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Jackets look for better play against Chargers

September 12, 2013

Starkville High School head football coach Jamie Mitchell is a man on a mission.
Frustrated by the way the Yellowjackets have played the last two weeks, Mitchell is determined to find out what the problems are and fix those.
The inability to stop offenses the last two weeks has Mitchell the most concerned.

Game for Vols carries weight

September 12, 2013

Games are starting to count for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
The team will take the field tonight for its first Division II game which coach Jeff Terrill says “carries more weight” than previous games.

Oktibbeha County schools open season on the road

September 12, 2013

The county schools from Oktibbeha County start getting in on the football fun tonight.
After having the first three weeks off, the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves and East Oktibbeha Titans will be taking the field for the first time this season. Both are on the road.

Hebron gets win on road over Calvary

September 12, 2013

MERIDIAN – The Hebron Christian Eagles got a very good outing from their running game and the defense earned its first shutout of the season in getting a 46-0 road victory over Calvary Christian Thursday night.
Hebron (2-2) had 37

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Starkville's 8th graders get victory

September 12, 2013

The Starkville 8th grade football team was looking for a big play in the closing minute of Thursday afternoon's game against Tupelo at home.
With the score tied at 6-6 and overtime a possibility, Starkville had the football on the 46-yard line.
That's when Jacket 8th grade coach Steve Denson pulled a play out of the book that's seldom used to get in a position to score.

SHS takes volleyball decision

September 12, 2013

HORN LAKE – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets went on the road Thursday night and picked up another Class 6A, Region 2 victory by sweeping Horn Lake 25-15, 25-20, 25-19.

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Baker, EMCC cruise to 69-0 win at home

September 12, 2013

SCOOBA – Preston Baker turned 19 on Thursday.
It turned out to be a bittersweet birthday.
The East Mississippi Community College freshman running back accounted for two touchdowns but was injured on the last play of the game as the No. 5 Lions rolled past Southwest Mississippi Community College 69-0.

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