Stardom for the Falcons comes in due course, and Saddler isn't waiting for it anymore.
The three-star recruit, per Rivals.com, caught 75 passes for 1,066 yards and 16 touchdowns for the Yellow Jackets this season.
The 6-foot-5, 290-pound Bumgarner was committed to Jones College prior to Saturday's decision.
Freshman LJ Hackman led the Trojans with 19 points, and Caleb Parr and Jaylen Smith each scored 13.
The Trojans will host Lafayette at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the first round of the playoffs.
"I don't think I ever stopped smiling, honestly," senior Tierah Macon said as the MSMS girls won their match 9-1. "That was really fun."
Both the Falcons boys and girls scored 61 points in wins over the Chargers on Friday.
Montgomery spent the 2019 season as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Starkville High. He went 20-26 in four years as Columbus' head coach from 2014 to 2017.
The Patriots boys beat the Volunteers in both matchups this season.
CALEDONIA -- Baseball has always been more than a sport to Peyton McCollum.
Will Teague added 15 points for the Rams, and Jonathan Peal scored 11.
The Patriots have had five matches rescheduled or canceled due to bad weather, but they're grateful for the extra practice time.
The Heritage Academy boys basketball team needed a break.
NOXAPATER -- The West Lowndes girls basketball team beat Noxapater 93-15 in Tuesday's game in Noxapater.
Both Caledonia soccer teams had a happy senior night Tuesday.
Forte Prater had the biggest shot of the night for Starkville High School.
Claire Benson scored twice for the 'Feds, and Jane Claire scored once.
Ford grabbed 11 rebounds as well to help the Yellow Jackets beat the Tigers in Batesville.
"I just felt like it was the right place when I went on the visit," McCleskey said of Northeast. "I just knew it was where I wanted to go."
Shortstop Presley Hall, second baseman Drew Brown and catcher/outfielder Cole Ruffin have played baseball with and against each other since they were 4. On Friday, they took their next step together.
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