HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 2009: Move it, move it

These boots are made for … running? Brandon Rogers, 15, hustles through agililty drills in boots that he uses for training not only in football, but also in cross country, Rogers, a ninth-grader, was taking part in the Union County Schools first-ever football practice Monday night. East Union, Ingomar, Myrtle and West Union schools joined together to start a co-op football program of seventh-,eight-, and ninth-graders this season. Its first game isn’t until Sept. 15 against Wheeler, but across Northeast Mississippi, the high school season kicks off tonight.

Please help us tonight
Coaches or their official stat keepers are encouraged to call us as quickly as possible at the end of tonight’s games.
Call 678-1601 or, if you’re on the road, 1-800-270-2612, extension 601. Be ready with the score by quarters, the names of all scoring players for both teams and any key statistics.

Games Tonight
Aberdeen at Columbus
Alcorn Central at Falkner
Biggersville at New Site
Booneville at New Albany
Bruce at Weir
Calhoun City at Coffeeville
Center Hill at Tishomingo County
Cleveland at Lafayette County
Eupora at Houston
Houlka at Okolona
Mooreville at Saltillo
Nettleton at Amory
North Pontotoc at Lewisburg
Oxford at Grenada
South Pontotoc at East Webster
TCPS at Mantachie
West Point at Shannon
Wheeler at Walnut

Thomas Wells/NEMS Daily Journal