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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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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Complete local game stories and photos will be published in the Wednesday, Sept. 25, Chickasaw Journal.   Area scores Booneville 48, Tishomingo County 26 Calhoun Aca. 50, Friendship Aca. 0 Choctaw County 12, Houston 8 Coffeeville 34, Thrasher 7 Corinth 24, New Albany 16 East Union 20, Strayhorn 14 East Webster 25, Caledonia […]

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FOOTBALL TONIGHT: Sept. 20, 2013

KEY GAMES Aberdeen (2-2) at Itawamba AHS (2-2) THE BUZZ: Itawamba’s Peyton Green had a fumble recovery for a TD and a TD catch from Vijay Miller in a win against Center Hill. … Itawamba won the last meeting 35-0 in 2006. … Aberdeen QB Josh Williams threw 2 TD passes and ran for one […]

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FOOTBALL: AP Mississippi High School Poll

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. South Panola (13) (4-0) 139 1 2. Brandon (1) (4-0) 123 2 3. Petal (4-0) 108 3 4. Oak Grove (3-0) 88 5 5. Olive Branch […]

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FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Houston, Bruce fall as Shannon tops Nettleton

EDITOR’s NOTE: Complete stories and photos  of area games will be published in the Wednesday, Sept. 18, Chickasaw Journal.   In the battle of the unbeatens, Water Valley traveled to Bruce and defeated the Trojans, the Daily Journal’s No. 1-ranked 1A-2A team, 22-16. QB E.J. Bounds scored on a 5-yard run in the fourth quarter […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Sept. 13, 2013

Area scores Baldwyn 39, Belmont 18 Blytheville, Ark. 26, Okolona 14 Calhoun City 28, Pontotoc 10 Coldwater 50, Biggersville 22 Columbus 41, West Point 14 Corinth 38, Booneville 14 East Webster 21, Houston 13 Hamilton 31, Vardaman 7 Hebron Christian 46, Calvary 0 Holly Springs 36, Coahoma Co. 0 Itawamba AHS 31, Center Hill 21 […]

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Don’t ruin the game

Events two weeks ago at a high school softball game have us concerned. In that situation a parent allegedly had words with a coach and the confrontation came to blows. The parent was arrested for simple assault of a school teacher, a crime that is a felony in Mississippi. We will not rehash the details […]

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL POLL: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 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. South Panola (16) (3-0) 168 1 2. Brandon (1) (3-0) 149 2 3. Petal (3-0) 119 4 4. Olive Branch (3-0) 112 3 5. Oak Grove […]

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FOOTBALL SCHEDULE: Sept. 12-13, 2013

Thursday Middleton, Tenn. at Walnut   Friday Amory at New Albany Belmont at Baldwyn Booneville at Corinth Center Hill at Itawamba AHS Coffeeville at Houlka Coldwater at Biggersville Columbus at West Point East Webster at Houston Hatley at Alcorn Central Hillcrest at Starkville Academy Holly Springs at Coahoma County Immanuel at New Site Kossuth at […]

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FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Houston falls to Okolona, E.Webster tops Nettleton

OKOLONA 14, HOUSTON 6: Okolona (2-0) remained unbeaten in its first season under Jack Clark. DeQuin Babbit scored on an 18-yard run and Jacolbi Heard added the go-ahead TD with a 1-yard run in the third quarter for the Chieftains. Houston (0-3) opened the scoring in the first quarter when Damien Fields scored on a 32-yard […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Area scores Aberdeen 39, Amory 13 Baldwyn 54, Mooreville 16 Belmont 41, Tishomingo County 38 Biggersville 22, Benton County 18 Bruce 26, Coffeeville 19 (OT) Caledonia 35, Smithville 21 Calhoun Academy 24, North Sunflower 18 Corinth 27, Lewisburg 7 East Union 29, Potts Camp 14 East Webster 34, Nettleton 27 Hamilton 42, Hatley 0 Houlka […]

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TONIGHT’S GAMES: At A Glance

Key games Aberdeen (1-1)  at Amory (2-0) THE BUZZ: This is the 77th meeting of the A-Game between the Monroe County rivals. … The winner receives the A-Trophy. … In Amory’s first game without QB Jon David Poss (ACL), Fred Garth scored three TDs in a 31-30 win at Senatobia. NEXT WEEK: Noxubee County at […]

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