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MSU pair eye national titles in track

June 10, 2014

A pair of Mississippi State track athletes will have a chance to win national titles this week.
Brandon McBride and Cornelia Griesche compete today at the NCAA Championship in Eugene, Ore. McBride will run in the 800-meter race at 6:30 p.m., while Griesche will compete in the steeplechase event at 8:45 p.m. Both races are semifinals. 

SMITH COLUMN: Track athletes eye Eugene as a destination

June 10, 2014

It's all about a destination.
All college sports fans have to do is bring up places like Omaha, Neb., Eugene, Ore., or wherever the NCAA Final Four happens to be held in a particular year and thoughts immediate turn to baseball, track or basketball.
As far as track and field, those athletes work and train all season for the opportunity to represent their school in Eugene.

Seniors build a foundation for Choctaw County future

June 10, 2014

ACKERMAN – A new journey began last year at Choctaw County.
Gone were the days of the Ackerman Indians and Weir Lions and in their place stood the Choctaw County Chargers.

Kickoff time between Bulldogs, Jaguars set

June 10, 2014

Mississippi State had a third game time announced for the upcoming football season.
It was learned on Tuesday that the Bulldogs' game with South Alabama in Moblie, Ala., on Sept. 13 will kickoff at 3 p.m. on ESPNews.

Club Rock hearing set for today

June 10, 2014

Mississippi 16th Circuit Judge James Kitchens will preside over a scheduled 10 a.m. hearing at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex today to determine if a temporary restraining order that effectively closed Club Rock will remain in effect.

Coach’s house in Pa. raided - MSU’s Townsend not implicated

June 10, 2014

Two men were arrested Sunday as part of a heroin bust at a Pennsylvania home owned by Mississippi State assistant football coach Deshea Townsend according to a report by KDKA, a CBS affiliate in Pittsburgh.

A MSU spokesperson says Townsend owns the home, but he rents it to tenants and does not know the two men who were arrested.

Hosts sought for Iraqis

June 10, 2014

Alesha Briscoe is offering families in Starkville a chance to help Iraqi youth change the face of their country simply by offering them a guest bedroom.

Yokohama Tire executive speaks to Rotarians Monday

June 10, 2014

When Yokohama Tire Corporation first set out to build a new plant in the U.S., West Point was among more than 3,000 possible sites the company had in mind.

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