August 17th, 2014
MABEN â€“ It is not every day that a team posts 47 hits and 42 runs in nine innings, but that is exactly what the East Webster softball team did during its two game stint of Euporaâ€™s Slow Pitch Classic.
The Lady Wolverines defeated Grenada 19-1 first, then turned around and knocked off Bruce 23-0 to start the season 2-0.
The Terry Bulldogs were having a difficult time getting a clean snap to the quarterback on Saturday.
There was a reason for that.
When Derion Ford, Lorenzo Dantzler and Maleke Bell are getting into the backfield consistently, it can cause a few mistakes.
There were 12 select high school football teams that were able to get a taste of what it's like to play at Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday.
It's a place that all of the players, coaches and fans hope to see again in December.
Billy Gonzales took over a young and inexperienced wide receiver group when he stepped on the campus at Mississippi State last spring.
The Bulldogs lost several wide receivers to graduation and weren't returning much.
Softball is a game of capitalizing on each and every opportunity.Â
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers struggled with that in game one of the Exposure Tournament on Saturday as they dropped an 8-3 contest to Bayou Academy.
Patsy was the beloved mother, wife, and friend to many. She died atÂ OktibbehaÂ CountyÂ HospitalÂ at age 76. Patsy was born in Chunky, MS, the daughter of Ellis and Christel McGee. She graduated fromÂ HickoryÂ High SchoolÂ inÂ Hickory,Â MSÂ and East Central Jr. College of Decatur, MS.
Winifred "Winnie" Allene Forsyth Boykin, 67, passed away at her residence in Maben August 15, 2014.Â She shaped the lives of many young people while she was a teacher with Oktibbeha County Schools, where she taught for 30 years.
Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell is looking for a few good men today.
When his Yellowjackets face fellow Class 6A member Terry in jamboree action at Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium, Mitchell sees it as an evaluation tool.
Mitchell admits that he does not know much about Terry, but the opponent won't be the most important thing on his mind at 5 p.m.
Starkville Academy head football coach Jeff Terrill was happy to see his team respond and do well in the first chance for the Volunteers to go against an opponent Friday night.
Even though Starkville Academy found it to be easy at times during a 34-0 two-quarter jamboree victory over Noxapater, Terrill warned not to get too excited over the outcome.
EUPORA â€“ The lights were on, the pads were on and two teams were present.
Even though there was not a win or loss on the line Friday night, it was still football competition to be had and Eupora head coach Junior Graham liked what he saw.