Archive - Aug 23, 2012 - Latest Sports
The Starkville High School volleyball team continued its winning ways and beat Amory Thursday night in three sets.
The Lady Jackets took the match 25-5, 25-8 and 25-8.
Courtney Wilson had seven aces and Michaela Mills had six.
SHS improved its record to 5-3 and have won five straight.
MABEN â€“ The East Webster slowpitch softball team took care of business and improved its record to 7-0.
The Lady Wolverines beat Houston 5-2 Thursday afternoon at Nikki Jones Memorial Field.
Rivalry games are something teams look forward to all year.
For the Starkville Academy Volunteers, they won't have to wait until the end of the season to play a rivalry game.
Starkville Academy plays host to Heritage Academy at 7 p.m., tonight.
The Volunteers are heavy favorites, but head coach Jeff Terrill is not letting that affect him or his team.
The last two seasons the Starkville Yellowjackets lost their season-opening football game to the Noxubee County Tigers.
In those same seasons, the Jackets bounced back the next week for victories.
The Eupora Eagles are playing their second Class A squad in the same number of weeks, but that doesn't mean the competition is lacking.
The Eagles play host to defending Class A State champion Noxapater at 7:30 p.m., tonight.
Eupora head coach Junior Graham is looking for his team to improve on last week and make plays that it didn't make.
Mississippi State announced the departure of receivers coach Angelo Mirando on Sunday and it only took four days for head coach Dan Mullen to find his man as a replacement.
That man is former University of Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster.