Monthly Archives: August 2014

Video interviews from Starkville’s win in Oxford

@brandonspeck Starkville coach Jamie Mitchell wasn’t surprised his No. 3 Jackets beat No. 2 Oxford on Friday, a 52-29 win. Oxford coach Johnny Hill wasn’t freaking out, simply saying his Chargers would get some issues fixed. Here is a link

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Mantachie junior taken to Le Bonheur

@brandonspeck Mantachie junior DB/WR Jake Mears is undergoing observation at Le Bonheur after leaving Friday’s game against Belmont. Mantachie coach TJ Seago said no one knew Mears was hurt. He was pulled from the game because of a broken chin

Posted in Football

Wheeler coach McKay dies in accident

First-year Wheeler boys basketball coach Wesley McKay has died after being struck by a vehicle Friday night in Atlanta. It has rocked the Baldwyn community. McKay, a former Shannon coach, is the brother of former Baldwyn coach Jason McKay Former

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Starkville QB posts huge fantasy stats

@brandonspeck Starkville QB Brady Davis torched Oxford on Friday. In a 52-29 win, Davis completed 21-of-32 passes for 411 yards and six touchdowns. Three of them went to Raphael Leonard, who caught seven passes for 169 yards. Before Friday’s outburst,

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North Mississippi Prep Fantasy Rankings Week 1

Week 1 Standings 1. Brandon 138.12. Melissa 134.53. Kedrick 1254. Scotty 109.25. Jonathan 80.26. John 73.37. Jeff 69.2 8. Donica 31.8 BrandonJosh Williams 57.9Jacquez Horsley 12.9Marquis Moore 26.5Jay Johnson 18Antares Gwyn 22.8 MelissaBrady Davis 35.1Tyreke Gates 10.2Keshon Heard 37.1DK Metcalf 12.7Devin Wilson

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Gene and Brandon’s Week 2 Picks

Tonight’s picks from @brandonspeck (5-0) and @genephelps (4-1). Center Hill at Tupelo Gene: Tupelo; Brandon: Tupelo Starkville at Oxford Gene: Starkville; Brandon: Oxford Itawamba AHS at New Albany Gene: IAHS; Brandon: New Albany North Pontotoc at Ripley Gene: Ripley; Brandon:

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Baldwyn’s dead skunk the weirdest pregame ever?

@brandonspeck Who knows what type of effect it had on Baldwyn, but no denying that something got into the Bearcats Thursday night. Baldwyn broke a five-year drought in the Skunk Bowl, beating rival Booneville 41-12 behind 457 yards from quarterback

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Duke of Skunks, Upshaw racks up 457 yards

@brandonspeck BALDWYN – Duke Upshaw totaled 457 all-purpose yards in Thursday’s 41-12 Skunk Bowl win against Booneville. It all started with a 98-yard kick return to open the game. The junior seems to find a burst in traffic. He had

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Scores from Thursday, Aug. 28

Football Baldwyn 41, Booneville 12 South Panola 14, West Point 10 Walnut 28, Falkner 21 Softball Wheeler 8, Pine Grove 3 Amory 8, Smithville 7 East Webster 13, Noxapater 3 Tishomingo County 8, Belmont 3 Corinth 6, Kossuth 2 Nettleton

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Skunk Bowl tonight: Revisit the stinker

@brandonspeck Skunk Bowl is tonight. Baldwyn coach Michael Gray said he saw the skunk about a month ago. Then, more reports of the critter surfaced Wednesday on Twitter. #RememberTheSkunk Here’s a view from the Booneville sideline, courtesy of kimcwhite’s YouTube

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Video: Aberdeen QB matures into threat

@brandonspeck Talked with Aberdeen QB Josh Williams, a fourth-year starter, Friday after the Bulldogs win at Shannon. I’ve watched a lot of his career and he’s matured incredibly into one of the area’s, if not the area’s best quarterback. Here

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Scores from Tuesday, Aug. 26

Softball Booneville 4, Corinth 3 North Pontotoc 26, Holly Springs 1 East Webster 11, Houston 0 East Union 9, Myrtle 5 Amory 14, Tupelo 2 Nettleton 4, Smithville 3 Hamilton 9, Hatley 6 Mooreville 12, Saltillo 2 Volleyball Pontotoc 3,

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