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Former Bulldog, Jacket Simpson knows something about streaks

October 26, 2012

Former Mississippi State linebacker Barrin Simpson knows a little bit about streaks.

He was a part of back-to-back State championship teams that finished 15-0 each at Starkville High School in 1994-95.

In 1999, Simpson and the Bulldogs jumped out to an 8-0 start before losing a 19-7 decision to the Alabama Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa.

Starkville Academy to host tough PCS

October 26, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers have faced some tough challenges throughout the season, but before they can begin postseason action, they have one more test in the form of Presbyterian Christian School tonight.

“PCS is one of the best teams in the state,” Starkville Academy head coach Jeff Terrill said. “They are No. 2 in their region, so they certainly bring a lot to the table.”

Jackets seek to unplug Chargers on road

October 26, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets are sensing something special is happening again this season.

That has caused a couple of players to go the extra mile and play through the pain of an injury.

Preston Baker has a sore ankle and David Fair had a bad knee, but those two Yellowjackets continue to contribute to the team despite their ailments.

West Oktibbeha, Noxapater clash in region contest

October 26, 2012

The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves face the Noxapater Tigers, creating a showdown for the ages in Class A, Region 3.

“This is a big game for us, simply because this is the next game on our schedule,” West Oktibbeha coach Adam Lowrey said.

Ackerman belts Hamilton 42-7

October 26, 2012

ACKERMAN – The Ackerman Indians closed out the regular season in impressive fashion Thursday night.

In Class 2A, Region 2 action, the Indians enjoyed a 42-7 victory over the Hamilton Lions.

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