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Archive - Apr 2014

April 1st

Future bright for MSU women's basketball

April 2, 2014

The Mississippi State women's basketball team enters the offseason with some momentum.
Despite losing a 60-58 decision on Sunday to South Florida in the Women's National Invitational Tournament, the Bulldogs feel better about the standing of the program than at this time last year.

SMITH COLUMN: Playing two seems to be good for MSU

April 2, 2014

Let's play two.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs certainly didn't mind the idea of that in Southeastern Conference baseball action last Saturday afternoon.
It was certainly not a good way for MSU to open a league series.
The Bulldogs were handcuffed pretty well by Arkansas pitchers Jalen Beeks and Michael Gunn in a 4-0 loss at Dudy Noble Field.

Starkville shut out by Columbus

April 2, 2014

There was an outstanding pitching performance at Yellowjacket Stadium/Carlisle Field Tuesday night.
Unfortunately for the home team Starkville, it was not in the form of one of its own hurlers.
Instead, it was Columbus’ Hunter Mullis, who had a six-inning no-hitter with 13 strikeouts.
Add in strong batting and in the end, the Falcons left town with a 13-0 victory.

Starkville Christian School sees improvement on softball field

April 2, 2014

The improvement that the Starkville Christian Lady Cougars have made on the softball field over the last few years is evident in their play.
On Tuesday, the Lady Cougars got their first win of the season in an impressive way as they defeated Grace Christian 16-0 in five innings at the Starkville Sportsplex.

SHS boys win five-team golf meet

April 2, 2014

The Starkville Yellowjackets were glad to see a bright sunny day and calmer winds at the Mississippi State golf course on Tuesday.
Even though the scores were not as low as SHS boys coach Sam Bryant would like, it was good enough to beat four other teams.

Jackets lose region tennis match against Madison Central

April 2, 2014

Going into this season coach Rob Fyke knew his tennis team was in for a challenge with its new 6A competitors.
On Tuesday afternoon, Starkville faced the first of those teams as they dropped a 6-1 contest to visiting Madison Central.

Five wounded in club shooting

April 1, 2014

An Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department investigation is ongoing to determine what caused an early Sunday morning nightclub shooting that injured five people.

SMART bus system holds ribbon-cutting on Monday

April 1, 2014

MSU hosted a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit shuttle system Monday at the Palmeiro Center.

Locals focus on child abuse prevention

April 1, 2014

This morning, a team Emerson Family Center Coordinator Elmarie Brooks will hang blue ribbons across downtown Starkville.

Speakers address Rotary about school consolidation

April 1, 2014

Executive Director of the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service and Rotarian Rex Buffington spoke to the Starkville Rotary Club about the progress that’s been made ahead of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts’ July 2015 consolidation.

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