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East Webster looks to dethrone defending 2A state champs

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal OXFORD – Win or lose today in the MHSAA Class 2A state championship game, East Webster coach Doug Wilson will always have a special bond with his 2015 football team, especially 14 of his 16 seniors. “I coached 14 of them in pee wee football,” said Wilson, whose son, Jack, […]

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A CLASH OF STYLES: East Webster vs. Bassfield

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Friday’s Class 2A state championship football game will feature something old and something new from the participating team’s run-oriented offenses. The old is represented by Bassfield’s deceptive and very effective Wing-T offensive attack. “I was a Wing-T guy before I got here,” said Yellow Jackets coach Lance Mancuso. “They were […]

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PLAYOFF PREVIEW: East Webster standing in the way of Bassfield

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal CLINTON – Bassfield will visit Oxford on Friday in search of its fourth-straight state Class 2A football championship. The first three haven’t been close, 35-0 over Eupora, followed by 48-7 and 60-35 over Calhoun City. The Yellow Jackets have outscored four 2015 playoff teams 191-62. East Webster coach Doug Wilson, […]

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WEEK 15: High School Football Scores

MHSAA PLAYOFFS North/South Finals Friday CLASS 6A North Starkville 28, Madison Central 20 South Petal 36, Meridian 28 CLASS 5A North Oxford 35, West Point 7 South Wayne County 55, Laurel 27 CLASS 4A North Noxubee County 14, Greenwood 7 South St. Stanislaus 62, Lawrence County 28 CLASS 3A North Charleston 37, Aberdeen 6 South […]

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Topper season finale

      By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – In the playoffs, only one team goes undefeated and that will not be Houston this fall. The Houston (9-5, 2-3) Hilltoppers lost to the Noxubee (10-4, 5-0) Tigers, 56-26, in a hard fought, hard hitting third round playoff game Friday night that was the […]

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WEEK 14: High School Football Capsules

NOVEMBER 20, 2015  PLAYOFF GAMES CLASS 1A Shaw (8-4) at Smithville (12-1) THE PLAYERS Shaw: QB Jermarquis Stimmage has rushed for 457 yards, 11 TDs on 58 carries. … QB Travelle Ware has rushed for 422 yards, 5 TDs on 81 carries. … DL Kuston Montgomery has 3 sacks. Smithville: QB Blake Comer has thrown […]

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PICKOFF KING: Interception record weight off McQuary’s shoulders

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal When the season is over – whenever that may be – Denver McQuary will probably sit back and relish where his name is. Last Friday, Houston’s senior safety intercepted Rosa Fort three times. That gave him 32 career interceptions, breaking the Mississippi record held by four players, including the late […]

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EDITORIAL: Setting Records

    Houston safety Denver McQuary set the state record for interceptions at 32 Friday night. The Houston Solar Car recently completed and raced the most miles in the World Solar Car Challenge. The Houston Baseball team went to the State Championship game this past spring. The Okolona Basketball team went to the State Championship […]

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Vardaman dominates Hamilton, 55-0

      By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal   HAMILTON – Momentum is a factor in sports and can spur on a team to great things, especially at the end of a season. The Vardaman Rams grasped that momentum on a rainy Friday night with a division win to close out the […]

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Playing their game

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   CORINTH – Houston played their game Friday night, running the football, the special teams scoring and that salty defense banging away at the opposing offense. Houston won their 4A Playoff First Round game with Corinth, 31-14, and have earned the right to travel to play Rosa Fort […]

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WEEK 12: High School Football Scores

AREA SCORES Special to the Chickasaw Journal The following are Mississippi high school football scores for the twelfth week of the 2015 high school football season. Friday Night PLAYOFFS Class 4A Greenwood 19, Ripley 14 Houston 31, Corinth 14 Kosciusko 35, Shannon 7 Lafayette 48, Gentry 7 Class 2A Baldwyn 31, Eupora 8 Calhoun City 55, […]

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Houston advances to 4A Playoffs Second Round

Daily Journal reports Denver McQuary’s pass interception and 50-yard return for a touchdown gave Houston a 17-point lead in the fourth quarter of the Hilltoppers’ 31-14 Class 4A playoff win over top-seeded Corinth. The interception was McQuary’s 29th of his career, one shy of the state record, and his fourth this season. The Toppers got […]

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MHSAA Football Playoff Schedule, Nov. 13

  Friday, Nov. 13   CLASS 1A Kennedy at Smithville Falkner at Shaw Coldwater at Simmons Brooks at West Lowndes Salem at Nanih Waiya French Camp at Lumberton Sebastopol at Resurrection Stringer at Noxapater   CLASS 2A Strayhorn at Calhoun City Baldwyn at J.Z. George O’Bannon at Winona East Webster at South Delta Amite County […]

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Okolona falls to Bruce in wild finish

  By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal BRUCE – In the game of football, sometimes breaks go a team’s way and suddenly they can go the other team’s way. That was the case on Friday night. In a game that featured two teams striving desperately for a win, the Bruce Trojans held off […]

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