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The Starkville Yellowjackets begin the indoor track season on Saturday with anticipation.
For SHS track coach Steve Griffin, he wants to see how far his young Yellowjackets have come.
After losing to Madison Ridgeland Academy the previous night, Starkville Academy coach Glenn Schmidt was anxious to see how her team would bounce back.
On Tuesday evening, the Lady Volunteers did not just bounce back, but they came back with a vengeance defeating Heritage Academy 61-38.
There is no I in team and the Starkville Christian School Cougars were an example of that Tuesday night.
Starkville Christian had 10 players get into the scoring column as it defeated the Central Academy Vikings 67-41 at the Cougar Cave.
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Last week Cortez Johnson stepped outside his comfort zone.
Normally a quiet guy as the French Camp Panthers prepared for their game against Stringer, it was Johnson who was up front rallying the team pregame.
The French Camp Panthers knew this would be a football season with some early challenges.
During a conversation in the preseason with head coach Nathan Wright, we discussed how tough the first four games on the schedule would be and how the Panthers would react to it.
There was some early adversity for French Camp as it lost all four of those games.
If you asked Kimmy Gardiner how she thought her freshman season in Southeastern Conference volleyball play was going to go, she would never had imagined how it turned out.
The Grapevine, Texas, native came into the Mississippi State program and put her name on the map in her rookie season.
In 1963, the Mississippi State men's basketball team was not going to be denied an opportunity to play in the NCAA Tournament.
Over 50 years later, the impact of what those MSU players did are still seen on the campus and are talked about a good bit.
A symposium on the "Game of Change" was held Monday on the campus of Mississippi State in the Colvard Student Union.Â
There's nothing better for Mississippi State football players than beating in-state rival Ole Miss and winning the Golden Egg Trophy.
On Monday, two of those Bulldogs had a little icing on the cake.
JACKSON â€“ French Camp has not always been the first school associated with state championship appearances in football, but that culture is changing.
Last year the Panthers played their way into the Class A State championship game and this year they are right back in that position.
â€śPhysicalâ€ť and â€śquickâ€ť are just two of the words Starkville Academy coach Cole Andrews choses to describe his current soccer team.