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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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Toppers ready for Noxubee

By Blake Morgan Daily Journal The Houston Hilltoppers have played well all season, but picked the wrong time to play their collectively worse game of the season last Friday, a 27-23 loss to Louisville. The Hilltoppers (8-2, 3-1) had chances to win, but ultimately were not disciplined enough to pull the victory out. “We had […]

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AP POLL: Mississippi High School Football Rankings, Oct. 25

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. CLASS OVERALL School W-L Pts Prv 1. Tupelo (11) (9-0) 119 2 2. Warren Central (1) (8-1) 98 6 3. Brandon (8-2) 86 3 4. Clinton (8-1) 77 1 (tie) West […]

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Smithville rolls over Vardaman

Special to the Chickasaw Journal SMITHVILLE – The Smithville Seminoles didn’t officially clinch their second straight Division 1-1A football title, but they took a big step on Friday night. Smithville (7-2, 5-0) rode momentum in the second quarter to a 54-30 win over Vardaman (6-4, 4-2). “We’ve had a tough stretch of games lately that’s […]

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WEEK 10: High School Football Scores

AREA SCORES Thursday’s Games East Union 42, Potts Camp 0 Kossuth 49, Benton Co. 16 Friday’s Games Alcorn Central 47, New Site 16 Amory 48, Tishomingo Co. 0 Baldwyn 52, Walnut 8 Biggersville 38, Houlka 12 Booneville 34, Belmont 18 Calhoun Academy 38, Strider 20 Calhoun City 44, Eupora 20 Deer Creek School 28, Oak […]

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WEEK 10: High School Football Previews

FEATURED GAMES (All kickoffs at 7 p.m.) Tupelo (8-0) at DeSoto Central (6-3) Tupelo: QB Ray Sandroni has completed 31 of 52 passes for 399 yards, 1 TD. … QB Stephon McGlaun (injured) has passed for 609 yards, rushed for 288 yards and accounted for 12 TDs. … RB Jaquerrious Williams has rushed for 679 […]

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Number 8!

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers made it look fun and easy, but they had to work at it. Houston downed Leake Central 42-14 in a district matchup that saw the Toppers get on top early and keep the pressure on a strong group of visiting Gators. “This was a very physical […]

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PREP ROUNDUP: Vardaman, Houlka, Louisville, Pontotoc

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Noxubee County 34, Louisville 26 Noxubee County and Louisville played a bruising game with Noxubee dinged with four turnovers in a key Class 4A, Region 4 game Friday night in Louisville. Noxubee won its 24th-straight region game but it wasn’t until a game-ending interception by the Tigers that the game […]

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Okolona battles but nipped by Wolverines

By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal CUMBERLAND – The Okolona Chieftains almost pulled off a big upset of a district foe as they traveled to East Webster Friday. And although the game stayed tight for three quarters, the Wolverines pulled away late, defeating Okolona 25-6. It was Senior Night for the Wolverine gridders […]

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