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SMITH COLUMN: Prep teams able to taste Davis Wade

August 16, 2014

Smith

There were 12 select high school football teams that were able to get a taste of what it's like to play at Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday.
It's a place that all of the players, coaches and fans hope to see again in December.
The home of the Bulldogs will be the host of the Mississippi High School Activities Association State Championships and it will be a goal during the season to reach that destination.
Several of the squads that took to the Scott Field turf on Saturday for the New Hope Preseason Jamboree have a very good shot of having the type of season to be in the state championship.
The 12 teams that participated were Starkville, Terry, West Point, Louisville, Columbus, Kosciusko, Forest, Noxubee County, Greenville Weston and New Hope.
The season opens Friday night and there will be a great deal of football played between now and December.
"This is where we want to be in the first weekend of December," SHS head football coach Jamie Mitchell said. "It's going to be a long, hard road to get here. It's not going to be a given or easy."

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