On paper, the matchup of two Class 1A, Region 3 teams with 1-3 records looked to contain the ingredients for a competitive matchup. Sometimes the records are deceiving. West Lowndes used a big game from running back Eric Harris and quarterback Justin Stephenson and scored early and often en route to a 41-2 victory against Ethel.
VERNON, Ala. -- The showdown is here. The Lamar County High School football team tuned up for its huge Alabama High School Activities Association Class 2A, Region 4 matchup against Aliceville this week by beating Berry 42-22 Friday night at George Bell Stadium.
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The Columbus High School football team had its Class 6A, Region 2 opener against Starkville High right where it wanted Friday night. Unfortunately, the Falcons had to play the second half.
STARKVILLE -- Odd. This was the common word used to describe two schools in the Golden Triangle not being on each other's football schedule.
Vic Schaefer sees a different team when he looks at members of the 2013-14 Mississippi State basketball team.
Dora (Strickland) Vaughan has been blessed to have influences on her life that have kept her on the right track.
Nolan Atkins knew he wanted to coach football at an early age.
OXFORD -- Alabama's pass defense looks a little vulnerable. Ole Miss' isn't much better.
The Oak Hill Academy football team never will be accused of playing a soft schedule.
STARKVILLE -- Annebel ten Broeke knew she had an adjustment to make when she left her home in the Netherlands to play soccer in the United States.
MILLPORT, Ala. - The South Lamar High School football team snapped a 15-game losing streak with a 42-19 win over the Lynn Bears last weekend. The teams went almost 700 days between victories so when they hit the practice field on Monday, there was a different attitude.
STEENS -- Greg Watkins hopes he will get a refocused team with a return to district play.
WEST POINT - Two weeks ago, West Point quarterback Josh Ewing looked around and thought to himself he was all his team had left behind center. And it was a comforting feeling.
LaToya Thomas and Tan White have become synonymous with Mississippi State women's basketball.
You'll have to forgive Barrett Donahoe if he isn't completely convinced that his Heritage Academy football is back on track.
Each season, one week of college football games emerges as a pivotal Saturday where championships could be won or lost. National television hypes up that week's matchups and folks eagerly anticipate the day's play to see who is left standing in the championship race.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville Academy looks forward to being back home for its next football game.
SCOOBA - C.J. Bates relishes the opportunity to be an impact player as a freshman at East Mississippi Community College.
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