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May 16th, 2015
Scottie Hearn had to endure two weather delays before he could compete in the 400-meter hurdles.
It didn't seem to bother him.
The Mississippi State junior took first place in the event at the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships at Mike Sanders Track and Field Complex with a personal best time of 49.39.
It might be a mere three months before the first high school football game is played, but donâ€™t tell that to the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
The Jackets are hungrier than ever after a dominating 2014 ended in stunning fashion at home against eventual Class 6A champs South Panola.
Signing day was something Starkville High School volleyball player Vicky Vo had dreamed about for a long time.
She wasn't going to just do it half way.
During a party which included cake, ice cream and the works on Friday morning at the school, Vo was surrounded by family, friends and coaches to celebrate her signing with Belhaven University.
Erica Bougard went to sleep on Thursday night leading in the heptathlon at the Southeastern Conference Track and Field Outdoor Championships.
She went to sleep Friday night as the winner.
The Mississippi State senior won two of the three events on Friday at the Mike Sanders Track Complex on the campus of MSU to finish with a score of 6,250 and win the heptathlon by 247 points.
Thereâ€™s a dynasty in Cumberland that many teams arenâ€™t fortunate enough to experience in their lifetime.
Coach Lee Berryhill is just one of the coaches on campus at East Webster accustomed to winning. In fact, he does it more than anyone.
AMORY â€“ For a brief moment, it appeared that East Webster would be hosting a game three as Hatley started with a 7-1 lead Thursday night.
The fighting Wolverines were not to be denied, though. East Webster reeled off nine-straight runs to rally for a thrilling 10-7 win to win the North Class 2A crown and punch their ticket to the State Championship.
MABEN â€“ Derek Jones became comfortable with playing two positions with the East Webster Wolverines.
It looks as if that will continue at Holmes Community College.
Jones, an outfielder and pitcher for the Wolverines, will take his talents to Goodman as he signed with Holmes Community College on Thursday in Cumberland.
Football fans don't have until the fall to watch high school action at its best.
It can be found in Starkville today.
Starkville High School is hosting an all-day jamboree, involving five teams, at Davis Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi State University.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have been there and done that.
They are happy to be doing it again.
For the second-consecutive season, the Bulldogs are playing a postseason regional in Lafayette, La.
MSU takes on Baylor today in the first round at 5:30 p.m. Host Louisiana-Lafayette and Weber State are also in the field.
Mississippi State's Erica Bougard had her sights set on winning the heptathlon entering the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships on the campus of Mississippi State.
So far so good.
Bougard won three of the first four legs of the event at the Mike Sanders Track Complex Thursday to put herself in first place with a score of 3,820, 149 points better than the athlete in second place.