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Eupora and West Oktibbeha tipped off Friday evening. At nightâ€™s end the teams split with the Lady Eagles taking a 50-47 victory, while the Timberwolves claimed the boyâ€™s contest 81-36.
The Lady Eagles and Lady Timberwolves faced off in what resulted in a back and forth contest that came down to the last period before Eupora left the court victorious.
It was a good night for the Starkville High School soccer teams.
Both Yellowjacket squads recorded 4-0 victories over division foe Neshoba Central on Friday night.
The Jackets were led by Juan Salazar's two goals. Taylor Wise and Justin Gordon each had a goal a piece. Ben Mackin had two assists.
The Jackets are now 9-1-1 for the season and 1-0 in the division.
The Mississippi State football team had a nice, warm practice on Wednesday.
Head coach Dan Mullen returned and the Bulldogs took their show outside in the cold weather in front of the public and media.
Mullen was away for Wednesday's practice on a recruiting trip.
Starkville Academy scored four goals on Thursday night to shut out the Patriots of Heritage.
Most coaches get a little rest and relaxation after winning a State championship.
Not so for Starkville High School's Jamie Mitchell.
Mitchell went right back to work as he has the responsibility of being the offensive coordinator for Mississippi in Saturday's Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic. The 26th annual edition kicks off at noon in Montgomery, Ala.
Derrick Jonesâ€™ career as a high school wide receiver with the Eupora Eagles may be winding down, but the senior does have one last game left before he hangs up his prep cleats.
On Saturday, Jones will suit up alongside some of Mississippiâ€™s best, including eight Dandy Dozen selections, for the 26th Mississippi-Alabama all-star game in Montgomery, Ala.
The first day of Mississippi State bowl practice open to the public, wasn't so open.
The Bulldogs took the show inside the Palmeiro Center and no fans were permitted inside. The media was allowed to watch.
MSU head coach Dan Mullen and safeties coach Tony Hughes were not in attendance. Instead, they were on the road recruiting.
Starkville Academyâ€™s streak of perfection was extended one more game.
The Lady Volunteers did so by knocking off the Lady Patriots of Madison-Ridgeland Academy 54-22 on Tuesday evening.
The dominos have fallen when it comes to the coaching carousel in college football.
It's not surprising to see Tommy Tuberville and Bobby Petrino be right in the middle of it.
When Butch Jones left Cincinnati to fill the vacancy left at Tennessee, Tuberville made an unexpected move from Texas Tech to Cincinnati.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers surrendered a lead to the Pillow Academy Mustangs on the soccer field Tuesday night, but they were still able to avoid their first loss of the season.
Starkville Academy and Pillow Academy played to a 3-3 tie at the Starkville Sportsplex soccer complex.