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JACKSON â The Eupora Eagles may have lost a 35-0 decision to the Bassfield Yellow Jackets in the Class 2A State championship Friday, but Eupora coach Junior Graham had nothing but good things to say about his team.
His team may have come in second place, but when looking at Fridayâs game and the entire season, he was proud of his guys and their efforts.
JACKSON â Fridayâs class A state championship game was nothing short of thrilling as for four quarters French Camp and Stringer went back and forth scoring with the Red Devils, ultimately coming out on top with a 20-17 victory.
Mississippi State and Providence have very similar basketball teams.
Both only have nine eligible players for today's SEC-Big East Challenge in Providence, R.I.
Tipoff at Dunkin' Donuts Center is set for 11 a.m. and can be seen on ESPNU.
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 âthird time is a charmâ 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.