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STATE SEMIFINALS: High School Football Scores

MHSAA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Semifinal Round Friday Class 6A North Clinton 38, Madison Central 34 Class 6A South Pearl 24, Petal 3 Class 5A North West Point 40, Lake Cormorant 7 Class 5A South Laurel 45, Picayune 27 Class 4A North Lafayette 21, Pontotoc 14 Class 4A South Poplarville 42, Florence 14 Class 3A North Charleston […]

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Calhoun City advances to North state

East Webster stopped by Baldwyn. Special to the Chickasaw Journal CALHOUN CITY – Calhoun City built a 22-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 34-6 victory against West Bolivar in the MHSAA Class 2A state quarterfinals Friday. The Wildcats (13-1) will play Baldwyn next Friday in the semifinals with a berth in the state championship […]

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PLAYOFF Week 14: High School Football Scores

MHSAA STATE PLAYOFFS (Scores will be updated throughout the night.) Quarterfinals Friday CLASS 6A North Madison Central 38, Tupelo 17 Clinton 27, Warren Central 21, OT South Pearl 44, Meridian 6 Petal 14, Brandon 10 CLASS 5A North West Point 41, Oxford 0 Lake Cormorant 24, Clarksdale 13 South Laurel 45, Hattiesburg 42 Picayoune 40, […]

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PLAYOFF QUARTERFINALS: Tonight’s high school football game previews

TONIGHT’S PLAYOFF GAMES (All kickoffs at 7 p.m.) CLASS 6A Madison Central (9-3-1) at Tupelo (12-0) Madison Central: QB Jack Walker has completed 167 of 279 passes for 1,918 yards, 15 TDs, 8 INTs. … RB Gabe Short has rushed for 952 yards, 8 TDs. … RB Tyshaun White has rushed for 571 yards, 6 […]

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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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