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Bulldogs split first two in set

April 25, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs started off the day on a positive note, but when it ended, the Bulldogs were on the opposite end of the spectrum.
The No. 20 Bulldogs came back from Thursday night's suspended game to beat Texas A&M 5-1 Friday afternoon, but lost the nightcap 6-3 to the Aggies.

Sykes leaves for Mercury: Former East Oktibbeha player has new opportunity

April 25, 2014

The month of April and the middle of spring brings with it new beginnings.
That's the case for former East Oktibbeha County High School girls basketball player April Sykes.
Sykes has spent the last several months in rehabilitation and training from a broken bone in her left tibia and is now ready to begin the next chapter in her Women's National Basketball Association career.

Vols lose lead twice, fall in home twin bill

April 25, 2014

The Starkville Academy Volunteers enjoyed a 2-1 lead for three innings of the first game against Magnolia Heights School Friday afternoon.
When Hunter Peeples had delivered a two-run single to score Billy McGee and John McReynolds, it gave the Vols an advantage to feel good about.

Choctaw County sees season come to an end

April 25, 2014

ACKERMAN – One big inning was the difference maker on Friday.
Franklin County benefitted from that as it claimed a 6-0 victory over the Choctaw County Chargers.
giving them the two game sweep in the Class 3A South play-in round.

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Eupora defeated Potts Camp 19-0

April 25, 2014

POTTS CAMP – The Eupora Eagles softball team shut the door early on Potts Camp, capturing a 19-0 victory on Friday.
The game was decided quickly as Eupora exerted its will early with 16 runs in the first three innings.

NFL prospect, MSU player arrested - Both facing charges related to residential burglary

April 25, 2014

A former and current Mississippi State University football player were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of residential burglary and robbery by threats.

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department Commander Brett Watson said the two were arrested after the department received a call to Ace 21 apartments on Blackjack Road at about 2 p.m.

Gov. signs merger bill

April 25, 2014

Another step in the consolidation process for the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts came to a close Thursday when Gov. Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2818 into law.

Traveling TV show crew visiting Starkville this week

April 25, 2014

A few Starkville residents got the chance to share their stories on a national stage Thursday when the crew of The Story Trek came to town.

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