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Defense the key for Eupora Eagles this season

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Stephen Edwards is a whole lot more at ease heading into his second year as head football coach at Eupora High School than he was his first. Even though his Eagles got off to…

Record crowd attends meet the Rebels

OXFORD, Miss. — A record crowd of approximately 7,000 fans packed the Manning Center Saturday for Meet the Rebels Day. Fans lined up hours before the doors opened for the opportunity to meet and get autographs from their favorite players…

Depth biggest issue facing talented Wolverines

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The only bad thing in having 17 experienced seniors on your football team is that they graduate. That’s just what East Webster High School is facing this football season. The Wolverines, which went 14-2…

EMCC’s Wright named to College Football America 2016 Yearbook Juco lineup

SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College sophomore wide receiver/running back Isaiah Wright has been named to the College Football America 2016 Yearbook Juco Starting Lineup. The CFA’s preseason junior college football All-America team was announced this week. Wright, from Florence,…

East Central Warrior Football kickoffs 2016 Season Sept. 1

Coming off the best season in 16 years, fourth-year East Central Community College head football coach Ken Karcher anticipates another successful season for the Warriors in 2016. East Central finished the 2015 season ranked No. 10 in the National Junior…

Countdown on at Southern Miss until first game

The countdown is on as your Golden Eagles prepare to kick off the 2016 football season! Southern Miss, the preseason favorite to win the C-USA West Division, opens the season on Saturday, Sept. 3 at Kentucky. The Golden Eagles enter…

Composite Football Schedule

FRIDAY, AUG. 19 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Pelahatchie at Choctaw County 7 p.m. — French Camp at Winona Christian 7 p.m. — Heidelberg at Choctaw Central 7 p.m. — Ruleville Central at Philadelphia 7 p.m. — East Webster at…

Delta State preparing for upcoming season

The 2016 Delta State University football team kicked off its fall camp with the first practice at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. Thursday’s two hour session was the first of 10 practices, before the Statesmen scrimmage on Sunday, Aug. 21, in preparation…

Wildcats set to take field at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School football team hopes to close out the 2016 season in December at Davis Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi State University in the MHSAA Class 4A State Championship Game,…

Tough schedule nothing new for Noxapater football program

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal If something is working, why mess with it? That’s the attitude that Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr has taken with his schedule. “We have never shied away from playing good teams,” Orr…