Jeramie Moore is a 6-2, 180-pound two-guard who plays for Coldwater (MS) High School.

Behind the effective shooting of Jeramie, Coldwater High School has started off the season in fine fashion. "We are 10-1 right now," Jeramie told me. In fact, this past Saturday night they got a little revenge by defeating Coahoma by 10. Coahoma is the only team to have defeated them this season.

Jeramie had three three-pointers and a couple of tip-ins to help his team earn the victory.

Coldwater is not a one-man team. According to Jeramie, "we have a really good overall team. Our overall effort and unity is very good. We press a lot on defense and accomplish a lot with it."

While his team has improve, Jeramie has also improved his individual game. "My shooting has improved," Jeramie said. "My one-on-one moves going to the basket have improved a lot. I go to the basket a lot more. My passing has improved."

Although he has improved in several areas, he also mentioned an aspect of his game he knows still needs work. "I need to work on my defense but it is coming along."

Several schools have taken notice of Jeramie and have sent him letters. According to Jeramie, "Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Northwest (MS CC)," have sent letters.

A good basketball player, Jeramie also excels in another sport, track. "I run track," Jeramie told me. "I run the 110 hurdles. Last year, I got to the North Half State but pulled a muscle in my back. I had one of the top times in our district. My time was 15.16 seconds. I also high jump. My best jump was 6-1."

Jeramie, another example of the excellent athletes the state of Mississippi is known for producing, told me that he will be classified as a senior academically after the Christmas holiday's and plans on graduating in the spring.

Gene Swindoll is the owner of Gene's Page (http://mississippistate.theinsiders.com), the unofficial source for Mississippi State sports on the internet. You can contact him by email at swindoll@genespage.com.

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