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June 16th

East Webster seeks additional pitching this summer

June 16, 2014

Coaches in charge of high school baseball teams in the summer often sound like a broken record.
The reasons they take part of the games throughout the month of June is to expose as many of their players to the game as possible.
Last Thursday, the East Webster Wolverines made the trip to Starkville to take on the Yellowjackets and split a pair of varsity games.

MSU releases four different posters for football season

June 16, 2014

There is a good bit of buzz surrounding the upcoming Mississippi State football season.
The Bulldogs have a good nucleus coming back from last year's team that went 7-6 and routed Rice in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn. 
Fans are excited, but that excitement may have been amped up a step higher after what the MSU marketing department released on Monday.

June 15th

MSU women winners under Brown-Lemm

June 16, 2014

Ginger Brown-Lemm took over the Mississippi State women's golf program with a mindset of not settling.
The Hope, Ark., native wanted her Bulldog squad to not only compete in the Southeastern Conference, but nationally against some of the best teams in the NCAA.

SBA completes the season, focused on younger areas

June 15, 2014

Starkville Baseball Association is all about doing what it takes to make sure there is baseball offered to the area kids.
With that in mind, the league decided to change things up a bit this year in order to accommodate some of its younger players.

Yellowjackets get experience during summer

June 15, 2014

The Starkville Yellowjackets are getting experience on the baseball field this summer.
With six games per week between his varsity, junior varsity and junior high teams, SHS baseball coach Travis Garner has plenty of opportunities to evaluate talent.

June 14th

Robert C. Palmer

June 15, 2014

Funeral services will be held for Mr. Robert C. (Bob) Palmer, Jr., on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with Terrell D. Suggs officiating.
Burial will be in Union City Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Palmer, 62, of Union, Mississippi, died Friday, June 13, 2014, at his home.

Luretha Brooks

June 15, 2014

Mrs. Luretha Brooks 83, passed away June 9, 2014 in Starkville, MS.
Service is Tuesday June 17, 2014 @ 2:00 p.m. at Second Baptist Church in Starkville, MS.
Interment will be in Mt. Peiler Cemetery, Starkville, MS.
Visitation will be Monday, June 16, 2014 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Century Hairston Funeral Home in Starkville, MS

Special men, special place: Coaches are fathers and often father figures

June 15, 2014

Being a father is one of the greatest rewards a man can experience.
“It is the greatest thing I have ever been able to do,” Choctaw County football coach Adam Dillinger said. “It is the biggest responsibility I have ever had and the greatest rewards I have ever had come from that.”

SMITH COLUMN: Football, family, faith all important to my father

June 15, 2014

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to interview Randall Bradberry over the phone prior to his induction into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame.
Our visit went well and it was obvious that Bradberry valued the time and relationships he established while playing football at East Mississippi Community College and Sturgis High School in Oktibbeha County.

MSU's Lindgren, Holder sign deals with Yankees

June 15, 2014

The New York Yankees officially added the two relief pitchers from Mississippi State to their program on Saturday.
After Jonathan Holder signed with the Yankees earlier in the day, Jacob Lindgren inked a contract for $1.1 million, according to a report in the New York Post.
Lindgren was the 55th pick by New York in this year's First-Player Draft.

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