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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Area scores Aberdeen 39, Kemper 22 Baldwyn 58, Hatley 7 Bruce 25, Europa 20 Byhalia 14, New Albany 12 Calhoun Aca. 34, Central Aca. 28, OT Calhoun City 42, East Webster 31 Clarksdale 36, Saltillo 29 Coffeeville 34, Smithville 22 Coldwater 50, Vardaman 12 Corinth 59, Tishomingo County 21 Falkner 59, Biggersville 32 French Camp […]

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WEEK 8: Friday, Oct. 11 Football Preview

KEY GAMES Calhoun City (4-3, 1-0) at East Webster (6-1, 0-1) THE BUZZ: Division 4-2A game. … Last played in 2010, a Calhoun City win. … Calhoun City RB Lavorious Varnado rushed for 69 yards and 2 TDs in a win at Bruce. … East Webster QB Jack Wilson rushed for 1 TD and threw […]

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Houston tops district foe Caledonia, 13-0

HOUSTON – It was a tough week for the Hilltoppers but they pulled it all together Friday night to beat division foe Caledonia, 13-0. Houston (1-6, 1-0) used a strong defense to hold the Confederates (2-4, 0-1) scoreless and to also put points on the board. All of the game’s scoring came in the second […]

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AP: Mississippi High School Football Polls, Oct. 8, 2013

Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. Brandon (13) (6-0) 157 1 2. South Panola (2) (6-1) 138 3 3. Oak Grove (1) (6-0) 127 4 4. Oxford (6-0) 89 5 5. Petal […]

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WEEK 7: High School Football Capsules

KEY GAMES Aberdeen (2-4) at Nettleton (4-2) THE BUZZ: Nettleton hasn’t beaten Aberdeen since 2007, the same year the Tigers went to the Class 3A state championship. … Nettleton QB Dakota Cruber completed 15-of-21 passes for 328 yards and 4 TDs in a win at Mantachie. … WR Jeremy Smith had 185 yards and 2 TDs. […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: A hint of fall and change

We have 40-plus trees at my house and as I sat on the porch Saturday morning I couldn’t look out across the yard without watching a leaf slowly spin to the ground. It’s late September and while it isn’t fall just yet, it is the season to check the goals and direction for this year. […]

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Hoops, membership rules on MHSAA docket

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal   The Mississippi High School Activities Association’s legislative council is expected to vote Thursday on a proposal that would expand the state basketball tournament from four teams to as many as eight for the 2014-15 school year. Another proposal being considered is the expulsion of 13 private schools – including […]

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A place to play

HOULKA – A community effort by the school, city, county and Wildcat boosters will soon bring a football field to Houlka. The community and government entities gathered at noon Monday in a field just north of the baseball field at Community Center Park to dedicate the ground for a new football field. Former Houlka football […]

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FOOTBALL: AP Poll Mississippi High Schools, Oct. 1, 2013

Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. Brandon (14) (5-0) 157 1 2. Petal (5-0) 137 2 3. South Panola (1) (5-1) 118 3 4. Oak Grove (1) (5-0) 106 4 5. Oxford […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Area scores Alcorn Central 21, New Site 20 Baldwyn 53, Tishomingo County 18 Booneville 28, Harding Academy 14 Bruce 21, Amory 0 Calhoun Aca. 52, Strider 0 Coffeeville 64, Biggersville 6 Corinth 30, Aberdeen 28 East Webster 33, JZ George 20 Europa 23, Houston 12 Heritage Aca. 23, Oak Hill Aca. 14 Marshall Aca. 48, […]

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EDITORIAL: Home field advantage

It’s not much more than a nice flat, field away from pine trees and powerlines. But to the residents of Houlka it will become the center of their community next fall. The Houlka Wildcat football team hope to play their first home game in Houlka next fall and after four years of traveling to play […]

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Twitter makes mark on coaching

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal   Vardaman football coach Larry Gann wasn’t pleased with the Rams’ Sept. 4 practice. “Really disappointed in the effort today; hard to get better without the effort to go full speed.  Somebody needs to step up & lead!” That via Gann’s Twitter account, @RLGann. Gann is a coaching veteran. His […]

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FOOTBALL: AP Poll Mississippi High Schools, Sept. 24, 2013

Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. Brandon (12) (4-0) 146 2 2. Petal (4-0) 121 3 3. South Panola (2) (4-1) 111 1 4. Oak Grove (1) (4-0) 102 4 5. Olive […]

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FOOTBALL: Highschool Roundup

EDITOR’S NOTE: Complete area game stories and photos will be published in the Wednesday, Sept. 25, Chickasaw Journal.   Alston Dill scored three touchdowns and quarterback Dustin Carrell passed for one in the rain Friday to lead Mantachie to a 52-0 road victory against Alcorn Central. The Mustangs (4-1) took an early 6-0 lead on […]

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