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September 1st, 2012

SMITH COLUMN: Bulldogs get nice balance with offense

September 2, 2012

It's true that Jackson State didn't present even close to the type of defense the Mississippi State Bulldogs will see on down the line later this football season.

Still, it was nice to see the balance the Bulldogs showed offensively during Saturday night's 56-9 victory over the visiting Tigers.

August 31st

SHS picks up 28-0 road win against Tupelo

September 1, 2012

TUPELO – Caleb Wilson and the Starkville Yellowjackets turned in a breakout performance against the Golden Wave with 28 points and 334 yards of offense picking up the first win of the season 28-0 in Tupelo.

The sophomore quarterback played with poise beyond his years on Friday night as he threw for three touchdowns on an 8-for-12 effort for 180 yards.

Big plays difference for Ackerman

September 1, 2012

ACKERMAN – The Ackerman High School football team could not find its offense, but found two big plays on special teams to ensure a win.

The Indians beat Choctaw County rival French Camp 14-3 Friday night to improve to 3-0 for the season at Dale Davidson Field.

The Ackerman offense struggled early on and fumbled the ball on its second play from scrimmage. It had four fumbles in the contest.

East Webster proves to be too much for Weir

September 1, 2012

MABEN – The East Webster Wolverines proved to be too much for the Weir Lions as the Wolverines started their three-game home stretch with a 41-0 victory over the Lions Friday night.

East Webster improved its record to 3-0 for the season.

Starkville Academy loses 25-14 on road

September 1, 2012

SENATOBIA – The Starkville Academy Volunteers couldn't get a 14-12 half-time lead to stand up and lost a 25-14 decision to Magnolia Heights School on Friday night.

Starkville Academy, which fell to 1-2, won the statistical battle, but it did not equal out to a victory on the scoreboard.

Eupora beats Winona 22-13

September 1, 2012

WINONA – The Eupora Eagles totaled 269 yards and beat Winona 22-13 Friday night.

Vandy Smith got Eupora going when he scored on a 54-yard run in the first quarter.

Justin Lewis connected from 34 yards to give Eupora a 10-0 lead in the first quarter.

August 30th

Banged-up SHS travels to Tupelo

August 30, 2012

The first two games of the football season have taken a toll on the Starkville Yellowjackets physically.

Not only did the Jackets not have their best offensive player, quarterback Gabe Myles, against Madison Central because of a sprained ankle, they lost their best defensive player, David Fair, during the game because of a knee injury.

Vols hope to find offense on road

August 30, 2012

The Starkville Academy football team is looking to sure up its offense this week against Magnolia Heights.
The Volunteers (1-1) and Chiefs (1-1) meet in Senatobia tonight for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

SA is coming off a 19-6 loss to rival Heritage Academy last week, while Magnolia Heights beat Kirk Academy 49-20 last week.

Ackerman hosts French Camp

August 30, 2012

The Ackerman Indians host a Class A opponent tonight so the chances of them improving to 3-0 are pretty good.

Not when it comes to hosting cross-county rival French Camp at 7:30 p.m. as far as Ackerman football coach Adam Dillinger is concerned. The visiting Panthers have a 1-1 record.

August 29th

SA, Magnolia Heights both 1-1

August 29, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers and Magnolia Heights School Chiefs come into Friday night's 7 p.m. game with similar resumes.

Both teams are 1-1, but the Chiefs are coming off a 49-20 victory over Kirk Academy, while the Volunteers suffered a 19-6 loss to Heritage.

SA took last year's game 22-0 in Starkville, but this year the Vols travel to Senatobia.

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