LOUISVILLE â€“ After a slow start in the first quarter, the Starkville High School Yellowjackets turned it up in the second.
SHS outscored Louisville 24-16 in the second quarter, as it went on to pick up an 80-38 victory over the Wildcats on the road.
Jontavius Baker led the Jackets with 16 points. Raphael Leonard had 13, Fontavius Smith added 12 and Tyson Carter chipped in 11 points.
JACKSON â€“ The first half was not very kind to Glenn Schmidt and her Starkville Academy Lad Volunteers.
SA put that behind them and rallied from a 20-14 halftime deficit to beat the Hilcrest Christian Lady Cougars 36-31 Saturday night on the road in a district matchup.
Norah Kathryn Carroll led the Lady Vols with 18 points. Both Anna McKell and Sallie Kate Richardson had seven points for SA.
CRAWFORD - The East Oktibbeha Titans know thatÂ in order to get better you have to play the big boys.
They did just that Saturday as they welcomed Columbus to town.
While the Titans hung with their Class 6A opponent through the first half in the end the Falcons proved too much as they walked away with a 58-31 victory.
They walked in sunshine of a southern sun. They carried the strength and the glow of an unending love togetherâ€¦Â
TUPELO â€“ Slow starts in both the first and second half have been a thorn in the side of the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
MSU started fast Friday night, but fizzled and came out of the locker room after halftime sluggish.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team has played well at home this season and head coach Vic Schaefer says that must continue tonight against a very talented Southern Miss squad.
Going back to last season, the Bulldogs have won 10 of 11 games at Humphrey Coliseum and has taken 13-straight non-conference decisions on the home floor.
The Starkville Christian School Lady Cougars were not going down without a fight at home Friday night.
Despite trailing Hebron Christian School for three quarters, Starkville Christian battled back to take a lead in the fourth quarter.
The Lady Cougars could not sustain the success and ultimately dropped a 39-31 decision to the visiting Lady Eagles.
ACKERMAN â€“ In order to have success, you have to put in the work necessary, and for the Lady Wolverines of East Webster, that means continuing to get court time under their feet.
To make that happen, the team took part in the Choctaw County Tournament where they picked up a pair of victories including a 46-20 win over Caledonia on Friday.
Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell has had Alabama on his mind this week.
Mitchell traveled to Mobile, Ala., to serve as the scout coach for the Mississippi All-Stars for the 27th annual Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game that takes place today.
Taboris Lee was a standout for the Choctaw County Chargers all football season long.
Now the senior will get the opportunity to prove himself on a new level as he participates in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game.