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For the second night in a row, the Starkville High School soccer teams recorded a sweep.
The Yellowjackets beat Columbus 5-0 while the Lady Yellowjackets won 9-0 Saturday at home.
Both teams beat Neshoba Central on Friday night.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team has not had much success away from home this season.
Today, it looks to turn that around.
This is the first chance for many of the younger Mississippi State football players to prep for a bowl game.
All of the freshman are gearing up for their first bowl game, and the redshirt freshman are also looking for an opportunity to play.
Starkville Academy softball player Mary Austin Barber has known for a while that Belhaven would be her destination for softball at the next level.
She made the move official this week.
Barber signed with the Jackson-based school and celebrated the occasion with family and friends Friday night at Meadowview Baptist Church.
Eupora and West Oktibbeha tipped off Friday evening. At nightâ€™s end the teams split with the Lady Eagles taking a 50-47 victory, while the Timberwolves claimed the boyâ€™s contest 81-36.
The Lady Eagles and Lady Timberwolves faced off in what resulted in a back and forth contest that came down to the last period before Eupora left the court victorious.
It was a good night for the Starkville High School soccer teams.
Both Yellowjacket squads recorded 4-0 victories over division foe Neshoba Central on Friday night.
The Jackets were led by Juan Salazar's two goals. Taylor Wise and Justin Gordon each had a goal a piece. Ben Mackin had two assists.
The Jackets are now 9-1-1 for the season and 1-0 in the division.
The Mississippi State football team had a nice, warm practice on Wednesday.
Head coach Dan Mullen returned and the Bulldogs took their show outside in the cold weather in front of the public and media.
Mullen was away for Wednesday's practice on a recruiting trip.
Starkville Academy scored four goals on Thursday night to shut out the Patriots of Heritage.
Most coaches get a little rest and relaxation after winning a State championship.
Not so for Starkville High School's Jamie Mitchell.
Mitchell went right back to work as he has the responsibility of being the offensive coordinator for Mississippi in Saturday's Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic. The 26th annual edition kicks off at noon in Montgomery, Ala.
Derrick Jonesâ€™ career as a high school wide receiver with the Eupora Eagles may be winding down, but the senior does have one last game left before he hangs up his prep cleats.
On Saturday, Jones will suit up alongside some of Mississippiâ€™s best, including eight Dandy Dozen selections, for the 26th Mississippi-Alabama all-star game in Montgomery, Ala.