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The Grace Christian School Eagles had a difficult time trying to figure out Starkville Christian's 'Riddle' Tuesday night.
Chris Riddle scored a game-high 19 points as the homestanding Cougars defeated the Eagles 66-25.
After getting 12 points by halftime, Riddle added seven more in the second half, including a successful 3-pointer to end the third quarter that put SCS up 54-20.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have struggled out of the gate in most of their basketball games away from Humphrey Coliseum this year
The good thing for coach Rick Ray and his team, it returns to Starkville tonight for a non-conference matchup.
Mississippi State (2-5) hosts the University of Texas-San Antonio (3-4) at 7 p.m.
Carolina Berryhill may be hanging up her Starkville Yellowjacket jersey after this season, but it will not be long before she dresses out in a new set of colors.
On Monday, the Lady Jacket soccer player signed a national letter of intent with Jones County Junior College.
The senior is excited about the opportunity to play for the Bobcats and coach Delores Deasley.
JACKSON â€“ When Jamie Mitchell took over the Starkville High School football program three years ago, he was trying to build something special.
He saw the hard work pay off Saturday night.
The Yellowjackets (12-3) beat the Pascagoula Panthers (11-3) 28-11 for the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A State championship on the campus of Jackson State.
JACKSON â€“ Time after time, it has been said that defense wins championships.
Starkville High did its part to reinforce that adage on Saturday night as the Yellowjackets held the Pascagoula Panthers to 11 points in a 28-11 win and claimed the 5A State championship.
JACKSON â€“ Most high school football teams rely on the running game.
It was no different Saturday night in Starkville's 28-11 victory over Pascagoula in the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A State championship game.
The Yellowjackets picked up 222 of their 304 total yards on the ground.
Now the Starkville Yellowjackets can think about it.
At the beginning of the season, SHS football coach Jamie Mitchell downplayed a potential return to the Class 5A State championship game because of all the pressure that comes with it.
The Jackets decided to take things week by week and deal with each opponent as they appeared on the schedule.
JACKSON â€“ The Eupora Eagles may have lost a 35-0 decision to the Bassfield Yellow Jackets in the Class 2A State championship Friday, but Eupora coach Junior Graham had nothing but good things to say about his team.
His team may have come in second place, but when looking at Fridayâ€™s game and the entire season, he was proud of his guys and their efforts.
JACKSON â€“ Fridayâ€™s class A state championship game was nothing short of thrilling as for four quarters French Camp and Stringer went back and forth scoring with the Red Devils, ultimately coming out on top with a 20-17 victory.
Mississippi State and Providence have very similar basketball teams.
Both only have nine eligible players for today's SEC-Big East Challenge in Providence, R.I.
Tipoff at Dunkin' Donuts Center is set for 11 a.m. and can be seen on ESPNU.