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November 2nd, 2012
CRAWFORD â€“ The East Oktibbeha Titans played the Weir Lions in what is likely to be the last football game in Weir High School's history.
Weir is currently awaiting a decision from the U.S. Justice Department that could scatter current students at Weir throughout Choctaw County. Weir currently holds grades pre-kindergarten to 12th grade.
EUPORA â€“ The Eupora Eagles started the first round of the Class 2A playoffs by beating Coahoma County 49-0 at home Friday.
Eupora's stingy defense had its third shutout of the year.
Quarterback Trey Pittman threw for two touchdowns for the Eagles, a 12-yard reception to Jamall Roby and a 6-yard catch to Juwan Roby.
The senior football players at Starkville High School can get out the brooms with a victory over the Neshoba Central Rockets tonight.
If the Yellowjackets can take care of business at home, they will cap back-to-back 7-0 seasons in Class 5A, Region 2, District 6. The kickoff against the Rockets is set for 7 p.m.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers know they just have to get through one game in order to secure a trip to Clinton and the State championship, but that one task will not be an easy one.
Tonight in Senatobia at 7 p.m., the Vols line up against a tough Magnolia Heights team.
Football may be ending this season for the Weir Lions and East Oktibbeha Titans, but both hope there are still games to be played beyond this year.
With the future of both teams uncertain, the players are just looking forward to putting it all aside and competing one last time at 7 p.m. in Crawford.
There are more and more Starkville Yellowjackets buzzing around the swimming pool for state championship competition.
When the team travels to Cleveland Saturday for the State championships, there are 25 Jackets participating.
Mississippi State basketball head coach Rick Ray is going to see how good his team really is beginning on Sunday.
The Bulldogs host William Carey at 4 p.m. in an exhibition game at Humphrey Coliseum.
The identity of the Mississippi State women's basketball team won't be established with tonight's exhibition game against Shorter College at Humphrey Coliseum.
In coach Vic Schaefer's mind, it's a continuing process for the Lady Bulldogs of how they handle their business on and off the court.
Coach Chuck Friend doesn't like it when he has a team that's not able to run the football effectively.
Over the years, Friend's offensive philosophy has been to run and acquired the nickname "Ground Chuck" because of it.
Friend said the Neshoba Central Rockets have struggled in that area this season.
There will be no mystery when the Starkville Academy Volunteers make the trip back to Senatobia for a game against Magnolia Heights School Friday night.
The two teams met on Aug. 31 with the Chiefs taking a 25-14 victory.