Two days in and Hunter Austin already can tell the difference.
STEENS -- Load up the energy and enthusiasm.
When the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools created a power point format for selecting its Class AA playoff participants, Oak Hill Academy coach Daniel Merchant felt like his team needed to play a challenging schedule.
MACON -- The postseason is the favorite time of the year for the Noxubee High School football team.
LAKE CORMORANT -- New Hope High School volleyball coach Laura Lee Holman's worst fears were realized rather quickly Tuesday night.
Starkville Academy football coach Jeff Terrill has been looking for signs his team was ready to compete with the state's premier Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AAA members.
The New Hope High School volleyball team showed Saturday night the trick to making history is teamwork and keeping happy thoughts.
Silvia Sartori would prefer to talk about the journey the New Hope High School volleyball team has made this season.
Eight is great, but Barrett Donahoe wants more.
Bring it on. That's the mentality any defense has to have when it faces a game-changing situation.
JACKSON -- Asked if he saw in the summer that Princeton Jones would be as dynamic and consistent at quarterback as he has been this season, Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell didn't hesitate.
OLIVE BRANCH -- The New Hope High School football team kept its Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A playoff hopes alive with a come-from-behind 21-20 victory against Lewisburg on Friday night.
Chris Hamm doesn't remember a lot of Christian Football Association games when his Victory Christian Academy team hasn't scored.
REFORM, Ala. -- The Pickens County High School football team completed an undefeated run through the Alabama High School Activities Association's Class 1A, Region 5 race Friday night.
WEST POINT -- The Leake Academy football team found the chink in Oak Hill Academy's armor Friday and attacked it all night en route to a 35-0 Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AA, District 2 victory.
WEST POINT -- For the second-consecutive week, the West Point High School football team overcame a halftime deficit en route to a Class 5A, Region 1 win.
STEENS -- Up and down the see saw went. When it finally stopped, the Immanuel Christian School football team found itself stuck on the bottom with the Deer Creek High School Warriors perched on top.
JACKSON -- In the shadow of his biggest victory, Starkville High School coach Jamie Mitchell left Newell Field in Jackson with mixed emotions.
Friday's Mississippi Prep Football Scores
Friday's Alabama Prep Football Scores
1. MSU's James feeling stronger with each outing COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Littell talks about coaching journey, Budke COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Tempo will be key for No. 1 MSU vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Skinner wins at Magnolia Motor Speedway LOCAL SPORTS
5. Home runs power No. 11 Ole Miss past Tennessee COLLEGE SPORTS