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April 1st, 2015

Jackets knock off Falcons on the road

April 1, 2015

COLUMBUS – At its very core, baseball is a simple a game meant to be fun for participants and spectators alike.
Starkville is treating it like that and the results are proof as the Yellowjackets knocked off Columbus 15-0 on Wednesday.

Lofty expectations: MSU's Redmond ready to make a run at Thorpe Award

April 1, 2015

Will Redmond isn't afraid to go public with his goals for his senior season.
The Mississippi State cornerback tweeted, "I like to consider myself Humble, but people the Thorpe Coming back to StarkVegas." This was tweeted just as the Bulldogs got spring drills underway a couple of weeks ago.

Experienced juniors help SCS to 3-0 start

April 1, 2015

The experience of the Starkville Christian Lady Cougars has shown up so far this softball season.
Even though the Lady Cougars have no seniors on the team this season, they have gotten off to a 3-0 start.
SCS head softball coach Cynthia Jefferson has five juniors who have had quite a bit of playing time and they know how to go about their business on the field.

Presley addresses rural broadband at town hall meeting

April 1, 2015

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley addressed the challenges rural Oktibbeha County citizens face in acquiring high-speed Internet Tuesday night.

Starkville name change to be revealed by city

April 1, 2015

In a move that sent shock waves through city hall, a measure to take steps to change the name of Starkville to Stark Vegas was approved last night by the city administration.
Mayor Parker Wiseman has called for a 4 p.m. press conference today to make an official announcement. A source close to the mayor confirmed the radical decision has been in the talking stages for months.

City breaks ground on Lynn Lane project

April 1, 2015

It took a nine years, but the city of Starkville finally broke ground on the Lynn Lane multi-use path project Tuesday afternoon.
The project is a planned $1.1 million path that will begin at McKee Park and run along Lynn Lane onto Mississippi State University.

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Arts festival to host singer/songwriter showcase Thursday

April 1, 2015

Eleven songwriters will showcase their talents Thursday, competing for an opportunity to perform at the Cotton District Arts Festival on April 18.
Starkville Area Arts Council will host its first Singer/Songwriter Showcase beginning at 8 p.m. at Dave’s Dark Horse Tavern.

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March 31st

SA finishes baseball sweep: Vols pick up win at Hillcrest

March 31, 2015

JACKSON – The Starkville Academy Volunteers finished off their week's sweep of Hillcrest Christian School with Tuesday's 11-1 victory.
Starkville Academy, which defeated Hillcrest 8-3 and 11-1 at home Monday, scored five runs in the second inning on a passed ball, a two-run error, an error, and a groundout by Billy McGee.

Eupora edges East Webster in baseball

March 31, 2015

MABEN – Traveling seems to be kind to the teams of East Webster Wolverines and Eupora Eagles.
Twice the teams have played and each time it was the road team that walked away victorious.
The second of those contests came on Tuesday in Cumberland as the Eagles made their way to East Webster’s field and when the final out came, Eupora held a 4-3 advantage.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Just a few miles, can be difference with the weather

March 31, 2015

It's amazing the difference just a few miles makes.
My afternoon began in Columbus where the Falcons were set to host the Starkville Yellowjackets in a Class 6A, Region 3 baseball outing.
The weather in Starkville was fine when I left, but the closer to Columbus I got, the more clouds gathered and when I entered the city limits, it began to rain.

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