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Pirtle makes plays: MSU senior second baseman solid on defense

April 9, 2014

Brett Pirtle and the Mississippi State Bulldogs struggled early in the season when it came to fielding the baseball.
MSU committed 10 errors in the first 10 games, but in the last 24 games, the Bulldogs have only had 11 errors.
Pirtle, the senior second baseman who has committed two errors this season, was one of the driving forces behind the cleanup defensively.

Four Yellowjackets qualify for state

April 9, 2014

BRANDON – The Starkville Yellowjackets advanced a pair of doubles pairing in tennis for the Class 6A individuals state championship match on Wednesday.
Emily Turner, Hannah Laird, Will Irvin and Richard Hill all moved on with their play at the Class 6A, Region 3 Individual Tournament at Northwest Rankin.

Love of sport grips Jackets in first year

April 9, 2014

Toxophilite is taking over several students at Starkville High School this year.
When it comes to having a love for archery, which is the meaning of toxophilite, the Yellowjackets have found another way to be competitive within the athletic department and have fun at the same time.
They have participated in four meets in their first-ever season and have performed well.

Junior Arnold takes on role as a leader at SA

April 9, 2014

Control is the name of the game for Starkville Academy’s Harper Arnold.
“I like being in command so pitching is my favorite,” Arnold said. “I like having control of the game. The game sort of depends on me and I like that.”

State hosts Alabama in exhibition match

April 9, 2014

Members of the Mississippi State soccer program are happy to be kicking off the activities of Super Bulldog Weekend tonight.
Even though the weekend on a calendar starts on Friday, the Bulldogs are included on the SBW schedule of events with an exhibition match against the University of Alabama. Action at the MSU Soccer Complex is set to begin at 7 p.m.

Alumni match gets numbers back to court

April 9, 2014

Super Bulldog Weekend has grown over the years.
It used to offer opportunities for just football and baseball, but now most every sports team at Mississippi State has an opportunity to showcase their skills.
One of those sports is volleyball.

Dr. James E. Wall

April 9, 2014

Dr. James E. Wall, son of Dr. and Mrs. Albert Eugene Wall, has met all of the criteria required and has received the blessing of being allowed to go home and live with his heavenly father for the rest of eternity.  Dr.

Mildred Parrish Norwood

April 9, 2014

Mildred Parrish Norwood, age 101, of Birmingham, AL, formerly of Columbus, MS, passed away January 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center at Riverchase in Birmingham, AL. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 3:00 PM at Gunter & Peel Chapel with Cody Watson officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home. Mrs.

Mary Elizabeth Swain Bacon

April 9, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Swain Bacon, 95 died of heart failure at Robinson Memorial Hospital Hospice Care in Revenna, Ohio on March 30.  She was born on May 14, 1918, the daughter of the late Jim Henry and Verna Welborn Swain of New Albany.  She graduated as valedictorian and class president from Amory High School in 1936 and as a cum laude graduate from MSCW in 1940 with a History/English major.  She recei

Board hires new SHS principal

April 9, 2014

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees unanimously named Ocean Springs High School Principal David Baggett as Starkville High School’s new principal at its Tuesday evening meeting.

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