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For the East Webster Wolverines and their coach, the fact they stand undefeated at 4-0 has not come easy.
The last few weeks feel much more like an entire season has passed rather than just four games. The level of competition has been strong and in each contest the Wolverines have had to battle right up until the very end.
Both Starkville area schools posted good showings Thursday at the Bulldog Cross Country Invitational.
In the girls race, it was Starkville High School sweeping the top three finishes as Kate Mattox took first with time of 14:41.75 while her sister Walker Mattox was second running 16:19.94.
Being able to cross the line with her sister really means a great deal to Kate.
You have to compete against the best to be the best and on Thursday, the Starkville High School swim team did just that.
As the host team, the Yellowjackets finished second in both the girls and boys competitions with 452.5 and 439 points respectively. Tupelo scored 463 to claim top honors in the girls section while the Golden Wave boys posted 501 to finish first there as well.
A good start in an athletic event is important.
When a team is experiencing a little bit of adversity, any type of success is something to build upon.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers were able to begin each half strong against Magnolia Heights Thursday afternoon and earned a 5-0 victory at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs and Elisabeth Sullivan have some momentum going into tonight's Southeastern Conference opener against Missouri.
Sullivan scored three goals last Sunday to lead the Bulldogs to a 4-2 victory against Jackson State.
Starkville Academy's senior day featured three girls who weren't on the roster last season.
Nora Kathryn Carroll, Maridee Higginbotham and Lexy Ballard were honored for their efforts before the Lady Volunteers dropped at 14-10 decision in a five-inning time limit game to Kemper Academy on Thursday.
Fans of Starkville High School football have a good bit to look forward to in the next coming years.
The Yellowjacket 9th grade team scooted pass New Hope 28-8 Thursday night to improve their record to 4-0.
The situation did not look good for the Starkville Academy junior varsity football team at halftime of Thursday's game against Magnolia Heights.
Down 26-14 midway through the outing, the Volunteers knew they had not played a very well.
It was a different story in the second half.
Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen is not worried that his team will overlook Saturday's opponent.
The Troy Trojans (2-1) come calling for the Bulldogs (1-2) this weekend.
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Northwest meets Northeast in Mississippi community college football action tonight.
In the process, former Yellowjackets get to have a reunion.