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July 15th

SMITH COLUMN: Bulldogs have confident look front of media

July 15, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are starting to get a little bit greedy.
They are tired of settling for bowls such as the Liberty, Music City and even the Jan. 1 Gator.
The Bulldogs are setting their sights higher and let everyone know that on Tuesday at Southeastern Conference media days.

Wilson's size makes him special for MSU

July 15, 2014

HOOVER, Ala. – De'Runnya Wilson burst onto the scene as a wide receiver last season for Mississippi State.
As a freshman, he had 26 catches for 351 yards and three touchdowns. Wilson checks in at 6-foot-5 and that gives him all the advantage in the battles on the gridiron.

South Carolina's Spurrier has proven SEC longevity

July 15, 2014

Steve Spurrier has proven to have Southeastern Conference longevity.
After coaching 12 seasons at Florida, his alma mater, Spurrier will begin his 10th year at South Carolina when the Gamecocks open against Texas A&M on August 28.
No other coach in SEC history has had a 10-year tenure or more at two difference league schools.

Starkville's 10-year-olds earn state championship

July 15, 2014

One Starkville area all-star team has added the title of state champions to their resume and it was no easy, nor short, of a task to do so.
On average, baseball is not known to be a fast moving sport, but for a game to last four hours is almost unheard of, especially when that game involved 10-year-olds.

Starkville 12's finish second at state event

July 15, 2014

There is story after story about team’s coming from the underdog position to do great things.
This weekend Starkville's 12-year-old squad became one of those.
After dropping into the loser’s bracket on day two of the Dizzy Dean North State Tournament, Starkville battled its way back to a spot in the championship game.

Longhorns ready for World Series

July 15, 2014

No matter what the results are for a previous tournament, there's usually another opportunity right around the corner.
That's how the Longhorns Baseball team out of Starkville are treating the United States Sports Specialty Association 11-year-old AA World Series in Gulf Shores, Ala., this week.

Clippers take momentum to Atlanta area

July 15, 2014

The Northeast Mississippi Clippers are looking to take the momentum of winning the United States Sports Specialty Association 12-and-under State AAA Tournament into the World Series this week in McDonough, Ga.
After sweeping five games to win the state tournament in Tupelo, the Clippers are a confident group headed to the Atlanta area for World Series competition.

Mayor pressing issue on old SSD bond funds

July 15, 2014

Mayor Parker Wiseman plans to present a resolution to Starkville aldermen today that could bring an end to the city’s struggle with Starkville School District on how to handle a 1986 school bond for construction/renovation.

The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom.

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City CAO to unveil numbers on Cadence deal

July 15, 2014

Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Taylor Adams said he intended to offer both aldermen and the public hard figures this evening associated with the city’s discussions with Cadence Bank to purchase the bank’s main branch downtown for a police facility.

TVA, SED offer tips for saving on energy costs

July 15, 2014

Trying to beat the summer heat can burn through cash fast.

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