TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Aberdeen (3-1) at Itawamba AHS (3-0) THE PLAYERS Aberdeen: QB Tramonte Prather is 58 for 96 for 868 yards, 8 TDs, 5 INTs. … Memphis commit Jerrick Orr has caught 25 passes for 443 yards and 3 TDs. … LB Tay Carothers has 11 tackles for loss. Itawamba AHS: QB Vijay Miller […]
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Ethan Turner, Special to the Chicksaw Journal CALEDONIA – Defense and physicality was the name of the game as Okolona traveled to Caledonia and suffered two late game rushing touchdowns to fall to the Confederates, 17-6. The Okolona defense came to play and from the opening kickoff, the Chieftains defense played with […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A perfect 3-0 Hilltopper football team ran into a perfect 3-0 East Webster squad Friday night and came out on the short end of the stick. Houston climbed on top early and carried a 13-7 lead into the halftime locker room, but the scrappy squad […]
AREA SCORES Friday Aberdeen 40, Calhoun City 34 Adamsville, Tenn. 28, Baldwyn 15 Belmont 28, South Pontotoc 23 Benton County 48, Potts Camp 7 Brandon 41, Tupelo 17 Caledonia 17, Okolona 6 Coffeeville 40, Vardaman 30 Corinth 62, Booneville 29 East Webster 21, Houston 13 Falkner 34, Coldwater 14 Hatley 35, Alcorn Central 7 H.W. […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers grabbed the first of they trophies they want this year with a 52-6 victory over Okolona in the Battle of the Creek. Now it is on to winning the Region 4-4A District crown and north state 4A championship. “I know how good […]
Those living outside of Mississippi may not have heard that a local Mississippi high school band did not perform at the Friday night football game because school administrators feared a federal judge would fine the school $10,000 and force the termination of school personnel he deemed guilty of violating an agreement adjudicated in his […]
BY BRANDON SPECK DAILY JOURNAL OKOLONA – Either Houston coach William Cook was underselling it, or his offense hit a quick growth spurt. The Hilltoppers had been living on defense in a perfect start. With Thursday’s 52-6 Battle of the Creek win at No. 5 small school Okolona, the offense (26 points in two games) […]
AREA SCORES Friday Aberdeen 32, New Hope 27 Amory 34, Saltillo 29 Baldwyn 62, Booneville 13 Biggersville 38, New Site 14 Bruce 38, Vardaman 13 Caledonia 31, Mooreville 7 Delta 28, Calhoun Aca. 0 East Union 30, Hamilton 26 East Webster 42, Noxapater 8 Fairley, Tenn. 50, at H.W. Byers 0 Falkner 20, Walnut 14 […]
TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Baldwyn (1-0) at Booneville (1-0) THE PLAYERS Baldwyn: Duke Upshaw carried 12 times for 123 yards and a TD in a win at Mooreville. … Armontie Price had a 79-yard KR TD, 11 tackles and a sack. … LB Jacob Harper had 11 tackles, two for loss. … Sophomore DT Zack Richardson […]
AREA SCORES Friday Night Alcorn Central 14, Biggersville 6 Baldwyn 27, Mooreville 7 Benton County 44, H.W. Byers 6 Booneville 41, Walnut 7 Byhalia 13, Holly Springs 12 Caledonia 24, Shannon 19 Calhoun Academy 46, Humphreys 44 Calhoun City 49, Coffeeville 8 Clarksdale 28, Tupelo 25 Corinth 21, Aberdeen 20 East Webster 48, Vardaman 6 […]
TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES CORINTH AT ABERDEEN THE PLAYERS Corinth: Senior QB Antares Gwyn totaled 2,500 yards last season. He has an offer from Alcorn State. … LB Deonte Keith is only 5-foot-8, but is a ball of fury at LB. … ATH Javen Morrison was clocked at a sub-4.5 at Mississippi State. He may be […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal OXFORD – Houston looked good Saturday afternoon. The Hilltoppers scored four times and shut out South Pontotoc, 28-0, in a two-quarter scrimmage as part of the Oxford Jamboree Aug. 17. And Houston got better as the game developed. The Hilltopper scored on two long, grinding drives, a long pass play […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal STARKVILLE – He was the state’s most highly recruited football player and the No. 2 prospect in the nation in 2012 and in his third year at Mississippi State, Chris Jones wants this to be the season he and the Bulldogs once again take the national spotlight. Jones played […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State senior quarterback Dak Prescott was one of 30 signal callers nationally named to the Manning Award watch list, the Allstate Sugar Bowl announced Thursday. The award is the only national quarterback award which includes candidates’ bowl performances in its balloting. Prescott was a finalist […]
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