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Starkville High School head football coach Jamie Mitchell takes pride in meeting any challenge with dedication and hard work.
There has been more than usual on Mitchell's plate this season.
Along with trying to mold the Yellowjackets into state championship contenders in Class 5A, Mitchell also has the responsibility of getting ready to coach in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game.
The Winston Academy Patriots have done a lot of improving over the past season.
They have a new head coach in Bo Milton who came from Parklane Academy.
The Patriots (3-4) look to get to .500 this season when they travel to Starkville to take on the Volunteers of Starkville Academy (4-4, 2-2).
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on homecoming weekend for the Volunteers.
Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen really wasn't surprised to hear that one of his former players was expected to get his first start in the National Football League this weekend.
Due to injuries in the Indianapolis Colts backfield this season, former Bulldog Vick Ballard has been given the starting nod for Sunday's game against the New York Jets.
It was an accomplishment that's been 10 years in the making.
When Dakota Jordan bowled an 875 series at Bulldog Lanes last week, the total was good enough to set a state record.
Jordan, a student at Mississippi State, began bowling when he was 10-years-old. There were two bowling houses near his home in Perlington, close to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and another in Slidell, La.