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SHS piles up 222 yards on ground to help cause

December 2, 2012

JACKSON – 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.

Thinking championship: Week by week approach gives SHS chance at title

December 1, 2012

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.

Eupora shut out by Bassfield in Class 2A

December 1, 2012

JACKSON – 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 Friday’s game and the entire season, he was proud of his guys and their efforts.

French Camp loses thriller to Stringer

December 1, 2012

JACKSON – Friday’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.

Providence, MSU similar with rosters

December 1, 2012

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.

Lady Jackets win with defense

December 1, 2012

WEST POINT – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets came out with a defensive mindset from the very beginning against the West Point Lady Green Wave Friday night.

Starkville put the clamps on West Point, especially in the second half, and left Clay County with a 66-37 victory.

Teammates one more time: SA's Pellum, Phelps play in All-Star game

November 29, 2012

Drew Pellum could get the benefit of one more block from Cole Phelps this afternoon.

The duo from Starkville Academy made the South All-Star team and participate in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools All-Star Game in Clinton. Kickoff from Robinson-Hale Stadium on the campus of Mississippi College is set for 4 p.m.

Eupora hopes third time charm for title

November 29, 2012

EUPORA – Twice before the Eupora Eagles have lined up for the State championship game and on both occasions, they came up short.

Today, the team is hoping the old adage “third time is a charm” rings true.

The Eagles have prepared for the game and hopefully their first state championship win, but the team does know that the Bassfield Yellowjackets are going to be no easy foe.

French Camp has grown, matured during season

November 29, 2012

Coach Nathan Wright has watched his French Camp football team grow and mature this season.

The Panthers have improved to the point where it has landed them in the Class A State championship game.

French Camp makes its first State championship appearance today when it takes on Stringer. The first game of the day from Mississippi Veterans Stadium kicks off at 11 a.m.

Eagles on the run: Smith, Davis lead Eupora into 2A title game

November 29, 2012

It is not about who has the most carries or the best stats for Eupora running backs Lazerick Davis and Vandy Smith, but rather the pair chooses to play as a team and focus on making the Eagles better.

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