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Archive - 2014

September 5th

Jackets go the distance: Kicking and passing game leads SHS over West Point

September 6, 2014

It was all about going the distance on Friday night for the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
Whether it was off the foot of Michael Godley or with the passing of quarterback Brady Davis to wide receiver AJ Brown, the Jackets had the knack for the big number.
The results was 34-3 victory over the rival West Point Green Wave at Yellowjacket Stadium.

Volunteers blank visiting Generals

September 6, 2014

Led by defense. 
Four grueling quarters were played between Starkville Academy and Washington School, but through it all, the Volunteers had the unit to stand strong for a 24-0 shutout over the Generals Friday night.

Salley, Eagles takes flight for 35-14 victory at home

September 6, 2014

EUPORA – To say Lamontae Salley was all over the field on Friday night may be an understatement.
However, the senior shined on both sides of the ball for Eupora, helping the Eagles to a 35-14 win over Winona.

Club Rock shooting suspect arrested

September 5, 2014

A Starkville man got an unwelcome birthday present Thursday as U.S. Marshals arrested him for his suspected role in a March 30 shooting at Club Rock.
The marshals arrested 21-year-old Tobias Coleman in De Soto County on suspicion of aggravated assault, according to Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department Lt. Brett Watson. Coleman was booked into Oktibbeha County Jail on $100,000 bond.

City awards trash bag contract - Higher grade product brings concerns for future budgeting

September 5, 2014

An issue that passed through the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s consent agenda without much fanfare Tuesday has at least one alderman concerned about the budget restriction it may present in the future.

County seeking $3M grant for storm shelter

September 5, 2014

Oktibbeha County is awaiting word to see if it can move forward with the design and construction of a new $3 million storm shelter.

Volunteers to help first responders

September 5, 2014

Volunteer Starkville and the Maroon Volunteer Center will partner for the third year to serve the first responders of Starkville and Oktibbeha County through the "Serving Those who Serve Us" service event.
From 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, local volunteers will have the opportunity to help the local police and fire departments by cleaning and organizing their places of work.

September 4th

Lions pull off another victory at home stadium

September 5, 2014

SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College has a good bit of success at Sullivan-Windham Field.
The home turf of the Lions was opened in 2011 and EMCC entered Thursday's game with a 17-1 record at home. The lone loss came to Copiah-Lincoln in the 2012 state playoffs. The Wolfpack knocked off the Lions 47-46 that day.

Division games matter: Volunteers understand importance of encounter against visiting Generals

September 4, 2014

One game can speak volumes.
Last season that impact game for Starkville Academy came in week three when the Volunteers dropped a 32-21 contest at Washington School to keep the team out of the postseason.

SHS, West Point rivalry stands as ultimate of all

September 4, 2014

The Starkville Yellowjackets opened the season against the Noxubee County Tigers and a rivalry has developed between those teams over the years.
Starkville took a trip to Oxford last week for what has become the "Little Egg Bowl" and a rivalry has started between those schools.

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