Jackie Baker of Macon and Brenda Higgenbotham of Starkville picked a tailgate party just prior to the Egg Bowl on Saturday to exchange their wedding vows. Hundreds of friends, family member and an enormous number of total strangers crowded around to witness the event. The minister had barely gotten out the official decree "I now pronounce you man and wife," when the crowd went wild.
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Starkville Daily News
STARKVILLE - It had been a long time since Mississippi State's locker room was full of smiles and high-fives.
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STARKVILLE - It was less than 10 minutes after Mississippi State had blown out Ole Miss 35-14 in the 102nd annual Egg Bowl. MSU coach Sylvester Croom had called the victory the "best and most complete" game in his two years in Starkville. He'd discussed running back Jerious Norwood's brilliance and the pride he feels in his senior class. Then he turned his sights on MSU's next game.
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