With any young football team, inexperience sometimes trumps ability. For the New Hope High School football team's offense, its 19-0 loss to Hernando was one of the "down" nights.
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville High School football team used a determined and stifling defense to earn a 23-0 victory against Ridgeland High on Friday night in a Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A, Region 2 game.
WEST POINT -- At a program known for lining up and pounding opposing defenses into submission, the backfield tandem of Tez Lane and Aeris Williams don't disappoint.
ABERDEEN -- The Aberdeen High School football team planned Friday night against Nettleton to enjoy its Homecoming. The evening also was a homecoming of sorts for Nettleton coach Mike Scott.
SCOOBA -- When East Mississippi Community College really needed a play Saturday afternoon, sophomore defensive back Shaquille Fluker made one. Sophomore defensive backs Jason Yarbor and Justin Cox followed suit.
SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College Vice President and Director of Athletics Mickey Stokes stood on the 25-yard line at Sullivan-Windham Field on Saturday afternoon.
Charlie and Travis Bunting joked Thursday that they would have to come back to Columbus if they had good fortune to win the Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters National Championship. Now the next time the Buntings return to Columbus they will come back as champions.
ETHEL -- West Oktibbeha County High School senior running back Tiberias Lampkin continued his personal roll while the Timberwolves did the same as a team Friday night.
VERNON, Ala. -- A projected offensive shootout in Alabama High School Activities Association Class 2A, Region 4 on Friday night delivered for only one team.
Miller Puckett ran for two scores and caught a pass from Lott for a third touchdown, and Lott and Turner combined on an "Oh no ... oh yes" moment to lift Heritage Academy to a 42-0 victory against Oak Hill Academy in a Mississippi Association of Independent Schools game on Homecoming in Columbus.
OXFORD -- The Texas A&M University and the University of Mississippi football teams have new quarterbacks, new head coaches, and run similar offenses. The Aggies are having more success with the formula so far.
Tonight would be an ideal time for the Lowndes County public schools to make a move in their respective football standings.
Barrett Donahoe doesn't want to talk about moral victories or playoff scenarios. The Heritage Academy football coach wants a victory.
STARKVILLE -- The target in Class 5A, Region 2 remains on the Starkville High School football program.
HAMILTON -- The Hamilton High School slow-pitch softball team swept three games last week in Smithville to claim the Monroe County tournament and then hit nine home runs in a doubleheader against New Site on Thursday to clinch the Class 2A, Region 1 championship.
FLOWOOD -- The Heritage Academy fast-pitch softball team lost to East Rankin Academy 15-0 in five innings Wednesday and was eliminated from the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AAA overall State tournament at Liberty Park.
While most teams set goals of region and state championships, West Point High School coach Chris Chambless is more modest.
STARKVILLE --- The Mississippi State University women's basketball team took its first -- albeit small -- steps up Mount Schaefer on Wednesday.
STARKVILLE -- Tyler Russell had said previously that he does not hear the crowd and not even the famous cowbells at Davis Wade Stadium.
When neighboring rivals Aliceville High School and Lamar County get together on the football gridiron, the contest will be well-attended and action-packed.
1. New Hope beats Leake Central to clinch playoff spot HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. EMCC will induct six into Sports Hall of Fame COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Balance on offense fuels MSU's victory against BYU COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Ole Miss feeling good again after big win at home COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Alabama beats Mississippi State in double overtime COLLEGE SPORTS