Jamie Mitchell knew it would take four to five weeks for the Starkville High School football team's offense to hit its stride.
Take the first quarter away Friday night and the Columbus High School football team might have been in position to get back into the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A, Region 1 race.
The only thing on Antonio Wilson's mind was do something to help his team get the lead. A 92-yard kickoff return in the third quarter nearly did the trick.
The Noxubee County High School football team did what was necessary on both sides of the ball Friday night, rolling up 21 points and holding Kosciusko scoreless in a 21-0 Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 4A, Region 4 victory.
How does a team mired in a 25-game losing streak that averages less than a yard per rush, finishes with less than 100 total yards, and completes as many passes to the opposition as it does to itself end that streak?
Coming off its first win of the season last week, the Starkville Academy football team hoped to ride that momentum into Friday night's home matchup against the Washington School Generals.
Pickens Academy coach John Gartman gave his Pirates a stern talk at halftime Friday night.
The Immanuel Christian football team made history Friday night, slipping by Houlka 14-13 for the program's first 11-man victory.
In August, Ronnie Sciple figured numbers would play an integral role in the fortunes of the Central Academy football coach. With less than 15 players to start the season, Sciple knew the Vikings, who play eight-man football in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (Division 1) couldn't afford to have any injuries if they want to have a successful year.
Dominique Harris threw three touchdown passes Friday night to lead the Southaven High School football team to a 35-14 victory against Columbus in a Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A, Region 1 game in Columbus.
CALEDONIA -- The sum of the parts of the Caledonia High School volleyball team have carried it to greater heights this season.
The logjam that is the Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 race begins tonight. On paper, at least two coaches agree East Webster (6-0) and Eupora (3-2) figure to be at the the head of the pack of the six-team fight for four playoff spots.
In the first half of a heated county rivalry Thursday night, neither Sulligent or Lamar County could get anything going offensively and headed into halftime in a scoreless stalemate.
New Hope High School players always consider a victory against Columbus High to be special.
Chris Chambless doesn't feel the West Point High School football team is where it needs to be.
A year ago, the Columbus High School football team nearly worked itself out of a hole.
The New Hope High School slow-pitch softball team used a 20-hit barrage Thursday night to paint another picture-perfect moment at Lady Trojan Field.
Injuries are a part of sports, and there's no surefire way to avoid them.
WEST POINT -- The Oak Hill Academy fast-pitch softball team is where it thought it would be. The journey to the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AA State Tournament included a few more detours than expected, but the Lady Raiders got back on track just in time.
The bar has been raised at Hebron Christian. On Saturday, the Lady Eagles will try to make their first state tournament appearance even more memorable when they take on Heidelberg Academy at 10:45 a.m. in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class A fast-pitch softball event at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.
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