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Conner's pitching performance leads to player of week honors

Posted 3/28/2016 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Justin Conner understands his limitations.

 

 

Full buy-in lifts Falcons to championship

Posted 3/26/2016 in High School Sports

While most championship runs usually boast a talented senior or pair of seniors helping a team get over the hurdle, the exact opposite was true for the Columbus Falcons.

 

 

New Hope drops baseball region game to Oxford

Posted 3/26/2016 in High School Sports

Another district clash with Oxford High, and another mistake-ridden inning that doomed New Hope's upset bid.

 

 

Starkville Academy's big first inning levels Heritage Academy

Posted 3/23/2016 in High School Sports

Monday night was tough for Jarrod Parks.

 

 

Caledonia's Pace signs offer with Blue Mountain College

Posted 3/23/2016 in High School Sports

CALEDONIA -- Alexis Pace knows what it is like to be part of a team.

 

 

Conner, Starkville shut out Madison Central

Posted 3/23/2016 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Some surprises are better than others. The surprise Starkville High School baseball coach Travis Garner received Tuesday night at Carlisle Field might not be topped. Behind a two-hit pitching performance from senior left-hander Justin Conner, Starkville blanked Madison Central 10-0 in its Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A, Region 3 opener.

 

 

Pounders shines in first varsity starts for New Hope

Posted 3/22/2016 in High School Sports

Drew Pounders received word to be ready a few days prior to the New Hope High School baseball team's doubleheader Saturday against Winfield (Ala.) and Lamar County (Ala.). Pounders had a feeling he might get a chance for his first varsity start against Winfield because Koby Harcrow, the team's starting shortstop, was scheduled to pitch, so the heads up from New Hope coach Lee Boyd helped Pounders get his mind right.

 

 

Heritage Academy baseball team rallies past Starkville Academy

Posted 3/22/2016 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Heritage Academy junior Tyler Anderson knows what the big inning feels like. "In our tournament (at Gulf Shores, Alabama) last week, we had some seven- and eight-spots," Anderson said. "Playing well down there gave us a lot of confidence. We know now we can have the big inning. We know we can score some runs." The Heritage Academy baseball team found the big inning just in time Monday night, scoring five runs in the fourth inning of a 7-5 victory against Starkville Academy in a Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AAA, District 2 game at Volunteer Field.

 

 

Starkville High's Carter state's Gatorade Player of Year

Posted 3/18/2016 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- Tyson Carter's senior basketball season continues to impress. While last week included the disappointment of losing the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A state championship, this week has been much better for the Starkville High School senior. In addition to being chosen for tonight's Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game in Clinton, he also has been named Mississippi's Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year.

 

 

Columbus High's Clopton earns all-star invite

Posted 3/16/2016 in High School Sports

JACKSON -- Demetrice Clopton still couldn't believe it.

 

 

Practice habits pay off for Columbus High's McDavid

Posted 3/15/2016 in High School Sports

JACKSON -- Javontae McDavid has a home in any gym. Maybe that's why the Columbus High School senior guard has earned the nickname "gym rat." During the course of the 2015-16 season, it was common to see McDavid shooting jump shots or practicing free throws prior to practice or after practice to make sure his touch was ready. McDavid never knew when he was going to get his opportunity, especially after losing his starting position to classmate TJ Gray early in the season.

 

 

Columbus sticks to game plan for historic victory

Posted 3/12/2016 in High School Sports

JACKSON -- Stick to the game plan.

 

 

Columbus boys win first basketball state championship

Posted 3/12/2016 in High School Sports

JACKSON -- History.

 

 

Tipler leads Ashland past West Lowndes

Posted 3/11/2016 in High School Sports

JACKSON -- DeAnthony Tipler made a promise to his coach. After losing to Shaw High School in the semifinals of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 1A State tournament last season, Tipler told coach Rolley Tipler that Ashland High was going to return to Jackson and win the whole thing. But when DeAnthony missed a track meet, Tipler, who coaches basketball and track, got after his cousin.

 

 

Leaders have emerged to push Falcons to championship game

Posted 3/11/2016 in High School Sports

JACKSON -- Columbus High School senior Christopher Deloach emerged as a leader on the school's football team this fall. The leadership quickly transferred to the basketball court.

 

 

Yellow Jackets have fun in run to title game

Posted 3/11/2016 in High School Sports

JACKSON -- Starkville High School senior Darius Wilson likes to have fun. Born into a basketball family, Wilson often has found solace and fun times in the gym. His teammates share a similar vibe. "The best thing about this team is our enjoyment of the game," Wilson said. "It's a lot of hard work, but we don't look at it that way. On the court, we are laughing and having a good time. You can tell we like being out there. You can tell we have fun together. "It has been a special run, and I will always be thankful for how it has turned out."

 

 

West Lowndes boys fall to Ashland in Class 1A final

Posted 3/11/2016 in High School Sports

JACKSON -- West Lowndes High School senior TyShun Spencer conducted post-game interviews clutching his basketball uniform. After grabbing a game-high 13 rebounds in his final prep basketball game, Spencer was going to enjoy the experience of playing in Jackson for as long as he could. As soon as the final horn sounded Thursday at Mississippi Coliseum, Spencer suddenly became a fan.

 

 

Columbus boys rout Southaven to advance to title tilt

Posted 3/10/2016 in High School Sports

JACKSON -- Luther Riley wouldn't describe what his team is doing as dominant, but it's pretty close. The Columbus High School boys team has been untouchable in the postseason. Columbus kept that streak intact Wednesday night, as Robert Woodard II had 19 points and 12 rebounds in a 67-42 victory against Southaven in the semifinals of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A State tournament at Mississippi Coliseum.

 

 

New Hope High's Jones signs with Mississippi Delta

Posted 3/10/2016 in High School Sports

Tyler Jones didn't know he was being followed. Four months ago, Jones learned the baseball coaches at Mississippi Delta Community College had been monitoring his progress for the past two years. Jones made the discovery at a tryout in Moorhead that was designed to help him enhance his recruiting profile.

 

 

Starkville pull away from Tupelo to reach title game

Posted 3/10/2016 in High School Sports

JACKSON -- Starkville High School senior Keith Harris sat at the end of his team's bench and felt ill. Harris looked on as his teammates battled Tupelo in the semifinals of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A State tournament at Mississippi Coliseum. There was no medicine to make Harris feel better. However, teammate Tyson Carter was there to cheer him up in a hurry. With Harris and Darrius Agnew saddled with foul trouble, Starkville treaded water for one half before rolling past Tupelo 61-46 on Wednesday night.

 

 

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