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The Starkville High School swim team did not perform as well at the Class 6A North State meet as it wanted.
In a sport of a second chance, the Yellowjackets seek to have a better outing at today's Class 6A State meet in Cleveland. The prelims begin at 9 a.m. on the campus of Delta State University.
Championships are often won before teams ever reach a competitive situation against another school.
For members of the Starkville High School bowling team, practices are taken very seriously.
The boys won the region championship last season and have several bowlers returning from that team.
Earlier this season the Mississippi State Bulldogs were close to getting their first Southeastern Conference win of the season.Â
MSU didn't close the door on Auburn and the Tigers scored late in the fourth quarter to earn the victory.
It almost happened again Thursday night.Â
Mississippi State wide receiver Jameon Lewis had another touchdown rushing, receiving and passing in the first half of Thursday's 28-22 win against Kentucky.
Lewis had a 19-yard touchdown rushing with 6:34 left in the first quarter and caught a 17-yard scoring pass from quarterback Dak Prescott with 6:14 remaining in the second quarter.
The football postseason doesn't officially start until Nov. 15 for Class 6A in Mississippi High School Activities Association.
When it comes to winning Class 6A, Region 2, Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell is already treating each week down the stretch like the playoffs.
It is no secret that the Starkville Academy Volunteers are a young football team and they have grown all season long.
As the season progresses, SA coach Jeff Terrill says it is time to put the excuses behind and prove something on the football field.
The Eupora Eagles will be looking to hand Calhoun City its first division loss tonight.
Eupora coach Junior Graham, however, knows that will be no easy task because the Wildcats pose issues on both sides of the ball.
Coach Rick Ray was looking for one certain thing in Wednesday night's scrimmage.Â
The Mississippi State basketball team scrimmaged in front of a few fans at Humphrey Coliseum and they saw a little bit of what Ray was expecting to see.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer has two veteran point guards in Katia May and Jerica James, then there is a junior college transfer in Savannah Carter to push them.
That has made for a very competitive situation for the Bulldogs.
During Wednesday night's scrimmage at Humphrey Coliseum, the MSU point guards were very active on offense and defense.
Quality is what fans can expect when they watch the Heritage Academy Patriots, and Friday night when the team takes the field against Starkville Academy the goal will be no different.