The East Oktibbeha County High School football team will try to wipe out several years of misery when it plays host to West Lowndes at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a critical Class 1A, Region 3 showdown.
The Starkville Academy football team passed all of its tests in the first part of the 2011 regular season.
At 7 p.m. Friday, the stakes will get much higher when unbeaten Starkville Academy begins Class AAA, District 2 play at Hillcrest Christian in Jackson.
MABEN — Adam Lowrey and the West Oktibbeha County High School football can wonder what if as they watch the tape of their 36-16 loss to Eupora on Thursday night.
There was no need for alarm if you saw the stadium lights on Sunday night at the West Oktibbeha County High School football stadium.
Despite last week’s open date, the Timberwolves were putting in some extra effort to get ready for Thursday night’s non-region tussle against highly touted Eupora.
Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. in Maben.
MABEN — The West Oktibbeha County High School football team scored 42 points in the first half en route to a 50-30 victory against Montgomery County on Friday night.
The East Oktibbeha County and West Oktibbeha County high school football teams play games Friday that won’t affect their postseason chances.
Even though region play is still a few weeks away, one can’t underestimate the importance for both programs to start the season 2-0. They can achieve that mark when East Oktibbeha plays host to McAdams and West Oktibbeha plays host Montgomery County. Each game starts at 7:30 p.m.
CRAWFORD — Randy Brooks wanted to run the ball Friday night.
Forced to go to the air after the ground game “sputtered,” Devalyn Bell provided a spark.
Tradition resonates with Anthony King.
When he looks back on his athletic career, King has fond memories of when he wore the navy and gold of Motley High School. He also recalls the lessons he learned from coaches like Felix Wicks and Bobby Berry.