Statistically, Heritage Academy football coach Sean Harrison thinks, quarterback Mack Howard's game against Bayou Academy on Sept. 18 wasn't Howard's best.
BATON ROUGE -- Unranked Mississippi State, led by head coach Mike Leach, beat defending national champion and No. 6-ranked LSU at Tiger Stadium.
For all the offensive fireworks that were scattered across the stat sheet Saturday evening, it was the MSU defense that proved the most pleasant surprise for Bulldog staffers and maroon and white-clad onlookers.
After a 44-34 win over the defending national champion, it's clear these aren't your father's Bulldogs.
In the first game of the Mike Leach era, the Bulldogs navigated their air raid offense to a decisive victory over the Tigers.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Most Mississippi State fans didn't even know if they'd even see their team play football in 2020.
Luke Altmyer was 16 of 27 for 208 yards and three touchdowns as the Yellow Jackets improved to 4-0.
The Falcons had to wait more than six months to receive the honor after beating Brookhaven 55-51 on March 6 in Oxford for the first girls basketball title in school history.
The Falcons scored more points Friday then they had in their first three games combined to get out to a 1-0 start in district play.
With the win, the Green Wave have won 35 straight Region 1-5A contests dating back to 2015. It's the fifth victory over Lafayette in three years, with all five wins being one-possession games.
Quarterback Melvin Crawford Jr. connected for touchdown passes of 62, 33, 20 and 14 yards and also earned rushing scores of 8 and 23 yards on the night.
Fifteen years ago this past month, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Mississippi and Louisiana. Current and former Bulldogs from the area share their own memories of the storm.
The Yellow Jackets took a 28-26 second set to earn the sweep Thursday.
The Patriots meet Pillow Academy in a battle of 4-1 teams that have both gone undefeated since Week 1.
STARKVILLE -- Hal Mumme is among the architects of the modern passing game. The Don Corleone of aerial assaults. The Godfather of the air raid offense.
STARKVILLE -- CJ Jackson knew he wasn't getting tackled.
New Hope football coach Wade Tackett knows the stakes are already high enough when his Trojans (1-2) visit MHSAA Class 5A, Region 1 opponent Columbus (0-3) on Friday.
As soon as eighth grader Caroline Peal opened the scoring for the Heritage Academy girls soccer team in Tuesday's home match against Laurel HomeSchool, Patriots coach Tom Velek delivered an important reminder.
In the last two weeks, college football has returned to television screens on Saturdays.
STARKVILLE -- Somehow, someway, game week has arrived for Mississippi State.