STARKVILLE -- Hang out around Chase Nicholson and you're bound to hear a few impersonations.
The Heritage Academy is doing what it is supposed to do in convincing fashion.
MACON -- One challenge has been met. Ervin Gray is convinced the Noxubee County High School football team's offensive line can meet whatever goals its coaches set for the unit moving forward.
WEST POINT -- "Run Da Ball" is a perfect Ditkaism.
STARKVILLE -- The reigning Mississippi Association of Independent School (MAIS) AAA State champion Starkville Academy football team returned to J.E. Logan Field on Friday night with more than another title.
Brandon Moore has a secret weapon when things go haywire.
STEENS -- It's hard to draw positives from a 28-point loss, but first-year Columbus Christian Academy football coach Bill Beck has plenty for Monday's drawing board.
CALEDONIA -- The Caledonia High School football team, which broke an 11-game losing streak last week with a victory against West Lowndes, ran into a triple-edged sword here Friday as the Aberdeen Bulldogs posted a 44-22 win.
Noxubee County High School football coach Tyrone Shorter wasn't expecting to need his alternate backup plan for the second game of the season.
Senior defensive back Quin Malone feels the 2018 Columbus High School football team has a chance to be different. While Malone and his teammates wait on that difference to manifest itself, Columbus lost for the 11th time in the last 13 games with a 35-12 setback to Noxubee County on Friday night at Falcon Field.
WEST POINT -- The West Point High School football team knew its linebackers would be an asset before the 2018 season. Undoubtedly, the senior duo of Brentt Cunningham and Brandon Lairy were the team's tone-setters Friday night in a 26-10 victory against Louisville at Hamblin Stadium.
OXFORD -- Ten minutes remained on the clock as defensive linemates Jalil Clemons and Ryan Johnson discussed their sack totals and their teammates' statistics.
TUPELO -- The Heritage Academy football improved to 2-0 with a 54-20 victory against Tupelo Christian Prep on Friday night in crossover game between Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) and Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) opponents.
STARKVILLE -- Ben Guest doesn't use his bed or couches as launching pads. The Starkville Academy cornerback also doesn't lay out at practice when the football team works on blocking kicks in its special teams periods.
Columbus High School football coach Eric Rice has tremendous confidence level in his running back tandem of senior Derrick Jordan and junior Devarkas Ramsey.
Heritage Academy football coach Sean Harrison loves that his team is ahead of where it was at this point in 2017.
East Mississippi Community College freshman wide receiver Pervis Frazier remembers an important conversation with Louisville High School football coach M.C. Miller.
STARKVILLE -- This time last year, Chris Jones and the Starkville High School football team had something to prove.
WEST POINT -- Patience usually brings wisdom. Listening to Brentt Cunningham, it's easy to tell the West Point High School senior linebacker is a patient person.
Coach Sean Harrison will consistently remind his team that focusing one game at a time is the best way to win a state championship.
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