WEST POINT -- The West Point High School football team has become accustomed to receiving its opponent's best shot. In the opening round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 5A playoffs, West Point received the Canton's best shot Friday night. However, the Green Wave, in typical fashion, had the right counterpunches to deliver the knockout blow.
The Adams County Christian School football team might be the first Mississippi Association of Private Schools (MAIS) team to win a state championship with a sub-.500 record.
GREENWOOD -- Kyziah Pruitt stood with his elbows bent and his hands on his hips. The Noxubee County High School standout was on the left side of the field in front of his team's bench. The senior athlete gazed across the field where Carldaryl Johnson had just returned an interception 75 yards for a backbreaking score.
MACON -- The number jumps off the stat sheet.
STARKVILLE -- When her final year in high school appeared on the horizon, Starkville High School senior Rainey Wells realized she wanted to continue to play soccer.
STARKVILLE -- Derwin Ferguson still has the clip, and looks at it regularly.
Sean Harrison believed in July the 2018 Heritage Academy football team had a chance to play for a state championship.
Speculation intensified about the future of Columbus High School football coach Eric Rice after his team completed a winless regular season Friday night at Falcon Field.
Hannah White had a feeling Saturday was going to be a good day.
STEENS -- The Lee (Ark.) Academy football team's defense tried to break Dakota Shaw.
STARKVILLE -- One more play. An incompletion on fourth down at the 4-yard line in the first quarter. A pass that was batted down at the goal line in the fourth quarter.
Playing the same opponent twice in a season presents a conundrum for most football coaches.
CLINTON -- The new season has arrived.
OLIVE BRANCH -- Mother Nature played her hand Friday night in the West Point High School football team's regular-season finale.
MACON -- Tyrone Shorter was looking for answers in the second week of October.
Payton Springfield and Tyler Murphy have grown up together playing baseball.
STARKVILLE -- Injuries tried to derail the soccer career of Aubree Campbell.
MACON -- Tyrone Shorter is excited again.
STARKVILLE -- Chase Nicholson felt a sense of normalcy return to the Starkville Academy football program last week.
Familiarity breeds distrust.
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