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August 22nd, 2014
The word â€śhotâ€ť could have definitely been used to describe the weather conditions at Starkville Academy on Friday night.
However, the Volunteers also had a hot performance against Lamar, downing the Class AAA champions 42-21 to start the season 1-0.
The Starkville Yellowjackets opened their 2014 season and broke in their new turf field Friday as they out-muscled Noxubee County in a 51-19 drubbing in high school football at Yellowjacket Stadium.
ACKERMAN â€“ A rivalry exists in Choctaw County.
Friday night those two teams opened up the 2014 football campaign and after almost three hours of action it was the Chargers of Choctaw County achieving the 50-13 victory over the French Camp Panthers.
OKOLONA â€“ Early football games provide the opportunity for growth. That is exactly what the Titans of East Oktibbeha are taking away from their opening game 40-8 loss against Okolona.
There are reasons for Starkville High School football fans will want to be present at Yellowjacket Stadium tonight.
It will be the season opener for the Starkville Yellowjackets and will also be the first outing on the new all-artificial turf field at SHS.
With the potential of the Jackets having a pretty good team, head coach Jamie Mitchell believes that will bring out some people as well.
Experience matters in everything from â€śfootball" to "tiddlywinks.â€ť
The Starkville Academy Volunteers will be calling on their enhanced level of experience tonight as they kick off the 2014 football season by welcoming Lamar School to J.E. Logan field.
Friday nightÂ lights has become a popular expression when it comes to high school football.
In the area, it becomes more tonight.
Choctaw County is one of those teams and coach Adam Dillinger is more than ready to turn on the lights in Ackerman to see what his current crop of Chargers brings to the table.
Mississippi State didn't have any players on the Coaches Preseason All-Southeastern Conference first team.
The teams were unveiled on the new SEC Network Thursday. Both commentators on the network felt like a couple of Bulldogs may have been snubbed.
Starkville Academy saw hard work come to fruition Thursday evening as the junior varsity Volunteers secured a 12-6 victory over visiting Winston Academy.
For the last week, SA has been working on a little combination involving quarterback Griffin Little and Taylor Arnold and after holding the Patriots to three and out, Starkville Academy tested it out.Â
Mississippi State soccer coach Aaron Gordon won't apologize about a tough non-conference schedule.
When it comes to playing in the Southeastern Conference, Gordon wanted to have as many early tests as possible to get ready.
The season starts tonight for the Bulldogs when they take on Iowa State from the Big 12 Conference. The match begins at 7 p.m. at the MSU Soccer Field.