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August 27th

SMITH COLUMN: SHS, Oxford has the making of good rivalry

August 27, 2013

There's a little rivalry brewing early in the high school football season.
It's only week two and there's already a game on the schedule that has a chance to capture the interest of the two schools participating.

SHS powers past Choctaw County in volleyball

August 27, 2013

Starkville High School demonstrated the proper way to play volleyball Tuesday as the Lady Yellowjackets powered past the Chargers of Choctaw County in three straight sets 25-5, 25-18, 25-9.

August 26th

The kickoff for Bulldogs days away

August 26, 2013

The college football is not months away and not weeks away.
Rather it is days and just a few short hours away. 
Mississippi State's season starts this Saturday in Houston, Tex. when it takes on the No. 13 (Associated Press) Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Mullen and his team have been anxiously awaiting this game since the end of last season.

Starkville, Oxford play for Little Egg

August 26, 2013

A new tradition is starting to take shape on the campuses of Starkville and Oxford High Schools.
As the football teams at the respective schools take to the field this Friday night, it will be for more than just a regular season win. It will be for the Little Egg Bowl.
Mississippi State and Ole Miss battle annually in the college version of the Egg Bowl, or the Battle for the Golden Egg.

Philamlee pleased with response at SHS tryouts

August 26, 2013

The rosters for the Starkville High School bowling team are set and coach Jim Philamlee believes he has the right mix to continue the program in the right direction.
Returning to the Yellowjackets are four out of five players that helped the unit win the regional championship last season.

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SHS swimmers place first, second at event

August 26, 2013

FLOWOOD – Starkville High School opened the 2013 swim season in impressive fashion on Saturday as the boys placed first and the girls second at the Hartfield Invitational.

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August 25th

Bulldogs see fair share of injuries

August 25, 2013

Coach Dan Mullen has seen his Mississippi State team experience its share of injuries during training camp this fall.
The Bulldogs have had a number of his skilled players suffer minor to big injuries.
Junior tight end Malcolm Johnson has been touch and go with an undisclosed injury since before classes got back underway last Monday. 

Sullivan gets milestone in MSU win

August 25, 2013

There's no hiding the impact a player has on a team when they have 64 career points.
Mississippi State senior Elisabeth Sullivan was able to reach that mark in soccer to set the school record on Sunday and the Bulldogs shut out the Arkansas State Red Wolves 5-0 at the MSU Soccer Field.
Getting a milestone in a winning effort was very satisfying for Sullivan.

Starkville Academy begins season at Choctaw Trails

August 25, 2013

The Starkville Academy cross country team is ready to hit the ground running.
“I am excited about them this year,” Volunteers coach Nancy Christiansen said. “We started practicing early on and are ready to see where we stack up at real competition.”

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August 24th

True family affair: Outlaw shares his special day with Starkville

August 24, 2013

Travis Outlaw will always proudly call Starkville home.
On Saturday, Outlaw spent some of the last moments of free time he had before reporting back to the National Basketball Association and the Sacramento Kings to let the community know just how grateful he is for its support over the years.

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