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July 28th

Character of a Cougar: Christian values the center of SCS programs

July 28, 2013

It was one of those situations this past athletic year at Starkville Christian School where the Cougars got their cake and ate it too on the basketball court.
The SCS boys basketball team enjoyed its best season in school history in 2012-13 with a 17-3 record, but it was the manner in which the Cougars handled themselves to that mark is what made coach Alex Thompson the most proud.

Hutchinson hired as girls hoops coach at East Webster

July 28, 2013

East Webster has a new member among its coaching staff.
The departure of Mandy Jewell as the Lady Wolverines’ basketball coach created an opening that the school promptly filled by hiring Todd Hutchinson.

July 27th

Bulldogs of summer: MSU bass team members to compete for national title

July 27, 2013

The summer time is full of fishing for a great many of Mississippi State students.
There are several MSU students who have turned he hobby into more of a summer time or weekend event.
The Bulldog bass team will send a pair of two-person teams to the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship this Thursday through Saturday.

Shockwave finish second at State

July 27, 2013

Swimmers on 17 teams from all across the state gathered July 18-21 on the campus of Delta State for the State Long Course Championships.
Among the group was Shockwave Aquatics out of Starkville and Tupelo. After four grueling days of competition, Shockwave found themselves with a second-place finish.

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SMITH COLUMN: Coaches care at county schools

July 27, 2013

It will be a different look on the sidelines for the schools in Oktibbeha County this football season.
West Oktibbeha and East Oktibbeha both have new head coaches.
After three seasons of overseeing the program with the Titans in Crawford, Randy Brooks has decided to give up coaching football to concentrate on other areas of athletics.

July 26th

Lady Vols begin season with win

July 26, 2013

WEST POINT – There are still some lessons to be learned by the Starkville Academy girls softball team, but learning is a much easier thing to accomplish after a win.
That's what the Lady Volunteers did Friday afternoon as they opened the 2013 campaign by defeating Oak Hill 10-4.

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East Oktibbeha shuffles around coaching staff

July 26, 2013

CRAWFORD – East Oktibbeha High School has shuffled some things around with its coaching staff.
Randy Brooks confirmed Friday that he has resigned as football coach to concentrate on other athletic duties, while John Davis has been hired to work with the Titans on the gridiron.

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West Oktibbeha's Crawford to add football to duties

July 26, 2013

MABEN – The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves have a new football coach, but the coach is not new to the school.
Basketball coach and athletic director Danny Crawford was asked to add the responsibility of football to his plate and he has accepted the challenge.
He takes over for Adam Lowrey, who resigned earlier this year.

July 25th

Tough for openers: MSU starts season against talented Oklahoma State

July 25, 2013

In his first four seasons, Dan Mullen's opener has been what some might call "a walk in the park" as the football coach at Mississippi State.
The Bulldogs have played Jackson State twice at home, Memphis at home and the Tigers again, this time on the road.

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SA travels to Oak Hill today

July 25, 2013

Softball season has finally arrived for one area team.
Starkville Academy will travel to face area rival Oak Hill today in what is set to be a battle of two young teams.

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