Archive - Dec 4, 2013
After losing to Madison Ridgeland Academy the previous night, Starkville Academy coach Glenn Schmidt was anxious to see how her team would bounce back.
On Tuesday evening, the Lady Volunteers did not just bounce back, but they came back with a vengeance defeating Heritage Academy 61-38.
There is no I in team and the Starkville Christian School Cougars were an example of that Tuesday night.
Starkville Christian had 10 players get into the scoring column as it defeated the Central Academy Vikings 67-41 at the Cougar Cave.
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Last week Cortez Johnson stepped outside his comfort zone.
Normally a quiet guy as the French Camp Panthers prepared for their game against Stringer, it was Johnson who was up front rallying the team pregame.
The French Camp Panthers knew this would be a football season with some early challenges.
During a conversation in the preseason with head coach Nathan Wright, we discussed how tough the first four games on the schedule would be and how the Panthers would react to it.
There was some early adversity for French Camp as it lost all four of those games.
If you asked Kimmy Gardiner how she thought her freshman season in Southeastern Conference volleyball play was going to go, she would never had imagined how it turned out.
The Grapevine, Texas, native came into the Mississippi State program and put her name on the map in her rookie season.