Archive - Oct 13, 2012 - Latest Sports
The answers for the Starkville Academy Volunteers were all positive during homecoming on Friday night.
After SA took a 20-0 lead in its game against rival Winston Academy, the visiting Patriots hit a big play with a 76-yard touchdown run by Orien Daily to cut into that margin a bit.
CANTON â The Starkville High School Yellowjackets remained unbeaten in Class 5A, Region 2, District 6 play with a 42-0 shutout of the Canton Tigers on Friday night.
SHS tailback Preston Baker rushed for 133 yards and a score as the Jackets stand at the top of the region standings.
EUPORA â The Ackerman Indians were about to deliver the knockout punch.
Derrick Jones intercepted a pass and took it back 90 yards late in the second quarter to start a rally and Eupora scored 15 unanswered points to win 22-18 Friday night in a Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 game at Wafford Field.
MABEN â The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves continued their journey to a possible region title by knocking off West Lowndes 44-8.
âOur guys got off to slow start (Friday night),â West Oktibbeha coach Adam Lowrey said. âThey overcame adversity in the second half. As the game progressed, the tempo picked up, we found our rhythm and ultimately we took care of business.â
MABEN â Deangelo Liggins rushed for 157 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the East Webster Wolverines defeated Williams Sullivan 47-6 on homecoming.
Liggins had an 8-yard run in the first quarter for a score, then added a 25-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.
Offensively, East Webster generated 414 yards.
The past three postseasons have not been kind to the Starkville High School volleyball team.
This year the Lady Yellowjackets look to erase the past and start fresh. They face Center Hill today at noon in the Beehive for the first round of the Class II playoffs.
Last year SHS lost to Hernando at home.