CALEDONIA -- Coaches typically don't "warn" players about the challenges they will face if they change positions.
Anthony King was happy Friday night that his West Lowndes High School football team could celebrate a shutout as part of the school's Homecoming. But King also knows the Panthers need to keep winning if they want to make the playoffs. West Lowndes took another step loser to realizing that goal with a 56-0 victory against West Oktibbeha in a Class 1A, Region 3 matchup.
VERNON, Ala. -- The Lamar County High School football team won a shootout Friday night to remain alive in the Alabama High School Activities Association Class 3A, Region 4 race.
CALEDONIA -- Brandon Henry doesn't shy away from hard work.
Manchester Academy-Oak Hill Academy breakout
WEST POINT -- A friendly competition between brothers is nothing new for Drake and Drew Riley. "We're competing with each other all the time," said Drake Riley, a senior running back at Oak Hill Academy. "We've been doing it our whole lives. I always want to do something a little better than him, and if I don't, he'll tell me about it."
ABERDEEN -- Aberdeen High School's Homecoming turned out to be a double-edged sword for Nettleton coach Mike Scott, as his Tigers came out on the short end of a 41-0 setback Friday on the field he started his coaching career 35 years ago.
GREENVILLE -- The Heritage Academy football team entered Friday's game against Washington School looking to build on its shutout at Oak Hill Academy.
CLINTON -- The Columbus High School football team lost to Clinton 41-17 on Friday night in a Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A, Region 2 game.
KOSCIUSKO -- "Hey coach, we gonna see y'all again," said a Kosciusko football player to Noxubee County coach Tyrone Shorter after the Whippets lost to the Tigers 48-25 in a Class 4A, Region 4 game Friday night.
Starkville-Northwest Rankin Breakout
BRANDON -- Starkville High School junior defensive lineman Lorenzo Dantzler doesn't feel like his team's defense is underappreciated.
Friday's Alabama Prep Football Scores
Friday's Mississippi Prep Football Scores
BRANDON -- The Starkville High School football team turned in another defensive masterpiece Friday night. Top-ranked Starkville posted its second shutout in Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A, Region 2 play, and made it eight-straight perfect quarters in a 42-0 rout of Northwest Rankin at Cougar Field.
WEST POINT -- West Point linebacker Tyler Logan admits he has been waiting all season to see Clarksdale appear on West Point's schedule. The reason, Clarksdale's 39-34 victory against West Point last season has been eating at the senior for nearly 365 days.
STARKVILLE -- While the Starkville High School football team's offensive numbers may been among the state's best, the Yellow Jackets may have made the biggest strides on defense.
William Cooper and Gary Harris are in the press box and on the air. Their headsets are on. The rosters of the Heritage Academy and Hillcrest Christian Academy football teams are in front of them as they overlook the field.
It's impossible to miss. No exclamation points or bold print are needed. Two pieces of paper taped to the windows of the doors to the Columbus High School football team's field house make that message clear with a pink highlighted line: Columbus (HC).
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