REGENTS SWIM TEAM TAKES FIRST PLACE: The Regents Lions and Lady Lions both finished first in the Starkville Swim Meet held this past Friday. The two teams won the meet by a wide margin, collecting 621 points compared to second-place finisher Heritage Academy that totaled 384 points. Starkville finished third with 348 points, while Starkville Christian School came in fourth with 88 points.
Regents had several first-place finishers, while several of the relay teams finished first. Overall winners in the individual events included: Lora Leigh Bray, Michael Crawford, Tab Dabney, Olivia Futch, Sam Hartnett, Madison McCay, Josh McManus, Landon Norris, Lauren Sink, Ashley Grace Smith, Austin Smith and Nick Vannice. The team is coached by Belinda Norris, Zach Branson, Stacy Barnes and Dawn Sink. (September 27, 2011, Page 7)
COLUMN: On Friday I was afforded the luxury of watching the emotional retirement press conference of my childhood idol Mike Modano, hanging up his hockey skates after 22 record-setting seasons in the NHL (21 of which were with the Stars franchise). (more…) (September 26, 2011, Page 2B)
STARKVILLE (AP) — Mississippi State quarterback Chris Relf’s last seven passes in regulation missed their mark. He hadn’t completed a pass since the third quarter.
But when he finally did — a 17-yarder to LaDarius Perkins — it was a game-winner.
Relf hit Perkins on MSU’s second play of overtime, sealing a 26-20 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night. (September 26, 2011, Page 2B)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Southeastern Conference Presidents and Chancellors, acting unanimously, announced Sunday that Texas A&M University will join the Southeastern Conference effective July 1, 2012, with competition to begin in all sports for the 2012-13 academic year. (more…) (September 26, 2011, Page 3B)
The Oxford Chargers passing attack proved too much for Region 1-5A foe Center Hill Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. With starting running back Mont Dean out of the lineup, Oxford’s offensive goal was to be more pass oriented in their first region game. (September 26, 2011, Page 3B)
If you’ve seen the ‘Dores this season, you know what that means.
Lafayette came out fast against the Warriors at William L. Buford Stadium, got an early lead and was able to play its reserves for much of the second half in the 48-7 victory. (September 26, 2011, Page 3B)
TUPELO — Oxford’s girls and boys continued to show why they are both ranked in top 10 in the state of Mississippi on Saturday with two top five finishes in the Tupelo Invitational.
BLOG: Hello from beautiful Oxford, where it’s currently sunny and 57 and is expected to get up to 80 for the Ole Miss-Georgia kickoff at 11:21 a.m. (more…) (September 24, 2011)
BLOG: Lafayette’s 22nd consecutive win tonight came as no surprise.
Not underestimating their opponent, the Commodores (6-0 overall) rolled to a 48-7 victory over Pontotoc at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (September 23, 2011)
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