Archive - Oct 12, 2013 - Latest Sports
GREENVILLE â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets stretched their winning streak to four games Friday night by taking a 39-6 road decision over the Greenville-Weston Hornets.
With the victory, Starkville improved to 5-2 overall and remained undefeated in Class 6A, Region 2 at 3-0.
The Yellowjackets struck first with 6:04 remaining in the first quarter on a 1-yard run by quarterback Princeton Jones.
FRENCH CAMP â€“ The Starkville Academy Volunteers could not hold onto a second-half lead and lost 17-13 to the French Camp Academy Panthers Friday night.
MABEN â€“ The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves and East Oktibbeha Titans came into Friday's game seeking their first victory as it has been a tough season for both teams.
MABEN â€“ Heading into Friday night, coach Doug Wilson said he wanted to see his team compete.
East Webster listened to its coach and despite losing 42-31 to the Calhoun City Wildcats, the Wolverines never quit.
EUPORA â€“ The Eupora Eagles were able to find some offense in the first half.
The second half was a different story.
The only points for Eupora in the second half came with 12 seconds left as it fell to the Bruce Trojans 25-20 in a Class 2A, Region 4 matchup Friday night.
With the loss, the Eagles are now 5-1 for the season and 0-1 in division play. They get Okolona at home next Friday night.
PHILADELPHIA â€“ The Choctaw County Chargers cruised their way to a 2-0 Class 3A, Region 5 start as they defeated Choctaw Central 35-6 on Friday night.
â€śWe were able to jump out on them pretty quick and took a 35-0 lead into the half,â€ť Chargers coach Adam Dillinger said. â€śWe controlled the ballgame from the beginning. It was a good win for us.â€ť