STARKVILLE -- Chris Jones' question to Malik Brown was simple: "What do you want to do?" After leading the Starkville High School football team to the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 6A State championship game last season, Brown knew the Yellow Jackets had the potential to return to the title matchup in 2018. He also knew Starkville High had another option -- Luke Altmyer -- who could step in if Brown wanted to play another position.
When the Columbus High School football team takes the field this fall, there will be some nights the other team has more talent. The Falcons are aware of this. They plan to offset that deficiency by playing hard and giving relentless effort. Senior safety Dontae Gillespie will be at the heart of that effort on defense.
Eli Acker understands there is nothing like catching touchdown passes.
Well the calendar has now hit August.
Seth Stillman hasn't changed a lot in nine years. Instead of a sporting a crew cut when he played, Stillman apparently has shaved his head. He also looks close to his playing weight of 235 pounds when he was a senior lineman for the New Hope High School football team.
Jared Long isn't shy about providing an honest assessment of his 2017 season with the Heritage Academy football team.
MACON -- Acceptance is the first step to effective action.
Maliek Stallings took a position change with the Noxubee County High School football team as a challenge, not a demotion.
MACON -- Kyziah Pruitt feels better.
CALEDONIA -- Michael Kelly is officially a part of it all now.
CALEDONIA -- Peyton Enger and Lizzie Truelock agree: The group of girls on the 2018 Caledonia High School volleyball team is "amazing."
CALEDONIA -- Andy Finch hopes to be in it for the long haul.
The postseason has been on the minds of Anna Acker and Taylor Phillips for nearly a year. Last season, the Heritage Academy girls soccer team won five games and came within a goal of making the Mississippi Association for Independent Schools Division III playoffs.
Sydney Adair and Sara Kate Thompson feel like old ladies.
WEST POINT -- Kenzie Juckes has heard of a variety of ailments. It wasn't until last season that the Oak Hill Academy pitcher became all too familiar with the term "winged scapula."
Sometimes coaches just click.
Well it's Wednesday and that can only mean one thing.
RJ DeLoach knew Anthony Carlyle was serious about basketball from the beginning.
Blayze Berry already has built a name for himself thanks to his exploits on the summer travel ball circuit.
STARKVILLE -- Lake Little loves to run.
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2. Rice takes responsibility for Columbus' loss HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Caledonia gives Kelly win in opener HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS