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August 16th, 2012

Jackets host Tigers for season opener

August 16, 2012

Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell has been in search of a center and long snapper during the preseason.

Going into tonight's game, Mitchell believes he has found two players in Jalen Henderson and Chris Rogers who can handle the task.

Volunteers seek to make a good impression early

August 16, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers look to build on the momentum of a successful 2011 football season.

The Volunteers made an appearance in the Class AAA, Division II State championship game, but lost to Washington School.

SA opens the season on the road at St. Andrew's tonight at 7:30 p.m.

East Webster understands the test Vardaman presents

August 16, 2012

The East Webster Wolverines may be playing a Class A squad, but it will be no pushover.

The Wolverines open the season on the road at Vardaman tonight at 7:30 p.m.

"We know we have a very tough opponent," East Webster head coach Doug Wilson said. "Vardaman is one of the No. 1 teams in 1A. They have a great coaching staff, a good team and going to be a very tough game for us."

SHS wins division volleyball match

August 16, 2012

The Starkville High School girls' volleyball team learned early in the year what it took to be a successful team.

That was witnessed by those who attended Thursday night's match in the Beehive when the Lady Yellowjackets beat division foe Ridgeland 3-0.

Exposure softball event gives coaches look at talent

August 16, 2012

"It's not whether you win or lose. It's how you play the game."

That old saying is more true at certain times than others.

When it comes to the 10th annual College Exposure Softball Tournament at the Starkville Sportsplex Saturday, it's important for the players to put on a good show.

Starkville Academy loses to Pillow in soccer

August 16, 2012

It was a good start of the second half for the Starkville Academy girls soccer team Thursday afternoon.

The Lady Volunteers got what they wanted with a goal to break a 0-0 deadlock at halftime and things appears to be moving in a positive direction.

However, Starkville Academy allowed three unanswered goals and lost a 3-1 decision to Pillow Academy at the Starkville Sportsplex.

August 15th

MSU pledges $75M for Davis Wade expansions

August 15, 2012

By MICHAEL WARDLAW
sdnsports@bellsouth.net

It has been talked about for over a year and dreamt about considerably longer. On Wednesday the dream of expanding Davis Wade Stadium took the final step toward becoming a reality with the official announcement of $75 million expansion.

MSU-Meridian marks 40 years

August 15, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

For Lisa Sollie, it’s worth a 198-mile round trip to Starkville to provide Mississippi State University’s ice cream for the right kind of party.

Sollie, project coordinator in recruiting and marketing for MSU-Meridian, said the MSU Student Association in Meridian makes a point of securing MSU’s ice cream for a “Welcome Back” week.

Zoning board: Church needs more parking

August 15, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend approval for repurposing a Whitfield Street commercial building as a place of worship for Tribe Judah Ministries, adding an extra condition to address parking issues.

Mullen excited about MSU expansion plans

August 15, 2012

Football coach Dan Mullen stepped on to the Mississippi State campus and challenged fans to show up.

He vowed that if they showed up, things would change.

For 16-consecutive home games, State fans have sold out Davis Wade Stadium, proving they were committed to supporting their Bulldogs.

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