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February 6th, 2013
MABEN â€“ Community college will be the first stop on the college career path for a couple of Adam Lowreyâ€™s West Oktibbeha football players.
Standout running back Tiberias Lampkin will be spending the next couple of years playing for Coahoma Community College.
EUPORA â€“ There was an early morning wakeup call for a couple of Eupora Eagles on National Signing Day.
At approximately 8:15 a.m., Derrick Jones and Lazerick Davis announced that they would be attending the University of Mississippi and East Mississippi Community College, respectively.
ACKERMAN â€“ A quartet of Ackerman Indians made their college destinations known on Wednesday morning.
Ackerman fans already knew where Trent Furr and Lenny Taylor were continuing their careers, but it was not until mid-morning, they learned where Alex Foust and Quinton Lane were going to end up.
Mississippi State fans have much to be excited about on National Signing Day.
Most high school football players went to bed Tuesday night knowing for sure where the next stop would be to continue their high school football careers.
There were some who slept on it.
As National Signing Day takes place across the nation, there are several local schools taking part.
Starkville High School has eight football players taking their talents to the next level.
Rick Ray is pretty familiar with in-state rivalries.
The first-year Mississippi State head coach spent three years at Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind. The rivalry between the Boilermakers and the Indiana Hoosiers is one of the biggest rivalries in college basketball.
Starkville Academy's Tiffany Huddleston plans to sign a scholarship to play soccer at Mississippi State today.
On the even of one of the biggest moments of her life, Huddleston showed she is pretty good on the basketball court as well.
Huddleston led the Lady Volunteers with 16 points and six steals during a 74-36 victory over the rival Heritage Academy Lady Patriots Tuesday night.
The goal for the Starkville Academy boys basketball's team all season has been to finish with a winning record.
They took one step closer Tuesday night.
Starkville Academy hung to a 46-40 victory over the Heritage Academy Patriots inside the Starkville Academy Gymnasium.
The Volunteers moved their record to 15-13 for the season.
MATHISTON â€“ It was senior night under the lights basketball for the East Webster Wolverines Tuesday.
was the star as the Wolverines welcomed area rival Eupora to town for senior night.
The Lady Wolverines and Lady Eagles took the court first and East Webster scored the double digit victory 43-28.
Mississippi State junior guard Candace Foster had an expected reaction when she learned that women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer was pleased with her effort on the court.
"Praise the Lord," Foster said.
For anyone who knows Foster, those words are not surprising coming from her.