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There is a great deal of pressure when you are undefeated to maintain that level of performance and as district competition approaches East Webster is hoping to â€śfinish strong.â€ť
It's not often when it comes down to a field goal to win a junior high football game.
That was the case at Starkville Academy Thursday night.
The Volunteers moved into position to attempt a field goal in the closing seconds of a matchup against Heritage Academy and Sam Cox split the uprights on a 27-yarder to give SA a 17-14 victory.
Starkville Academy soccer coach Cole Andrews wanted to see his team accomplish a winning record in his first year.
The Lady Volunteers took a major step in that direction the last two days with a pair of solid victories.
After defeating Washington School in Greenville 7-3 on Wednesday, Starkville Academy returned home on Thursday to shut out Heritage Academy 6-0 at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The phrase never give up is often thrown around in sports.
On Thursday evening, it was true for the East Webster Lady Wolverine softball team.
After trailing Eupora for the majority of the game, East Webster scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth to take the lead and ultimately get the 10-6 victory.
Mississippi State coach Jenny Hazelwood let it be known that her team's non-conference schedule was going to prepare them for Southeastern Conference play.
Hazelwood and her Bulldogs get to test that theory this weekend. MSU host No. 3 Florida (11-1) at the Newell-Grissom Building
Most of the talk early in this week has been about what Mississippi State is doing during its bye week.
Most of Bulldog head coach Dan Mullen's answers have been 'getting better, resting and getting younger guys reps.'
Mullen divulged a little more on Wednesday's Southeastern Conference teleconference. There were a few questions asked about next week's opponent LSU.
There were two teams in Class 6A, Region 2 that played in the rain and didn't have an open date last week.
The Columbus Falcons were one of those.
Even though Columbus struggled and lost a 21-10 decision to Louisville, head coach Tony Stanford was glad to be able to keep playing.
Coach Bo Milton has some prior knowledge of what his Winston Academy football team is up against come Friday night.
EUPORA â€“ Quarterbacks are often the leaders on the football field and Euporaâ€™s Trey Pittman is no exception.
MATHISTON - Jack Wilson is a student of the game.
As the quarterback of the East Webster Wolverines, Wilson tries to soak up as much knowledge as he can to best lead his team to victories on Friday nights.
"I love the game," Wilson said. "I try (to keep my head in the playbook). The more you are around it, the more you know. I've grown up in it. It's a plus for me since I'm around it so much."