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Calhoun City, E. Webster advance in playoffs

Special to the Chickasaw Journal The Class 2A Wildcats (12-1) jumped out early and did not let up on the way to their fourth shutout. Jesse Nabors got on the board first for Calhoun City with an 18-yard run and added a 27-yard touchdown run in the third. Keshun Parker had a 78-yard touchdown run. […]

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PLAYOFFS: High school football scores

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Tupelo 45, NW Rankin 28 East Side 40, Kossuth 7 Baldwyn 34, South Delta 6 Armory 20, Cleveland 14 Pontotoc 35, Greenwood 14 Oxford 34, Grenada 16 West Point 41, Holmes County Central 7 Lafayette 24, Louisville 7 North Pontotoc 22, Independence 19 East Webster 44, Strayhorn 13 Calhoun City 35, […]

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Playing hard, playing with heart

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal CLEVELAND – Houston’s fall football season lasted until the last 48-seconds in Cleveland Friday night. The Hilltoppers surmounted a number of hurdles to play Cleveland to the bitter end and a 21-19 loss to the Wildcats in the first round of the 4A playoffs. First year Houston football coach Ty […]

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ETHAN TURNER: Football, family and the South

Our touchdown celebration was always the same. After the Rebels would score, I’d turn to mom for a high-five, and then I’d turn to dad for another high-five. Then my dad and I would dissect the play as to why it worked and how successful it was. I will always remember those days. I lost […]

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East Webster, Vardaman eye playoffs

Special to the Chickasaw Journal The Wolverines blew open a close game by outscoring Leflore 23-8 in the second half. East Webster (10-2) scored two touchdowns in the first quarter, the first on a 45-yard interception return by Isaac Patterson, the second on Qua Evans’ 1-yard run. The Wolverines led 16-8 at halftime but asserted […]

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WEEK 12: High School Football Scores

MHSAA STATE PLAYOFFS First Round Friday 4A North Pontotoc 43, Ripley 0 Noxubee County 47, Gentry 0 Senatobia 34, Itawamba AHS 15 Amory 29, New Albany 18 Cleveland 21, Houston 19 Lafayette 44, Shannon 0 Louisville 35, Raymond 6 Greenwood 34, Caledonia 28 4A South Poplarville 63, Pass Christian 21 Quitman 28, Lawrence County 15 […]

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Houston falls to Noxubee

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal NOXUBEE – Noxubee had a good night and Houston had a bad one. Noxubee County claimed the District 4, 4A crown Friday night downing Houston and they are ready for the playoffs after defeating the Toppers, 41-7. And while Houston had their shot at the title, their record is good […]

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Chieftains battle district foe Bruce

By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – It was senior night for the Okolona Chieftains as the hosted the Bruce Trojans with a playoff berth on the line. And although the Chieftains fought valiantly, the Trojans were too much on this night, defeating Okolona 24-12. In the first half, it was a […]

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LOCAL TEAM: How they fared and who they play

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal LARGE SCHOOLS 1. Tupelo (10-0) beat Horn Lake 39-19. Friday: at Olive Branch 2. West Point (9-1) beat New Hope 34-20. Friday: at Lewisburg 3. Amory (9-2) beat Corinth 38-31. Friday: Home vs. New Albany (4A playoffs) 4. Houston (8-3) lost to Noxubee County 41-7. Friday: at Cleveland (4A playoffs) 5. Pontotoc (10-1) beat […]

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Pontotoc, East Webster, Calhoun City win

SHANNON – A season ago, the Pontotoc Warriors were at home for the playoffs, with their helmets gathering dust. Next week, the Warriors will be at home for a playoff game. Capping a marvelous regular season, Pontotoc was cool, and executed its way to a 55-14 victory over Division 1-4A foe Shannon on Friday. The […]

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Daily Journal High School Football Rankings, Oct. 31

LARGE SCHOOLS 1. Tupelo (10-0) 6A: beat Horn Lake 39-19; Friday: at Olive Branch. 2. West Point (9-1) 5A: beat New Hope 34-20; Friday: at Lewisburg. 3. Amory (9-2) 4A: beat Corinth 38-31; Friday: host New Albany 4A playoffs. 4. Pontotoc (10-1) 4A: beat Shannon 55-14; Friday: host Ripley 4A playoffs. 5. Houston (8-3) 4A: […]

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Friday’s playoff picture

Daily Journal The regular season ends tonight for MHSAA football teams in Classes 4A, 3A and 2A. Here’s a look at how the playoff seedings could play out in each of the divisions in the North. CLASS 4A Division 1-4A 1. Amory has clinched the No. 1 seed. 2. If Itawamba AHS beats Tishomingo County […]

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Louisville edges Toppers

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – When two good teams meet, it’s a shame someone has to lose, and Friday night is was the Hilltoppers. Houston and Louisville battled it out Oct. 21 with Louisville scoring the last touchdown and taking away a 27-23 victory in a powerful District 4, 4A battle at Topper […]

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Houlka fights to end against Biggersville

By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal BIGGERSVILE – As the Houlka Wildcats took the field in Biggersville on Friday night, the Wildcats were looking for a strong performance in their final game of the season. And while the effort and intensity of the Wildcats were apparent, the Wildcats were defeated 38-12. The Wildcats […]

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