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WEST POINT â€“ The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets came out with a defensive mindset from the very beginning against the West Point Lady Green Wave Friday night.
Starkville put the clamps on West Point, especially in the second half, and left Clay County with a 66-37 victory.
Drew Pellum could get the benefit of one more block from Cole Phelps this afternoon.
The duo from Starkville Academy made the South All-Star team and participate in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools All-Star Game in Clinton. Kickoff from Robinson-Hale Stadium on the campus of Mississippi College is set for 4 p.m.
EUPORA â€“ Twice before the Eupora Eagles have lined up for the State championship game and on both occasions, they came up short.
Today, the team is hoping the old adage â€śthird time is a charmâ€ť rings true.
The Eagles have prepared for the game and hopefully their first state championship win, but the team does know that the Bassfield Yellowjackets are going to be no easy foe.
Coach Nathan Wright has watched his French Camp football team grow and mature this season.
The Panthers have improved to the point where it has landed them in the Class A State championship game.
French Camp makes its first State championship appearance today when it takes on Stringer. The first game of the day from Mississippi Veterans Stadium kicks off at 11 a.m.
It is not about who has the most carries or the best stats for Eupora running backs Lazerick Davis and Vandy Smith, but rather the pair chooses to play as a team and focus on making the Eagles better.
The Pascagoula Panthers can relate to the path the Starkville Yellowjackets took to the Class 5A State championship game.
As Starkville defeated West Point 29-28 in overtime to gain revenge from a regular season 47-22 loss and win the North title, Pascagoula had to do that twice.
Carnecia Williams started both halves strong to help the Mississippi State Bulldogs to a women's basketball victory Wednesday night.
The redshirt sophomore forward from Memphis, Tenn., had a career-high 26 points as the Bulldogs defeated the Savannah State Tigers 70-55 at Humphrey Coliseum.
MADISON â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers improved their record to 8-0 for the season with a 53-35 victory over Madison-Ridgeland Academy at the MRA Tournament Wednesday night.
The game was a rematch of last season's Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State Championship game in Clinton.
The Starkville Yellowjackets have gotten used to quarterback Gabe Myles giving every ounce of effort to the offense the last two seasons.
There was no better example of that than when he scored the game-winning two-point conversion last Friday night to help Starkville defeat the West Point Green Wave 29-28 in overtime to claim the Class 5A North State championship.
No, Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell wasn't guaranteeing a victory in the Class 5A State championship game when he said Friday night "we are going to win it."
Before everyone gets all excited and thinks Mitchell was pulling a "Joe Namath" moment here, it is important to put his comment in the proper context.