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September 7th, 2014

Yellowjackets seek to thrive at home meet

September 7, 2014

Across the board, one thing stands out as a consistent advantage, competing at home.
The Starkville Yellowjackets swim team will enjoy that benefit today as they host the Starkville High Invitational.

September 6th

Mississippi State seizes momentum with blocked punt

September 7, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs needed a spark coming out of the locker room at halftime.
Kivon Coman and the MSU special teams obliged.
After stopping the UAB Blazers on offense to open the third quarter, Coman blocked a punt by Hunter Mullins and Nick Griffin recovered for the Bulldogs at the 20-yard line.

SMITH COLUMN: MSU secondary gives up yards, Mullen unhappy

September 7, 2014

There were three numbers that were a definite concern for Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen on Saturday.
When his Bulldogs gave up 88, 81 and 75 yards on touchdown passes against the UAB Blazers, it did not make Mullen a happy man.
Mullen pretty much informed the defensive coaches after the game that there would be an early wakeup call today.

Bulldog QB Prescott has another big day

September 7, 2014

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott became the first player in Mississippi State history to throw for at least four touchdowns while simultaneously rushing for over 100 yards.
He accomplished the feat with five touchdowns and 111 yards rushing in Saturday's 47-34 victory over the UAB Blazers at Davis Wade Stadium.

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.

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