October 24th, 2014
Many coaches around the Southeastern Conference have stated that it is impossible to stop Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott.
The junior has passed for 1,478 yards and 14 touchdowns. He has rushed for 576 yards, which is second on the team and most among SEC quarterbacks, and rushed for another eight touchdowns. He has also caught a touchdown and has 35 receiving yards.
Despite what seemed like a lack of energy early on, the Starkville Yellowjackets managed to take care of business on the football field Friday night with a 31-6 victory over Murrah.
If you were to look at Starkville Academyâ€™s win over Heritage Academy on Friday night, the defensive numbers might be the first thing that stands out.
The Vols held Heritage to just 8 rushing yards for the night and no touchdowns, en route to Starkville Academyâ€™s 31-0 victory over the Patriots.
EUPORA â€“ The Eupora Eagles entered Friday night's home game on a roll by winning their first nine games of the season.
They met their match in the form of the Calhoun City Wildcats.
In the battle of unbeatens, Calhoun City defeated Eupora 42-7.
ACKERMAN â€“ Choctaw County knew going in that Forest would be a tough Class 3A, Region 5 opponent.
After a tightly contested ballgame, the Chargers were proved correct as the Bearcats secured the 31-21 victory.
It was clear from the beginning that these teams were evenly matched. As the halftime whistle was blown, the teams were separated by just one with Choctaw County on top 14-13.
Hard work and focus have been the staples of the East Webster slow pitch softball all season long.
Today the Lady Wolverines hope those very things pay off as they compete against Hatley at FreedomÂ Ridge Park in RidgelandÂ for the Class 2A Slow Pitch State Championship.
The Starkville High School volleyball team has entered new territory under head coach Lauren Love.
Courtesy of Tuesday night's 3-0 home victory over Clinton, the Lady Jackets advanced to the second round of the Class III playoffs with Love as their coach.
For its accomplishment, SHS get a tough opponent next when it travels to Northwest Rankin today for a 4:30 p.m. match.
There has been much made about who will be the new Southeastern Conference Commissioner when current commissioner Mike Slive announced his retirement earlier this month.
The search for the new commissioner is underway and Mississippi State will have hand in the decision.