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Hilltoppers rumble

      By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal   EUPORA – If the saying is true and defense does indeed win championships, then the Houston Hilltoppers may be in for a special season. The state’s top 4A defense shutout the undefeated Eupora Eagles (5-1) in a physical running game, 34-0. It was […]

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Vardaman wins homecoming, 48-7

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   VARDAMAN – It was a classic small-school football game with lots of blocking and tackling and a fair amount of scoring. Vardaman rolled over the visiting Biggersville Lions 48-7 to win homecoming and give the Ram football program a big boost. “I liked the way we ran […]

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Huffman, Webb earn ICC scholarships

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   HOULKA – Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2015 include Johnathon Huffman of Houlka, ACT Regular Incentive, Leadership; and Otempia Webb of Houlka, ACT Regular Incentive, Leadership. Huffman is a May 2015 graduate of Houlka Attendance Center, where participated in baseball, football, Beta Club (president) and […]

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WEEK 6: High School Football Scores

AREA GAMES Friday Baldwyn 35, Okolona 12 Benton County 42, Walnut 10 Caledonia 35, Tishomingo County 0 Choctaw County 38, Bruce 21 East Union 48, New Site 10 East Webster 42, South Pontotoc 14 Hatley 56, Houlka 0 Houston 34, Eupora 0 Kosciusko 32, Itawamba AHS 26 Kossuth 68, Corinth 34 Lafayette 26, Charleston 0 […]

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WEEK 6: High School Football Previews

TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Corinth (4-1) at Kossuth (4-1) THE PLAYERS Corinth: QB Antares Gwyn has completed 56 of 90 passes for 1,026 yards, 15 TDs and 2 INTs. … Junior RB Jay Cobbs has carried 66 times for 292 yards and 4 TDs. … Sophomore DE Jawon Shields has 13 TFLs. Kossuth: RB Jaley Adams […]

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Houston notches shutout, again

      By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Playing defense is more than a skill, it’s an attitude. The Houston Hilltoppers have allowed only 25 points over 20 quarters of play and have developed a reputation as a salty bunch that picks a target and packs a punch. Houston (4-1) notched their […]

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RANKINGS: Mississippi High School Football Sept. 22

Associated Press Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. OVERALL School W-L Pts Prv 1. South Panola (16) (4-0) 160 1 2. Starkville (3-1) 130 2 3. Brandon (4-1) 96 6 4. Madison Central (3-2) 89 4 5. St. Martin […]

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Armstrong earns another Arena ring

      By Adam Gore Special to the Journal STOCKTON, Calif. – Odie Armstrong found himself standing on the pinnacle of the Arena Football League – again – when he and the San Jose SaberCats defeated the Jacksonville Sharks 68-47 to win Arena Bowl XXVIII on Saturday night Sept. 5. “It’s amazing,” said Armstrong, […]

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WEEK 5: High School Football Scores

AREA SCORES Friday Amory 22, Center Hill 17 Baldwyn 33, Saltillo 23 Booneville 42, Tishomingo County 25 Bruce 41, South Pontotoc 0 Calhoun City 50, Velma Jackson 30 Coffeeville 42, Hamilton 0 Corinth 45, New Albany 20 East Union 68, Alcorn Central 36 East Webster 49, Ray Brooks 6 Holly Springs 26, Coahoma County 6 […]

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WEEK 5: High School Football Capsules

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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Chieftains fall to Caledonia

    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 […]

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Houston tastes defeat

    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 […]

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WEEK 4: High School Football Scores

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. […]

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Hilltopper offense explodes

      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 […]

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