Starkville High School football

Starkville High School assistant football coach Sleepy Robinson leads a conditioning drill on Monday morning.

Monday was the start of the road back to football for the Starkville Yellow Jackets.

The Yellow Jackets began two weeks after most of the state on summer workouts after the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District ordered that the school wait until June 15 to begin workouts. Jones can’t quantify whether or not that paid off, but he’s just focused on making up ground.

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