeha County special election ahead of this eveningâ€™s deadline.
The special election will be held on Nov. 5 to elect a county prosecutor after longtime prosecutor Roy Carpenter resigned June.
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