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August 29th

Bulldogs to use weekend to learn

August 29, 2013

Jenny Hazelwood starts her fifth season at Mississippi State today with a very young team.
There are several questions that will have to be answered, and the former Bulldog volleyball player will be using this weekend as a test for her young team.

SA mixes up lineup in Thursday's softball loss

August 29, 2013

Kayla Mosley decided to shake things up Thursday afternoon with her the lineup.
The Starkville Academy head coach moved Karlie Lockhart to catcher and put Maridee Higginbotham in the circle in her stead.
Although the change wasn't immediately seen in a 12-2 five-inning loss to the Lady Vikings of Central Academy, it will help in the long run.

Watch DOGS to kick-off

August 29, 2013

Sudduth Elementary is offering a new way for fathers to get involved in children’s school days.

This evening, the school will host a launch event for the Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students) program. The school will hold the event at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

Eye exams prove critical to student learning

August 29, 2013

Starkville optometrist Amy Crigler says there are three times children should get their eyes examined before they start school: once right before they start, once when they are 3 years old and once between the ages of six and 12 months.

‘Dorm Drops’ provide taste of home in biscuit form

August 29, 2013

For many college students, mealtime involves university dining halls or something equivalent to Ramen noodles, but Michelle Tehan, “the biscuit lady,” is trying to change that.

August 28th

Dovie Thomas Reed

August 28, 2013

Dovie Thomas Reed, 95, passed away on August 27, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. She was an Avon representative and member of Clear Springs Primitive Baptist Church.  She enjoyed quilting, sewing and crafts. 

MSU secondary to be tested by OSU offense

August 28, 2013

It will be baptism by fire for the Mississippi State secondary come Saturday.
The Bulldogs open the season against one of the better offenses in the country in No. 13 (Associated Press) Oklahoma State in Houston, Texas.
MSU lost several members of it's secondary from last year's squad including cornerbacks Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay.

Oxford's Hill hopes schedule a benefit

August 28, 2013

Most high school football programs don't shy away from scheduling tough non-division action early in the season.
Oxford is one of those places.
The first four games for the Chargers are against Jackson Prep, Starkville, East Side and Lafayette.
It's the hope of Oxford head coach Johnny Hill that schedule will toughen up his squad.

East Rankin Academy looks to bounce back

August 28, 2013

East Rankin Academy coach Matt Butts used one word to describe last Friday's 27-14 loss to Central Hinds Academy.
"Terrible," Butts said. "(It was) absolutely, positively terrible. We turned the football over three times and the defense did not play well at all. We just played terrible."

EMCC opens season at Pearl River CC

August 28, 2013

East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens could certainly find a reason to be distracted if he wanted to be.
When the Lions travel to Pearl River Community College tonight to open the season, Stephens will be returning to a place where he was a two-year letterman on the offensive line (1987-88).

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