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Indians use gameplan to beat visiting Tigers

August 25, 2012

ACKERMAN – The Ackerman High School football game needed to pick its offense up this week.

It was evident that they had a better gameplan and were able to beat Winona 19-16 at Dale Davidson Field Friday night.

East Webster picks up 14-6 victory on the road

August 25, 2012

OKOLONA – Deangelo Liggins had 55 yards rushing on 14 carries and had a 6-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter as the East Webster Wolverines defeated Okolona 14-6 Friday night on the road.

Wilbur O'Briant returned a fumble 49 yards for a touchdown to give the Wolverines their first points of the game.

SHS coach explains situation on Myles

August 24, 2012

Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell and his staff did not determine until Thursday evening that quarterback-defensive back Gabe Myles, a member of the Starkville Daily News Preseason Top 10 team, would not be able to play against the Madison Central Jaguars because of an ankle injury.

BREAKING NEWS: SHS Myles out for game

August 23, 2012

Starkville High School quarterback Gabe Myles will not play in tonight's (Friday's) road game against Madison Central High School.
SHS football coach Jamie Mitchell confirmed that Myles had a sprained ankle, which would keep him out of action.

Lady Jackets beat Amory in volleyball

August 23, 2012

The Starkville High School volleyball team continued its winning ways and beat Amory Thursday night in three sets.

The Lady Jackets took the match 25-5, 25-8 and 25-8.

Courtney Wilson had seven aces and Michaela Mills had six.

SHS improved its record to 5-3 and have won five straight.

Lady Wolverines improve softball record to 7-0

August 23, 2012

MABEN – The East Webster slowpitch softball team took care of business and improved its record to 7-0.

The Lady Wolverines beat Houston 5-2 Thursday afternoon at Nikki Jones Memorial Field.

On neighborhood watch: Vols, Patriots meet in anticipated rivalry

August 23, 2012

Rivalry games are something teams look forward to all year.

For the Starkville Academy Volunteers, they won't have to wait until the end of the season to play a rivalry game.

Starkville Academy plays host to Heritage Academy at 7 p.m., tonight.

The Volunteers are heavy favorites, but head coach Jeff Terrill is not letting that affect him or his team.

Jackets are ready for next challenge

August 23, 2012

The last two seasons the Starkville Yellowjackets lost their season-opening football game to the Noxubee County Tigers.

In those same seasons, the Jackets bounced back the next week for victories.

Competition steps up for Eupora in 2nd week

August 23, 2012

The Eupora Eagles are playing their second Class A squad in the same number of weeks, but that doesn't mean the competition is lacking.

The Eagles play host to defending Class A State champion Noxapater at 7:30 p.m., tonight.

Eupora head coach Junior Graham is looking for his team to improve on last week and make plays that it didn't make.

MSU hires Brewster to coach receivers

August 23, 2012

Mississippi State announced the departure of receivers coach Angelo Mirando on Sunday and it only took four days for head coach Dan Mullen to find his man as a replacement.

That man is former University of Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster.

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