CALEDONIA -- The sum of the parts of the Caledonia High School volleyball team have carried it to greater heights this season.
The logjam that is the Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 race begins tonight. On paper, at least two coaches agree East Webster (6-0) and Eupora (3-2) figure to be at the the head of the pack of the six-team fight for four playoff spots.
In the first half of a heated county rivalry Thursday night, neither Sulligent or Lamar County could get anything going offensively and headed into halftime in a scoreless stalemate.
New Hope High School players always consider a victory against Columbus High to be special.
Chris Chambless doesn't feel the West Point High School football team is where it needs to be.
A year ago, the Columbus High School football team nearly worked itself out of a hole.
The New Hope High School slow-pitch softball team used a 20-hit barrage Thursday night to paint another picture-perfect moment at Lady Trojan Field.
Injuries are a part of sports, and there's no surefire way to avoid them.
WEST POINT -- The Oak Hill Academy fast-pitch softball team is where it thought it would be. The journey to the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AA State Tournament included a few more detours than expected, but the Lady Raiders got back on track just in time.
The bar has been raised at Hebron Christian. On Saturday, the Lady Eagles will try to make their first state tournament appearance even more memorable when they take on Heidelberg Academy at 10:45 a.m. in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class A fast-pitch softball event at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.
For the Lamar County and Sulligent high school football teams, tonight's Class 2A, Region 8 rivalry game (7, in Vernon) will have plenty of history.
Rebecca Myles could have used the first two months of the 2010-11 school year to prepare for the girls basketball season.
The little things get magnified against a four-time state champion.
WEST POINT -- The adjustment took only two weeks. To be honest, Bo Sanford imagined it was going to take longer. After all, Sanford was transferring schools and had to get used to a new set of rules and a different way of doing things in the classroom. He also had to adjust to a new coach, a new group of teammates, and a new set of expectations on the football field.
The two-quarterback system might be controversial on some college campuses, but it works just fine at Hamilton High School. Starting quarterback Zarratt Sims and passing-down quarterback Austin Welch accounted for 274 of Hamilton's 344 yards of offense Friday night to help the Class 2A Lions defeat the Class 4A Caledonia Confederates 14-0.
liceville High School remembered being shut out 13-0 last season at county rival Pickens County. The Yellow Jackets avenged the loss in a big way Friday night, chewing up 356 rushing yards en route to a 38-14 win at Memorial Field.
Leading by 18 points in the third quarter, no one at J.E. Logan Field could have envisioned the ending of the Starkville Academy football team's 31-29 Homecoming win against Winston Academy.
The Heritage Academy family has faced plenty of adversity the past two weeks on and off the field. Presbyterian Christian added to the football team's troubles Friday night, blanking Heritage Academy 42-0.
In a contest marred by 24 penalties and eight turnovers, the Noxubee County High School football team's defense accounted for two touchdowns, one safety, and set up another score Friday night in a 28-7 victory against Memphis Sheffield.
The remaining schedule became even more important for the Pickens Academy football team Friday night after it lost to Edgewood 21-6 in a Class 2A, Region 1 game.
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