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November 13th, 2014
Two weeks has almost seemed like an eternity for the Eupora Eagles.
After starting out 9-0, the Eagles fell â€śasleepâ€ť as coach Junior Graham said and the result was a pair of losses to Calhoun City and East Webster.
This past Friday, Eupora woke up from that dream with an offensively driven 51-44 Class 2A first round playoff victory over West Tallahatchie.
If there's one wide receiver you want to put multiple defensive players on, that's Amari Cooper.
The Alabama wideout leads the Southeastern Conference with 1,215 receiving yards, 10 touchdowns and 135 yards per game.
He has 79 catches, 28 more than South Carolina's Pharoh Cooper, who is second in the league.
Starkville Academy girls senior Anna McKell didn't have any problem making a pass to a sophomore at a key moment of Thursday night's girls basketball game against the Oak Hill Academy Lady Raiders.
At the end of the first half, McKell found an open Bonner Hughes, who scored a basket, got fouled and made a free throw to give the Lady Volunteers an 18-12 lead at halftime.
Following a heartbreaking four-point loss Tuesday to Jackson Prep, the Volunteers stepped back on the basketball court Thursday.
This time around a different tune was played as Starkville Academy claimed the 58-46 victory over visiting Oak Hill Academy.
Going undefeated is something that hasn't happened very much at Mississippi State.
The Bulldog football team has done it only twice.
MSU went 3-0-2 under head coach Dan Martin in 1903 and finished the 1940 season with a 10-0-1 record.
This year's Bulldog team is 9-0 with three regular season games to go and have a chance to finish the season unbeaten.
Does it happen?
Rick Ray's mind has not floated to De'Runnya Wilson or Elijah Staley yet.
The third-year Mississippi State head coach is only focused on the guys he has practiced with this last month and not on potential players.
Both Wilson and Staley play football. Wilson played last season, but has stated publicly that he is not sure he will play again this year.Â
The Tupelo Golden Wave have gotten to where they are this season by playing as a team.
Tupelo coach Trent Hammond has gotten his team back into the Class 6A playoffs after reaching the state title game last season and lost to Oak Grove.
Despite going through some adversity during the season, the Golden Wave were able to put a good 8-3 record at this point of the season.
Expectations were high for Lamar School heading into the 2014 football season.
Unfortunately for the MAIS Class AAA-Division II State Championships, injuries and fate had other plans.
Alabama coach Nick Saban knew where to look when he needed to plug a couple of holes on his defensive line.
All he had to do was cross over the state line and get his pick from a national junior college team.