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November 7th

Billy Dean Clark

November 8, 2014

Billy Dean Clark, 74, passed away at his residence in Houston, MS.  He was retired from maintenance with the Natchez Trace Parkway and a Baptist.  He was a decorated U.S. Army Veteran of 17 years, serving in 3 tours in Vietnam. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Clark and Annie Estes Clark; two children, one grandchild and a twin brother. 

SHS claims region crown: Jackets win shootout over Arrows on road

November 8, 2014

CLINTON – When Starkville was promoted to Class 6A, there was talk of the football team facing an uphill battle.
After finishing second in Class 6A, Region 2 in their first season last year, the Yellowjackets solidified themselves by winning the division Friday night.

Volunteers beat Mustangs to end regular season

November 8, 2014

GREENWOOD – Starkville Academy quarterback Houston Clark found the right hole to run through on third down Friday night against Pillow Academy.
There were a couple of times in that situation where Clark was able to find the end zone with rushing touchdowns.

East Webster moves on by shutting out Strayhorn

November 8, 2014

MABEN – To say that the playoffs got off to a chilly start is probably an understatement.
However, despite the conditions in the air, East Webster was nothing but hot on the field, using a big first half to cruise to a 37-0 first-round playoff victory against Strayhorn.

Choctaw County cruises in Class 3A's first round

November 8, 2014

ACKERMAN – Win or go home.
That is the format this time of year in Mississippi high school football. The Choctaw County Chargers took that mentality and ran with it to defeat Wesson 47-19 in the first round of Class 3A postseason action.

West Okibbeha falls in final game

November 8, 2014

MABEN – In the final chapter of the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves’ football history, they fell to the Nanih Waiya Warriors 34-0.
Donald Lee’s alma mater went out not with a bang, but a slow drubbing from the Warriors.
Head Coach Danny Crawford said he was sad to see this be the last game for the Timberwolves, but despite the outcome he was glad to see his players not quit.

Eupora wins shootout over West Tallahatchie

November 8, 2014

WEBB – The Eupora Eagles survived in their Class 2A first round game at West Tallahatchie Friday night by winning a 51-44 shootout.
It was the 10th win of the season for Eupora as it improved to 10-2.

Mattox, Jackets go for cross country state titles

November 8, 2014

Kate Mattox looks to make it three in a row today as the Starkville cross country teams line up for the Class 6A State Championships.
As a 8th grader, Mattox secured her first state title by claiming the Class 5A championship in 2012, then as a freshman, she continued the winning with the Class 6A title.

Yellowjackets open basketball season in West Point

November 7, 2014

It may be a tough way to open a season, but Kristie Williams welcomes a challenge for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets.
In the final game of the West Point Classic tonight, the Lady Jackets will face the host West Point Lady Green Wave at 6 p.m.
Williams said the rivalry factor always makes the Starkville-West Point matchup interesting, especially to start the schedule.

SCS girls don't quit, but lose game

November 7, 2014

It may not have been the result that Starkville Christian School girls coach Mark Horstemeyer wanted on Friday, but the effort was to his liking.
Despite losing a 43-32 decision to Winona Christian at home, Horstemeyer said the Lady Cougars gave the kind of effort necessary.

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