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ACKERMAN â€“ The Choctaw County Chargers used the momentum of a special teams touchdown early in their game against Choctaw Central to get a 42-6 Class 3A, Region 5 win on homecoming.
Jazay Davis returned a blocked field goal 90 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter and the Chargers were on their way.
The Starkville Christian School Cougars opened the basketball season Friday night with a sweep over the Meridian Flyers at home.
In the varsity boys game, Starkville Christian defeated Meridian 57-45. Isaac Jameson led the Cougars with 15 points, while Zack Tucker added 12 points.
Mississippi State's defense is looking for some redemption this Saturday.
Last year in Auburn, the Bulldogs allowed the Tigers to march 88 yards and score the game-winning touchdown with 10 seconds left in the game.
That touchdown still stings.
More than just homecoming festivities surround tonightâ€™s game between East Oktibbeha and West Oktibbeha.Â
Defensive lineman Lorenzo Dantzler proclaimed that the Starkville Yellowjackets wanted to shut out all division opponents.
They are off to a good start.
After two Class 6A, Region 2 games, Starkville has outscored Columbus and Northwest Rankin 85-0.
The Jackets go for number three tonight when they host the Greenville Hornets. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
What constitutes a win streak?
Is it two games, three games or even four games in a row?
No matter what the definition, the fact that French Camp Academy (4-3, 4-0) comes to Starkville this week on the heels of winning four in a row is impressive.
MABEN â€“ There is a certain challenge that comes with facing a team ranked No. 1.Â
That's what the East Webster Wolverines face this week when they make the trip to play the Calhoun City Wildcats, which are the top team in Class 2A.
The Wolverines (6-1) know the test that awaits against the undefeated Wildcats (7-0).
There are five members of the Starkville High School football team that have made various All-Star game rosters.
French Camp Academy has taken no shortcuts when it comes to scheduling this season.
Right out the gate the Panthers took on top teams like Choctaw County and Eupora. While the wins did not come for coach Nathan Wright, there was a number of positives that emerged from those games.
Coach Phil Short calls the football program at Greenville High School a "work in progress."
The Hornets are in a transition stage with the return of Short, who led the program about 10 years ago.
"I was here when Bill Lee was (the coach at Starkville) so we competed against each other during that time," Short said. "I'm back into it again so it's a different experience. It's coming along."