Category: Sports

Patriots counting on experience to help improve upon 2015 mark

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal Winston Academy is hoping the bumps and bruises of last season will pay off with more success in 2016. The Patriots finished last year 1-9 but gained valuable experience with a young squad. “We…

Chargers look to be more experienced heading into the 2016 season

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer A year of experience should do wonders for the Choctaw County High School football team heading into the 2016 season. The Chargers found themselves with very little experience in key positions when they kicked off…

French Camp Panthers only return three Starters

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Ready or not, here they come. Youth will be served at French Camp Academy this year, as veteran FCA head coach Nathan Wright will have to use more young players than he is accustomed. With…

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…