The Caledonia High School football team went into halftime of last season's MHSAA Class 4A, Region 2 opener at Shannon ahead 10-8.
The fire the Panthers showed in a big win over Okolona on Monday wasn't there Tuesday against the Lions.
After the Yellow Jackets won 38-20 at No. 2 South Panola, the Jackets got all 10 first-place votes both overall and in MHSAA Class 6A.
Combined, Caledonia and New Hope have raised over $10,000 in three years of Dig Pink contests, which raise money for research and treatment of Stage IV breast cancer.
Statistically, Heritage Academy football coach Sean Harrison thinks, quarterback Mack Howard's game against Bayou Academy on Sept. 18 wasn't Howard's best.
Luke Altmyer was 16 of 27 for 208 yards and three touchdowns as the Yellow Jackets improved to 4-0.
The Falcons had to wait more than six months to receive the honor after beating Brookhaven 55-51 on March 6 in Oxford for the first girls basketball title in school history.
The Falcons scored more points Friday then they had in their first three games combined to get out to a 1-0 start in district play.
The Yellow Jackets took a 28-26 second set to earn the sweep Thursday.
The Patriots meet Pillow Academy in a battle of 4-1 teams that have both gone undefeated since Week 1.
STARKVILLE -- CJ Jackson knew he wasn't getting tackled.
New Hope football coach Wade Tackett knows the stakes are already high enough when his Trojans (1-2) visit MHSAA Class 5A, Region 1 opponent Columbus (0-3) on Friday.
As soon as eighth grader Caroline Peal opened the scoring for the Heritage Academy girls soccer team in Tuesday's home match against Laurel HomeSchool, Patriots coach Tom Velek delivered an important reminder.
Micaela Hudgins led the Trojans with nine kills, while Daylyn Nettles and Madyson McBrayer each had eight, and Zoe Goodman had two.
Baylee Smith went 2 for 2, walked twice and drove in a team-high four runs for the Raiders.
The Green Wave (2-1) moved up a spot in the latest rankings.
Caledonia head coach Samantha Brooks and New Hope assistant coach Becky Hudgins shared a court in college in the 1990s, and they've helped their respective programs -- rivals in name only -- draw closer together.
Caledonia, Starkville and Hebron Christian all picked up wins this week, while Columbus, West Lowndes and Oak Hill Academy were among the losers.
The Bulldogs honored Wilcox, who died from the disease in June 2018, with a walk around Chadwick Lake. Coach Samantha Ricketts said spreading knowledge of the symptoms of ovarian cancer can help prevent someone else from going through what Wilcox and her family did.
Hayden Harris batted away the Bulldogs' go-ahead two-point conversion attempt with 29 seconds left, New Hope rebuffed Aberdeen on another last-second possession, and the Trojans snagged a home victory.
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