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BACK TO JACKSON: Jackets go through Wave once again to reach State

November 24, 2012

It seems that history is repeating itself.

Last year the Starkville High School football team lost to West Point in the regular season, but beat them in the playoffs on route to Jackson.
SHS lost to West Point 47-22 on Sept. 7.

The Yellowjackets followed history and beat the Green Wave 29-28 in an overtime thriller to win the Class 5A North State title at Yellowjacket Stadium.

SHS overcomes adversity to enjoy playoff success

November 24, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets have been through some tough times on the road back to Jackson.

Not long after losing the Class 5A State championship to Picayune last December, the SHS program was hit with the tragedy of Devin Mitchell's death.

Eupora edges Bruce to claim North 2A

November 24, 2012

EUPORA – It was a thrilling way to win a North State championship for the Eupora Eagles.

In a back and forth game, the Eagles defeated the Bruce Trojans 31-28 to claim the Class 2A North Half title and advanced to the State championship game.

They meet once again: Jackets, Green Wave meet in Class 5A North title game

November 22, 2012

There won't be any strangers tonight when it comes to the Starkville Yellowjackets and West Point Green Wave meeting on the football field once again.

For the second time this season and fourth time in two seasons, the two rivals play each other.

Eupora hosts Bruce in North State

November 22, 2012

EUPORA – The Eupora Eagles can move one step closer to their goal of a state championship tonight as the face off with the Bruce Trojans for the Class 2A North State championship.

Kickoff at Eupora High School is set for 7 p.m., and is sure to be a toughly-fought game on both sides.

Perkins provides Bulldogs option in passing game

November 21, 2012

Mississippi State has found a good mix with its wide receivers this season.

Junior tailback LaDarius Perkins has proven that he can give junior quarterback Tyler Russell a good target in the passing game.

"He knows if he gets matched up on a linebacker, not to many linebackers in the SEC can cover him," Russell said. "I trust him to go up and make a play for me."

MSU takes Thanksgiving break after practice

November 21, 2012

Before playing their arch-rival in the Battle for the Golden Egg on Saturday, the Mississippi State Bulldogs will take a little bit of a break from preparation today to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with family and teammates.

Opposing Viewpoint: Running game strong for West Point

November 21, 2012

The West Point Green Wave have one more Class 5A, Region 2 team to go through if they are to realize their goal of playing for a state championship.

West Point (11-2) knocked off Canton 38-0 and Ridgeland 56-21 in the first two rounds of the Class 5A playoffs and make the trip to Starkville Friday night to face the rival Yellowjackets for the North State title at 7 p.m.

Pittman enjoying his time as quarterback for Eagles

November 21, 2012

EUPORA – As the Eupora Eagles line up against Bruce Friday night, they will be counting on the leadership of its senior athletes.

It will be a young sophomore guiding the Eagles at quarterback.

FAIR's FAITH: SHS linebacker trust God through adversity

November 20, 2012

The Footprints Prayer is an inspirational poem about having faith in God.

Also known as "Footprints in the Sand," the prayer shows how God is always present, especially in times of need.

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