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Patriots wrap up district title

Posted 10/21/2018 in High School Sports

Time has a way of slowing down for Carter Putt and Jared Long. Credit hours of practices on Sundays between Putt, the Heritage Academy junior quarterback, and Long, his standout junior wide receiver. The duo started their work last season, when Putt learned how and where to put the ball so the 6-foot-4 Long could go up and get it.

Amory edges Caledonia in final minute

Posted 10/21/2018 in High School Sports

CALEDONIA -- For the second-consecutive week, the Caledonia High School football team dropped a Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 4A, Region 2 game in the last minute.

Starkville routs Murrah

Posted 10/21/2018 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Homecoming is tradition that's more than a game. It honors school history and identity and celebrates school pride. One of the most popular ways to do that is by enjoying the action of "Friday Night Lights" to end the week.

 

Oxford beats Columbus to clinch playoff spot

Posted 10/21/2018 in High School Sports

OXFORD -- A milestone victory for the Oxford High School football program capped a day-long Homecoming celebration. For Columbus High, a nightmarish season saw its latest chapter unfold in a 42-6 loss Friday night in a Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 6A, Region 1 game at Bobby Holcomb Field.

 

 

West Point extends region winning streak

Posted 10/21/2018 in High School Sports

GRENADA -- The West Point High School football team continued its perfect region run on Friday night.

 

Sweep helps Lewisburg end Caledonia's season

Posted 10/19/2018 in High School Sports

CALEDONIA -- In a David vs. Goliath volleyball match, Lewisburg High School's length took its toll against Caledonia in a 3-0 victory in the first round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class II playoffs. Set scores were 25-21, 25-17, 25-12.

 

Nicholson wants to see how Volunteers respond, move on

Posted 10/19/2018 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Chase Nicholson is eager to see how his players respond.

 

 

Heritage Academy ready to check off more goals

Posted 10/19/2018 in High School Sports

The Heritage Academy football team still has business to attend to this season.

 

Caledonia can clinch playoff berth with win over Amory

Posted 10/17/2018 in High School Sports

CALEDONIA -- Michael Kelly didn't become football coach at Caledonia High School to earn moral victories.

 

Starkville returns home to face Murrah in region play

Posted 10/17/2018 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Chris Jones thought it was time for a change on Starkville High School's offensive line, and he identified a candidate -- one then playing as a defensive lineman.

 

Trust has been key ingredient for Caledonia High School volleyball team

Posted 10/17/2018 in High School Sports

CALEDONIA -- There isn't a "right" word that illuminates why the Caledonia High School volleyball team has been so successful this season.

Heritage Academy turns tables on Starkville Academy in 21-7 victory

Posted 10/17/2018 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE - Heritage Academy watched rival Starkville Academy win a state championship. Now, they hope it is their turn.

Kelly has Caledonia in position to earn playoff berth

Posted 10/15/2018 in High School Sports

This time, it just feels different. The history of the Caledonia High School football program isn't littered with championship performances. Coach Michael Kelly is the latest to try to change that.

 

Fields leads Aberdeen to come-from-behind victory

Posted 10/15/2018 in High School Sports

ABERDEEN -- Senior quarterback Fred Fields accounted for 433 yards and six touchdowns Friday night to lead the Aberdeen High School football team to a 46-45 victory against Hatley in a Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 3A, Region 4 game.

 

Latest near-miss keeps Columbus winless

Posted 10/14/2018 in High School Sports

Columbus High School found itself two yards away from tying Friday night's Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 6A, Region 1 Homecoming contest with Southaven.

Noxubee County lights up scoreboard in rout of Kosciusko

Posted 10/14/2018 in High School Sports

MACON - Noxubee County football coach Tyrone Shorter didn't need to see Kyziah Pruitt score four touchdowns Friday to know he was "back."

Caledonia drops overtime heartbreaker to Pontotoc in Region 2-4A play

Posted 10/14/2018 in High School Sports

CALEDONIA - A blocked extra point just before halftime and a missed 2-point conversion attempt in overtime came back to haunt Caledonia, as the Confederates came out on the short end of a heartbreaking 28-27 loss to Pontotoc in their annual Homecoming contest here Friday.

West Point scores twice late to knock off Olive Branch in Region 1-5A

Posted 10/14/2018 in High School Sports

OLIVE BRANCH - The West Point High football team faced a massive character test on Friday night.

Starkville rallies past Madison Central in huge Region 2-6A showdown

Posted 10/14/2018 in High School Sports

MADISON -- Madison Central High School's football team did everything it could to avoid pressure, even before pressure came. It started what it hoped would be its game-winning drive with pressure-dodging maneuvers just to tweak them when Starkville High School finally brought pressure later in the drive. More times than not, their answer was good enough.

Five for five: Morris ready to lead Columbus basketball program

Posted 10/14/2018 in High School Sports

Whatever it takes is the motto Phillip Morris is going to live by this season.

 

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