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2017 SEASON PREVIEW

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A JOB WELL DONE hat makes a career successful? When you punch the clock for the last time and put up your work boots for good, how do you look back and measure the success of your entire body of work? I guess technically it will depend on the career, but allow me to suggest one factor that would go a long way in validating any work that has been done. Look back and ask what kind of impact you made on those around you.

By Webb Lewis Follow Webb on Twitter @WebbLewisSES

I believe that factor can be applied to any number of professions but for the sake of this column allow me to focus on just one…coaching. When you think of successful Mississippi high school football coaches it is hard not to think of the ones that have hoisted that championship trophy along with their team in celebration of another title, or the ones that revolutionized the game with offensive or defensive schemes. Our state has been blessed with these types of legends and their successes are well worth the continued acknowledgement, but I argue that on a stage that is filled with kids, teenage boys, that the impact made on those young lives outweighs wins and outweighs trophies. Let me pause for a moment to explain what has led me to this topic for our preseason magazine. Before retiring, my father, Pete Lewis spent nearly four decades coaching high school football in this great state. You may have heard him these past few months as the co-host of one of our SES Media podcasts called Lugging Leather. His coaching career included stops in Brandon, Leland, Greenville, Inverness, Rolling Fork, Cleveland, Macon, Madden, Drew, Calhoun City and others. I played for him, my brother played for him. He has always been Coach to me, but I never had a grasp of the impact he had made on the lives of the other players he had coached over the years, the ones that were not his actual sons. I now know. On August 1, 2017, Coach was diagnosed with stage 4 throat cancer. He has a tough road of treatment in front of him but the Delta born old ball coach still has plenty of fight left in him. Back to impacts made… My father decided he wanted to have a family lunch at a restaurant in Oxford on the Saturday after his diagnosis. While we sat around on the patio of the

restaurant, Coach smiling because his sons and daughter, who is also fighting the cancer battle herself, and his grandchildren were all there, a middle aged man walked up and tapped him on his shoulder. I heard the man say, ‘I’m Jody Priddy’. It was a familiar name to me because I had heard stories about a hardnosed strong safety dad had coached who could knock the taste out of your mouth, but that was over 30 years ago. After Coach hugged his former player he was greeted by another and then another and then another. One by one members from one of his teams from the mid 80’s filed in to see their coach. It was a bittersweet moment. These men came from all over the state and all it took was a couple of day’s notice and a handful of text messages and they dropped what they were doing and drove to Oxford. They presented him with an old picture from one of their games with a caption that read “You taught us how to skin it back and how to get in the hunt. You taught us how to win. You gave us your all and you always had our backs. Now it’s time for us to have yours. We are here for you and we love you, Coach.” These men are now in their mid to late 40’s. They have over four decades of life that has happened outside of those few years they played football for Coach, yet there they were, in the blink of an eye, surrounding him with support. My friends, that is the result of an impact made. It is the result of a job well done. I curse the circumstances that brought them see Coach but am so very thankful that they did. I’m glad he is my coach. I’m proud he is my father and I find comfort in knowing that because of the impacts he made throughout his career, he has a load of people rooting for him in this difficult road ahead. Are you making an impact? God Bless,


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TWO COMMUNITIES HAVE ALREADY SUFFERED LOSSES THIS SEASON

By John Luke McCord Follow John Luke on Twitter @JLGrindin

n the expectedly warm and muggy night of August 17th, a Thursday, I’ll be somewhere watching football as the 2017 season kicks off. But, at least for a few moments before the game starts, my mind will be elsewhere. I’ll be thinking of the communities - Oak Hill academy in West Point and North Pontotoc in Ecru - who recently lost so much. Just before their school years started and just before the joy that Friday nights lights brings. Thomas Lee Bales was set to begin his junior year at Oak Hill academy on Monday. However, he passed away on Saturday while on church youth swimming trip to Smith Lake in Alabama. Bales was just 16 and a native of Aberdeen. Ty Rayford passed suddenly on July 31st, following the first official team practice before the 2017 season. The 6’6 360-pound offensive lineman was set to begin his senior year at North Pontotoc last week. For either, much has been said already. Local newspaper stories, quotes from family members, prayer vigils and more. By all accounts, both young men were outstanding people, friends and competitors on the gridiron. “I want people to know that he made the people around him better,” Oak Hill head coach Chris Craven told The Columbus Dispatch. Nate Lampkin, a friend and teammate to Bales, also told The Dispatch that his late friend was quite the apt dancer on Friday nights in the locker room prior to games. But he also added that Bales was not the best. “He’s not going to be forgotten around here, I know that,” Lampkin stated. Rayford has received the same outpouring of kind sentiments and honor, as well. The Viking community hosted a prayer vigil for the fallen player the Tuesday following his death.

The talented offensive lineman, and “gentle giant,” as Webb Lewis called him, attended the Fortius Project stop at NEMCC back in April. He earned a spot on the camp’s all-combine team, a list of 15 top performers. Not only did his size and skillset shine, though, but so did his attitude and demeanor. That again was seen in the reaction of his teammates, classmates, teachers and friends in the community following his passing. It’s always tough when a student passes just before school starts. Just days prior to my junior year of high school at Tupelo an upcoming senior student, John Paul Frerer, was killing by an automobile while on a bike. Getting that up-close look at the pain and the hurt of losing a classmate was something I’ve never forgotten. Sadly, it seems this occurrence happens nearly every year just before school starts. That is something I first thought about with both the Oak Hill and the North Pontotoc communities. How long this pain will last. So, yes, my mind will be full of football thoughts in a few weeks from now as high school football kicks off in the Mississippi. But it will also be impossible to suppress those thoughts of sadness for the two affected families. However, my mind will also be with Calhoun City. After that team and community combined to honor the fallen Trip Macon. It was incredible how the Wildcat family carried on his memory. Few things mean more than football in this state, which is why it is so important to use the stage it creates. I pray the communities of Ecru and West Point are able to honor Ty Rayford and Thomas Lee Bales, respectively, in a way that gives some comfort and peace to all those affected so greatly.


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FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL IN THE ‘SIP IS KING

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or those who don’t know me personally, I was born a raised right here in the Magnolia State, and I am very proud to say that too. Like a lot of kids in this great state, I grew up living and loving the three F’s: family, faith, and football. Football has always been tied with my name, but when people talk about Jared Redding, they automatically say stuff like: “Thats the high school football guy!” or “I see him every Friday night at the game,” even at a young age. To this day, they still say those things, because that is something I madly adore. People ask me all the time why I have an obsession with high school football, it’s probably asked more than my college major or what I want to do when I finish up at Ole Miss. Every time, however, I always respond to them with the biggest smile on my face, never annoyed when they ask, as often as they do. I sometimes think they are the crazy ones when they ask, especially if they are natives of Mississippi or come from a Mississippi community that has a deep love for their high school’s football program. Mississippi is not a state like New York, California, Florida, or Texas. Mississippi doesn’t have large metropolitan cities or tourist attractions everywhere you look. In most places in this state, the biggest attraction is watching 48 minutes of passionate football under the lights on Friday night. In a lot of places in this state, football is really all they have, it’s everything to them. Take a look at Batesville for example, they literally let their town’s beloved football team, South Panola, do the welcoming through a billboard. On Interstate 55 South, the billboard greets you.

It’s amazing to watch these communities join together as one body despite social barriers, cheering on their team, showing pride for their community, and having a good time with their families while doing those things. There’s just something unique about those Friday nights, just listening to the band play, smelling burgers and hotdogs cook on a grill, listening to the cheerleaders chant their school’s colors, and watching these kids fight for their mostly small community with heart and grit gives me chills just thinking about it. There is so much pride involved even with the kids that play the high school game. Their passion is evident week in and week out. When you take a look at all three levels of football, you can see what I’m talking about. In the NFL, they usually play for a massive paycheck. College football is passionate, sure, but it seems like the players either play for glory and fame or for all the attention and perks that come with it. High school football may be stage one in that regard, but there is so much more hunger involved, hunger to be the very best they can be for their school and community and to represent them the way they see fit. High school football has always been a way of life in Mississippi. They produce that brand here foreign to most places in the country. The talent, the atmosphere, and the class they bring to the table is not comparable to anywhere else. Mississippi may be known for more negatives than positives, but one of the positives is more well known than the rest, and that is high school football.


MORE THAN A GAME

By John Macon Gillespie Follow John Macon on Twitter @JMake_2016

hat is football? Most of you probably said “a game” or “a sport,” and you would be right, but is that all there is to it? Is physical activity all that football can offer? Those of you who have played football or have been closely associated with a football program will quickly tell me that football is more than just a game. Football changes you, shapes you, molds you and teaches you. It can teach you lessons that, if you pay attention, show up later in life. You get knocked down in football. That’s kind of the point of the game. It’s not always fun to get tackled, and sometimes it hurts. You lay there for a minute, wondering if it’s really worth it to play this game that takes such a toll on your body. But what do you do? You get up, dust yourself off and get back in the huddle for the next play. You have to be tough to play football. Now let’s look at this. You get knocked down in life, sometimes so much that it doesn’t seem fair. Issues with jobs, money, relationships and illness can have you feeling so small and helpless that you have no idea how you’ll be able to carry on. But what do you do? You get up, dust yourself off and keep pushing ahead. You have to be tough to get through life.

There are many other ways that football relates to everyday life. The successes of the gridiron do not come without sacrifice and hard work. The same can be said for successes in life. Football is a team sport. It takes a group of people coming together working for a common goal to win games and a championship. The same can be said for an individual’s success. Without a good supporting cast, I wouldn’t be where I am today, and I’m sure most of you can say the same. Football not only teaches lessons, but it teaches values as well. Our sport brings people together: friends, classmates, schools and communities. Through the years, I have bonded with family and friends alike over our great game, and I will continue to do so in the future. Football players value their brothers on the gridiron, and the fans value each other a little more every fall as they cheer on their team. The point I am trying to make is one that you have probably felt and understood for years: football is more than just a game. It teaches us something. It makes us something. Football is not just a sport; it’s a way of life.


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@ Brookhaven vs. Warren Central vs. Northwest Rankin vs. Parkway(LA) @ Madison Central @ Petal vs. Meridian @ Terry @ George County vs. Jim Hill vs. Oak Grove @ Brandon

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2016 record: 12-1

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2016 record: 10-4

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CLINTON GREENVILLE MADISON CENTRAL MURRAH NORTHWEST RANKIN PROVINE STARKVILLE WARREN CENTRAL

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2016 CHAMPION: CLINTON

SES PREDICTIONS 2017 CHAMPION: PEARL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: CAM CARROLL - NORTHWEST RANKIN COACH OF THE YEAR: JOHN PERRY - PEARL TOUGHEST PLACE TO PLAY: PETAL BEST UNIFORM: MADISON CENTRAL GAMES OF THE YEAR: 9/22 MADISON CENTRAL @ CLINTON 10/13 TUPELO @ SOUTH PANOLA - 11/3 PEARL @ BRANDON


TEAM PREVIEW

PEARL

PIRATES COACH: JOHN PERRY

2016 RECORD: 11-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ BROOKHAVEN VS. WARREN CENTRAL VS. NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. PARKWAY(LA) @ MADISON CENTRAL @ PETAL VS. MERIDIAN @ TERRY @ GEORGE COUNTY VS. JIM HILL VS. OAK GROVE @ BRANDON

PLAYERS TO WATCH Jake Smithhart Quarterback, 2018

Tylan Knight Athlete, 2018

Willie Brown

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Linebacker, 2018

John Perry led the Pirates to an 11-4 finish, and an appearance in the 6A title game, after starting just 2-3. Their 6-1 division run included wins over Meridian, Oak Grove and Brandon. Key offensive players Jake Smithhart, Dylan Kelly, Tylan Knight and Johnquarise Patterson return this season to form an extremely talented core. Two returning defenders - Tylan Knight and Willie Brown - tallied over 120 tackles each last season. The duo combined for seven interceptions and six sacks, as well.

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The Pirates begin the 2017 season at the top-ranked team in the state.

9 Pearl had won ninestraight after their 2-3 star, before falling to Cam Akers and Clinton in the 2016 6A title game.


TEAM PREVIEW #3 SOUTH PANOLA

TIGERS COACH: RICKY WOODS

2016 RECORD: 7-6

2017 SCHEDULE

NOTES

7 8/1 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ CLINTON @ BRANDON @ GREENVILLE VS. CLARKSDALE VS. MUS(TN) @ HORN LAKE VS. OXFORD @ HERNANDO VS. TUPELO @ SOUTHAVEN VS. COLUMBUS VS. DESOTO CENTRAL

PLAYERS TO WATCH Patrick Shegog Quarterback, 2018

Barry Flowers Jr. Receiver, 2018

D’Jordan Strong Defensive Back, 2018

Ricky Woods is making his return to USP after going 74-1 and winning four 5A titles in his first stint in Batesville. He left in 2006 and Lance Pogue took over, but now he returns to replace Pogue.

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Barry Flowers Jr., a receiver who transferred from Oxford, will be a needed addition to the Tiger receiving group. His presence should help quarterback Patrick Shegog.

The number of consecutive games Woods won during his previous tenure at South Panola.

With D’Jordan Strong expected to focus on defense again this season, expect him to be a productive and steady leader for that unit.

3 Shutouts against division foes was once of the most impressive defensive feats of the 2016 season down the stretch. All in all, the Tigers allowed just 43 points in seven division contests.


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TUPELO

GOLDEN WAVE COACH: TRENT HAMMOND

2016 RECORD: 12-1

2017 SCHEDULE

NOTES

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. MERIDIAN @ CORINTH VS. CLARKSDALE @ BRANDON @ HERNANDO VS. COLUMBUS VS. SOUTHAVEN @ SOUTH PANOLA VS. DESOTO CENTRAL @ HORN LAKE VS. OXFORD

PLAYERS TO WATCH Jett Johnson Linebacker, 2018

Stephon McGlaun Quarterback, 2019

Peter Gray

Linebacker, 2018

Last season the Golden Wave started the season 12-0 before dropping a second round playoff matchup at the hands of rival Madison Central. It marked the first time the program has started a season 10-0 since 1988. One of the state’s stingiest defensive units in 2016 will mostly be intact again this fall. Jett Johnson, the team’s leading tackler, and Peter Gray, who led the team with five sacks, are back to lead the front seven. Offensively speaking, returning quarterback Stephon McGlaun and 2016 SES PrimTime award recipient Jaquerrious Williams combined for 20 scores on the ground last fall. Additionally, McGlaun’s leading returning target, Jordan Jernigan, is also back.

38 The number of rushing scores for the Golden Wave last season. That well over half of their 54 total TDs from 2016. That’s only slightly more impressive than their 6.5 yards per rush average.

14.5 The points per game allowed by the Tupelo defense in 2016


TEAM PREVIEW #5

MERIDIAN

WILDCATS COACH: CALVIN HAMPTON

2016 RECORD: 10-4

2017 SCHEDULE

NOTES

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/9 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/2

@ TUPELO VS. FLORENCE(AL) @ HOOVER(AL) VS. NOXUBEE COUNTY @ STARKVILLE VS. JIM HILL @ PEARL VS. OAK GROVE @ BRANDON @ PETAL VS. TERRY VS. GEORGE COUNTY

PLAYERS TO WATCH Tevarrius Adams QB/WR

Curdarius Martin WR

Eli Stringfellow DB

The Wildcats have made the playoffs 30 times since 1981, including the last 14 seasons. Meridian last won a state title in 2008, ending South Panola’s 89-game win streak. Meridian graduated 24 players off of last year’s team.

14 straight playoff appearances.

10 wins last season.


TEAM PREVIEW

TEAM PREVIEW #6

WARREN CENTRAL

VIKINGS

#7

BRANDON

BULLDOGS

COACH: JOSH MORGAN

COACH: TYLER PETERSON

2016 RECORD: 10-3

2016 RECORD: 10-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/2

VS. CLARKSDALE @ PEARL VS. VICKSBURG VS. NEVILLE(LA) @ NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. GREENVILLE @ MADISON CENTRAL VS. MURRAH @ CLINTON VS. STARKVILLE @ PROVINE

PLAYERS TO WATCH Jeremy Miller Linebacker, 2018

Walt Hopson Athlete, 2018

Jalen Allen Athlete, 2018

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ MADISON CENTRAL VS. SOUTH PANOLA VS. CLINTON VS. TUPELO @ NORTHWEST RANKIN @ TERRY VS. GEORGE COUNTY @ PETAL VS. MERIDIAN VS. OAK GROVE @ JIM HILL VS. PEARL

PLAYERS TO WATCH Jonathan Mingo Receiver, 2019

Jeremy Kelly Defensive Back, 2018

Javarious Spann

Since 2013 Josh Morgan has guided the Vikings program to win totals of 8, 9, 10 and 10 in subsequent seasons. The momentum of the program is a good reason to believe they can be contenders again in 2017. Between Demarcus Jones, Joe’Vontae Shorter and Jesse Wilson the offense loses 3,216 rushing yards from a season ago. The rest of the offense combined for less than 500 rushing yards on the season. As if a 9-2 regular season wasn’t enough to impress, the Vikings certainly did just than in the first round of the playoffs last fall by going into Batesville and beating a stellar Tiger defense.

NOTES

NOTES

Linebacker, 2018

Brandon head coach, and 2015 SES Coach of the Year, Tyler Peterson enters year three with yet another contender on his hands. The Bulldogs are looking to make it six straight 10+ win seasons in 2017. This season will have a special feel to it with the Bulldogs opening a brand new stadium that is sure to be one of the most eye-catching across the state. The two previous quarterbacks for Brandon - Gardner Minshew and Brady Anderson - have been multiple year starters. Will Rogers, set to be a sophomore this fall, appears to be the heir. If his showing at the Fortius Project this offseason is any inclination, he has the look of a future star.

3

267.6

68

33

The number of the 1,000 yard rusher the WC offensive line paved the way for in 2016

Yards per game is what the Vikings averaged on the ground a season ago

The number of sacks the Bulldogs totaled last season.

Takeaways were recorded by the Brandon defense in 2016, with 20 coming via interception and 13 via fumble recovery.


TEAM PREVIEW

TEAM PREVIEW #8

#9

CLINTON

STARKVILLE

YELLOWJACKETS

ARROWS

2016 RECORD: 14-1

COACH: CHRIS JONES 2016 RECORD: 7-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

7 8/1 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

COACH: JUDD

BOSWELL

@ GENTRY @ CLARKSDALE VS. SOUTH PANOLA VS. GREENWOOD VS. MURRAH @ WARREN CENTRAL VS. STARKVILLE @ PROVINE VS. NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. CLINTON @ MADISON CENTRAL

@ NOXUBEE COUNTY VS. OXFORD @ WEST POINT VS. COLUMBUS VS. MERIDIAN @ PROVINE VS. NORTHWEST RANKIN @ GREENVILLE VS. MADISON CENTRAL @ MURRAH @ WARREN CENTRAL VS. CLINTON

PLAYERS TO WATCH

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Hunter Hulsey

Cameron Gardner

Quarterback, 2019

Receiver, 2018

Ronnie Thomas

Zach Edwards

Defensive Line, 2018

Linebacker, 2019

Christian Johnson

Kameron Jones

Cam Akers left Mississippi high school football as perhaps its best ever participant, but neither he, Kam White, Darius Maberry nor Jacobi Hearn left the Clinton Arrow deprived of talent. Judd Boswell will again have a deep and talented roster this fall. Former MRA signal caller Hunter Hulsey will guide the Arrows offense this fall, after leading the Patriots to back-to-back appearances in the MAIS 4A title game. Clinton won the first state championship in the history of their football program in 2016.

65 he number of touchdowns the Arrows will have to replace from Cam Akers alone.

14 The number of tackles behind the line of scrimmage recored for Ronnie Thomas in 2016. He is also the leading returning sack man with six. Expect him to be a defensive leader this fall.

Offensive Tackle, 2018

NOTES

NOTES

Athlete, 2019

The Starkville program turned a new leaf this offseason by welcoming in new head coach Chris Jones, who guided Kemper County to the 2016 3A crown last December. A late-season change that saw star linebacker Willie Gay taking snaps for the Starkville offense made the Yellow Jackets awfully dangerous down the stretch in 2016. However, their 35-28 loss at Clinton in the regular season finale held them out of the playoffs. Balance could be the key factor for Starkville this season. Not only the balance of talent on both sides of the ball, but also a balance between the run and the deep passing attack on the offensive side.

215.5

53

The number of rushing yards per game the Yellow Jackets averaged last season, behind the trio of Dre Swanigan, Rodriguez Clark and KJ Lawrence.

The number of touchdowns the passing game was responsible for Kemper County under the leadership of Chris Jones last season. He sees similar potential for the Jackets this fall.


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PETAL

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COUGARS

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2016 RECORD: 9-5

COACH: TOBY COLLUMS 2016 RECORD: 8-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/19 8/25 9/2 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/2

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

COACH: MARCUS BROYLES

VS. HATTIESBURG VS. GULFPORT @ BROTHER MARTIN(LA) @ LAUREL VS. PEARL @ OAK GROVE VS. BRANDON @ JIM HILL VS. MERIDIAN @ GEORGE COUNTY @ TERRY

VS. GERMANTOWN @ RIDGELAND @ PEARL VS. BRANDON VS. WARREN CENTRAL VS. STARKVILLE VS. PROVINE VS. CLINTON @ GREENVILLE VS. MADISON CENTRAL @ MURRAH

PLAYERS TO WATCH Cameron Carroll (SR) (RB)

Montel Gladney (SR) (WR)

Jarrian Jones (JR) (DB)

Jordan Wilson Quarterback, 2018

Natorian Watts Athlete, 2018

Nataurean Watts

NOTES

Athlete, 2018

NOTES

PLAYERS TO WATCH Three of Northwest Rankin’s five losses were by a touchdown The Cougars return a solid group of receivers from a year ago in Montel Gladney, Carson Banks, and Dee Baker On defense, the Cougars gave up 14 points or less in seven of their eight wins

The faces have changed for the Petal offensive attack in recent years, but the results haven’t. This fall the Panthers will have to replace their leading passing and top three leading rushers from a season ago in Tanner Estill, Stephon Huderson and Xavier Yancey. Brother tandem Natorian and Nataurean Watts should be featured weapons for the Panther offensive attack this fall. Try not to lose track if you’re keeping stats! Head coach Marcus Broyles has led the Panthers on impressive playoff runs in the previous two seasons. In 2015 they made it all the way to the 6A title game, and last season the Panthers defeated 6A south favorite, Brandon, in the second round.

9

9

1,399

36

The number of touchdowns thrown by Jesse Wilson, the expected starter for this season, which was tied for the team lead.

The number of interceptions recorded by the Petal defense last season. Zero of those were by players who return this season.

yards Cameron Carroll had rushing last season

of 58 total touchdowns return from a year ago


TEAM PREVIEW MADISON CENTRAL

JAGUARS

TEAM PREVIEW D’IBERVILLE

WARRIORS

COACH: ANTHONY HART

COACH: ERIC COLLINS

2016 RECORD: 10-4-1

2016 RECORD: 8-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/14 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. BRANDON @ OCEAN SPRINGS VS. D’IBERVILLE VS. PEARL @ CLINTON @ MURRAH VS. WARREN CENTRAL @ STARKVILLE VS. PROVINE @ NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. GREENVILLE

Cam White

Louis Paul Smith

Defensive Back, 2018

Center, 2019

Kobe Cole

Ja’Quavis Foster

Linebacker, 2018

Running Back, 2018

Tay Berry

Chad Searight

Defensive Line, 2018

Linebacker, 2018

The Jaguars pulled of perhaps the most impressive win in all of 6A last season when they went into the Flood Zone and defeated an undefeated Tupelo team in the second round of the playoffs. In year one under defensive coordinator Eric Robertson the MC defense was downright stingy, allowing less than 20 points in eight of 15 games. The Jags were 7-0-1 in those contests. Plenty of productive players from the defensive unit return and there’s reason to believe it could be one of the best units in the state. However, the offense will be searching for an hair to the quarterback spot left behind by Jack Walker and more in fall camp.

10 The number of 6A foes the Jags defeated in 2016. Three of their four losses came at the hands of 6A foes, and two of those were Clinton. The Jags won a lot of tough games last fall.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

38 Sacks were recorded by the ferocious defense of MC in 2016

NOTES

NOTES

PLAYERS TO WATCH

@ TYLERTOWN @ PICAYUNE @ MADISON CENTRAL VS. WEST FLORIDA @ BILOXI VS. OCEAN SPRINGS VS. PASCAGOULA @ HANCOCK VS. GULFPORT VS. HARRISON CENTRAL @ ST. MARTIN

Head Coach Eric Collins found success, on the back of a strong rushing attack, in his first season with D’Iberville, as the Warriors claimed region 4-6A with a 6-1 mark. The only division foe to beat the Warriors last season, George County, moved to region 3. Meanwhile they defeated Pascagoula, the new team on the block in region 4, by a score of 22-0 last year. Only two guys took snaps at quarterback for D’Iberville last year Jamir Jamison and Michael Kozlowski - and both are back for this season.

264.3

0

Is the number the Warriors averaged on the ground per game.

The number of returning teams currently in region 4 that beat D’Iberville last season.


TEAM PREVIEW OAK GROVE

TEAM PREVIEW ST. MARTIN

WARRIORS

YELLOWJACKETS

COACH: EDDIE WAYNE WHITEHEAD

COACH: DREW CAUSEY

2016 RECORD: 5-7

2016 RECORD: 6-6

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ PURVIS VS. WAYNE COUNTY VS. LAUREL @ HATTIESBURG @ GEORGE COUNTY VS. PETAL @ MERIDIAN VS. TERRY @ BRANDON @ PEARL VS. JIM HILL

VS. FOREST HILL VS. TYLERTOWN @ CRESTVIEW(FL) VS. ST. STANISLAUS @ GULFPORT @ HANCOCK VS. HARRISON CENTRAL VS. BILOXI @ OCEAN SPRINGS @ PASCAGOULA VS. D’IBERVILLE

PLAYERS TO WATCH Hamm Mcgee (JR) (RB)

Mileon Graham (JR) (LB)

Donte Starks (JR) (LB)

PLAYERS TO WATCH John Rhys Plumlee Quarterback, 2018

Jaden Crumedy Defensive Line, 2018

Hayes Maples

In 2016 the Warriors finished with a 3-4 record against region 3-6A foes. The division gets no easier in 2017, however, a young core of returning talent would appear to have the Warriors better positioned to contend this fall. Rising junior wideout Kevin Barnett is next up in a long line of star receivers to come through the Oak Grove program. He led the Warriors in nearly every receiving statistic a season ago, and this year his classmate and quarterback John Rhys Plumlee could make his job a lot easier. Defensively speaking, Hayes Maples and Jaden Crumedy give the Warriors playmaking presence in the front seven. Both Maples, a linebacker and Southern Miss commit, and Crumedy, a defensive end, have been all over major college radars.

6 The number of players to take snaps at quarterback for Oak Grove last fall. Getting that number down to one could be the difference in missing the playoffs and contending.

36

Touchdowns were scored by the Oak Grove offense in 2016. Though the balance is great - 18 passing and 18 rushing - expect the Warriors to be much more dangerous with the ball this season.

NOTES

NOTES

Linebacker, 2018

The Yellowjackets narrowly missed the playoffs last season after three consecutive playoff appearances prior. Hamm Mcgee should carry the load on the ground this season, he had 821 yards a year ago At linebacker, Mileon Graham returns after 100 tackles in 2016

7.5 yards per carry Hamm Mcgee had in 2016

18 TFLs Mileon Graham had last season


TEAM PREVIEW BILOXI

TEAM PREVIEW GULFPORT

INDIANS

ADMIRALS

COACH: BOBBY HALL

COACH: EDDIE PIERCE

2016 RECORD: 6-6

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. ST. STANISLAUS @ EAST CENTRAL VS. STONE @ NORTHSHORE(LA) VS. D’IBERVILLE VS. HARRISON CENTRAL @ OCEAN SPRINGS @ ST. MARTIN VS. PASCAGOULA @ HANCOCK VS. GULFPORT

2016 RECORD: 6-6

PLAYERS TO WATCH Brodie King Quarterback, 2018

Brandon Walker, Linebacker, 2018

Noah Griffin

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 VS. GEORGE COUNTY 8/25 @ PETAL 9/1 @ ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL(LA) 9/8 VS. PICAYUNE 9/22 VS. ST. MARTIN 9/29 @ PASCAGOULA 10/6 VS. HANCOCK 10/13 @ HARRISON CENTRAL 10/20 @ D’IBERVILLE 10/27 VS. OCEAN SPRINGS 11/3 @ BILOXI

This will be year three at Biloxi for recent MAC Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Hall. This season he will look to build off the momentum of a playoff appearance in 2016. Returning quarterback Brodie King took the reigns and had a bit of a coming out party down the stretch last fall. He has the talent to impact the running game as well as the passing attack. The program finished over .500 in the regular season for the first time since 2012.

13.5

4

Of 17.5 sacks for the Indians in 2016 came from returning players. Expect Biloxi to get after quarterbacks this fall.

Wins in their final six games in the regular season is a building point for coach Hall.

Karlos Dillard Linebacker, 2018

Jalen Knight Receiver, 2018

Ginarious Johnson Defensive Line, 2018

NOTES

NOTES

Defensive Line, 2018

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Eddie Pierce guided the Admirals to yet another playoff appearance last season, finishing 6-5 in the regular season. Expect Gulfport to again feature a stout defensive unit with Karlos Dillard back for his senior season. However, the offense will restart just a bit as it replaces quarterback Cleveland Ford. After finishing third in region 4-6A last fall, Gulfport is favored to be returning champ D’Iberville’s stiffest competition this season.

12.2 Tackles per game is what Dillard averaged a season ago. He totaled 146 stops - 23 behind the line of scrimmage - in 2016.

92 Yards was the longest reception of the season for Knight. He is explosive enough to score whenever he touches the ball. That will help a new starter under center this fall.


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CHARGERS

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HERNANDO

TIGERS

COACH: CHRIS CUTCLIFFE

COACH: WILL WOLFE

2017 RECORD: 8-5

2016 RECORD: 9-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ VICKSBURG @ STARKVILLE VS. GRENADA @ LAFAYETTE VS. SOUTHAVEN @ SOUTH PANOLA VS. DESOTO CENTRAL @ HORN LAKE @ COLUMBUS VS. HERNANDO @ TUPELO

PLAYERS TO WATCH Hiram Wadlington (SR) (RB)

Jaquan Webb

VS. MIDDLE COLLEGE(TN) @ LAKE CORMORANT VS. WHITE STATION(TN) @ BRIARCREST(TN) VS. TUPELO @ SOUTHAVEN VS. SOUTH PANOLA @ DESOTO CENTRAL VS. HORN LAKE @ OXFORD VS. COLUMBUS

(SR) (WR)

Quentin Wilfawn

PLAYERS TO WATCH

(SR) (LB)

Jacob Krumm Quarterback, 2018

Caimon Nettles Defensive Line, 2018

Jon Burt

The Chargers enter year one of 6A competition after a dominant 5718 record against 5A teams the past seven years. Reigning 5A player of the year Quentin Wilfawn returns after leading the state in tackles as a junior. The Chargers are loaded at wide receiver and linebacker once again this season.

1

5,090

returning starter on the offensive line

total offensive yards return from a year ago

NOTES

NOTES

Linebacker, 2018

The task of replacing Robert Wilcke, one of 6A most valuable offensive players the past two seasons, will be the most difficult task for Hernando this season. However, heir apparent Jacob Krumm has left no doubt that he’s the leader of the team heading into next season. Last season the Tigers started off 5-0 before a 1-2 stretch that included losses at Tupelo and at South Panola. The defense allowed 28 points per game in division play in 2016, which included a horrendous 60-47 loss to Columbus in the regular season finale. This year’s unit is laden with playmakers like Caimon Nettles, Detavius Davis, Jon Burt, Dylan Faulk and others.

6

40

The number of times the Tigers scored 40 or more points in a game last season. They were 6-0 in those games.

The number of total touchdowns for Robert Wilcke last season, which included 20 through the air and 20 on the ground.


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

6A - REGION 1 COLUMBUS

FALCONS COACH: RANDAL MONTGOMERY

2016 RECORD: 6-6

C

DESOTO CENTRAL

JAGUARS COACH: SHELBY FORD

2016 RECORD: 6-6

DC

HERNANDO

TIGERS COACH: WILL WOLFE

2016 RECORD: 9-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/3

8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ WEST POINT VS. NOXUBEE COUNTY @ STARKVILLE VS. VICKSBURG VS. DESOTO CENTRAL @ TUPELO VS. HORN LAKE @ SOUTHAVEN VS. OXFORD @ SOUTH PANOLA @ HERNANDO

HORN LAKE

EAGLES COACH: BRAD BOYETTE

2016 RECORD: 9-3

HL

VS. AMORY @ WHITE STATION(TN) @ OLIVE BRANCH VS. LAKE CORMORANT VS. MEMPHIS CENTRAL(TN) @ COLUMBUS VS. HORN LAKE @ OXFORD VS. HERNANDO @ TUPELO VS. SOUTHAVEN @ SOUTH PANOLA

OXFORD

CHARGERS COACH: CHRIS CUTCLIFFE

2017 RECORD: 85

O

VS. MIDDLE COLLEGE(TN) @ LAKE CORMORANT VS. WHITE STATION(TN) @ BRIARCREST(TN) VS. TUPELO @ SOUTHAVEN VS. SOUTH PANOLA @ DESOTO CENTRAL VS. HORN LAKE @ OXFORD VS. COLUMBUS

SOUTHAVEN

CHARGERS COACH: ED RICH 2016 RECORD: 6-6

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 1 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. SHANNON @ CHARLESTON VS. LAKE CORMORANT VS. SOUTH PANOLA @ DESOTO CENTRAL @ COLUMBUS VS. OXFORD @ HERNANDO VS. TUPELO @ SOUTHAVEN

@ VICKSBURG @ STARKVILLE VS. GRENADA @ LAFAYETTE VS. SOUTHAVEN @ SOUTH PANOLA VS. DESOTO CENTRAL @ HORN LAKE @ COLUMBUS VS. HERNANDO @ TUPELO

H

S

@ OLIVE BRANCH @ GERMANTOWN VS. HOLMES CENTRAL @ GERMANTOWN(TN) @ OXFORD VS. HERNANDO @ TUPELO VS. COLUMBUS VS. SOUTH PANOLA @ DESOTO CENTRAL VS. HORN LAKE

REGION 2 TUPELO

GOLDEN WAVE COACH: TRENT HAMMOND

2016 RECORD: 12-1

T

SOUTH PANOLA

TIGERS

COACH: RICKY WOODS

2016 RECORD: 7-6

SP

CLINTON

ARROWS COACH: JUDD BOSWELL

2016 RECORD: 14-1

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

7 8/1 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

7 8/1 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. MERIDIAN @ CORINTH VS. CLARKSDALE @ BRANDON @ HERNANDO VS. COLUMBUS VS. SOUTHAVEN @ SOUTH PANOLA VS. DESOTO CENTRAL @ HORN LAKE VS. OXFORD

@ CLINTON @ BRANDON @ GREENVILLE VS. CLARKSDALE VS. MUS(TN) @ HORN LAKE VS. OXFORD @ HERNANDO VS. TUPELO @ SOUTHAVEN VS. COLUMBUS VS. DESOTO CENTRAL

C

@ SOUTH PANOLA @ VICKSBURG VS. BRANDON @ GERMANTOWN VS. MADISON CENTRAL @ PROVINE VS. MURRAH @ NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. WARREN CENTRAL @ GREENVILLE @ STARKVILLE


MHSAA 2016 TEAM SCHEDULES

GREENVILLE

G

HORNETS COACH: SHEROD GIDEON

2016 RECORD: 3-9

MADISON CENTRAL

JAGUARS

COACH: ANTHONY HART

2016 RECORD: 10-4-1

MC

MURRAH

MUSTANGS COACH:

2016 RECORD: 2-10

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/19 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/14 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ GENTRY @ CLARKSDALE VS. SOUTH PANOLA VS. GREENWOOD VS. MURRAH @ WARREN CENTRAL VS. STARKVILLE @ PROVINE VS. NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. CLINTON @ MADISON CENTRAL

NORTHWEST RANKIN

COUGARS

COACH: TOBY COLLUMS 2016 RECORD: 8-5

NWR

VS. BRANDON @ OCEAN SPRINGS VS. D’IBERVILLE VS. PEARL @ CLINTON @ MURRAH VS. WARREN CENTRAL @ STARKVILLE VS. PROVINE @ NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. GREENVILLE

PROVINE

RAMS COACH: OTIS RIDDLEY

2016 RECORD: 5-7

P

VS. YAZOO COUNTY VS. CALLAWAY @ OCEAN SPRINGS VS. JIM HILLTVA @ GREENVILLE VS. MADISON CENTRAL @ CLINTON @ WARREN CENTRAL VS. STARKVILLE VS. PROVINE VS. NORTHWEST RANKIN

STARKVILLE

YELLOW JACKETS COACH: CHRIS JONES 2016 RECORD: 7-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/2

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. GERMANTOWN @ RIDGELAND @ PEARL VS. BRANDON VS. WARREN CENTRAL VS. STARKVILLE VS. PROVINE VS. CLINTON @ GREENVILLE VS. MADISON CENTRAL @ MURRAH

VS. JIM HILL @ VELMA JACKSON @ LANIER VS. CALLAWAY VS. STARKVILLE VS. CLINTON @ NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. GREENVILLE @ MADISON CENTRAL @ MURRAH VS. WARREN CENTRAL

M

S

@ NOXUBEE COUNTY VS. OXFORD @ WEST POINT VS. COLUMBUS VS. MERIDIAN @ PROVINE VS. NORTHWEST RANKIN @ GREENVILLE VS. MADISON CENTRAL @ MURRAH @ WARREN CENTRAL VS. CLINTON

REGION 3 WARREN CENTRAL

VIKINGS

COACH: JOSH MORGAN

2016 RECORD: 10-3

WC

BRANDON

BULLDOGS COACH: TYLER PETERSON

2016 RECORD: 10-4

B

GEORGE COUNTY

REBELS

COACH: MATT CALDWELL

2016 RECORD: 7-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/2

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/2

VS. CLARKSDALE @ PEARL VS. VICKSBURG VS. NEVILLE(LA) @ NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. GREENVILLE @ MADISON CENTRAL VS. MURRAH @ CLINTON VS. STARKVILLE @ PROVINE

@ MADISON CENTRAL VS. SOUTH PANOLA VS. CLINTON VS. TUPELO @ NORTHWEST RANKIN @ TERRY VS. GEORGE COUNTY @ PETAL VS. MERIDIAN VS. OAK GROVE @ JIM HILL VS. PEARL

GC

@ GULFPORT @ GREENE COUNTY VS. EAST CENTRAL VS. OCEAN SPRINGS @ HARRISON CENTRAL VS. OAK GROVE @ BRANDON VS. JIM HILL VS. PEARL @ TERRY VS. PETAL @ MERIDIAN


MHSAA 2016 TEAM SCHEDULES

6A Region 3 cont.

JIM HILL

TIGERS COACH: STANLEY SPELL

2016 RECORD: 1-11

JH

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/28 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ PROVINE @ FOREST HILL @ CANTON @ MURRAH @ MERIDIAN VS. TERRY @ GEORGE COUNTY VS. PETAL @ PEARL VS. BRANDON @ OAK GROVE

PEARL

PIRATES COACH: JOHN PERRY

2016 RECORD: 11-4

P

MERIDIAN

WILDCATS COACH: CALVIN HAMPTON

2016 RECORD: 10-4

M

OAK GROVE

WARRIORS COACH: DREW CAUSEY

2016 RECORD: 5-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/9 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/2

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ TUPELO VS. FLORENCE(AL) @ HOOVER(AL) VS. NOXUBEE COUNTY @ STARKVILLE VS. JIM HILL @ PEARL VS. OAK GROVE @ BRANDON @ PETAL VS. TERRY VS. GEORGE COUNTY

PETAL

PANTHERS COACH: MARCUS BROYLES

2016 RECORD: 9-5

P

@ PURVIS VS. WAYNE COUNTY VS. LAUREL @ HATTIESBURG @ GEORGE COUNTY VS. PETAL @ MERIDIAN VS. TERRY @ BRANDON @ PEARL VS. JIM HILL

TERRY

BULLDOGS COACH: JJ PLUMMER 2016 RECORD: 5-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/19 8/25 9/2 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/2

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/28 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/2

@ BROOKHAVEN VS. WARREN CENTRAL VS. NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. PARKWAY(LA) @ MADISON CENTRAL @ PETAL VS. MERIDIAN @ TERRY @ GEORGE COUNTY VS. JIM HILL VS. OAK GROVE @ BRANDON

VS. HATTIESBURG VS. GULFPORT @ BROTHER MARTIN(LA) @ LAUREL VS. PEARL @ OAK GROVE VS. BRANDON @ JIM HILL VS. MERIDIAN @ GEORGE COUNTY @ TERRY

OG

T

@ RAYMOND VS. WINGFIELD VS. FLORENCE @ PORT GIBSON @ JEFFERSON CO VS. BRANDON @ JIM HILL VS. PEARL @ OAK GROVE VS. GEORGE COUNTY @ MERIDIAN VS. PETAL

REGION 4 BILOXI

INDIANS COACH: BOBBY HALL

2016 RECORD: 6-6

B

D’IBERVILLE

WARRIORS COACH: ERIC COLLINS

2016 RECORD: 8-4

D

GULFPORT

ADMIRALS COACH: EDDIE PIERCE

2016 RECORD: 6-6

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2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 VS. GEORGE COUNTY 8/25 @ PETAL 9/1 @ ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL(LA) 9/8 VS. PICAYUNE 9/22 VS. ST. MARTIN 9/29 @ PASCAGOULA 10/6 VS. HANCOCK 10/13 @ HARRISON CENTRAL 10/20 @ D’IBERVILLE 10/27 VS. OCEAN SPRINGS 11/3 @ BILOXI

VS. ST. STANISLAUS @ EAST CENTRAL VS. STONE @ NORTHSHORE(LA) VS. D’IBERVILLE VS. HARRISON CENTRAL @ OCEAN SPRINGS @ ST. MARTIN VS. PASCAGOULA @ HANCOCK VS. GULFPORT

@ TYLERTOWN @ PICAYUNE @ MADISON CENTRAL @ BILOXI VS. OCEAN SPRINGS VS. PASCAGOULA @ HANCOCK VS. GULFPORT VS. HARRISON CENTRAL @ ST. MARTIN


MHSAA 2016 TEAM SCHEDULES

HANCOCK

HAWKS COACH: ROCKY GAUDIN

2016 RECORD: 4-7

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HARRISON CENTRAL

RED REBELS COACH: CASEY CAIN

2016 RECORD: 5-6

HC

OCEAN SPRINGS

GREYHOUNDS COACH: RYAN ROSS

2015 RECORD: 5-6

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. PEARL RIVER CENTRAL @ SOUTH JONES VS. GAUTIER @ LAKESHORE(LA) @ OCEAN SPRINGS VS. ST. MARTIN @ GULFPORT VS. D’IBERVILLE @ HARRISON CENTRAL VS. BILOXI @ PASCAGOULA

PASCAGOULA

PANTHERS COACH: LEWIS SIMS

2016 RECORD: 6-6

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VS. JEFFERSON COUNTY @ STONE @ FORREST HILL VS. GEORGE COUNTY VS. PASCAGOULA @ BILOXI @ ST. MARTIN VS. GULFPORT VS. HANCOCK @ D’IBERVILLE VS. OCEAN SPRINGS

ST. MARTIN

YELLOW JACKETS COACH: EDDIE WAYNE WHITEHEAD

@ GAUTIER VS. MADISON CENTRAL VS. MURRAH @ GEORGE COUNTY VS. HANCOCK @ D’IBERVILLE VS. BILOXI @ PASCAGOULA VS. ST. MARTIN @ GULFPORT @ HARRISON CENTRAL

SM

2016 RECORD: 6-6

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ MOSS POINT @ GULF BREEZE(FL) @ PICAYUNE VS. GAUTIER @ HARRISON CENTRAL VS. GULFPORT @ D’IBERVILLE VS. OCEAN SPRINGS @ BILOXI VS. ST. MARTIN VS. HANCOCK

OS

VS. FOREST HILL VS. TYLERTOWN @ CRESTVIEW(FL) VS. ST. STANISLAUS @ GULFPORT @ HANCOCK VS. HARRISON CENTRAL VS. BILOXI @ OCEAN SPRINGS @ PASCAGOULA VS. D’IBERVILLE

2017 SCHEDULES

6A


5A

BREAKDOWN REGION 1

REGION 2

CENTER HILL GRENADA LAFAYETTE LAKE CORMORANT LEWISBURG OLIVE BRANCH SALTILLO WEST POINT

CALLAWAY CANTON CLEVELAND GERMANTOWN HOLMES COUNTY CENTRAL NESHOBA CENTRAL RIDGELAND VICKSBURG

REGION 3

REGION 4

BROOKHAVEN FOREST HILL LAUREL NATCHEZ NORTH PIKE SOUTH JONES WEST JONES WINGFIELD

GAUTIER HATTIESBURG LONG BEACH PEARL RIVER CENTRAL PICAYUNE STONE WAYNE COUNTY WEST HARRISON

2016 CHAMPION: WEST POINT

SES PREDICTIONS 2017 CHAMPION: WEST POINT PLAYER OF THE YEAR: MARCUS MURPHY – WEST POINT COACH OF THE YEAR: NICK NESTER – LAKE CORMORANT TOUGHEST PLACE TO PLAY: LAUREL - WATKINS STADIUM, BLAIR FIELD BEST UNIFORM: HATTIESBURG GAMES OF THE YEAR: 8/18 LAUREL @ CALLAWAY 10/6 WEST POINT @ LAKE CORMORANT 10/20 HATTIESBURG @ PICAYUNE


SPONSORED BY

TEAM PREVIEW WEST POINT

TODD’S BIG STAR

GREEN WAVE COACH: JOHN PERRY

2016 RECORD: 11-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ BROOKHAVEN VS. WARREN CENTRAL VS. NORTHWEST RANKIN VS. PARKWAY(LA) @ MADISON CENTRAL @ PETAL VS. MERIDIAN @ TERRY @ GEORGE COUNTY VS. JIM HILL VS. OAK GROVE @ BRANDON

PLAYERS TO WATCH Marcus Murphy Athlete, 2018

Terrence Cherry Defensive Line, 2018

Xavier Fair

NOTES

Linebacker, 2018

Chris Chambless and the Green Wave captured the 5A crown last December, ending the season on a 13game winning streak. One of the state’s most talented and versatile athletes, Marcus Murphy, is back to lead West Point again this season. He was named to the 2017 SES Elite 10. Starkville handed West Point their only loss in 2016 and the Green Wave will get another crack at the Jackets this season.

25 Marcus Murphy rushed for 25 scores and the Green Wave averaged over 240 yards per game on the ground last season.

18

Terrence Cherry is absolute monster on the defensive line as he tallied 18 sacks last year.


TEAM PREVIEW HATTIESBURG

TIGERS COACH: TONY VANCE

2016 RECORD: 10-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/19 8/26 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ PETAL @ LAUREL VS. MOSS POINT VS. OAK GROVE VS. GAUTIER VS. STONE @ PEARL RIVER CENTRAL @ WAYNE COUNTY @ PICAYUNE VS. LONG BEACH @ WEST HARRISON

PLAYERS TO WATCH Fabian Franklin (SR) (RB)

D’Andre Humbles (SR) (WR)

William Robinson

NOTES

(SR) (LB)

Hattiesburg, last season’s 5A title favorite, had four looses by a combined 32 points last season. The Tigers loose some excellent playmakers on offense, but return 2017 E10 member Fabian Franklin who had 954 yards last season. William Robinson should be all over the field on defense this season, he led the team in tackles, TFLs, and sacks last year.

10 wins in 2016, most since 1998

6.2 yards per carry for Fabian Frankin last season


TEAM PREVIEW LAKE CORMORANT

GATORS

TEAM PREVIEW LAUREL

TORNADOES

COACH: NICK NESTER

COACH: TODD BRELAND

2016 RECORD: 10-5

2016 RECORD: 13-2

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

PLAYERS TO WATCH

VS. SENATOBIA @ HERNANDO @ DESOTO CENTRAL @ HORN LAKE VS. LEWISBURG @ GRENADA VS. WEST POINT @ SALTILLO VS. OLIVE BRANCH @ CENTER HILL @ LAFAYETTE

Brian Jackson Running Back, 2018

Ben Rohrbacher Quarterback, 2019

Julian Hawkins

SPONSORED BY

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/26 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

PLAYERS TO WATCH

@ CALLAWAY VS. HATTIESBURG @ OAK GROVE VS. PETAL VS. SOUTH JONES @ BROOKHAVEN VS. WINGFIELD @ WEST JONES VS. FOREST HILL @ NORTH PIKE VS. NATCHEZ

Sinclair Ulmer Quarterback, 2019

Michael Terrell Running Back, 2019

Levi Walker

Under Nick Nester the Lake Cormorant program went from 0-12 in 2014 to 10 wins last season.

The number of touchdown passes Brandon Smith hauled in last season.

Todd Breland again had his club playing for a state championship last December. Following a 1-1 start the Golden Tornadoes would reel of 12 straight victories before facing West Point at Davis-Wade stadium. Laurel’s only regular season loss came at he hands of Hattiesburg. However, they would avenge that loss in the second round of the playoffs.

Replacing star pass catcher Brandon Smith will be difficult, but Ben Rohrbacher should stabilize the passing game. The structure is in place for the Gators to be dominant on the ground this season with tailback Brian Jackson and plenty of o-line talent coming back this season.

19

Defensive Back, 2019

NOTES

NOTES

Defensive Line, 2019

Plenty of teams were predicted to make more noise in the 5A playoffs, but it was the Gators that made one of the more exciting runs in the north portion of the state.

WALLACE DRUGS

Breland’s program is usually centered around the upperclassmen and that leaves production to replace. With that said, plenty of talented returners are waiting in the wings on this year’s roster.

7.8 The number of yards Brian Jackson averaged per carry last season. He was the driving offensive force during the deep playoff run.

17

12

The number of combined touchdowns - rushing and receiving - for Michael Terrell in 2016.

Times the Golden Tornadoes scored 30 or more points last season. They were 12-0 in those contests.


TEAM PREVIEW PICAYUNE

MAROON TIDE

SPONSORED BY

TEAM PREVIEW LAFAYETTE

THE CAKERY OXFORD

COMMODORES

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COACH: MICHAEL FAIR

2016 RECORD: 13-2 COACH: DODD LEE

2017 SCHEDULE

2016 RECORD: 12-2

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ POPLARVILLE VS. D’IBERVILLE VS. PASCAGOULA @ GULFPORT @ WAYNE COUNTY VS. WEST HARRISON @ STONE @ LONG BEACH VS. HATTIESBURG @ GAUTIER VS. PEARL RIVER CENTRAL

PLAYERS TO WATCH Shaun Anderson (SR) (ATH)

Brian Taylor (SR) (LB)

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ CLEVELAND @ CHARLESTON VS. NORTH PANOLA VS. OXFORD(CROSSTOWN CLASSIC) VS. WEST POINT @ SALTILLO VS. LEWISBURG @ GRENADA VS. CENTER HILL @ OLIVE BRANCH VS. LAKE CORMORANT

PLAYERS TO WATCH Jamarcus Quarles Running Back, 2018

Brandon Turnage Athlete, 2019

Brandon Curry Linebacker, 2018

Rashard Johnson

Picauyne was a well-oiled running machine once again last season and it helped them to a 12-2 record. Shaun Anderson, who finished second on the team with 1,096 rushing yards, returns as well as a couple other solid runners for the Tide. Rashard Johnson should give other teams headaches on the defensive line.

11

387.8

wins per year since 2011

total rushing yards per game last season

NOTES

NOTES

(SR) (DL) The 2016 4A state champions bring a 13-game winning streak into the 2017 season. Head coach Michael Fair won 4A in his first season, but in his second he’ll be looking to capture 5A. With Jamarcus Quarles returning to the backfield, the Dores will again lean on a strong rushing attack. In 2016 Lafayette rushed for nearly 230 yards per game, with 40 of their 65 total touchdowns on the season coming on the ground. Big shoes are left to fill in Will Ard, Tyler Carmichael-Williams, Cory Williams and others, but the likes of Brandon Turnage, Brandon Curry and others are glad to assume leadership roles this fall.

7

13

The number of interceptions Brandon Turnage nabbed in 2016. Thats even more impressive when you consider his 16.6 yards per reception, 300 plus receiving yardage to go with three scores on offense.

A winning streak no other 5A team can claim entering the 2017 season.


TEAM PREVIEW BROOKHAVEN

PANTHERS

TEAM PREVIEW CALLAWAY

CHARGERS

COACH: DARIUS BROWN

2016 RECORD: 7-5

COACH: TOMMY CLOPTON

2016 RECORD: 8-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. PEARL @ LAWRENCE COUNTY @ SOUTH PIKE VS. MCCOMB @ NORTH PIKE VS. LAUREL @ FOREST HILL VS. NATCHEZ @ WINGFIELD VS. SOUTH JONES @ WEST JONES

PLAYERS TO WATCH Trace Clopton Offensive Line, 2018

Jeffery Johnson Defensive Line, 2018

Jermaurian Jones

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/28 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/26 11/3

VS. LAUREL @ MURRAH @ HAZELHURST @ PROVINE VS. CLEVELAND CENTRAL VS. GERMANTOWN @ RIDGELAND VS. CANTON @ HOLMES CENTRAL VS. VICKSBURG @ NESHOBA CENTRAL

Malik Heath (SR) (WR)

Lakeinth Thompson (JR) (RB)

Timothy Robinson (SR) (SS)

Defensive Back, 2018

NOTES

PLAYERS TO WATCH

An 8-4 record in 2016 appears to be just the start of what coach Tommy Clopton’s group can be this season. Plenty of talent returns on both sides following last season’s playoff appearance. The team’s leading rusher a season ago, Damarrell Leggett, returns this season. He rushed for nearly 1,200 yards, averaged over seven yards per tote and scored 19 total touchdowns in 2016.

NOTES

The top five leading tacklers from last year’s squad also return. That includes Jeffery Johnson, who led the Panthers with nine sacks.

107.7 Yards per game is what Leggett averaged on the ground in 2016. If he can bring that consistency behind a strong offensive line again in 2017, look out for Brookhaven.

2 The number of three-game winning streaks Brookhaven recorded last season. The Panthers proved they can get rolling and will look to maintain an even longer streak this fall.

Despite not reaching the playoffs, the Chargers won seven games, the most since their historic 2013 campaign where they went 14-1. Callaway returns a lot of talent on the offensive side of the ball, including 2017 Elite 10 member Malik Heath at receiver. Aaron Odom is gone, but the Chargers do return another playmaker on defense in James Williams who had 90 tackles and 12 sacks last season.

35.7

9.1

points per game in seven wins last season

yards per carry Lakeinth Thompson had in 2016


TEAM PREVIEW WAYNE COUNTY

WAR EAGLES

TEAM PREVIEW WEST JONES

MUSTANGS

SPONSORED BY

WALLACE DRUGS

COACH: TODD MANGUM

2016 RECORD: 7-6

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 VS. WEST JONES 8/25 @ OAK GROVE 9/1 VS. JEFFERSON DAVIS CO 9/15 @ MOSS POINT 9/22 VS. PICAYUNE 9/29 @ PEARL RIVER CENTRAL 10/6 @ LONG BEACH 10/13 VS. HATTIESBURG 10/20 @ STONE 10/27 VS. WEST HARRISON 11/3 @ GAUTIER

COACH: SCOTT PIERSON

PLAYERS TO WATCH Zabryan Jackson (SR) (QB)

C.J. Chambers (SR) (LB)

Quentin Bivens

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ WAYNE COUNTY @ NORTHEAST JONES VS. QUITMAN VS. BAY SPRINGS @ FOREST HILL VS. NATCHEZ @ NORTH PIKE VS. LAUREL @ SOUTH JONES VS. WINGFIELD VS. BROOKHAVEN

PLAYERS TO WATCH Garrick Randolph (SR) (WR)

Jaylon Keyes (SO) (LB)

Davion Moore (SR) (LB)

NOTES

(SR) (DL)

2016 RECORD: 5-6

After a promising 3-0 start to begin last season, the Mustangs lost six of their last eight games and failed to reach the playoffs for the second straight year. The tandem of quarterback Hunter Parish to receiver Garrick Randolph is back and ready to roll in 2017. Parish threw 11 of his 13 touchdowns to Randolph in 2016.

NOTES

The Mustangs return three of their top five tacklers from a year ago: Jaylon Keyes (131), Davion Moore (89), and Bryon Young (66).

Wayne County had a rebuilding year last season after winning it all in 2015, they do have a gem returning this season in Zabryan Jackson. The War Eagles are now in 5A Region 4 and will be in competition with Hattiesburg and Picayune for a region crown Defensively, they have C.J. Chambers and Ole Miss commit Quentin Bivens to lead the charge.

6

10

win difference in 2016 from 2015 5A championship team

amount of tackles C.J. Chambers had per game

131

18.1

the amount of tackles that sophomore sensation Jaylon Keyes had playing varsity ball during his freshman year last season

yards per catch Garrick Randolph has last year


TEAM PREVIEW GRENADA

TEAM PREVIEW CENTER HILL

CHARGERS

MUSTANGS

COACH:ALAN PEACOCK

COACH: JAMES KUHN

2016 RECORD: 9-3

2016 RECORD: 2-9

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ CLEVELAND @ OXFORD VS. KOSCIUSKO @ LOUISVILLE @ CENTER HILL VS. LAKE CORMORANT @ OLIVE BRANCH VS. LAFAYETTE @ WEST POINT VS. LEWISBURG VS. SALTILLO

PLAYERS TO WATCH Deon House RB, 2018

Jared Barnes QB, 2018

Jhamauri Johnson

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. ST. GEORGE’S(TN) @ COLLIERVILLE(TN) VS. CORINTH @ CROCKETT CO (TN) VS. GRENADA @ WEST POINT VS. SALTILLO @ LEWISBURG @ LAFAYETTE VS. LAKE CORMORANT VS. OLIVE BRANCH

PLAYERS TO WATCH Daverick Hardin (JR) (QB)

Greg Thomas (JR) (QB)

Austin McMuller (SR) (RB)

The Chargers have made the playoffs the last four seasons. Grenada won their last five regular season games last season before being eliminated in the 1st Round of the playoffs. The Chargers have lost three games in each of their last two seasons.

1,319

6

rushing yards from Deon House last season.

region wins in 2016.

NOTES

NOTES

LB, 2018

After starting the season 2-3, the Mustangs lost their last six games to finish the season. The duo of Daverick Hardin and Greg Thompson return to lead Alan Peacock’s triple option attack. The two quarterbacks split time behind center last year. The Mustangs allowed 33.8 points a game last season defensively and will look to improve on that total in 2017 with Reggie Newsom and company.

13

20.1

total points allowed in their only two victories last year

points per game in 2016


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

5A - REGION 1 CENTER HILL

MUSTANGS COACH:ALAN PEACOCK

2016 RECORD: 2-9

CH

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. ST. GEORGE’S(TN) @ COLLIERVILLE(TN) VS. CORINTH @ CROCKETT CO (TN) VS. GRENADA @ WEST POINT VS. SALTILLO @ LEWISBURG @ LAFAYETTE VS. LAKE CORMORANT VS. OLIVE BRANCH

LAKE CORMORANT

GATORS

COACH: NICK NESTER

2016 RECORD: 10-5

LC

GRENADA

CHARGERS COACH: JAMES KUHN

2016 RECORD: 9-3

G

LAFAYETTE

COACH: MICHAEL FAIR

2016 RECORD: 13-2

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ CLEVELAND CENTRAL @ OXFORD VS. KOSCIUSKO @ LOUISVILLE @ CENTER HILL VS. LAKE CORMORANT @ OLIVE BRANCH VS. LAFAYETTE @ WEST POINT VS. LEWISBURG VS. SALTILLO

LEWISBURG

PATRIOTS COACH: MATT GEHRKE

2016 RECORD: 3-9

L

@ CLEVELAND CENTRAL @ CHARLESTON VS. NORTH PANOLA VS. OXFORD VS. WEST POINT @ SALTILLO VS. LEWISBURG @ GRENADA VS. CENTER HILL @ OLIVE BRANCH VS. LAKE CORMORANT

OLIVE BRANCH

CONQUISTADORS COACH: TYLER TURNER 2016 RECORD: 0-12

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. SENATOBIA @ HERNANDO @ DESOTO CENTRAL @ HORN LAKE VS. LEWISBURG @ GRENADA VS. WEST POINT @ SALTILLO VS. OLIVE BRANCH @ CENTER HILL @ LAFAYETTE

L

COMMODORES

VS. MANASSAS(TN) VS. HARDIN COUNTY(TN) @ CLARKSVILLE(TN) VS. FAYETTE WARE(TN) @ LAKE CORMORANT VS. OLIVE BRANCH @ LAFAYETTE VS. CENTER HILL VS. SALTILLO @ GRENADA @ WEST POINT

OB

VS. COLLIERVILLE(TN) VS. SOUTHAVEN VS. DESOTO CENTRAL @ KIRBY(TN) VS. SALTILLO @ LEWISBURG VS. GRENADA @ WEST POINT @ LAKE CORMORANT VS. LAFAYETE @ CENTER HILL

REGION 2 SALTILLO

TIGERS COACH: PAT BYRD

2016 RECORD: 2-10

S

WEST POINT

GREEN WAVE COACH: CHRIS CHAMBLESS 2016 RECORD: 14-1(5A STATE CHAMPS)

WP

CALLAWAY

CHARGERS COACH: DARIUS BROWN

2016 RECORD: 7-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/24 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/17 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/28 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/26 11/3

VS. NORTH PONTOTOC @ AMORY VS. ITAWAMBA AG (IAHS) VS. BOONEVILLE @ BALDWYN @ OLIVE BRANCH VS. LAFAYETTE @ CENTER HILL VS. LAKE CORMORANT @ LEWISBURG VS. WEST POINT @ GRENADA

VS. COLUMBUS @ LOUISVILLE VS. STARKVILLE @ NOXUBEE COUNTY @ LAFAYETTE VS. CENTER HILL @ LAKE CORMORANT VS. OLIVE BRANCH VS. GRENADA @ SALTILLO VS. LEWISBURG

C

VS. LAUREL @ MURRAH @ HAZELHURST @ PROVINE VS. CLEVELAND CENTRAL VS. GERMANTOWN @ RIDGELAND VS. CANTON @ HOLMES CENTRAL VS. VICKSBURG @ NESHOBA CENTRAL


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

CANTON

TIGERS COACH: CALVIN BOLTON

2016 RECORD: 5-7

C

CLEVELAND CENTRAL

WILDCATS

COACH: RICKY SMITHERS

2016 RECORD: 6-6

C

RIDGELAND

TITANS COACH: RYAN EARNEST

2016 RECORD: 2-10

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/1 7 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ HAZELHURST VS. VELMA JACKSON VS. JIM HILL @ LEAKE CENTRAL @ WINGFIELD VS. RIDGELAND @ HOLMES CENTRAL VS. NESHOBA CENTRAL @ CALLAWAY VS. VICKSBURG @ GERMANTOWN VS. CLEVELAND CENTRAL

VICKSBURG

GATORS COACH: LORENZO BRELAND

2016 RECORD:9-4

V

VS. LAFAYETTE VS. GRENADA @ GREENWOOD VS. ROSA FORT @ CLARKSDALE @ CALLAWAY VS. RIDGELAND @ VICKSBURG VS. HOLMES CO.` CENTRAL @ GERMANTOWN VS. NESHOBA CENTRAL @ CANTON

HOLMES CO CENTRAL

JAGUARS

COACH: KENNETH NELSON JR.

2016 RECORD: 5-7

HC

@ VELMA JACKSON VS. NORTHWEST RANKIN @ KOSCIUSKO VS. FOREST @ CANTON @ CLEVELAND CENTRAL VS. CALLAWAY @ VICKSBURG VS. NESHOBA CENTRAL @ HOLMES CO CENTRAL VS. GERMANTOWN

NESHOBA CENTRAL

ROCKETS

COACH: PATRICK SCHOOLAR

2016 RECORD: 5-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. OXFORD( @ WARREN CENTRAL) VS. CLINTON @ WARREN CENTRAL @ COLUMBUS VS. GERMANTOWN @ NESHOBA CENTRAL VS. CLEVELAND CENTRAL VS. RIDGELAND @ CANTON @ CALLAWAY VS. HOLMES CO CENTRAL

VS. LOUISVILLE @ GREENWOOD VS. MARKS PALMER @ SOUTHAVEN VS. NESHOBA CENTRAL VS. CANTON @ GERMANTOWN @ CLEVELAND CENTRAL VS. CALLAWAY VS. RIDGELAND @ VICKSBURG

R

NC

@ KOSCIUSKO @ NEWTON COUNTY VS. PHILADELPHIA @ WEST LAUDERDALE @ NE LAUDERDALE @ HOLMES CENTRAL VS. VICKSBURG @ CANTON VS. GERMANTOWN @ RIDGELAND @ CLEVELAND CENTRAL VS. CALLAWAY

REGION 3 GERMANTOWN

MAVERICKS COACH: TIM SHRAMEK

2016 RECORD: 8-4

G

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ NORTHWEST RANKIN @ YAZOO COUNTY VS. SOUTHAVEN VS. CLINTON @ VICKSBURG @ CALLAWAY VS. HOLMES CENTRAL @ NESHOBA CENTRAL VS. CLEVELAND CENTRAL VS. CANTON @ RIDGELAND

BROOKHAVEN

PANTHERS COACH: TOMMY CLOPTON

2016 RECORD: 8-4

B

FOREST HILL

PATRIOTS COACH: WADE CALCOTE

2016 RECORD: 4-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. PEARL @ LAWRENCE COUNTY @ SOUTH PIKE VS. MCCOMB @ NORTH PIKE VS. LAUREL @ FOREST HILL VS. NATCHEZ @ WINGFIELD VS. SOUTH JONES @ WEST JONES

FH

@ ST. MARTIN VS. JIM HILL VS. HARRISON CENTRAL VS. LANIER VS. WEST JONES @ SOUTH JONES VS. BROOKHAVEN VS. WINGFIELD @ LAUREL VS. NATCHEZ @ NORTH PIKE


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

5A Region 3 cont.

LAUREL

L

TORNADOES COACH: TODD BRELAND

2016 RECORD: 13-2

NATCHEZ

BULLDOGS COACH: ROY RIGSBY

2016 RECORD: 1-10

N

NORTH PIKE

JAGUARS COACH: CHRIS SMITH

2016 RECORD: 5-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/26 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/26 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/1 7 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ CALLAWAY VS. HATTIESBURG @ OAK GROVE VS. PETAL VS. SOUTH JONES @ BROOKHAVEN VS. WINGFIELD @ WEST JONES VS. FOREST HILL @ NORTH PIKE VS. NATCHEZ

WEST JONES

MUSTANGS COACH: SCOTT PIERSON

2016 RECORD: 5-6

WJ

@ WILKINSON COUNTY VS. JEFFERSON COUNTY VS. PORT GIBSON @ JEFFERSON DAVIS CO VS. WINGFIELD @ WEST JONES VS. SOUTH JONES @ BROOKHAVEN VS. NORTH PIKE @ FOREST HILL @ LAUREL

SOUTH JONES

BRAVES COACH: CORY REYNOLDS

2016 RECORD: 8-4

SJ

@ LAWRENCE COUNTY @ SOUTH PIKE VS. FRANKLIN COUNTY VS. TYLERTOWN VS. BROOKHAVEN @ WINGFIELD VS. WEST JONES @ SOUTH JONES @ NATCHEZ VS. LAUREL VS. FOREST HILL

WINGFIELD

FALCONS COACH: JOEL SINCLAIR 2016 RECORD: 7-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ WAYNE COUNTY @ NORTHEAST JONES VS. QUITMAN VS. BAY SPRINGS @ FOREST HILL VS. NATCHEZ @ NORTH PIKE VS. LAUREL @ SOUTH JONES VS. WINGFIELD VS. BROOKHAVEN

@ SUMRALL VS. HANCOCK @ WEST HARRISON @ NORTHEAST JONES VS. BAY ST. LOUIS @ LAUREL VS. FOREST HILL @ NATCHEZ VS. NORTH PIKE VS. WEST JONES @ BROOKHAVEN VS. WINGFIELD

NP

W

VS. HEIDELBERG @ TERRY @ LANIER VS. CANTON @ NATCHEZ VS. NORTH PIKE @ LAUREL @ FOREST HILL VS. BROOKHAVEN @ WEST JONES @ SOUTH JONES

REGION 4 GAUTIER

GATORS COACH: CHRIS PETERSON

2016 RECORD: 4-7

G

HATTIESBURG

TIGERS

COACH: TONY VANCE

2016 RECORD: 10-4

H

LONG BEACH

BEARCATS COACH: FORREST WILLIAMS

2016 RECORD: 3-9

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. OCEAN SPRINGS 8/25 VS. MOSS POINT 9/1 @ HANCOCK 9/8 @ PASCAGOULA 9/22 @ HATTIESBURG 9/29 VS. LONG BEACH 10/6 @ WEST HARRISON 10/13 VS. STONE 10/20 @ PEARL RIVER CENTRAL 10/27 VS. PICAYUNE 11/3 VS. WAYNE COUNTY

8/19 8/26 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/1 7 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ PETAL @ LAUREL VS. MOSS POINT VS. OAK GROVE VS. GAUTIER VS. STONE @ PEARL RIVER CENTRAL @ WAYNE COUNTY @ PICAYUNE VS. LONG BEACH @ WEST HARRISON

LB

@ PASS CHRISTIAN @ BAY ST. LOUIS VS. VANCLEAVE VS. GREENE COUNTY @ PEARL RIVER CENTRAL @ GAUTIER VS. WAYNE COUNTY VS. PICAYUNE VS. WEST HARRISON @ HATTIESBURG VS. STONE


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

WAYNE COUNTY

WAR EAGLES COACH: TODD MANGUM

2016 RECORD: 7-6

WC

PEARL RIVER CENTRAL

BLUE DEVILS COACH: LARRY DOLAN

PRC

PICAYUNE

MAROON TIDE COACH: DODD LEE

2016 RECORD: 4-7

2016 RECORD: 12-2

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. WEST JONES 8/25 @ OAK GROVE 9/1 VS. JEFFERSON DAVIS CO 9/15 @ MOSS POINT 9/22 VS. PICAYUNE 9/29 @ PEARL RIVER CENTRAL 10/6 @ LONG BEACH 10/13 VS. HATTIESBURG 10/20 @ STONE 10/27 VS. WEST HARRISON 11/3 @ GAUTIER

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

STONE

WEST HARRISON

TOMCATS COACH: JOHN FEASTER

2016 RECORD: 8-4

S

@ HANCOCK @ POPLARVILLE VS. FOREST COUNTY AHS @ ST. STANISLAUS VS. LONG BEACH VS. WAYNE COUNTY VS. HATTIESBURG @ WEST HARRISON VS. GAUTIER @ STONE @ PICAYUNE

HURRICANES COACH: TRACY ROGERS

2016 RECORD: 1-10

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

VS. HARRISON CENTRAL @ BILOXI VS. POPLARVILLE VS. WEST HARRISON @ HATTIESBURG VS. PICAYUNE @ GAUTIER VS. WAYNE COUNTY VS. PEARL RIVER CENTRAL @ LONG BEACH

P

@ POPLARVILLE VS. D’IBERVILLE VS. PASCAGOULA @ GULFPORT @ WAYNE COUNTY VS. WEST HARRISON @ STONE @ LONG BEACH VS. HATTIESBURG @ GAUTIER VS. PEARL RIVER CENTRAL

WH

VS. BAY ST. LOUIS VS. VANCLEAVE VS. SOUTH JONES @ PASS CHRISTIAN @ STONE @ PICAYUNE VS. GAUTIER VS. PEARL RIVER CENTRAL @ LONG BEACH @ WAYNE COUNTY VS. HATTIESBURG

2017 SCHEDULES

5A


4A

BREAKDOWN REGION 1

REGION 5

BYHALIA CORINTH NEW ALBANY RIPLEY SENATOBIA TISHOMINGO CO

MENDENHALL NEWTON COUNTY NORTHEAST JONES NORTHEAST LAUDERDALE QUITMAN WEST LAUDERDALE

REGION 2

REGION 6

AMORY CALEDONIA ITAWAMBA AHS MOOREVILLE PONTOTOC SHANNON

FLORENCE LANIER MCCOMB RAYMOND RICHLAND SOUTH PIKE

REGION 3

REGION 7

CLARKSDALE GENTRY GREENWOOD ROSA FORT YAZOO CITY

FORREST COUNTY AG. GREENE COUNTY LAWRENCE COUNTY POPLARVILLE PURVIS SUMRALL

REGION 4

REGION 8

KOSCIUSKO LEAKE CENTRAL LOUISVILLE NEW HOPE NOXUBEE COUNTY

BAY EAST CENTRAL MOSS POINT PASS CHRISTIAN ST. STANISLAUS VANCLEAVE

2016 CHAMPION: LAFAYETTE

SES PREDICTIONS 2017 CHAMPION: PURVIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: TONY BROWN | EAST CENTRAL COACH OF THE YEAR: PERRY WHEAT | PURVIS TOUGHEST PLACE TO PLAY: POPLARVILLE BEST UNIFORM: AMORY GAMES OF THE YEAR: 10/6 AMORY @ PONTOTOC 10/6 NOXUBEE COUNTY @ LOUISVILLE 10/20 PURVIS @ POPLARVILLE


TEAM PREVIEW PURVIS

TORNADOES COACH: PERRY WHEAT

2016 RECORD: 9-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. OAK GROVE VS. WEST MARION @ COLUMBIA ACADEMY @ MENDENHALL VS. SEMINARY VS. SUMRALL @ GREENE COUNTY VS. LAWRENCE COUNTY @ POPLARVILLE VS. FORREST CO AHS

PLAYERS TO WATCH Jon Bolton Running Back, 2018

CJ Bolar, Athlete, 2018

Ty Howell

NOTES

Quarterback, 2018

Head coach Perry Wheat guided the Tornadoes to a 9-4 record and two playoff wins in 2016. Purvis begins the 2017 season ranked atop the 4A rankings. A trio of offensive playmakers return in QB Ty Howell, RB Jon Bolton and WR CJ Bolar. Due to injuries, Bolton and Howell’s time on the field together was limited. After starting 0-2 last fall, the Tornadoes followed that with six straight wins. They finished with a 4-1 mark in division play.

6 The number of interceptions CJ Bolar recorded last season

231 Yards per game on the ground made Purvis one top rushing teams in the state last season


TEAM PREVIEW POPLARVILLE

HORNETS COACH: JAY BEECH

2016 RECORD: 12-2

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. PICAYUNE VS. PEARL RIVER CENTRAL VS. SEMINARY @ STONE @ HEIDELBERG VS. GREENE COUNTY @ FORREST COUNTY AHS @ SUMRALL VS. PURVIS @ LAWRENCE COUNTY

PLAYERS TO WATCH Austin Bolton Running Back, 2018

Antonio Barnes Quarterback, 2019

Tyson Holston

NOTES

Athlete, 2019

Head coach Jay Beech and the Poplarville Hornets made it all the way to the 4A title game in 2016. They kick this season off ranked as the number two team in 4A according to the preseason SES Class Rankings. Offensively the Hornets will return plenty of talent, including rising junior quarterback Antonio Barnes. He has the look of a potential star, so watch for him to flash that again in 2017. Last season Poplarville defeated rival Purvis 38-6 on the road. This season the Hornets will have their bitter rivals at home, while the Tornadoes enter 2017 as the top-ranked 4A team.

375.4 The number of yards per game the Hornets averaged on the ground a season ago. Starting running back Austin Bolton returns to reinforce another strong rushing attack this season.

2

The Hornets lost just two games in 2016, their season opener and their season finale.


TEAM PREVIEW NOXUBEE COUNTY

TEAM PREVIEW PONTOTOC

COACH: TYRONE SHORTER

COACH: JEFF CARTER

TIGERS

2016 RECORD: 9-5

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/9 9/15 9/22 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. STARKVILLE VS. COLUMBUS @ SHANNON @ MERIDIAN VS. WEST POINT @ WEST MONROE(LA) VS. LOUISVILLE @ KOSCIUSKO VS. LEAKE CENTRAL @ NEW HOPE

WARRIORS

2016 RECORD: 13-2

PLAYERS TO WATCH Maliek Stallings (JR) (QB)

Kyziah Pruitt (JR) (WR)

Miles Smith

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ HOUSTON VS. SENATOBIA @ NEW ALBANY VS. ABERDEEN @ OXFORD VS. RIPLEY @ MOOREVILLE VS. AMORY VS. CALEDONIA @ ITAWAMBA AHS VS. SHANNON

After a rough 2-4 start, the Tigers rebounded with seven straight wins before falling in the playoffs. The Tigers return a young, but talented squad on offense led by junior quarterback standout Maliek Stallings. Noxubee County loses a lot in the secondary, but is still in good hands defensively with a stout front seven returning.

Gabe Harmon (JR) (RB)

Austin Morphis (SR) (WR)

Cole Smith (SR) (OL)

NOTES

NOTES

(SR) (DL)

PLAYERS TO WATCH

The Warriors had their best season in 24 years last year, finishing with 13 wins and a North Half championship appearance. Pontotoc will suit up girl’s soccer phenom Taylor Hughes this season as their place kicker. Pontotoc has a solid group of defenders at linebacker and in the secondary this season with Hayden Harris, Trevor Morgan, and Hayes Wilson leading the charge.

8

14

38.4

21

playoff game winning streak snapped last season in the third round by Pontotoc

touchdowns Kyziah Pruitt had receiving last season

points per game Pontotoc scored last season

rushing touchdowns Game Harmon scored as a sophomore last year


TEAM PREVIEW EAST CENTRAL

TEAM PREVIEW GREENE COUNTY

COACH: SETH SMITH 2016 RECORD: 8-5

COACH: MICHAEL KING

HORNETS

2016 RECORD: 4-7

2017 SCHEDULE 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

WILDCATS

@ BILOXI @ GEORGE COUNTY VS. JEFFERSON DAVIS CO VS. HAZLEHURST VS. MOSS POINT @ PASS CHRISTIAN VS. ST. STANISLAUS @ BAY @ VANCLEVE

PLAYERS TO WATCH Tony Brown (SR) (RB)

Andrew Seward (SR) (DB)

Avery White

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. WEST LAUDERDALE VS. GEORGE COUNTY @ VANCLEVE @ QUITMAN @ LONG BEACH @ MOSS POINT @ POPLARVILLE VS. PURVIS VS. FORREST CO AHS @ LAWRENCE COUNTY VS. SUMRALL

East Central running back Tony Brown led the state in rushing yards last season with 3,317. Brown also made the SES Mississippi Elite 10. The Hornets have made the playoffs the last three seasons. East Central is located in Moss Point, Mississippi.

NOTES

NOTES

(JR) (LB)

First year head coach Michael King will guide a different GC this season after finding huge success as the offensive coordinator at George County in 2016. King will have plenty of options at his disposal, as well. Jaden Walley is a promising dual-threat signal caller and he’ll have KyeMonte Walker and Tagg Creech, two versatile veterans, to get the ball to. Additionally, King comes with experience in a tough district. The Wildcats will have to face the two top-ranked 4A teams heading into the season in Purvis and Poplarville.

PLAYERS TO WATCH Jaden Walley Quarterback, 2020

KyeMonte Walker

358.9 The number of total yards the Wildcats averaged per game in 2016. That included 222.5 on the ground and 136.4 through the air.

Athlete, 2018

Tagg Creech Athlete, 2018

3,317

172

rushing yards by Tony Brown last season.

tackles from Andrew Seward in 2016.

2,351 The number of total yards Jaden Walley accounted for on the ground(1,060) and through the air(1,291). He also combined for 31 touchdowns.


TEAM PREVIEW LOUISVILLE

TEAM PREVIEW SENATOBIA

COACH: M.C. MILLER

COACH: BROOKS OAKLEY

WILDCATS

WARRIORS

2016 RECORD: 7-6

2016 RECORD: 8-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. HOLMES CENTRAL VS. WEST POINT @ KEMPER COUNTY VS. RIPLEY VS. GRENADA @ GREENWOOD VS. NEW HOPE @ NOXUBEE COUNTY @ FOREST VS. KOSCIUSKO @ LEAKE CENTRAL

@ LAKE CORMORANT VS. PONTOTOC @ INDEPENDENCE VS. CHARLESTON VS. SHANNON VS. NEW ALBANY @ RIPLEY @ BYHALIA VS. TISHOMINGO COUNTY @ CORINTH

PLAYERS TO WATCH Niageria Young Athlete, 2019

Deondre House Athlete, 2019

Cam Loveberry

NOTES

Athlete, 2019

After a promising 3-0 start to begin last season, the Mustangs lost six of their last eight games and failed to reach the playoffs for the second straight year. The tandem of quarterback Hunter Parish to receiver Garrick Randolph is back and ready to roll in 2017. Parish threw 11 of his 13 touchdowns to Randolph in 2016.

PLAYERS TO WATCH Charles Moore

9 Moore led the Wildcats with nine sacks a season ago.

Defensive Line, 2019

Ashanti Cistrunk Defensive Back, 2019

Jakevious Whitfield Linebacker, 2018

34 The number of sacks(actually 34.5) and hurries for the Louisville defense in 2016. There’s no questioning their ability to pressure opposing quarterbacks.

NOTES

The Mustangs return three of their top five tacklers from a year ago: Jaylon Keyes (131), Davion Moore (89), and Bryon Young (66).

In year one Brooks Oakley guided the Warriors to the second round of the playoffs despite losing his senior quarterback Cooper Stevens early in the season. Of Senatobia’s eight wins a season ago, one came again Lake Cormorant - the runner-up in 5A North - and another against Charleston - the runner-up in 3A. Oakley’s roster is stocked full of young talent, as you might have noticed by their three listed impact players. That group is highlighted by Niageria Young, who played quarterback in 2016, and is also a promising defensive back.

5

2

The number of wins for the Warriors vs. playoff teams in 2016.

Players on the Senatobia roster made the Fortius Project allcombine team this past Spring.


TEAM PREVIEW NEWTON COUNTY

TEAM PREVIEW NEW HOPE

COACH: GENE MITCHELL

COACH: KRIS PICKLE

COUGARS

2016 RECORD: 3-8

TROJANS

2016 RECORD: 6-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ LEAKE CENTRAL VS. NESHOBA CENTRAL @ SCOTT CENTRAL VS. SE LAUDERDALE @ UNION VS. ENTERPRISE @ MENDENHALL VS. QUITMAN @ NE LAUDERDALE VS. WEST LAUDERDALE @ NORTHEAST JONES

@ FOREST VS. WEST LAUDERDALE VS. HOUSTON @ SHANNON @ ABERDEEN @ CALEDONIA @ LOUISVILLE VS. KOSCIUSKO @ LEAKE CENTRAL VS. JACKSON PREP VS. NOXUBEE COUNTY

PLAYERS TO WATCH Tanner Greco (JR) (QB)

Tyran Reed (SR) (RB)

Jeremy Tate

The Cougars were young in 2016, but this year head coach Gene Mitchell has plenty of productive talent returning. It’s a sure bet the group is hungry to build on their three wins from last season. Do-it-all playmaker Alex Hamilton contributed for his team as a quarterback, running back, receiver and defensive back a season ago. If he is able to continue his improvement, look for him to be a household name around the state. Defensively the Cougars should be much better in 2017 with star linebackers Antonio Robinson and Jarius Huddleston back to stop ball carriers and harass quarterbacks.

PLAYERS TO WATCH Alex Hamilton Athlete, 2018

Antonio Robinson

221.4 The number of rushing yards per game NC averaged in 2016. The team’s leader rusher, Marcus Wash, and third-leading rusher, Hamilton, are both back this season.

Linebacker, 2018

Jarius Huddleston Linebacker, 2018

27 The total number of tackles behind the line of scrimmage between Robinson and Huddleston in 2016. They recorded 15 and 12, respectively.

NOTES

NOTES

(SR) (WR)

New Hope expects to be led by a new quarterback this fall: junior Tanner Greco. Although the Trojans posted a winning record a season ago, they fell short of a postseason appearance. Last season’s team rushing leader Tony Deloach has graduated, but looks to be succeeded by rising senior Tyran Reed who was second on the team in rushing yards last season with 479. Reed was also second on the team in all-purpose yards with 878.

2014

24

the last year the Trojans made the playoffs.

players that graduated off of last year’s team.


TEAM PREVIEW CLARKSDALE

TEAM PREVIEW AMORY

COACH: HENRY JOHNSON

COACH: ALLEN GLENN

2016 RECORD: 9-5

2016 RECORD: 11-3

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/24 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

WILDCATS

PANTHERS

@ WARREN CENTRAL VS. GREENVILLE @ TUPELO @ SOUTH PANOLA VS. CLEVELAND VS. SHANNON VS. YAZOO CITY VS. COAHOMA COUNTY @ GENTRY @ ROSA FORT VS. GREENWOOD

@ DESOTO CENTRAL VS. SALTILLO VS. ABERDEEN @ NEW ALBANY VS. NETTLETON @ HOUSTON VS. ITAWAMBA AHS @ PONTOTOC @ SHANNON VS. CALEDONIA @ MOOREVILLE

PLAYERS TO WATCH Jartavis Jernigan Athlete, 2018

Michael Williams Linebacker, 2018

Zack Herron

NOTES

Defensive Back, 2018

The Wildcats return to 4A for the first time since 2008 after going 29-27 from 2009-2016 in 5A. Terrance Humphrey and Jaylin Mullins should give the Wildcats a strong ground game. The two players combined for 1,221 rushing yards a year ago. Esaias Furdge returns after getting nine interceptions a year ago. Furdge is also a weapon on special teams, returning kicks and punts.

Esaias Furdge (SR) (DB)

9 most wins for Clarksdale since winning 13 games and appearing in the state championship game in 2006

Terrance Humphrey (SR) (QB)

Jaylin Mullins (SR) (RB)

14.9 points surrendered a game in region play (5A Region 1)

NOTES

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Allen Glenn guided his alma mater to a division title in his first season at the helm. After losing two of their first three games in 2016, the Panthers won 10 straight before their season came to an end in the third round of the playoffs. One of the state’s top two-way playmakers, Jartavis Jernigan, is back and ready to make an impact at both linebacker and tailback. Last season he rushed for over 1,000 yards, while being in on over 50 tackles on the defensive side. The division will again be competitive this fall, and two of Amory’s most important games - Pontotoc and Shannon - are on the road. Two of the Panthers’ three losses in 2016 came on the road.

214.4

26

That’s how many yards per game the Panthers averaged on the ground last season, though a few familiar faces have moved on.

The total number of takeaways for the defense a season ago 12 interceptions and 14 fumble recoveries.


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

4A - REGION 1 BYHALIA

INDIANS COACH: MARK FIELDS

2016 RECORD: 2-8

B

CORINTH

WARRIORS COACH: TODD LOWERY

2016 RECORD: 4-7

C

NEW ALBANY

BULLDOGS COACH: JAKE HILL

2016 RECORD: 5-7

NA

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 @ BALDWYN 8/25 @ ITAWAMBA AHS 9/1 VS. PONTOTOC 9/8 VS. AMORY 9/15 @ KOSSUTH 9/22 VS. EAST UNION 9/29 @ SENATOBIA 10/6 VS. BYHALIA 10/13 TISHOMINGO COUNTY 10/20 VS. CORINTH 10/27 @ RIPLEY

@ HOLLY SPRINGS VS. COAHOMA COUNTY @ NEW SITE VS. INDEPENDENCE @ CALEDONIA VS. CORINTH @ NEW ALBANY VS. SENATOBIA @ RIPLEY @ TISHOMINGO CO

RIPLEY

R

TIGERS COACH: SAM HATHORN

2016 RECORD: 6-5

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ ITAWAMBA AHS VS. KOSSUTH VS. CALHOUN CITY @ LOUISVILLE @ PONTOTOC @ TISHOMINGO COUNTY VS. SENATOBIA @ CORINTH VS. BYHALIA VS. NEW ALBANY

@ SHANNON VS. TUPELO @ CENTER HILL VS. ITAWAMBA AHS @ KOSSUTH @ BYHALIA VS. TISHOMINGO COUNTY @ RIPLEY @ NEW ALBANY VS. SENATOBIA

SENATOBIA

WARRIORS COACH: BROOKS OAKLEY

2016 RECORD: 8-4

S

TISHOMINGO COUNTY

BRAVES COACH: RAY WEEKS

2016 RECORD: 3-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ LAKE CORMORANT VS. PONTOTOC @ INDEPENDENCE VS. CHARLESTON VS. SHANNON VS. NEW ALBANY @ RIPLEY @ BYHALIA VS. TISHOMINGO COUNTY @ CORINTH

TC

@ ALCORN CENTRAL VS. MCNAIRY CENTRAL(TN) @ BELMONT VS. KOSSUTH @ BOONEVILLE VS. HOLLY SPRINGS VS. RIPLEY @ CORINTH VS. NEW ALBANY @ SENATOBIA VS. BYHALIA

REGION 2 AMORY

PANTHERS COACH: ALLEN GLENN

2016 RECORD: 11-3

A

CALEDONIA

CONFEDERATES COACH: RICKY KENDRICK

2016 RECORD: 5-6

C

ITAWAMBA AHS

INDIANS COACH: CLINT HOOTS

2016 RECORD: 8-3

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/24 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ DESOTO CENTRAL VS. SALTILLO VS. ABERDEEN @ NEW ALBANY VS. NETTLETON @ HOUSTON VS. ITAWAMBA AHS @ PONTOTOC @ SHANNON VS. CALEDONIA @ MOOREVILLE

@ WEST LOWNDES @ ABERDEEN VS. CHOCTAW COUNTY VS. BYHALIA VS. NEW HOPE @ SHANNON VS. MOOREVILLE @ PONTOTOC @ AMORY VS. ITAWAMBA AHS

@ RIPLEY VS. NEW ALBANY @ SALTILLO VS. HOUSTON @ CORINTH VS. ABERDEEN @ AMORY VS. SHANNON @ MOOREVILLE VS. PONTOTOC @ CALEDONIA

IA


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

MOOREVILLE

TROOPERS COACH: JIMMY YOUNG

2016 RECORD: 6-5

M

PONTOTOC

WARRIORS COACH: JEFF CARTER

2016 RECORD: 13-2

P

SHANNON

RED RAIDERS COACH: DARRYL CARTER

2016 RECORD: 6-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ BOONEVILLE VS. NORTH PONTOTOC @ MANTACHIE @ EAST UNION VS. BELMONT @ SOUTH PONTOTOC VS. PONTOTOC @ CALEDONIA VS. ITAWAMBA AHS @ SHANNON VS. AMORY

@ HOUSTON VS. SENATOBIA @ NEW ALBANY VS. ABERDEEN @ OXFORD VS. RIPLEY @ MOOREVILLE VS. AMORY VS. CALEDONIA @ ITAWAMBA AHS VS. SHANNON

S

VS. CORINTH @ HORN LAKE VS. NOXUBEE COUNTY VS. NEW HOPE @ SENATOBIA @ CLARKSDALE VS. CALEDONIA @ ITAWAMBA AHS VS. AMORY VS. MOOREVILLE @ PONTOTOC

REGION 3 CLARKSDALE

WILDCATS COACH: HENRY JOHNSON

2016 RECORD: 9-5

C

GENTRY

RAMS COACH: TAVARES JOHNSON

2016 RECORD: 1-10

G

GREENWOOD

BULLDOGS COACH: CLINTON GATEWOOD

2016 RECORD: 8-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/19 8/26 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/27

@ WARREN CENTRAL VS. GREENVILLE @ TUPELO @ SOUTH PANOLA VS. CLEVELAND CENTRAL VS. SHANNON VS. YAZOO CITY VS. COAHOMA COUNTY @ GENTRY @ ROSA FORT VS. GREENWOOD

VS. GREENVILLE @ PORT GIBSON @ RULEVILLE CENTRAL VS. NORTH PANOLA @ HUMPHREYS COUNTY @ LEFLORE COUNTY VS. GREENWOOD VS. ROSA FORT VS. CLARKSDALE @ YAZOO CITY VS. O’BANNON

G

@ LEFLORE COUNTY VS. HOLMES CO CENTRAL VS. CLEVELAND CENTRAL @ GREENVILLE @ AMANDA ELZY VS. LOUISVILLE VS. GENTRY VS. YAZOO CITY @ ROSA FORT @ CLARKSDALE

REGION 4 ROSA FORT

LIONS

COACH: KWAME JACKSON

2016 RECORD: 1-9

RF

YAZOO CITY

INDIANS COACH: TIM JOHNSON 2016 RECORD: 2-8

YC

KOSCIUSKO

WHIPPETS COACH: KELLY CAUSEY

2016 RECORD: 1-9

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/22 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ LAUSANNE(TN) @ NORTH PANOLA VS. CLEVELAND @ COAHOMA AHS VS. M.S. PALMER @ GENTRY VS. GREENWOOD VS. CLARKSDALE @ YAZOO CITY

@ MOUND BAYOU JFK @ HUMPHREYS COUNTY VS. YAZOO COUNTY @ CRYSTAL SPRINGS VS. PORT GIBSON @ AMANDA ELZY @ CLARKSDALE @ GREENWOOD VS. GENTRY VS. ROSA FORT

K

VS. NESHOBA CENTRAL @ FOREST VS. RIDGELAND @ GRENADA @ WINONA VS. FLORENCE VS. LEAKE CENTRAL @ NEW HOPE VS. NOXUBEE COUNTY @ LOUISVILLE VS. MORTON


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

4A Region 4 cont.

LEAKE CENTRAL

GATORS COACH: LEE WOOLDRIDGE

2016 RECORD: 4-7

LC

LOUISVILLE

WILDCATS COACH: M.C. MILLER

2016 RECORD: 7-6

L

NEW HOPE

TROJANS COACH: KRIS PICKLE

2016 RECORD: 6-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/21 9/29 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. NEWTON COUNTY @ LEAKE COUNTY @ WEST LAUDERDALE VS. CANTON VS. VELMA JACKSON @ FOREST @ KOSCIUSKO VS. NEW HOPE @ NOXUBEE COUNTY VS. LOUISVILLE

VS. HOLMES CENTRAL VS. WEST POINT @ KEMPER COUNTY VS. RIPLEY VS. GRENADA @ GREENWOOD VS. NEW HOPE @ NOXUBEE COUNTY @ FOREST VS. KOSCIUSKO @ LEAKE CENTRAL

NH

@ FOREST VS. WEST LAUDERDALE VS. HOUSTON @ SHANNON @ ABERDEEN @ CALEDONIA @ LOUISVILLE VS. KOSCIUSKO @ LEAKE CENTRAL VS. JACKSON PREP VS. NOXUBEE COUNTY

REGION 5 NOXUBEE COUNTY

TIGERS

COACH: TYRONE SHORTER

2016 RECORD: 9-5

NC

MENDENHALL

TIGERS COACH: CHUCKY ALLEN

2016 RECORD: 8-6

M

NEWTON COUNTY

COUGARS

COACH: GENE MITCHELL

2015 RECORD: 3-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/9 9/15 9/22 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. STARKVILLE VS. COLUMBUS @ SHANNON @ MERIDIAN VS. WEST POINT @ WEST MONROE(LA) VS. LOUISVILLE @ KOSCIUSKO VS. LEAKE CENTRAL @ NEW HOPE

NORTHEAST JONES

TIGERS

COACH: KEITH BRADDOCK

NEJ

@ FLORENCE @ RAYMOND VS. MAGEE VS. PURVIS @ RALEIGH VS. NEWTON COUNTY VS. NE LAUDERDALE @ WEST LAUDERDALE VS. NORTHEAST JONES @ QUITMAN

NORTHEAST LAUDERDALE

TROJANS

COACH: CURT BLACKBURN

NL

@ LEAKE CENTRAL VS. NESHOBA CENTRAL @ SCOTT CENTRAL VS. SE LAUDERDALE @ UNION VS. ENTERPRISE @ MENDENHALL VS. QUITMAN @ NE LAUDERDALE VS. WEST LAUDERDALE @ NORTHEAST JONES

QUITMAN

PANTHERS COACH: STEVEN BYNUM

2016 RECORD: 6-5

2016 RECORD: 2-9

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ TAYLORSVILLE VS. WEST JONES @ COLLINS VS. SOUTH JONES VS. BAY SPRINGS @ NE LAUDERDALE VS. WEST LAUDERDALE @ QUITMAN @ MENDENHALL VS. NEWTON COUNTY

VS. KEMPER COUNTY VS. ENTERPRISE @ SE LAUDERDALE @ JACKSON ACADEMY VS. NESHOBA CENTRAL @ LAMAR VS. NORTHEAST JONES @ MENDENHALL VS. NEWTON COUNTY VS. QUITMAN @ WEST LAUDERDALE

NC

2016 RECORD: 6-7

Q

@ SE LAUDERDALE VS. KEMPER COUNTY @ WEST JONES VS. GREENE COUNTY @ PHILADELPHIA @ BAY SPRINGS VS. WEST LAUDERDALE @ NEWTON COUNTY VS. NORTHEAST JONES @ NE LAUDERDALE VS. MENDENHALL


REGION 6 WEST LAUDERDALE

KNIGHTS

COACH: BROCK CLAY

2016 RECORD: 12-1

WL

FLORENCE

EAGLES COACH: STEVE PRUETT

2016 RECORD: 12-3

F

LANIER

BULLDOGS COACH: MICHAEL ASHFORD

2016 RECORD: 0-11

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/21 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ GREENE COUNTY @ NEW HOPE VS. LEAKE CENTRAL VS. NESHOBA CENTRAL @ KEMPER COUNTY VS. SE LAUDERDALE @ QUITMAN @ NORTHEAST JONES VS. MENDENHALL @ NEWTON COUNTY VS. NE LAUDERDALE

MCCOMB

TIGERS COACH: JEFFERY GIBSON

2016 RECORD: 6-5

M

VS. MENDENHALL @ CRYSTAL SPRINGS @ TERRY VS. SCOTT CENTRAL VS. FOREST @ KOSCIUSKO VS. RICHLAND @ RAYMOND VS. MCCOMB VS. SOUTH PIKE @ LANIER

RAYMOND

RANGERS COACH: ROBERT JACOBS

2016 RECORD: 3-8

R

@ MORTON VS. PASS CHRISTIAN VS. WINGFIELD VS. PROVINE @ FOREST HILL VS. MAGEE @ RAYMOND VS. MCCOMB @ SOUTH PIKE @ RICHLAND VS. FLORENCE

RICHLAND

COACH: DAMON BAILEY

2016 RECORD: 3-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. TERRY VS. MENDENHALL VS. NEWTON COUNTY @ MORTON @ YAZOO COUNTY VS. CRYSTAL SPRINGS VS. LANIER VS. FLORENCE VS. RICHLAND @ MCCOMB @ SOUTH PIKE

R

RANGERS

2017 SCHEDULE VS. PORT GIBSON @ HAZLEHURST VS. TYLERTOWN @ BROOKHAVEN @ AMITE(LA) VS. SOUTH PIKE @ LANIER @ FLORENCE VS. RAYMOND VS. RICHLAND

L

@ PUCKETT VS. PISGAH @ PELAHATCHIE VS. MCLAURIN VS. WESSON VS. LAKE @ FLORENCE VS. SOUTH PIKE @ RAYMOND VS. LANIER @ MCCOMB

REGION 7 SOUTH PIKE

EAGLES COACH: BRINSON WALL

2016 RECORD: 4-6

SP

FOREST COUNTY AGRICULTURAL

AGGIES COACH: JEFF STOCKSTILL 2016 RECORD: 4-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 10/27

@ FRANKLIN COUNTY VS. NORTH PIKE VS. BROOKHAVEN VS. AMITE COUNTY @ TYLERTOWN @ JEWEL SUMNER(LA) @ MCCOMB @ RICHLAND VS. LANIER @ FLORENCE VS. RAYMOND

FCA

VS. VANCLEVE @ PERRY CENTRAL @ PEARL RIVER CENTRAL VS. RES. CATHOLIC @ WEST MARION VS. HAZLEHURST @ LAWRENCE COUNTY VS. POPLARVILLE @ GREENE COUNTY VS. SUMRALL @ PURVIS

GREENE COUNTY

WILDCATS COACH: MICHAEL KING

2016 RECORD: 4-7

GC

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. WEST LAUDERDALE VS. GEORGE COUNTY @ VANCLEVE @ QUITMAN @ LONG BEACH @ MOSS POINT @ POPLARVILLE VS. PURVIS VS. FORREST CO AHS @ LAWRENCE COUNTY VS. SUMRALL


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

6A Region 7 cont.

LAWRENCE COUNTY

COUGARS COACH: JAYMIE PALMER

2016 RECORD: 4-8

LC

POPLARVILLE

P

HORNETS COACH: JAY BEECH

2016 RECORD: 12-2

PURVIS

TORNADOES COACH: PERRY WHEAT

2016 RECORD: 9-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/1 7 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. NORTH PIKE VS. BROOKHAVEN @ RALEIGH @ BAY @ FRANKLIN COUNTY VS. COLLINS VS. FORREST COUNTY AHS @ SUMRALL @ PURVIS VS. GREENE COUNTY VS. POPLARVILLE

VS. PICAYUNE VS. PEARL RIVER CENTRAL VS. SEMINARY @ STONE @ HEIDELBERG VS. GREENE COUNTY @ FORREST COUNTY AHS @ SUMRALL VS. PURVIS @ LAWRENCE COUNTY

P

VS. OAK GROVE VS. WEST MARION @ COLUMBIA ACADEMY @ MENDENHALL VS. SEMINARY VS. SUMRALL @ GREENE COUNTY VS. LAWRENCE COUNTY @ POPLARVILLE VS. FORREST CO AHS

REGION 8 SUMRALL

BOBCATS COACH: SHANNON WHITE

2016 RECORD: 5-6

S

BAY

TIGERS COACH: BENJI FOREMAN

2016 RECORD: 2-8

B

EAST CENTRAL

HORNETS COACH: SETH SMITH 2016 RECORD: 8-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. SOUTH JONES VS. WESSON @ SACRED HEART @ ENTERPRISE @ RICHTON VS. PASS CHRISTIAN @ PURVIS VS. LAWRENCE COUNTY VS. POPLARVILLE @ FORREST CO AHS @ GREENE COUNTY

MOSS POINT

TIGERS COACH: EUGENE HARMON

2016 RECORD: 5-6

MP

@ WEST HARRISON @ LUMBERTON VS. LONG BEACH VS. LAWRENCE COUNTY @ SOUTH JONES VS. PASS CHRISTIAN @ ST. STANISLAUS VS. VANCLEVE VS. EAST CENTRAL @ MOSS POINT

PASS CHRISTIAN

PIRATES

COACH: CASEY WITTMAN

2016 RECORD: 5-6

PC

@ BILOXI @ GEORGE COUNTY VS. JEFFERSON DAVIS CO VS. HAZLEHURST VS. MOSS POINT @ PASS CHRISTIAN VS. ST. STANISLAUS @ BAY @ VANCLEVE

ST. STANISLAUS

ROCK-A-CHAWS COACH: JEFF JORDAN 2016 RECORD: 10-2

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/1 7 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. PASCAGOULA @ GAUTIER @ HATTIESBURG VS. WAYNE COUNTY VS. GREENE COUNTY @ EAST CENTRAL @ VANCLEVE VS. PASS CHRISTIAN @ ST. STANISLAUS VS. BAY

VS. LONG BEACH @ LANIER VS. PERRY CENTRAL VS. WEST HARRISON @ SUMRALL @ BAY VS. EAST CENTRAL @ MOSS POINT @ VANCLEVE VS. ST. STANISLAUS

EC

SS

@ BILOXI @ ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL(AL) @ ST. MARTIN VS. PEARL RIVER CENTRAL VS. MAD-RIDGE ACADEMY VS. VANCLEVE VS. BAY @ EAST CENTRAL VS. MOSS POINT @ PASS CHRISTIAN


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

6A Region 8 cont.

VANCLEAVE

BULLDOGS COACH: LAVON CAPERS

2016 RECORD: 1-9

V

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ FORREST CO AHS @ WEST HARRISON VS. GREENE COUNTY @ LONG BEACH VS. PERRY CENTRAL @ ST. STANISLAUS VS. MOSS POINT @ BAY VS. PASS CHRISTIAN VS. EAST CENTRAL

2017 SCHEDULES

4A


3A

BREAKDOWN REGION 1

REGION 2

REGION 3

ALCORN CENTRAL BELMONT BOONEVILLE KOSSUTH MANTACHIE NORTH PONTOTOC

COAHOMA AG HOLLY SPRINGS INDEPENDENCE MS PALMER NORTH PANOLA WATER VALLEY

AMANDA ELZY CHARLESTON HUMPHREYS COUNTY JZ GEORGE RULEVILLE CENTRAL YAZOO COUNTY

REGION 4

REGION 5

REGION 6

ABERDEEN CHOCTAW COUNTY HATLEY HOUSTON NETTLETON SOUTH PONTOTOC

CHOCTAW CENTRAL FOREST KEMPER COUNTY MORTON SOUTHEAST LAUDERDALE

CRYSTAL SPRINGS MAGEE MCLAURIN RALEIGH ST. ANDREWS VELMA JACKSON

REGION 7

REGION 8

FRANKLIN HAZLEHURST JEFFERSON COUNTY PORT GIBSON WILKINSON COUNTY

COLUMBIA JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY SEMINARY TYLERTOWN WEST MARION WESSON

2016 CHAMPION: KEMPER COUNTY

SES PREDICTIONS 2017 CHAMPION: HOUSTON PLAYER OF THE YEAR: KJ JEFFERSON | NORTH PANOLA COACH OF THE YEAR: TY HARDIN | HOUSTON TOUGHEST PLACE TO PLAY: NORTH PONTOTOC BEST UNIFORM: INDEPENDENCE GAMES OF THE YEAR: 9/29 NORTH PANOLA @ INDEPENDENCE 10/6 JDC @ WEST MARION 10/20 HOUSTON @ ABERDEEN


TEAM PREVIEW

TEAM PREVIEW HOUSTON

HILLTOPPERS

COACH: TY HARDIN 2016 RECORD: 8-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/26

VS. PONTOTOC @ CALHOUN CITY @ NEW HOPE @ ITAWAMBA AHS VS. AMORY @ CHOCTAW COUNTY VS. HATLEY VS. SOUTH PONTOTOC @ ABERDEEN VS. NETTLETON

JEFFERSON DAVIS CO.

JAGUARS

COACH: LANCE MANCUSO

PLAYERS TO WATCH Trace Clopton Offensive Line, 2018

Jeffery Johnson Defensive Line, 2018

Jermaurian Jones Defensive Back, 2018

2016 RECORD: NA

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ HARRISON CENTRAL VS. COLLINS @ WAYNE COUNTY @ EAST CENTRAL VS. NATCHEZ @ FRANKLIN COUNTY VS. TYLERTOWN @ WEST MARION VS. COLUMBIA @ SEMINARY VS. WESSON

PLAYERS TO WATCH Malik Shorts Athlete, 2018

Ronald Baker Athlete, 2018

Radonte Womack

NOTES

Athlete, 2018 An 8-4 record in 2016 appears to be just the start of what coach Tommy Clopton’s group can be this season. Plenty of talent returns on both sides following last season’s playoff appearance. The team’s leading rusher a season ago, Damarrell Leggett, returns this season. He rushed for nearly 1,200 yards, averaged over seven yards per tote and scored 19 total touchdowns in 2016.

107.7 Yards per game is what Leggett averaged on the ground in 2016. If he can bring that consistency behind a strong offensive line again in 2017, look out for Brookhaven.

NOTES

The top five leading tacklers from last year’s squad also return. That includes Jeffery Johnson, who led the Panthers with nine sacks.

2 The number of three-game winning streaks Brookhaven recorded last season. The Panthers proved they can get rolling and will look to maintain an even longer streak this fall.

The new Jaguars program is sure to be a contender this season as it will be combined roster from the old Bassfield and Prentiss high teams. JDC begins the season as the #2 team in 3A Each program was built off of two-way players and the new combined roster might be filled with more of those any program in the state. The three impact players certainly have specialties, but their best asset is their versatility. Lance Mancuso was previously the head coach at Bassfield. He will be the new head football coach and athletic director at JDC.

4 The Bassfield Yellowjackets had won four of the last five 2A titles.

928 Ronald Baker was on the receiving end of 928 of Prentiss’s 1,317 passing yards in 2016. Baker also picked off four passes on defense.


TEAM PREVIEW CHARLESTON

TEAM PREVIEW RALEIGH

TIGERS

LIONS

COACH: CHAD COLLUMS

2016 RECORD: 13-2

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ MIZE VS. TAYLORSVILLE VS. LAWRENCE COUNTY VS. WEST MARION @ SEMINARY VS. MENDENHALL @ CRYSTAL SPRINGS VS. MAGEE @ MCLAURIN @ ST. ANDREWS VS. VELMA JACKSON

COACH: SCOTT MARTIN

PLAYERS TO WATCH Kris Moncrief (SR) (RB)

Chris Mathis (JR) (DB)

Garrett Bradshaw (JR) (LB)

2016 RECORD: 13-3

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ WEST BOLIVAR VS. LAFAYETTE VS. HORN LAKE @ SENATOBIA @ WEST TALLAHATCHIE @ EUPORA VS. AMANDA ELZY @ J.Z. GEORGE VS. RULEVILLE CENTRAL @ HUMPHREYS COUNTY VS. YAZOO COUNTY

PLAYERS TO WATCH Fred Hervey (SR) (RB)

Deantre Prince (JR) (WR)

Bo Curtis

NOTES

(SR) (DL) The Lions lit up scoreboards all over the state last season with 652 total points scored, the fourth most in the state. Kris Moncrief, brother of Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Donte Moncrief, returns as one of the state’s best running backs going into this season.

NOTES

Raleigh lost a lot of key players on defense, but have a solid group to back them up.

The Tigers are once again among the favorites to win 3A. They will look to make the fourth time the charm this season, led by a talented group on offense. Fred Hervey will be one to watch on both sides of the ball. Hervey had 411 yards rushing offensively and 47 tackles defensively. Bo Curtis returns after getting 11.5 sacks last year at defensive end.

1,951 amount of rushing yards Kris Moncrief had in 2016

13 wins in 2016, best in school history

49

8

consecutive region wins dating back to 2007.

consecutive 10+ win seasons


TEAM PREVIEW NORTH PANOLA

COUGARS

TEAM PREVIEW KEMPER COUNTY

WILDCATS

COACH:CARL DIFFIE

2016 RECORD: 10-3

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. COAHOMA COUNTY VS. ROSA FORT @ LAFAYETTE @ GENTRY VS. MITCHELL(TN) @ INDEPENDENCE VS. COAHOMA AHS VS. HOLLY SPRINGS @ M.S. PALMER @ WATER VALLEY

COACH: JOSHUA PULPHUS

PLAYERS TO WATCH Kenneth Jefferson QB, 2019

Lavonta Towns RB/LB, 2018

Jamarvis Echols WR/LB, 2018

2016 RECORD: 15-1

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ NE LAUDERDALE VS. QUITMAN VS. LOUISVILLE @ PHILADELPHIA VS. WEST LAUDERDALE VS. WILKINSON COUNTY @ MORTON VS. CHOCTAW CENTRAL @

SE LAUDERDALE

VS. FOREST

PLAYERS TO WATCH Rondarius Gowdy (SR) (RB)

Quondarius Bohannon (SR) (WR)

Trajan Tanksley

NOTES

(SR) (DL)

Kemper County won the school’s first state championship last season with a lethal passing attack and a stout secondary. The Wildcats loose two 1,000+ rushers but do return another solid running back in Rondaruis Gowdy, who rushed for 608 yards and nine scores last season.

NOTES

A solid defensive line is in place with Trajan Tanksley, Dorsey Bourrage, Quadrekis Clemons, and Christopher Little. Look for them to get in the backfield often this season.

North Panola has made the postseason the past five seasons. The Cougars went 10-3 last season and advanced to the 2nd round of the playoffs. Carl Diffee is entering his second season at North Panola.

10 wins last season.

2,986 total yards from Kenneth Jefferson

15

569

wins in a row after falling to Columbus on opening weekend

points scored by the Wildcats last season, most of any team in 3A


TEAM PREVIEW INDEPENDENCE

WILDCATS

TEAM PREVIEW HAZLEHURST

INDIANS

COACH: RICHARD RUSSO

2016 RECORD: 8-5

2017 SCHEDULE

@ KOSSUTH VS. NORTH PT. CHRISTIAN VS. SENATOBIA @ BYHALIA VS. NORTH PONTOTOC @ STRAYHORN VS. NORTH PANOLA @ HOLLY SPRINGS VS. M.S. PALMER VS. WATER VALLEY @ COAHOMA AHS

Zarius Johnson (SR) (LB)

James Rogers (SO) (ATH)

Antavius Nelson (SR) (DL)

COACH: TODD MCDANIEL

2016 RECORD: 12-1

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

NOTES

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

PLAYERS TO WATCH

VS. CANTON VS. MCCOMB @ CRYSTAL SPRINGS VS. CALLAWAY @ EAST CENTRAL @ FORREST COUNTY AHS VS. FRANKLIN COUNTY @ WILKINSON COUNTY VS. JEFFERSON CO VS. PORT GIBSON

After an appearance in the 3A South semifinals in 2016, Todd McDaniel’s bunch should be considered one of the serious contenders to win 3A this season. A surplus of playmakers return on bot sides of the ball. In addition to the guys listed already, Quetarious West should also be considered in the group of top players on the roster. He’s a menace off the edge on defense.

NOTES

Despite ending the 2016 campaign with a loss, expect the 12-game winning streak prior to give the Indians confidence this fall.

After starting the season 0-3, the Wildcats won seven in a row and earned a second consecutive playoff birth. The Wildcats have a lot of inexperience on the offensive side of the ball, but look for sophomore standout James Rogers to rack up a lot of yards in 2017. Senior linebacker Zarius Johnson should be the leader on the defensive side of the ball after getting 102 tackles and 7.5 sacks last year.

PLAYERS TO WATCH Quamead Stewart Quarterback, 2018

8 wins in 2016, most wins since 1992

rushing yards per game last season

seven of 13 games last season Hazlehurst scored at least 40 points

Tim Steward Athlete, 2018

Wykeen Craft

263.5

40

Athlete, 2018

10.4 The number of points allowed per game in the Indians’ 12 wins a season ago. They allowed 42 in their only loss to Raleigh


TEAM PREVIEW BOONEVILLE

BLUE DEVILS

TEAM PREVIEW NORTH PONTOTOC

VIKINGS

COACH: MIKE MATTOX

2016 RECORD: 7-4

COACH: ANDY CROTWELL

PLAYERS TO WATCH

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. MOOREVILLE VS. BALDWYN @ NETTLETON @ SALTILLO VS. TISHOMINGO COUNTY VS. KOSSUTH @ ALCORN CENTRAL @ NORTH PONTOTOC VS. MANTACHIE @ BELMONT

Austin Williams (JR) (LB)

Mason Foster (SR) (LB)

Dallas Gamble (JR) (ATH)

2016 RECORD: 10-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ SALTILLO @ MOOREVILLE VS. OKOLONA VS. SOUTH PONTOTOC @ INDEPENDENCE @ BALDWYN VS. BELMONT @ KOSSUTH VS. BOONEVILLE VS. ALCORN CENTRAL @ MANTACHIE

PLAYERS TO WATCH Clark Mills Quarterback, 2018

Brendon Fields Receiver, 2019

Corley Hooper

After a hot 7-1 start, the Blue Devils lost three of their last four games including a 41-12 first round playoff loss to Independence. Do-it-all athlete Dallas Gamble enters his junior year having 680 total yards last year The Blue Devils return a lot of experience on the defensive side of the ball, especially in the secondary

15 consecutive years in the playoffs

8 yards Dallas Gamble has last season per carry

NOTES

NOTES

Linebacker, 2019

Andy Crotwell was the architect of a very high-powered offense at Caledonia, takes over this fall for Brian Sutton. The fit seems just right considering Clark Mills’s skillset at the quarterback spot. Replacing do-it-all superstar Zay Cullens will be a challenge on both sides of the ball, but expect it to be done by committee on the offensive side, with a group of returning playmakers. The Vikings roster is positioned well to make them contenders in the newly-realigned region 1-3A. Booneville and Kossuth should also contending for the division crown.

391.2 Total yards per game for the Viking offense in 2016, with 214.1 on the ground and 177.1 through the air.

31 The number of touchdowns Clark Mills threw in 2016, and also the number his new coach’s quarterback, Spencer Unruh, threw for at Caledonia last season. As previously noted, this appears to be a great fit.


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

3A - REGION 1 ALCORN CENTRAL

BEARS

COACH: BRANDON CHERRY

2016 RECORD: 3-8

AC

BELMONT

CARDINALS COACH: JASON COKER

2016 RECORD: 3-8

B

BOONEVILLE

BLUE DEVILS COACH: MIKE MATTOX

2016 RECORD: 7-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. TISHOMINGO COUNTY @ MIDDLETON(TN) VS. THRASHER VS. HATLEY @ EAST UNION @ NEW SITE @ MANTACHIE VS. BOONEVILLE VS. BELMONT @ NORTH PONTOTOC VS. KOSSUTH

KOSSUTH

AGGIES COACH: BRIAN KELLY

2016 RECORD: 11-2

K

VS. SMITHVILLE VS. SOUTH PONTOTOC VS. TISHOMINGO COUNTY @ MOOREVILLE @ RED BAY(AL) @ NORTH PONTOTOC VS. MANTACHIE @ ALCORN CENTRAL @ KOSSUTH VS. BOONEVILLE

MANTACHIE

MUSTANGS COACH: T.J. SEAGO

2015 RECORD: 8-4

M

VS. MOOREVILLE VS. BALDWYN @ NETTLETON @ SALTILLO VS. TISHOMINGO COUNTY VS. KOSSUTH @ ALCORN CENTRAL @ NORTH PONTOTOC VS. MANTACHIE @ BELMONT

NORTH PONTOTOC

VIKINGS

COACH: ANDY CROTWELL

2016 RECORD: 10-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. INDEPENDENCE @ RIPLEY VS. BALDWYN @ TISHOMINGO COUNTY VS. NEW ALBANY VS. CORINTH @ BOONEVILLE VS. NORTH PONTOTOC @ MANTACHIE VS. BELMONT @ ALCORN CENTRAL

@ NETTLTON VS. HOLLY SPRINGS VS. MOOREVILLE @ NEW SITE VS. HATLEY @ MACON RD BAPTIST(TN) VS. ALCORN CENTRAL @ BELMONT VS. KOSSUTH @ BOONEVILLE VS. NORTH PONTOTOC

B

NP

@ SALTILLO @ MOOREVILLE VS. OKOLONA VS. SOUTH PONTOTOC @ INDEPENDENCE @ BALDWYN VS. BELMONT @ KOSSUTH VS. BOONEVILLE VS. ALCORN CENTRAL @ MANTACHIE

REGION 2 COAHOMA AHS

TIGERS COACH: JEREMIAH BRASSELL

2016 RECORD: 0-10

CA

HOLLY SPRINGS

HAWKS

COACH: DONALD DEANS

2016 RECORD: 1-10

HS

INDEPENDENCE

WILDCATS COACH: RICHARD RUSSO

2016 RECORD: 8-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ SIMMONS VS. STRAYHORN @ WEST TALLAHATCHIE @ COAHOMA COUNTY VS. ROSA FORT VS. WEST BOLIVAR VS. M.S. PALMER @ NORTH PANOLA @ WATER VALLEY VS. HOLLY SPRINGS VS. INDEPENDENCE

VS. BYHALIA @ MANTACHIE VS. ASHLAND @ STRAYHORN VS. J.Z. GEORGE @ TISHOMINGO COUNTY @ WATER VALLEY VS. INDEPENDENCE @ NORTH PANOLA @ COAHOMA AHS VS. M.S. PALMER

I

@ KOSSUTH VS. NORTH PT. CHRISTIAN VS. SENATOBIA @ BYHALIA VS. NORTH PONTOTOC @ STRAYHORN VS. NORTH PANOLA @ HOLLY SPRINGS VS. M.S. PALMER VS. WATER VALLEY @ COAHOMA AHS


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

M.S. PALMER

DRAGONS COACH: BILLY FIELDS

2016 RECORD: 6-6

P

NORTH PANOLA

COUGARS COACH:CARL DIFFIE

2016 RECORD: 10-3

NP

WATER VALLEY

WV

BLUE DEVILS COACH: BRAD EMBRY

2015 RECORD: 7-6

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. MIDDLE COLLEGE(TN) VS. WEST BOLIVAR @ HOLMES CENTRAL VS. AMANDA ELZY @ ROSA FORT @ COAHOMA AHS VS. WATER VALLEY @ INDEPENDENCE VS. NORTH PANOLA @ HOLLY SPRINGS

VS. COAHOMA COUNTY VS. ROSA FORT @ LAFAYETTE @ GENTRY VS. MITCHELL(TN) @ INDEPENDENCE VS. COAHOMA AHS VS. HOLLY SPRINGS @ M.S. PALMER @ WATER VALLEY

@ EUPORA VS. COFFEEVILLE VS. J.Z. GEORGE VS. BRUCE @ CALHOUN CITY @ WINONA VS. HOLLY SPRINGS @ M.S. PALMER VS. COAHOMA AHS @ INDEPENDENCE VS. NORTH PANOLA

REGION 3 AMANDA ELZY

PANTHERS COACH: ANDREW DAVIS

2016 RECORD: 1-9

AE

CHARLESTON

TIGERS COACH: SCOTT MARTIN

2016 RECORD: 13-3

C

HUMPHREYS CO.

COWBOYS COACH: HOMER BODY

2016 RECORD: 5-6

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. LELAND VS. LEFLORE COUNTY @ O’BANNON @ M.S. PALMER VS. GREENWOOD VS. YAZOO CITY @ CHARLESTON VS. HUMPHREYS COUNTY @ YAZOO COUNTY @ RULEVILLE CENTRAL VS. J.Z. GEORGE

J.Z. GEORGE

JAGUARS COACH: BEN BURTON

JZG

2015 RECORD: 5-8

@ WEST BOLIVAR VS. LAFAYETTE VS. HORN LAKE @ SENATOBIA @ WEST TALLAHATCHIE @ EUPORA VS. AMANDA ELZY @ J.Z. GEORGE VS. RULEVILLE CENTRAL @ HUMPHREYS COUNTY VS. YAZOO COUNTY

RULEVILLE CENTRAL

TIGERS

COACH: MARIO LANE

2016 RECORD: 5-7

R

@ SOUTH DELTA VS. YAZOO CITY @ LELAND VS. LEFLORE COUNTY VS. GENTRY VS. YAZOO COUNTY @ AMANDA ELZY VS. J.Z. GEORGE VS. CHARLESTON @ RULEVILLE CENTRAL

YAZOO COUNTY

PANTHERS COACH: ROBERT DOBBS

2016 RECORD: 7-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ OKOLONA VS. NOXAPATER @ WATER VALLEY VS. WINONA @ HOLLY SPRINGS VS. EAST WEBSTER @ RULEVILLE CENTRAL VS. CHARLESTON @ HUMPHREYS COUNTY VS. YAZOO COUNTY @ AMANDA ELZY

VS. PHILADELPHIA @ BROAD STREET VS. GENTRY VS. O’BANNON @ LEFLORE COUNTY VS. J.Z. GEORGE @ YAZOO COUNTY @ CHARLESTON VS. AMANDA ELZY VS. HUMPHREYS COUNTY

HC

YC

@ MURRAH VS. GERMANTOWN @ YAZOO CITY VS. VELMA JACKSON VS. RAYMOND @ HUMPHREYS COUNTY VS. RULEVILLE CENTRAL VS. AMANDA ELZY @ J.Z. GEORGE @ CHARLESTON


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

REGION 4 ABERDEEN

A

BULLDOGS COACH: ERIC SPANN

2016 RECORD: 3-9

CHOCTAW COUNTY

CHARGERS COACH: BEN ASHLEY

2016 RECORD: 5-6

CC

HATLEY

TIGERS COACH: KEN ADAMS

2016 RECORD: 4-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/17 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. BRUCE VS. CALEDONIA @ AMORY @ PONTOTOC VS. NEW HOPE @ ITAWAMBA AHS VS. NETTLETON @ CHOCTAW COUNTY @ HATLEY VS. HOUSTON VS. SOUTH PONTOTOC

HOUSTON

H

HILLTOPPERS COACH: TY HARDIN 2016 RECORD: 8-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/26

VS. PONTOTOC @ CALHOUN CITY @ NEW HOPE @ ITAWAMBA AHS VS. AMORY @ CHOCTAW COUNTY VS. HATLEY VS. SOUTH PONTOTOC @ ABERDEEN VS. NETTLETON

@ EAST WEBSTER VS. WINONA @ CHOCTAW CENTRAL @ CALEDONIA VS. EUPORA VS. HOUSTON VS. ABERDEEN @ NETTLETON @ SOUTH PONTOTOC VS. HATLEY

NETTLETON

TIGERS COACH: KEN TOPPS

2016 RECORD: 1-8

N

VS. NANIH WAIYA @ SMITHVILLE VS. HAMILTON @ ALCORN CENTRAL @ MANTACHIE VS. HOULKA @ SOUTH PONTOTOC @ HOUSTON VS. ABERDEEN VS. NETTLETON @ CHOCTAW COUNTY

SOUTH PONTOTOC

COUGARS COACH:MICHAEL BRADLEY

2015 RECORD: 7-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/1 7 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. MANTACHIE @ HAMILTON VS. BOONEVILLE VS. BALDWYN @ AMORY @ ABERDEEN VS. SOUTH PONTOTOC VS. CHOCTAW COUNTY @ HATLEY @ HOUSTON

H

SP

VS. VARDAMAN @ BELMONT VS. EAST UNION @ NORTH PONTOTOC @ BRUCE VS. MOOREVILLE VS. HATLEY @ NETTLETON @ HOUSTON VS. CHOCTAW COUNTY @ ABERDEEN

REGION 5 CHOCTAW CENTRAL

WARRIORS COACH: ANTHONY THAMES

2016 RECORD: 0-10

CC

FOREST

BEARCATS COACH: JONATHAN WORRELL

2016 RECORD: 9-4

F

KEMPER COUNTY

WILDCATS

COACH: JOSHUA PULPHUS

2016 RECORD: 15-1

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/21 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ UNION VS. CHEROKEE(NC) VS. CHOCTAW COUNTY @ NEWTON @ LAKE VS. PHILADELPHIA @ FOREST VS. MORTON @ KEMPER COUNTY VS. SE LAUDERDALE

VS. NEW HOPE @ KOSCIUSKO VS. JACKSON PREP @ RIDGELAND @ FLORENCE VS. LEAKE CENTRAL VS. CHOCTAW CENTRAL @ SE LAUDERDALE VS. LOUISVILLE VS. MORTON @ KEMPER COUNTY

KC

@ NE LAUDERDALE VS. QUITMAN VS. LOUISVILLE @ PHILADELPHIA VS. WEST LAUDERDALE VS. WILKINSON COUNTY @ MORTON VS. CHOCTAW CENTRAL @ SE LAUDERDALE VS. FOREST


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

MORTON

PANTHERS COACH: TY WEEMS

2016 RECORD: 8-4

M

SOUTHEAST LAUDERDALE

TIGERS

COACH: CHARLES BLACK

2016 RECORD: 6-6

SL

REGION 6 CRYSTAL SPRINGS

TIGERS

COACH: TIM MCNAIR

2016 RECORD: 2-10

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. LANIER VS. SCOTT CENTRAL @ BAY SPRINGS VS. RAYMOND @ COLLINS VS. PELAHATCHIE VS. KEMPER COUNTY @ CHOCTAW CENTRAL VS. SE LAUDERDALE @ FOREST @ KOSCIUSKO

MAGEE

TROJANS COACH: TOM COATS

2016 RECORD: 6-5

M

VS. QUITMAN VS. HEIDELBERG VS. NE LAUDERDALE @ NEWTON COUNTY @ SCOTT CENTRAL @ WEST LAUDERDALE @ PHILADELPHIA VS. FOREST @ MORTON VS. KEMPER COUNTY @ CHOCTAW CENTRAL

MCLAURIN

TIGERS COACH: SID WHEATLEY

2016 RECORD: 0-11

M

@ WESSON VS. FLORENCE VS. HAZLEHURST VS. YAZOO CITY @ AMITE COUNTY @ RAYMOND VS. RALEIGH @ MCLAURIN VS. VELMA JACKSON VS. MAGEE @ ST. ANDREW’S

RALEIGH

LIONS COACH: CHAD COLLUMS

2016 RECORD: 13-2

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. JEFFERSON COUNTY VS. NORTH FORREST @ MENDENHALL @ COLLINS VS. NEWTON @ LANIER VS. VELMA JACKSON @ RALEIGH VS. ST. ANDREW’S @ CRYSTAL SPRINGS VS. MCLAURIN

@ BOGUE CHITTO VS. LOYD STAR @ SEBASTOPOL @ RICHLAND VS. ENTERPRISE VS. PUCKETT @ ST. ANDREW’S VS. CRYSTAL SPRINGS VS. RALEIGH @ VELMA JACKSON @ MAGEE

CS

R

@ MIZE VS. TAYLORSVILLE VS. LAWRENCE COUNTY VS. WEST MARION @ SEMINARY VS. MENDENHALL @ CRYSTAL SPRINGS VS. MAGEE @ MCLAURIN @ ST. ANDREWS VS. VELMA JACKSON

REGION 7 ST. ANDREWS

SAINTS

COACH: JOHNNY NICHOLS

2016 RECORD: 4-6

SA

VELMA JACKSON

FALCONS COACH: BERNARD EUELL

2016 RECORD: 12-2

VJ

FRANKLIN COUNTY

BULLDOGS COACH: TREY WOODARD

2016 RECORD: 5-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/27

@ RIVERSIDE @ PISGAH VS. ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC @ MIZE VS. HARTFIELD ACADEMY VS. MCLAURIN @ VELMA JACKSON @ MAGEE VS. RALEIGH VS. CRYSTAL SPRINGS

VS. RIDGELAND @ CANTON VS. PROVINE @ YAZOO COUNTY @ LEAKE CENTRAL @ MAGEE VS. ST. ANDREW’S @ CRYSTAL SPRINGS VS. MCLAURIN @ RALEIGH

FC

VS. SOUTH PIKE @ SEMINARY @ NORTH PIKE @ LUMBERTON VS. LAWRENCE COUNTY VS. JEFFERSON DAVIS CO @ WILKINSON COUNTY VS. HAZLEHURST VS. PORT GIBSON @ JEFFERSON COUNTY


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

3A Region 7 cont.

HAZLEHURST

INDIANS COACH: TODD MCDANIEL

2016 RECORD: 12-1

H

JEFFERSON COUNTY

TIGERS

COACH: JAMES HERRINGTON

2016 RECORD: 3-8

JC

PORT GIBSON

PG

BLUE WAVES COACH: HARRY BROWN

2016 RECORD: 3-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/20 10/27

VS. CANTON VS. MCCOMB @ CRYSTAL SPRINGS VS. CALLAWAY @ EAST CENTRAL @ FORREST COUNTY AHS VS. FRANKLIN COUNTY @ WILKINSON COUNTY VS. JEFFERSON CO VS. PORT GIBSON

@ MAGEE @ NATCHEZ VS. AMITE COUNTY VS. SOUTH DELTA VS. TERRY @ PORT GIBSON VS. WILKINSON COUNTY @ HAZLEHURST VS. FRANKLIN COUNTY

@ MCCOMB VS. GENTRY @ NATCHEZ VS. TERRY @ YAZOO CITY VS. AMITE COUNTY VS. JEFFERSON COUNTY @ FRANKLIN COUNTY VS. WILKINSON COUNTY @ HAZLEHURST

REGION 8 WILKINSON COUNTY

WILDCATS COACH: KENNETH BROWN

2016 RECORD: 8-5

WC

COLUMBIA

WILDCATS COACH: JAMES HARVEY

2016 RECORD: 1-8

C

JEFFERSON DAVIS CO.

JAGUARS

COACH: LANCE MANCUSO

2016 RECORD: NA

JDC

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/19 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. NATCHEZ @ AMITE COUNTY @ HEIDELBERG VS. ST. CHARLES(LA) @ KEMPER COUNTY VS. FRANKLIN COUNTY @ JEFFERSON COUNTY VS. HAZLEHURST @ PORT GIBSON

SEMINARY

BULLDOGS COACH: BRIAN RIALS

2016 RECORD: 10-4

S

VS. RICHTON @ EAST MARION @ NORTH FORREST @ PERRY CENTRAL VS. TAYLORSVILLE VS. WESSON @ TYLERTOWN @ JEFFERSON DAVIS CO VS. WEST MARION VS. SEMINARY

TYLERTOWN

CHIEFS COACH: OSBORNE HOLMES

2016 RECORD: 11-1

T

@ HARRISON CENTRAL VS. COLLINS @ WAYNE COUNTY @ EAST CENTRAL VS. NATCHEZ @ FRANKLIN COUNTY VS. TYLERTOWN @ WEST MARION VS. COLUMBIA @ SEMINARY VS. WESSON

WEST MARION

TROJANS COACH: BRAD DUNCAN

2016 RECORD: 8-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/19 10/27

VS. COLLINS VS. FRANKLIN COUNTY @ POPLARVILLE @ TAYLORSVILLE VS. RALEIGH @ PURVIS VS. WEST MARION @ WESSON @ TYLERTOWN VS. JEFFERSON DAVIS CO @ COLUMBIA

VS. D’IBERVILLE @ ST. MARTIN @ MCCOMB @ NORTH PIKE VS. SOUTH PIKE VS. FRANKLINTON(LA) @ JEFFERSON DAVIS CO VS. COLUMBIA VS. SEMINARY @ WESSON @ WEST MARION

WM

@ PRES CHRISTIAN @ PURVIS VS. EAST MARION @ RALEIGH VS. FORREST CO AHS VS. COLUMBIA ACADEMY @ SEMINARY VS. JEFFERSON DAVIS CO VS. WESSON @ COLUMBIA VS. TYLERTOWN


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

WESSON

COBRAS COACH: JEREMY LOY

2016 RECORD: 5-6

W

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. CRYSTAL SPRINGS @ SUMRALL VS. BOGUE CHITTO @ LOYD STAR @ RICHLAND VS. MIZE @ COLUMBIA VS. SEMINARY @ WEST MARION VS. TYLERTOWN @ JEFFERSON DAVIS CO

2017 SCHEDULES

3A


2A

BREAKDOWN REGION 3

REGION 6

COAHOMA COUNTY GREENVILLE O’BANNON LELAND RIVERSIDE SOUTH DELTA WEST BOLIVAR WEST TALLAHATCHIE

MADISON ST. JOSEPH MIZE PELAHATCHIE PISGAH PUCKETT

REGION 1

REGION 4

REGION 7

BALDWYN BRUCE EAST UNION STRAYHORN WALNUT

LAKE NEWTON PHILADELPHIA SCOTT CENTRAL UNION

AMITE COUNTY BOGUE CHITTO ENTERPRISE-LINCOLN LOYD STAR WEST LINCOLN

REGION 2

REGION 5

REGION 8

CALHOUN CITY EAST WEBSTER EUPORA LEFLORE COUNTY WINONA

BAY SPRINGS CLARKDALE ENTERPRISE-CLARKE HEIDELBERG TAYLORSVILLE

COLLINS NORTH FORREST PERRY CENTRAL RICHTON ST. PATRICK

2016 CHAMPION: CALHOUN CITY WILDCATS

SES PREDICTIONS 2017 CHAMPION: CALHOUN CITY WILDCATS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: JO JO GRAY (CALHOUN CITY) COACH OF THE YEAR: PERRY LILES (CALHOUN CITY) TOUGHEST PLACE TO PLAY: CALHOUN CITY BEST UNIFORM: EAST WEBSTER GAMES OF THE YEAR: 10/6—CALHOUN CITY @ EAST WEBSTER 8/25—PHILADELPHIA @ BAY SPRINGS 10/20—UNION @ NEWTON


TEAM PREVIEW CALHOUN CITY

WILDCATS

TEAM PREVIEW PHILADELPHIA

TORNADOES

COACH: PERRY LILES

2016 RECORD: 15-1

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 @ COFFEEVILLE 8/25 VS. HOUSTON 9/1 @ RIPLEY 9/8 VS. WEST BOLIVAR 9/15 VS. WATER VALLEY 9/22 @ BRUCE 9/29 OPEN 10/6 @ EAST WEBSTER 10/13 VS. WINONA 10/20 @ LEFLORE COUNTY 10/27 VS. EUPORA

COACH: TEDDY DYESS

PLAYERS TO WATCH Jo Jo Gray QB, 2018

Keshun Parker RB/LB, 2018

Treshone Cooper RB/DB, 2018

2016 RECORD: 7-5

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/21 9/29 10/6 10/12 10/20 10/27

@ RULEVILLE @ BAY SPRINGS @ NESHOBA CENTRAL VS. KEMPER COUNTY VS. QUITMAN @ CHOCTAW CENTRAL VS. SE LAUDERDALE VS. NEWTON @ UNION VS. LAKE @ SCOTT CENTRAL

PLAYERS TO WATCH Courtney Smith (SR) (RB)

Chris Griffin (SR) (DL)

Jz’Markeyus Hobbs

NOTES

(SR) (DB) Calhoun City won their second state title in school history last season in a 22-8 win over Bay Springs. Since 2013, the Wildcats have a record of 50-10 and have made the state championship three times.

NOTES

Calhoun City scored 85 touchdowns as a team in 2016.

886 rushing yards by quarterback Jo Jo Gray last season.

19 rushing touchdowns by Keshun Parker in 2016.

The Tornadoes will have to overcome depth issues, but they should be explosive with almost every starter returning from a year ago. The running game should be strong again with Courtney Griffin and a couple other solid running backs behind him. Jz’Markeyus Hobbs leads what should be a solid secondary in 2017, Hobbs had six interceptions last year

10 returning players on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball.

1,248 amount of rushing yards Courtney Griffin had in 2016


TEAM PREVIEW

TEAM PREVIEW BRUCE

EAST WEBSTER

WOLVERINES

TROJANS

COACH: CLINT FAUST

2016 RECORD:4-8

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ ABERDEEN @ VARDAMAN VS. COFFEEVILLE @ WATER VALLEY VS. SOUTH PONTOTOC VS. CALHOUN CITY @ EAST UNION @ BALDWYN @ STRAYHORN

VS. FALKNER VS. WALNUT

COACH: RON PRICE

PLAYERS TO WATCH Trent Hall QB, 2018

Stone Lindley RB/LB, 2018

Jared Adams WR/LB, 2018

2016 RECORD: 11-3

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 VS. CHOCTAW COUNTY 8/25 @ OKOLONA 9/1 VS. SMITHVILLE 9/8 @ STARKVILLE ACADEMY 9/15 VS. STRAYHORN 9/22 @ J.Z. GEORGE 9/29 @ EUPORA 10/6 VS. CALHOUN CITY 10/13 OPEN 10/20 @ WINONA 10/27 VS. LEFLORE COUNTY

PLAYERS TO WATCH Charlie Brand QB, 2018

Isaac Patterson WR/DB, 2018

Cole Morgan

Clint Faust is in his first role as a head coach this season. Faust has previously worked at Water Valley and Itawamba AHS. The Trojans missed the playoffs in 2015 but returned in 2016 after a last-week win over the Okolona Chieftains. The Trojans are replacing a lot of talent from their 2016 roster, including linebacker Walt Maddox and running backs Lemarcus Echols and Jordan Glaspie. Young athletes will go a long way in determining Bruce’s fate this season.

19 number of seniors graduated from last year’s team.

2,067 number of rushing yards the Trojans had in 2016.

NOTES

NOTES

DE, 2018

The Wolverines’ head coach Ron Price is in his first season with the program. East Webster has made the playoffs the last three seasons, including 2015 when they were 2A North Champions. Since 2014, the Wolverines have gone 37-9.

56 total touchdowns scored in 2016.

10 number of players graduated off of last season’s team.


TEAM PREVIEW

TEAM PREVIEW EAST UNION

NEWTON

TIGERS

URCHINS

COACH: KEVIN WALTON

2016 RECORD: 8-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/19 10/27

VS. FALKNER @ ASHLAND @ SOUTH PONTOTOC VS. MOOREVILLE VS. ALCORN CENTRAL @ NEW ALBANY VS. BRUCE @ WALNUT VS. NEW SITE VS. BALDWYN @ STRAYHORN

COACH: RYAN SMITH

PLAYERS TO WATCH Joel Wilkinson RB, 2019

Cade Bell QB, 2019

Cole Wooten DT, 2019

2016 RECORD: 7-4

2017 SCHEDULE @ MADISON ST. JOSEPH 8/18 @ EUPORA 8/25 VS. LAMAR SCHOOL 9/1 VS. CHOCTAW CENTRAL 9/8 @ MAGEE 9/15 OPEN 9/22 VS. SCOTT CENTRAL 9/29 @ PHILADELPHIA 10/6 @ BAY SPRINGS 10/13 VS. UNION 10/20 @ LAKE 10/27

PLAYERS TO WATCH Trevion Hillie QB, 2019

Zackariah Johnson WR, 2018

Sirvares Snow

East Union has made the playoffs the last two seasons. East Union is the only school in the state with the “Urchins” mascot. The Urchins are located in Blue Springs, Mississippi.

NOTES

NOTES

RB/CB, 2018

2,443 rushing yards from Joel Wilkinson

11 interceptions by defense in 2016

Before last season, the Tigers had not made the playoffs since 2013. Newton has made the postseason 17 times in school history. The Tigers’ lone undefeated regular season came in 1986.

1,818 passing yards from Trevion Hillie last season.

10 interceptions forced by defense in 2016.


TEAM PREVIEW

TEAM PREVIEW PISGAH

BAY SPRINGS

BULLDOGS

DRAGONS

COACH: MICHAEL GRANBERRY

2016 RECORD: 9-3

COACH: DAN BRADY

PLAYERS TO WATCH

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. HARTFIELD ACADEMY @ RICHLAND VS. ST. ANDREW’S @ LAKE VS. WEST LINCOLN @ LOYD STAR VS. PUCKETT @ BOGUE CHITTO @ PELAHATCHIE VS. MIZE @ MADISON ST. JOSEPH

Don Ragsdale RB/DB, 2018

Noah Thweatt RB/DB, 2018

Jeffery Cole RB/DB, 2018

2016 RECORD: 12-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/1 7 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/28 10/6 10/12 10/20 10/26

VS. STRINGER VS. PHILADELPHIA VS. MORTON @ WEST JONES @ NORTHEAST JONES VS. QUITMAN VS. TAYLORSVILLE @ CLARKDALE VS. NEWTON @ ENTERPRISE-CLARKE VS. HEIDELBERG

PLAYERS TO WATCH Dominick Myers LB, 2019

Derrien Lee DB, 2019

Anson Windham

The Dragons have 25 losing seasons in the playoff-era (since 1981), but have recently righted the ship, making the postseason each of the last four years. The Dragons have two division titles in school history (2014, 2016). Pisgah is located in Sandhill, Mississippi.

3.081 rushing yards from Don Ragsdale last season

366.8

NOTES

NOTES

RB/LB, 2019

The Bulldogs have been state runner-up three times, including last season. Two of Bay Springs’ state championship apppearances (1989, 2016) were against Calhoun City. • The Bulldogs have reached the postseason six years in a row and 16 of the last 19 seasons.

rushing yards per game in 2016

12 wins in 2016.

20 all-time postseason appearances.


TEAM PREVIEW PERRY CENTRAL

BULLDOGS

TEAM PREVIEW MADISON ST. JOE

BRUINS

COACH: CHIP BILDERBACK

2016 RECORD: 6-6

COACH: TODD LOTT

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 VS. RESURRECTION 8/25 VS. FORREST COUNTY AHS 9/1 @ PASS CHRISTIAN 9/8 @ COLUMBIA 9/15 @ VANCLEAVE 9/22 VS. TAYLORSVILLE 9/29 @ RICHTON 10/6 OPEN 10/13 VS. ST. PATRICK 10/20 @ COLLINS 10/26 VS. NORTH FORREST

PLAYERS TO WATCH Tijuane Bolton (SR) (QB)

McKail Sumrall (SR) (RB)

Brandon Helton (SR) (DL)

2016 RECORD: 9-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. NEWTON @ TRI-COUNTY ACADEMY VS. JACKSON ACADEMY @ ST. ANDREW’S @ JACKSON PREP VS. UNION @ PELAHATCHIE VS. MIZE VS. CANTON ACADEMY @ PUCKETT VS. PISGAH

PLAYERS TO WATCH Chandler Thornhill RB/LB, 2019

Trey Frierson, WR/DB, 2018

Kiland Harrison

NOTES

WR/DB, 2019

The Bulldogs will compete in 2A for the first time since 2006. Chip Bilderback enters his second year as head coach and will look to earn a winning season, something that has not been done since 2009.

26.3

26.0

points per game the bulldogs scored last season

average point margin in all six wins last season

NOTES

Look for Brandon Helton to be a force on both sides of the ball this season on the offensive line and defensive line.

Madison St. Joe was originally located in Jackson, but relocated to Madison in 1998. The Bruins have made the postseason six of the last 7 years. Madison St. Joe has one undefeated regular season in school history (2012).

57 total touchdowns last season.

16 interceptions caused by defense in 2016.


MHSAA 2016 TEAM SCHEDULES

2A - REGION 1 BALDWYN

BEARCATS COACH: MICHAEL GRAY

2016 RECORD: 10-5

B

BRUCE

TROJANS COACH: CLINT FAUST

2016 RECORD:4-8

B

EAST UNION

URCHINS COACH: KEVIN WALTON

2016 RECORD: 8-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. NEW ALBANY 8/25 @ BOONEVILLE 9/1 @ KOSSUTH 9/8 @ NETTLETON 9/15 VS. SALTILLO 9/22 VS. NORTH PONTOTOC 9/29 VS. STRAYHORN 10/6 @ BRUCE 10/13 VS. WALNUT 10/19 @ EAST UNION 10/27 OPEN

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/19 10/27

@ ABERDEEN @ VARDAMAN VS. COFFEEVILLE @ WATER VALLEY VS. SOUTH PONTOTOC VS. CALHOUN CITY @ EAST UNION @ BALDWYN @ STRAYHORN VS. FALKNER VS. WALNUT

EU

VS. FALKNER @ ASHLAND @ SOUTH PONTOTOC VS. MOOREVILLE VS. ALCORN CENTRAL @ NEW ALBANY VS. BRUCE @ WALNUT VS. NEW SITE VS. BALDWYN @ STRAYHORN

REGION 2 STRAYHORN

MUSTANGS COACH: TIM BEARD

2016 RECORD: 8-3

S

WALNUT

WILDCATS COACH: JOHN MEEKS

2016 RECORD: 9-4

W

CALHOUN CITY

WILDCATS COACH: PERRY LILES

2016 RECORD: 15-1

CC

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

@ WINONA 8/18 @ COAHOMA AHS 8/25 VS. MAGNOLIA HEIGHTS 9/1 VS. HOLLY SPRINGS 9/8 @ EAST WEBSTER 9/15 VS. INDEPENDENCE 9/22 @ BALDWYN 9/29 OPEN 10/6 VS. BRUCE 10/13 @ WALNUT 10/20 VS. EAST UNION 10/27

8/18 VS. ASHLAND 8/25 @ FALKNER 9/1 VS. H.W. BYERS 9/8 VS. MIDDLETON (TENN.) 9/15 @ NEW SITE 9/22 @ FAYETTE ACAD (TENN.) 9/29 OPEN 10/6 VS. EAST UNION 10/13 @ BALDWYN 10/20 VS. STRAYHORN 10/27 @ BRUCE

8/18 @ COFFEEVILLE 8/25 VS. HOUSTON 9/1 @ RIPLEY 9/8 VS. WEST BOLIVAR 9/15 VS. WATER VALLEY 9/22 @ BRUCE 9/29 OPEN 10/6 @ EAST WEBSTER 10/13 VS. WINONA 10/20 @ LEFLORE COUNTY 10/27 VS. EUPORA

EAST WEBSTER

EUPORA

LEFLORE COUNTY

WOLVERINES COACH: RON PRICE

2016 RECORD: 11-3

EW

EAGLES COACH:STEPHEN EDWARDS

2016 RECORD: 5-6

E

TIGERS

COACH: ERIC HOUSE

2016 RECORD: 6-6

LC

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. CHOCTAW COUNTY 8/25 @ OKOLONA 9/1 VS. SMITHVILLE 9/8 @ STARKVILLE ACADEMY 9/15 VS. STRAYHORN 9/22 @ J.Z. GEORGE 9/29 @ EUPORA 10/6 VS. CALHOUN CITY 10/13 OPEN 10/20 @ WINONA 10/27 VS. LEFLORE COUNTY

8/18 VS. WATER VALLEY 8/25 VS. NEWTON 9/1 VS. FRENCH CAMP 9/8 @ WEST TALLAHATCHIE 9/15 @ CHOCTAW COUNTY 9/22 VS. CHARLESTON 9/29 VS. EAST WEBSTER 10/6 @ WINONA 10/13 VS. LEFLORE COUNTY 10/20 OPEN 10/27 @ CALHOUN CITY

8/18 VS. GREENWOOD 8/25 @ AMANDA ELZY 9/1 @ SOUTH DELTA 9/8 @ HUMPHREYS COUNTY 9/15 VS. RULEVILLE 9/22 VS. INDIANOLA GENTRY 9/29 VS. WINONA 10/6 OPEN 10/13 @ EUPORA 10/20 VS. CALHOUN CITY 10/27 @ EAST WEBSTER


REGION 3 WINONA

TIGERS COACH:JOEY TOMPKINS

2016 RECORD: 6-6

W

COAHOMA COUNTY

RED PANTHERS COACH: MALCOLM JONES

2016 RECORD: 2-8

CC

MHSAA 2016 TEAM SCHEDULES GREENVILLE O’BANNON

GREENWAVES COACH: CHARLES MOORE

2016 RECORD: 5-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. STRAYHORN 8/25 @ CHOCTAW COUNTY 9/1 @ NANIH WAIYA 9/8 @ J.Z. GEORGE 9/15 VS. KOSCIUSKO 9/22 VS. WATER VALLEY 9/29 @ LEFLORE COUNTY 10/6 VS. EUPORA 10/13 @ CALHOUN CITY 10/19 VS. EAST WEBSTER 10/27 OPEN

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/30 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/30 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

LELAND

RIVERSIDE

CUBS COACH: TERRY BERNARD

2016 RECORD: 0-10

L

@ NORTH PANOLA @ BYHALIA VS. SHELBY BROAD ST VS. COAHOMA AHS @ RIVERSIDE @ SOUTH DELTA VS. G’VILLE O’BANNON VS. CLARKSDALE VS. LELAND @ WEST BOLIVAR VS. WEST TALLAHATCHIE

BULLDOGS COACH: QUINTARIUS MCCRAY

2016 RECORD: 3-8

R

GOB

@ BROAD STREET VS. RAY BROOKS VS. AMANDA ELZY @ RULEVILLE @ SOUTH DELTA VS. RIVERSIDE @ COAHOMA COUNTY VS. LELAND @ WEST BOLIVAR VS. WEST TALLAHATCHIE @ INDIANOLA GENTRY

SOUTH DELTA

BULLDOGS COACH: DERRICK HOOKER

2016 RECORD: 9-4

SD

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 @ AMANDA ELZY 8/25 @ SHAW 9/1 VS. HUMPHREYS COUNTY 9/8 VS. MOUND BAYOU JFK 9/15 @ WEST BOLIVAR 9/22 @ WEST TALLAHATCHIE 9/29 OPEN 10/6 @ G’VILLE O’BANNON 10/13 VS. COAHOMA COUNTY 10/20 VS. RIVERSIDE 10/27 VS. SOUTH DELTA

8/18 @ GREENVILLE ST. JO 8/25 VS. ST. ANDREWS 9/1 VS. DURANT 9/8 @ GREENVILLE CHRISTIAN 9/15 VS. COAHOMA COUNTY 9/22 @ GREENVILLE O’BANNON 9/29 VS. SOUTH DELTA 10/6 @ WEST TALLAHATCHIE 10/13 OPEN 10/20 @ LELAND 10/27 VS. WEST BOLIVAR

VS. HUMPHREYS COUNTY 8/18 @ MOUND BAYOU JFK 8/25 VS. LEFLORE COUNTY 9/1 @ JEFFERSON COUNTY 9/8 VS. G’VILLE O’BANNON 9/15 VS. COAHOMA COUNTY 9/22 @ RIVERSIDE 9/29 VS. WEST BOLIVAR 10/6 @ WEST TALLAHATCHIE 10/13 @ HOLLANDALE SIMMONS 10/20 @ LELAND 10/27

REGION 4 WEST BOLIVAR

EAGLES

COACH: NAKITA JOHNSON

2016 RECORD: 10-4

WB

WEST TALLAHATCHIE

CHOCTAWS COACH: LORENZO PIMPTON

2016 RECORD: 9-3

WT

LAKE

HORNETS COACH: TATE HANNA

2016 RECORD: 1-9

L

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 @ PELAHATCHIE 8/25 VS. SEBASTOPOL 9/1 @ CLARKDALE 9/8 VS. PISGAH 9/15 VS. CHOCTAW CENTRAL 9/22 @ RICHLAND 9/29 @ UNION 10/6 OPEN 10/13 VS. SCOTT CENTRAL 10/20 @ PHILADELPHIA 10/27 VS. NEWTON

VS. CHARLESTON @ MARKS PALMER VS. SHAW @ CALHOUN CITY VS. LELAND @ COAHOMA AHS @ WEST TALLAHATCHIE @ SOUTH DELTA VS. G’VILLE O’BANNON VS. COAHOMA COUNTY @ RIVERSIDE

@ SHAW @ DURANT VS. COAHOMA AHS VS. EUPORA VS. CHARLESTON @ LELAND VS. WEST BOLIVAR VS. RIVERSIDE VS. SOUTH DELTA @ G’VILLE O’BANNON @ COAHOMA COUNTY


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

2A Region 4 cont.

NEWTON

TIGERS COACH: RYAN SMITH

2016 RECORD: 7-4

N

PHILADELPHIA

TORNADOES COACH: TEDDY DYESS

2016 RECORD: 7-5

P

SCOTT CENTRAL

REBELS

COACH: JIM NOWELL

2016 RECORD: 6-6

SC

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

@ MADISON ST. JOSEPH 8/18 @ EUPORA 8/25 VS. LAMAR SCHOOL 9/1 VS. CHOCTAW CENTRAL 9/8 @ MAGEE 9/15 OPEN 9/22 VS. SCOTT CENTRAL 9/29 @ PHILADELPHIA 10/6 @ BAY SPRINGS 10/13 VS. UNION 10/20 @ LAKE 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/21 9/29 10/6 10/12 10/20 10/27

@ ENTERPRISE-CLARKE 8/18 @ MORTON 8/25 VS. NEWTON COUNTY 9/1 @ FLORENCE 9/8 VS. SE LAUDERDALE 9/15 OPEN 9/22 @ NEWTON 9/29 VS. UNION 10/6 @ LAKE 10/13 @ PELAHATCHIE 10/20 VS. PHILADELPHIA 10/27

@ RULEVILLE @ BAY SPRINGS @ NESHOBA CENTRAL VS. KEMPER COUNTY VS. QUITMAN @ CHOCTAW CENTRAL VS. SE LAUDERDALE VS. NEWTON @ UNION VS. LAKE @ SCOTT CENTRAL

REGION 5 UNION

YELLOWJACKETS COACH: BRAD BRELAND

2016 RECORD: 10-4

U

BAY SPRINGS

BULLDOGS COACH: DAN BRADY

2016 RECORD: 12-4

BS

CLARKDALE

BULLDOGS COACH: WES ROY 2016 RECORD: 2-9

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. CHOCTAW CENTRAL 8/25 @ NANIH WAIYA 9/1 VS. NOXAPATER 9/8 OPEN 9/15 VS. NEWTON COUNTY 9/22 @ MADISON ST. JOSEPH 9/29 VS. LAKE 10/6 @ SCOTT CENTRAL 10/12 VS. PHILADELPHIA 10/20 @ NEWTON 10/27 @ ENTERPRISE-CLARKE

8/1 7 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/28 10/6 10/12 10/20 10/26

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

ENTERPRISE-CLARKE

HEIDELBERG

BULLDOGS COACH: KELLY JIMMERSON

2016 RECORD: 6-5

EC

VS. STRINGER VS. PHILADELPHIA VS. MORTON @ WEST JONES @ NORTHEAST JONES VS. QUITMAN VS. TAYLORSVILLE @ CLARKDALE VS. NEWTON @ ENTERPRISE-CLARKE VS. HEIDELBERG

OILERS

COACH: DARIUS DEAR

2016 RECORD: 9-5

H

VS. SEBASTOPOL @ STRINGER VS. LAKE @ ENTERPRISE-LINCOLN @ PUCKETT VS. RICHTON @ ENTERPRISE-CLARKE VS. BAY SPRINGS @ HEIDELBERG VS. ST. PATRICK VS. TAYLORSVILLE

TAYLORSVILLE

TARTARS COACH: CHUCK ROBERTSON

2016 RECORD: 4-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/26

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/26

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/26

VS. SCOTT CENTRAL @ NE LAUDERDALE @ STRINGER VS. SUMRALL VS. NORTH FORREST @ NEWTON COUNTY VS. CLARKDALE @ HEIDELBERG @ TAYLORSVILLE VS. BAY SPRINGS VS. UNION

@ WINGFIELD @ SE LAUDERDALE VS. LUMBERTON VS. WILKINSON COUNTY VS. POPLARVILLE @ NORTH FORREST @ COLLINS VS. ENTERPRISE-CLARKE VS. CLARKDALE @ TAYLORSVILLE @ BAY SPRINGS

C

T

VS. NORTHEAST JONES @ RALEIGH VS. MIZE VS. SEMINARY @ COLUMBIA @ PERRY CENTRAL @ BAY SPRINGS VS. LUMBERTON VS. ENTERPRISE-CLARKE VS. HEIDELBERG @ CLARKDALE


REGION 6 MADISON ST. JOE

BRUINS

COACH: TODD LOTT

MSJ

MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

MIZE

BULLDOGS COACH: KENNY ROBINSON

M

PELAHATCHIE

COACH: SAM WILLIAMS

2016 RECORD: 9-4

2016 RECORD: 4-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. NEWTON @ TRI-COUNTY ACADEMY VS. JACKSON ACADEMY @ ST. ANDREW’S @ JACKSON PREP VS. UNION @ PELAHATCHIE VS. MIZE VS. CANTON ACADEMY @ PUCKETT VS. PISGAH

VS. RALEIGH VS. MOUNT OLIVE @ TAYLORSVILLE @ STRINGER VS. ST. ANDREW’S @ WESSON VS. ENTERPRISE-LINCOLN @ MADISON ST. JOSEPH VS. PUCKETT @ PISGAH VS. PELAHATCHIE

P

CHIEFS

2016 RECORD: 2-8

VS. LAKE @ HARTFIELD ACADEMY VS. RICHLAND @ WEST LINCOLN @ MOUNT OLIVE @ MORTON VS. MADISON ST. JOSEPH @ PUCKETT VS. PISGAH VS. SCOTT CENTRAL @ MIZE

REGION 7 PISGAH

DRAGONS COACH: MICHAEL GRANBERRY

2016 RECORD: 9-3

P

PUCKETT

WOLVES COACH: JASON GOODWIN

2016 RECORD: 9-3

P

AMITE COUNTY

AC

TROJANS COACH: REGINALD LUMPKIN

2016 RECORD: 6-6

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. RICHLAND 8/18 @ ENTERPRISE-LINCOLN 8/25 @ WEST LINCOLN 9/1 VS. SALEM 9/8 VS. CLARKDALE 9/15 @ MCLAURIN 9/22 @ PISGAH 9/29 VS. PELAHATCHIE 10/6 @ MIZE 10/13 VS. MADISON ST. JOSEPH 10/20 OPEN 10/27

8/18 VS. EAST MARION 8/25 VS. WILKINSON CO 9/1 @ JEFFERSON CO 9/8 @ SOUTH PIKE 9/15 VS. CRYSTAL SPRINGS 9/22 @ PORT GIBSON 9/29 @ WEST LINCOLN 10/6 VS. LOYD STAR 10/13 VS. BOGUE CHITTO 10/20 @ ENTERPRISE-LINCOLN 10/27 OPEN

VS. HARTFIELD ACADEMY @ RICHLAND VS. ST. ANDREW’S @ LAKE VS. WEST LINCOLN @ LOYD STAR VS. PUCKETT @ BOGUE CHITTO @ PELAHATCHIE VS. MIZE @ MADISON ST. JOSEPH

BOGUE CHITTO

BOBCATS COACH: GARRETH SARTIN

2016 RECORD: 0-11

BC

ENTERPRISE LINCOLN

YELLOWJACKETS COACH: BROOKS BURNS

2016 RECORD: 3-7

EL

LOYD STAR

HORNETS COACH: BRIAN FORD

2016 RECORD: 4-8

LS

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. MCLAURIN 8/25 OPEN 9/1 @ WESSON 9/8 @ MOUNT OLIVE 9/15 VS. SALEM 9/22 @ ST. PATRICK 9/29 @ LOYD STAR 10/6 VS. PISGAH 10/13 @ AMITE COUNTY 10/20 VS. WEST LINCOLN 10/27 VS. ENTERPRISE-LINCOLN

8/18 VS. SALEM 8/25 VS. PUCKETT 9/1 @ RICHTON 9/8 VS. CLARKDALE 9/15 @ MCLAURIN 9/22 OPEN 9/29 @ MIZE 10/6 VS. WEST LINCOLN 10/13 @ LOYD STAR 10/20 VS. AMITE COUNTY 10/27 @ BOGUE CHITTO

8/18 VS. SACRED HEART 8/25 @ MCLAURIN 9/1 @ SALEM 9/8 VS. WESSON 9/15 @ STRINGER 9/22 VS. PISGAH 9/29 VS. BOGUE CHITTO 10/6 @ AMITE COUNTY 10/13 VS. ENTERPRISE-LINCOLN 10/20 OPEN 10/27 @ WEST LINCOLN


2A Region 7 cont.

WEST LINCOLN

BEARS

COACH: B.J. SMITHHART

2016 RECORD: 2-8

MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

REGION 8

WL

COLLINS

TIGERS COACH: ERIC BOOTH

2016 RECORD: 2-10

C

NORTH FORREST

EAGLES

COACH: ANTHONY DILLON

2016 RECORD: 5-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. MOUNT OLIVE 8/25 @ SALEM 9/1 @ PUCKETT 9/8 VS. PELAHATCHIE 9/15 @ PISGAH 9/22 VS. STRINGER 9/29 VS. AMITE COUNTY 10/6 @ ENTERPRISE-LINCOLN 10/13 OPEN 10/20 @ BOGUE CHITTO 10/26 VS. LOYD STAR

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/26

PERRY CENTRAL

BULLDOGS COACH: CHIP BILDERBACK

2016 RECORD: 6-6

PC

@ SEMINARY @ JEFFERSON DAVIS CO VS. NORTHEAST JONES VS. MAGEE VS. MORTON @ LAWRENCE COUNTY VS. HEIDELBERG VS. NORTH FORREST @ RICHTON VS. PERRY CENTRAL @ ST. PATRICK

RICHTON

REBELS COACH: CHUCK MAXIE

2016 RECORD: 1-10

R

NF

VS. LUMBERTON @ MAGEE VS. COLUMBIA @ SACRED HEART @ ENTERPRISE-CLARKE VS. HEIDELBERG VS. ST. PATRICK @ COLLINS VS. EAST MARION VS. RICHTON @ PERRY CENTRAL

ST. PATRICK

FIGHTING IRISH COACH: JIM BLOOMFIELD

2016 RECORD: 0-11

SP

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. RESURRECTION 8/25 VS. FORREST COUNTY AHS 9/1 @ PASS CHRISTIAN 9/8 @ COLUMBIA 9/15 @ VANCLEAVE 9/22 VS. TAYLORSVILLE 9/29 @ RICHTON 10/6 OPEN 10/13 VS. ST. PATRICK 10/20 @ COLLINS 10/26 VS. NORTH FORREST

8/18 @ COLUMBIA 8/25 VS. SACRED HEART 9/1 VS. ENTERPRISE-LINCOLN 9/8 @ EAST MARION 9/15 VS. SUMRALL 9/22 @ CLARKDALE 9/29 VS. PERRY CENTRAL 10/6 @ ST. PATRICK 10/13 VS. COLLINS 10/20 @ NORTH FORREST 10/26 OPEN

8/18 @ SNOOK CHRISTIAN (ALA.) 8/25 OPEN 9/1 VS. MOUNT OLIVE 9/8 VS. POPE JOHN PAUL (LA.) 9/15 @ SACRED HEART 9/22 VS. BOGUE CHITTO 9/29 @ NORTH FORREST 10/6 VS. RICHTON 10/13 @ PERRY CENTRAL 10/20 @ CLARKDALE 10/26 VS. COLLINS


2A Region 8 cont.

2017 SCHEDULES

MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

2A


1A

BREAKDOWN REGION 1

REGION 2

REGION 3

REGION 4

ASHLAND BIGGERSVILLE FALKNER H.W. BYERS OKOLONA POTTS CAMP SMITHVILLE THRASHER TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP

COFFEEVILLE DURANT HOLLANDALE SIMMONS MCADAMS MONTGOMERY CO. MOUND BAYOU JFK RAY BROOKS SHAW SHELBY BROAD STREET

ETHEL FRENCH CAMP HAMILTON LEAKE COUNTY NANIH WAIYA NOXAPATER SEBASTOPOL VARDAMAN WEST LOWNDES

EAST MARION LUMBERTON MOUNT OLIVE RESURRECTION SACRED HEART SALEM STRINGER

2016 CHAMPION: HOLLANDALE SIMMONS BLUE DEVILS

SES PREDICTIONS 2017 CHAMPION: LUMBERTON PANTHERS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: MARQUEZ PAM (HOLLANDALE SIMMONS) COACH OF THE YEAR: RYAN KEETON (NANIH WAIYA) TOUGHEST PLACE TO PLAY: SMITHVILLE BEST UNIFORM: NANIH WAIYA GAMES OF THE YEAR: 10/27—NANIH WAIYA @ SMITHVILLE 8/25—HOLLANDALE SIMMONS @ WEST LOWNDES 10/20—RESURRECTION @ LUMBERTON


TEAM PREVIEW

TEAM PREVIEW SIMMONS

BLUE DEVILS

RESURRECTION

EAGLES

COACH: WADE TACKETT

2016 RECORD: 13-0

2017 SCHEDULE

NOTES

8/18 VS. COAHOMA AHS 8/25 @ WEST LOWNDES 9/1 OPEN 9/8 VS. MCADAMS 9/15 VS. SHELBY BROAD ST 9/22 @ MONTGOMERY CO 9/29 VS. SHAW 10/6 @ MOUND BAYOU JFK 10/13 @ COFFEEVILLE 10/20 VS. SOUTH DELTA 10/27 @ RAY BROOKS 11/3 @ DURANT

COACH: SCOTT SISSON

PLAYERS TO WATCH Marquez Pam RB/DB, 2018

Chandler Robinson QB, 2018

Tyus Levee DE, 2019

2016 RECORD: 10-3

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 @ PERRY CENTRAL 8/25 OPEN 9/1 VS. MAPLESVILLE (ALA.) 9/8 @ FORREST CO. AHS 9/15 VS. NORTHLAKE CHRISTIAN (ALA.) 9/22 VS. SACRED HEART 9/29 @ STRINGER 10/6 VS. SALEM 10/13 @ MOUNT OLIVE 10/20 @ LUMBERTON 10/27 OPEN 11/3 VS. EAST MARION

PLAYERS TO WATCH Blake Porter (SR) (QB)

Cearly Parker (SR) (RB/LB)

Becht Rowell (SR) (LB/TE)

The Blue Devils have won two state titles in a row, their only two in school history. In those two state title runs, Hollandale Simmons has gone a combined 25-0.

NOTES

Those 25 straight wins gives the Blue Devils the longest active win streak in the state.

298.3

60

rushing yards per game last season.

total touchdowns in 2016.

Resurrection was the 2015 state-runner up. The Eagles have made the playoffs the last three seasons. Resurrection has gone a combined 33-6 since 2014.

60 touchdowns scored by the Eagles in 2016.

10 wins last season


TEAM PREVIEW

TEAM PREVIEW LUMBERTON

PANTHERS

NANIH WAIYA

WARRIORS

COACH: ZACH JONES

2016 RECORD: 12-3

2017 SCHEDULE

2016 RECORD: 13-2

PLAYERS TO WATCH Jared Tribett, QB, 2019

Rodriqus Coleman RB, 2018

Dakota Walters LB, 2018

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ HATLEY VS. UNION VS. WINONA VS. HAMILTON @ SEBASTOPOL VS. FRENCH CAMP @ LEAKE COUNTY VS. WEST LOWNDES @ VARDAMAN @ ETHEL @ SMITHVILLE VS. NOXAPATER

PLAYERS TO WATCH Taemaus Glass (SR) (RB)

Chris Smith (SR) (RB)

Dalton Luke (SR) (LB)

`Lumberton was last season’s 1A State Runner-Up. The Panthers have won four state titles (1983, 2004, 2005, 2010) Lumberton has not missed the postseason since 2008.

NOTES

NOTES

8/18 @ NORTH FORREST 8/25 VS. BAY ST. LOUIS 9/1 @ HEIDELBERG 9/8 VS. FRANKLIN COUNTY 9/15 OPEN 9/22 VS. MOUNT OLIVE 9/29 @ EAST MARION 10/6 @ TAYLORSVILLE 10/13 @ SACRED HEART 10/20 VS. RESURRECTION 10/27 @ STRINGER 11/3 VS. SALEM

COACH: RYAN KEETON

“Nanih Waiya” means “leaning hill,” “stooping hill” or “place of creation” in Choctaw. The Warriors have not missed the postseason since 2004. Nanih Waiya was eliminated from the postseason last year in the South Half State Finals to Lumberton. The Warriors fell 50-48 in overtime.

12 straight playoff appearances

21

300.4

playoff appearances in school history.

rushing yards per game last season

98 total touchdowns last season


TEAM PREVIEW SMITHVILLE

TEAM PREVIEW VARDAMAN

COACH: MICHAEL CAMPBELL

COACH: LARRY GANN

2016 RECORD: 13-2

2016 RECORD: 7-5

SEMINOLES

2017 SCHEDULE

Dustin Moffett WR/DB, 2018

Chet Moffett FB/LB, 2018

Caleb Leech LB, 2018

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 @ SOUTH PONTOTOC 8/25 VS. BRUCE 9/1 VS. HOULKA 9/8 VS. FRENCH CAMP 9/15 @ LEAKE COUNTY 9/22 @ WEST LOWNDES 9/29 OPEN 10/6 @ ETHEL 10/13 VS. NANIH WAIYA 10/20 @ SEBASTOPOL 10/27 VS. NOXAPATER 11/3 VS. HAMILTON

PLAYERS TO WATCH Trae Owen (SR) (QB)

Patrick Pratt (JR) (RB/DB)

Kody Townsend (SO) (ATH/FS)

The Seminoles have a streak of 9-straight postseason appearances. Smithville has only missed the postseason four times since 1981. Smithville has won the Region 1-1A title the last two seasons.

NOTES

NOTES

@ BELMONT 8/18 VS. HATLEY 8/25 @ EAST WEBSTER 9/1 @ THRASHER 9/8 @ POTTS CAMP 9/15 VS. H.W. BYERS 9/22 @ OKOLONA 9/29 VS. FALKNER 10/6 @ ASHLAND 10/13 VS. TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP 10/20 VS. NANIH WAIYA 10/27 VS. BIGGERSVILLE 11/3

PLAYERS TO WATCH

RAMS

Vardaman made the playoffs last season for the first time since 2012. Since Mississippi adopted a playoff system in 1981, the Rams have only missed the postseason 7 times, including a stretch of 22-straight appearances from 1991-2012. Vardaman Head Coach Larry Gann is entering his 43rd season of coaching Mississippi high school football. Gann was also coach of the Rams from 1979-1985 before returning to Vardaman in 2013.

61

1,793

touchdowns scored by the Seminoles in 2016.

rushing yards that graduated with running back Dee Moore.

12 INTs by defense in 2016.

1,375 Passing yards from quarterback Trae Owen.


TEAM PREVIEW

TEAM PREVIEW FALKNER

TCPS

COACH: QUESS HOOD

COACH: SHAUNE HOLIDAY

2016 RECORD: 4-8

NOTES

8/18 @ EAST UNION 8/25 VS. WALNUT 9/1 @ MARSHALL ACADEMY 9/8 VS. POTTS CAMP 9/15 @ H.W. BYERS 9/22 VS. OKOLONA 9/29 @ ASHLAND 10/6 @ SMITHVILLE 10/13 @ TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP 10/20 @ BRUCE 10/27 VS. BIGGERSVILLE 11/3 VS. THRASHER

ALL STATE INSURANCE AGENT STEPHEN HOOD

EAGLES

EAGLES

2017 SCHEDULE

SPONSORED BY

PLAYERS TO WATCH Autry Windham QB, 2018

Alex Caldwell RB/LB, 2018

Elijah Moore WR/DB, 2019

2016 RECORD: 7-2

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 OPEN 8/25 VS. SACRED HEART (TENN.) 9/1 VS. HICKORY FLAT 9/8 @ BIGGERSVILLE 9/15 VS. THRASHER 9/22 VS. POTTS CAMP 9/29 @ H.W. BYERS 10/6 VS. OKOLONA 10/13 VS. FALKNER 10/20 @ SMITHVILLE 10/27 @ ASHLAND 11/3 OPEN

PLAYERS TO WATCH Cody Coggins (JR) (ATH)

Bo Robertson (SR) (LB)

Brandon Wood (SR) (ATH)

The Falkner Eagles earned their first win last season on October 14, the beginning of a four-game win streak that would send them to the playoffs. The Eagles are returning two important playmakers from a season ago: quarterback Autry Windham and running back and linebacker Alex Caldwell, both of whom attended the Fortius Project this spring.

NOTES

Falkner has made the postseason every season since 2009.

With the 2017-2019 reclassification TCPS is set to make their MHSAA return on the gridiron this fall, competing in region 1-1A. Head coach Shaune Holiday has stocked his staff with experience, namely long-time coaches David Wilkerson and Aubrey Boren. Boren serves as both the football squad’s defensive coordinator and the school’s athletics director. The Eagles set a school mark for wins in a season in 2015, with eight, on their way to a 15-3 run over the last two seasons.

62

3

tackles made by Alex Caldwell a season ago.

seniors graduated from last year’s team.

13 The Eagles have scored 30 points or more in 13 of their last 18 games over the past two years.

6 Though the production of John Mark Jolly will be hard to replace, the Eagles only lose six seniors from last year’s team.


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

1A - REGION 1 ASHLAND

BLUE DEVILS COACH: ERIC RICE

2016 RECORD(AS BENTON CO>): 7-4

A

BIGGERSVILLE

LIONS

COACH: STAN PLATT

2016 RECORD: 4-7

B

FALKNER

EAGLES COACH: QUESS HOOD

2016 RECORD: 4-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 VS. MIDDLETON (TENN.) 8/25 @ NEW SITE 9/1 OPEN 9/8 VS. TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP 9/15 VS. ROSSVILLE ACADEMY (TENN.) 9/22 VS. ASHLAND 9/29 VS. THRASHER 10/6 @ POTTS CAMP 10/13 VS. H.W. BYERS 10/20 @ OKOLONA 10/27 @ FALKNER 11/3 @ SMITHVILLE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

OKOLONA

POTTS CAMP

@ WALNUT VS. EAST UNION @ HOLLY SPRINGS VS. HICKORY FLAT VS. OKOLONA @ BIGGERSVILLE VS. FALKNER @ THRASHER VS. SMITHVILLE @ POTTS CAMP VS. TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP @ H.W. BYERS

H.W. BYERS

LIONS COACH: CHRISTOPHER DANIELS

2016 RECORD: 2-9

B

CHIEFTAINS COACH: LAMART HARVEY

2016 RECORD: 2-9

O

B

@ EAST UNION VS. WALNUT @ MARSHALL ACADEMY VS. POTTS CAMP @ H.W. BYERS VS. OKOLONA @ ASHLAND @ SMITHVILLE @ TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP @ BRUCE VS. BIGGERSVILLE VS. THRASHER

CARDINALS COACH: MARKEITH WASHINGTON

2016 RECORD: 3-7

PC

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/1 7 VS. HICKORY FLAT 8/25 VS. HOULKA 9/1 @ WALNUT 9/8 @ OKOLONA 9/15 VS. FALKNER 9/22 @ SMITHVILLE 9/29 VS. TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP 10/6 OPEN 10/13 @ BIGGERSVILLE 10/20 VS. THRASHER 10/27 @ POTTS CAMP 11/3 VS. ASHLAND

8/18 VS. J.Z. GEORGE 8/25 VS. EAST WEBSTER 9/1 @ NORTH PONTOTOC 9/8 VS. H.W. BYERS 9/15 @ ASHLAND 9/22 @ FALKNER 9/29 VS. SMITHVILLE 10/6 @ TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP 10/13 OPEN 10/20 VS. BIGGERSVILLE 10/27 @ THRASHER 11/3 VS. POTTS CAMP

8/18 VS. LEE ACADEMY 8/25 @ HICKORY FLAT 9/1 VS. TUNICA ACADEMY 9/8 @ FALKNER 9/15 VS. SMITHVILLE 9/22 @ TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP 9/29 VS. WEST MEMPHIS (ARK.) 10/6 VS. BIGGERSVILLE 10/13 @ THRASHER 10/20 VS. ASHLAND 10/27 VS. H.W. BYERS 11/3 @ OKOLONA

SMITHVILLE

THRASHER

SEMINOLES COACH: MICHAEL CAMPBELL

2016 RECORD: 13-2

S

REBELS COACH: PERRY MURPHY

2016 RECORD: 4-6

T

TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP

EAGLES

COACH: SHAUNE HOLIDAY

TCPS

2016 RECORD: 7-2

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

@ BELMONT 8/18 VS. HATLEY 8/25 @ EAST WEBSTER 9/1 @ THRASHER 9/8 @ POTTS CAMP 9/15 VS. H.W. BYERS 9/22 @ OKOLONA 9/29 VS. FALKNER 10/6 @ ASHLAND 10/13 VS. TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP 10/20 VS. NANIH WAIYA 10/27 VS. BIGGERSVILLE 11/3

VS. NEW SITE 8/18 OPEN 8/25 @ ALCORN CENTRAL 9/1 VS. SMITHVILLE 9/8 @ TUPELO CHRISTIAN PREP 9/15 OPEN 9/22 @ BIGGERSVILLE 9/29 VS. ASHLAND 10/6 VS. POTTS CAMP 10/13 @ H.W. BYERS 10/20 VS. OKOLONA 10/27 @ FALKNER 11/3

8/18 OPEN 8/25 VS. SACRED HEART (TENN.) 9/1 VS. HICKORY FLAT 9/8 @ BIGGERSVILLE 9/15 VS. THRASHER 9/22 VS. POTTS CAMP 9/29 @ H.W. BYERS 10/6 VS. OKOLONA 10/13 VS. FALKNER 10/20 @ SMITHVILLE 10/27 @ ASHLAND 11/3 OPEN


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

REGION 2 COFFEEVILLE

PIRATES COACH: NA

2016 RECORD: 0-10

C

DURANT

TIGERS COACH: TERRENCE WHITE

2016 RECORD: 1-10

D

HOLLANDALE SIMMONS

BLUE DEVILS COACH: WADE TACKETT

2016 RECORD: 13-0

S

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. CALHOUN CITY 8/25 @ WATER VALLEY 9/1 @ BRUCE 9/8 OPEN 9/15 VS. MONTGOMERY CO 9/22 VS. RAY BROOKS 9/29 @ MOUND BAYOU JFK 10/6 @ DURANT 10/13 VS. HOLLANDALE SIMMONS 10/20 VS. MCADAMS 10/27 @ SHELBY BROAD ST 11/3 @ SHAW

8/18 VS. LEAKE COUNTY 8/25 VS. WEST TALLAHATCHIE 9/1 @ RIVERSIDE 9/8 @ SHELBY BROAD ST 9/15 OPEN 9/22 VS. SHAW 9/29 @ MCADAMS 10/6 VS. COFFEEVILLE 10/13 VS. MONTGOMERY CO 10/20 VS. RAY BROOKS 10/27 @ MOUND BAYOU JFK 11/3 VS. HOLLANDALE SIMMONS

8/18 VS. COAHOMA AHS 8/25 @ WEST LOWNDES 9/1 OPEN 9/8 VS. MCADAMS 9/15 VS. SHELBY BROAD ST 9/22 @ MONTGOMERY CO 9/29 VS. SHAW 10/6 @ MOUND BAYOU JFK 10/13 @ COFFEEVILLE 10/20 VS. SOUTH DELTA 10/27 @ RAY BROOKS 11/3 @ DURANT

MCADAMS

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

MOUND BAYOU JFK

BULLDOGS COACH: JIMMY RISEN

2016 RECORD: 4-7

M

HORNETS COACH: AL DOTSON

2016 RECORD: 0-10

MC

HORNETS

COACH: TERRY NOLDEN

JFK

2016 RECORD: 2-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 @ ETHEL 8/25 OPEN 9/1 VS. LEAKE COUNTY 9/8 @ HOLLANDALE SIMMONS 9/15 @ RAY BROOKS 9/22 VS. SHELBY BROAD ST 9/29 VS. DURANT 10/6 @ SHAW 10/13 OPEN 10/20 @ COFFEEVILLE 10/27 VS. MONTGOMERY CO 11/3 @ MOUND BAYOU JFK

8/18 @ NOXAPATER 8/25 VS. NORTH DELTA 9/1 @ MOUND BAYOU JFK 9/8 OPEN 9/15 @ COFFEEVILLE 9/22 VS. HOLLANDALE SIMMONS 9/29 VS. RAY BROOKS 10/6 VS. SHELBY BROAD ST 10/13 @ DURANT 10/20 @ SHAW 10/27 @ MCADAMS 11/3 OPEN

VS. YAZOO CITY 8/18 VS. SOUTH DELTA 8/25 VS. MONTGOMERY CO 9/1 @ LELAND 9/8 @ SHAW 9/15 OPEN 9/22 VS. COFFEEVILLE 9/29 VS. HOLLANDALE SIMMONS 10/6 VS. RAY BROOKS 10/13 @ SHELBY BROAD ST 10/20 VS. DURANT 10/27 VS. MCADAMS 11/3

RAY BROOKS

SHAW

SHELBY BROAD STREET

TIGERS

COACH: RICARDO TIGLER

2016 RECORD: 4-6

B

HAWKS COACH: MONTRELL FINLEY

2016 RECORD: 5-8

S

JAGUARS

COACH: DAMARIS MITCHELL

BS

2016 RECORD: 2-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 OPEN 8/25 @ G’VILLE O’BANNON 9/1 OPEN 9/8 VS. SHAW 9/15 VS. MCADAMS 9/22 @ COFFEEVILLE 9/29 @ MONTGOMERY CO 10/6 OPEN 10/13 @ MOUND BAYOU JFK 10/20 @ DURANT 10/27 VS. HOLLANDALE SIMMONS 11/3 VS. SHELBY BROAD ST

8/18 VS. WEST TALLAHATCHIE 8/25 VS. LELAND 9/1 @ WEST BOLIVAR 9/8 @ RAY BROOKS 9/15 VS. MOUND BAYOU JFK 9/22 @ DURANT 9/29 @ HOLLANDALE SIMMONS 10/6 VS. MCADAMS 10/13 @ SHELBY BROAD STREET 10/20 VS. MONTGOMERY COUNTY 10/27 OPEN 11/3 VS. COFFEEVILLE

8/18 VS. G’VILLE O’BANNON 8/25 VS. RULEVILLE 9/1 @ COAHOMA COUNTY 9/8 VS. DURANT 9/15 @ HOLLANDALE SIMMONS 9/22 @ MCADAMS 9/29 OPEN 10/6 @ MONTGOMERY CO 10/13 VS. SHAW 10/20 VS. MOUND BAYOU JFK 10/27 VS. COFFEEVILLE 11/3 @ RAY BROOKS


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

REGION 3 ETHEL

TIGERS COACH: HOGAN BRISCUE

2016 RECORD: 4-7

E

FRENCH CAMP

FC

PANTHERS COACH: NATHAN WRIGHT

2016 RECORD: 5-8

HAMILTON

LIONS COACH: JOSH BATY

2016 RECORD: 2-8

H

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 VS. MCADAMS 8/25 @ WINONA CHRISTIAN 9/1 OPEN 9/8 VS. SEBASTOPOL 9/15 @ NOXAPATER 9/22 @ LEAKE COUNTY 9/29 @ HAMILTON 10/6 VS. VARDAMAN 10/13 @ FRENCH CAMP 10/20 VS. NANIH WAIYA 10/27 @ WEST LOWNDES 11/3 OPEN

8/18 VS. WINONA CHRISTIAN 8/25 VS. STARKVILLE ACADEMY 9/1 @ EUPORA 9/8 @ VARDAMAN 9/15 OPEN 9/22 @ NANIH WAIYA 9/29 VS. WEST LOWNDES 10/6 @ NOXAPATER 10/13 VS. ETHEL 10/20 @ HAMILTON 10/27 VS. SEBASTOPOL 11/3 @ LEAKE COUNTY

8/18 VS. HOULKA 8/25 VS. NETTLETON 9/1 @ HATLEY 9/8 @ NANIH WAIYA 9/15 VS. WEST LOWNDES 9/22 @ NOXAPATER 9/29 VS. ETHEL 10/6 OPEN 10/13 VS. SEBASTOPOL 10/20 VS. FRENCH CAMP 10/27 VS. LEAKE COUNTY 11/3 @ VARDAMAN

LEAKE COUNTY

GATORS

COACH: GERRY ANDERSON

2016 RECORD: 3-8

WB

NANIH WAIYA

WARRIORS COACH: RYAN KEETON

2016 RECORD: 13-2

NW

NOXAPATER

TIGERS COACH: CASEY ORR

2016 RECORD: 7-6

N

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 @ DURANT 8/25 VS. LEAKE CENTRAL 9/1 @ MCADAMS 9/8 @ WEST LOWNDES 9/15 VS. VARDAMAN 9/22 VS. ETHEL 9/29 VS. NANIH WAIYA 10/6 @ SEBASTOPOL 10/13 VS. NOXAPATER 10/20 OPEN 10/27 @ HAMILTON 11/3 VS. FRENCH CAMP

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

8/18 VS. MONTGOMERY COUNTY 8/25 @ J.Z. GEORGE 9/1 @ UNION 9/8 OPEN 9/15 VS. ETHEL 9/22 VS. HAMILTON 9/29 @ SEBASTOPOL 10/6 VS. FRENCH CAMP 10/13 @ LEAKE COUNTY 10/20 VS. WEST LOWNDES 10/27 @ VARDAMAN 11/3 @ NANIH WAIYA

SEBASTOPOL

VARDAMAN

BOBCATS COACH: JASON GREENE

2016 RECORD: 8-5

S

@ HATLEY VS. UNION VS. WINONA VS. HAMILTON @ SEBASTOPOL VS. FRENCH CAMP @ LEAKE COUNTY VS. WEST LOWNDES @ VARDAMAN @ ETHEL @ SMITHVILLE VS. NOXAPATER

RAMS

COACH: LARRY GANN

2016 RECORD: 7-5

V

WEST LOWNDES

PANTHERS COACH: ANTHONY KING

2016 RECORD: 8-3

WL

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 @ CLARKSDALE 8/25 @ LAKE 9/1 VS. MCLAURIN 9/8 @ ETHEL 9/15 VS. NANIH WAIYA 9/22 OPEN 9/29 VS. NOXAPATER 10/6 VS. LEAKE COUNTY 10/13 @ HAMILTON 10/20 VS. VARDAMAN 10/27 @ FRENCH CAMP 11/3 @ WEST LOWNDES

8/18 @ SOUTH PONTOTOC 8/25 VS. BRUCE 9/1 VS. COLDWATER 9/8 VS. FRENCH CAMP 9/15 @ LEAKE COUNTY 9/22 @ WEST LOWNDES 9/29 OPEN 10/6 @ ETHEL 10/13 VS. NANIH WAIYA 10/20 @ SEBASTOPOL 10/27 VS. NOXAPATER 11/3 VS. HAMILTON

8/18 VS. CALEDONIA 8/25 VS. HOLLANDALE SIMMONS 9/1 OPEN 9/8 VS. LEAKE COUNTY 9/15 @ HAMILTON 9/22 VS. VARDAMAN 9/29 @ FRENCH CAMP 10/6 @ NANIH WAIYA 10/13 OPEN 10/20 @ NOXAPATER 10/27 VS. ETHEL 11/3 VS. SEBASTOPOL


MHSAA 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

REGION 4 EAST MARION

EAGLES COACH: KEVIN JACKSON

2016 RECORD: 1-10

EM

LUMBERTON

PANTHERS COACH: ZACH JONES

2016 RECORD: 12-3

L

MOUNT OLIVE

PIRATES COACH:

2016 RECORD: 4-6

MO

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 @ AMITE COUNTY 8/25 VS. COLUMBIA 9/1 @ WEST MARION 9/8 VS. RICHTON 9/15 OPEN 9/22 @ SALEM 9/29 VS. LUMBERTON 10/6 VS. SACRED HEART 10/13 @ NORTH FORREST 10/20 @ STRINGER 10/27 VS. MOUNT OLIVE 11/3 @ RESURRECTION

8/18 @ NORTH FORREST 8/25 VS. BAY ST. LOUIS 9/1 @ HEIDELBERG 9/8 VS. FRANKLIN COUNTY 9/15 OPEN 9/22 VS. MOUNT OLIVE 9/29 @ EAST MARION 10/6 @ TAYLORSVILLE 10/13 @ SACRED HEART 10/20 VS. RESURRECTION 10/27 @ STRINGER 11/3 VS. SALEM

8/18 @ WEST LINCOLN 8/25 @ MIZE 9/1 @ ST. PATRICK 9/8 VS. BOGUE CHITTO 9/15 VS. PELAHATCHIE 9/22 @ LUMBERTON 9/29 @ SALEM 10/6 VS. STRINGER 10/13 VS. RESURRECTION 10/20 VS. SACRED HEART 10/27 @ EAST MARION 11/3 OPEN

RESURRECTION

SACRED HEART

EAGLES

COACH: SCOTT SISSON

2016 RECORD: 10-3

R

CRUSADERS COACH: LONNY SCHRAEDER

2016 RECORD: 6-5

SH

SALEM

WILDCATS COACH: KENNETH MURPHY

2016 RECORD: 1-9

S

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 @ PERRY CENTRAL 8/25 OPEN 9/1 VS. MAPLESVILLE (ALA.) 9/8 @ FORREST CO. AHS 9/15 VS. NORTHLAKE CHRISTIAN (ALA.) 9/22 VS. SACRED HEART 9/29 @ STRINGER 10/6 VS. SALEM 10/13 @ MOUNT OLIVE 10/20 @ LUMBERTON 10/27 OPEN 11/3 VS. EAST MARION

8/18 @ LOYD STAR 8/25 @ RICHTON 9/1 VS. SUMRALL 9/8 VS. NORTH FORREST 9/15 VS. ST. PATRICK 9/22 @ RESURRECTION 9/29 OPEN 10/6 @ EAST MARION 10/13 VS. LUMBERTON 10/20 @ MOUNT OLIVE 10/27 VS. SALEM 11/3 VS. STRINGER

8/18 @ ENTERPRISE-LINCOLN 8/25 VS. WEST LINCOLN 9/1 VS. LOYD STAR 9/8 @ PUCKETT 9/15 @ BOGUE CHITTO 9/22 VS. EAST MARION 9/29 VS. MOUNT OLIVE 10/6 @ RESURRECTION 10/13 VS. STRINGER 10/20 OPEN 10/27 @ SACRED HEART 11/3 @ LUMBERTON

STRINGER

RED DEVILS COACH: JOHN BROWN

2016 RECORD: 8-6

S

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3

@ BAY SPRINGS VS. CLARKSDALE VS. ENTERPRISE-CLARKE VS. MIZE VS. LOYD STAR @ WEST LINCOLN VS. RESURRECTION @ MOUNT OLIVE @ SALEM VS. EAST MARION VS. LUMBERTON @ SACRED HEART

2017

SCHEDULES

1A


mais

BREAKDOWN 2016 CHAMPIONS: EIGHT MAN: TALLULAH ACADEMY A-AA: CANTON ACADEMY AAA: INDIANOLA ACADEMY AAAA: DI| JACKSON PREP DII | LAMAR SCHOOL

SES PREDICTIONS 2017 CHAMPIONS: EIGHT MAN: SHARKEY ISSAQUENA ACADEMY A-AA: GREENVILLE ST. JOSEPH AAA: INDIANOLA ACADEMY AAAA: DI | JACKSON PREP DII | COPIAH ACADEMY PLAYER OF THE YEAR: CHANCE LOVERTICH | JACKSON PREP COACH OF THE YEAR: LARRY WEEMS | JACKSON ACADEMY TOUGHEST PLACE TO PLAY: MRA BEST UNIFORM: GREENVILLE ST. JOSEPH


TEAM PREVIEW JACKSON PREP

PATRIOTS

TEAM PREVIEW MADISON-RIDGELAND ACADEMY (MRA)

PATRIOTS

COACH: RICKY BLACK

COACH: HERBERT DAVIS

2016 RECORD:13-1

2016 RECORD: 9-4

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/26

VS. EAST RANKIN ACAD @ WASHINGTON @ FOREST VS. PILLOW ACADEMY VS. ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC @ PRES CHRISTIAN @ JACKSON ACADEMY @ OAK FOREST ACAD(LA) VS. MRA @ NEW HOPE @ PARKLANE ACADEMY

PLAYERS TO WATCH Chance Lovertich (SR) (QB)

Jerrion Ealy (JR) (RB)

Cooper Carroll

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/26

VS. MAGNOLIA HEIGHTS @ PILLOW ACADEMY @ BRIARCREST(TN) VS. HARTFIELD ACADEMY @ COPIAH ACADEMY @ ST. STANISLAUS @ PARKLANE ACADEMY VS. JACKSON ACADEMY @ JACKSON PREP VS. OAK FOREST ACAD. (LA) VS. PRES. CHRISTIAN

NOTES

NOTES

Nick Rowan (SR) (L)

Jake Reeves (SR) (RB)

Samuel Shufelt (JR) (LB)

(SR) (LB)

The Patriots were once again dominant last season, outscoring opponents 521-165. This season’s team could be dominant again this season with Chance Lovertich and Jerrion Ealy in the backfield.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

MRA appeared in the AAAA semifinals for the second straight year, but fell to Jackson Prep once again. Patriots will have a new look behind center this season.

Jerrion Ealy led the Patriots in rushing (971 yards) and receiving (609 yards) last season. He is also dangerous with the ball on special teams.

The Patriots will look to experience to guide them in 2017 defensively.

The Patriots lose a lot on defense, but Cooper Carroll, Andrew Beard, and Mattox Henry return to lead the charge on that side of the ball.

5

174

consecutive state championships for the Patriots

total points junior sensation Jerrion Ealy had last season

41.0 average points allowed by the Patriots in four loses last season

8 consecutive winning seasons for the Patriots


DISTRICT 1AAAA JACKSON ACADEMY

RAIDERS

COACH: LARRY WEEMS 2016 RECORD: 6-6

JA

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. @ @ VS. VS. VS. VS. @ @ VS.

YELLOWJACKETS COACH: JASON BRABHAM

2016 RECORD: 9-4

JACKSON PREP

PATRIOTS COACH: RICKY BLACK 2016 RECORD: 13-1

OF

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ @ @ VS. @ VS.

PARKLANE ACADEMY

PIONEERS

COACH: BRIAN STUTZMAN

2016 RECORD: 5-6

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

COPIAH CENTREVILLE SIMPSON SILLIMAN BGS PCS JACKSON PREP PARKLANE MRA JACKSON ACADEMY

@ VS. @ VS. @ VS. VS. @ VS. @

MADISON RIDGELAND ACADEMY

PATRIOTS

MRA

COACH: HERBERT DAVIS 2016 RECORD: 9-4

2017 SCHEDULE

ERA WASHINGTON SCHOOL FOREST PILLOW MADISON ST. JOE PCA JACKSON ACADEMY OFA MRA NEW HOPE PARKLANE

2017 SCHEDULE @ VS. VS. VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ @

JP

2017 SCHEDULE

WASHINGTON SCHOOL LAMAR MADISON ST. JOE NE LAUDERDALE HARTFIELD JACKSON PREP MRA PCS PARKLANE OFA

OAK FOREST

MAIS 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

PA

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. @ @ VS. @ @ @ VS. @ VS. VS.

MHS PILLOW BRIARCREST HARTFIELD COPIAH ST. STANISLAUS PARKLANE JACKSON ACADEMY JACKSON PREP OFA PCS

PRESBYTERIAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

BOBCATS

PCS

COACH: JOEY HAWKINS 2016 RECORD: 11-1

2017 SCHEDULE

SIMPSON COPIAH CENTREVILLE COLUMBIA SILLIMAN MRA PCS OFA JACKSON ACADEMY JACKSON PREP

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ VS. VS. @

WEST MARION COLUMBIA ACCS SIMPSON LAMAR JACKSON PREP OFA PARKLANE JACKSON ACADEMY ERA MRA

DISTRICT 2AAAA MAGNOLIA HEIGHTS

CHIEFS

COACH: CLIFF YOUNG 2016 RECORD: 2-9

MH

PILLOW

MUSTANGS COACH: TRIPP MCCARTY

2016 RECORD: 8-4

PA

WASHINGTON SCHOOL

GENERALS COACH: PHILLIP WASSON

2016 RECORD: 6-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/20 10/27

@ VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ VS. @ VS.

MRA LEE-MS STRAYHORN NORTH POINTE STARKVILLE HERITAGE MARSHALL NDS PILLOW WASHINGTON SCHOOL

@ VS. VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. @

INDIANOLA MRA BAYOU JACKSON PREP HERITAGE STARKVILLE KIRK WASHINGTON SCHOOL MHS ERA

@ VS. @ VS. VS. @ VS. VS. @ @

WS

JACKSON ACADEMY JACKSON PREP ERA ST. ALOYSIUS LEE-MS INDIANOLA BAYOU PILLOW CENTRAL HINDS MHS


DISTRICT 3AAAA COPIAH ACADEMY

COLONELS COACH: PAUL ANDERSON

2016 RECORD: 9-3

CA

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. @ VS. @ VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ VS.

MAIS 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES EAST RANKIN ACADEMY

PATRIOTS

ERA

COACH: DURWOOD ANDERSON 2016 RECORD: 2-9

2017 SCHEDULE

OFA PARKLANE WINSTON RIVER OAKS MRA CATHEDRAL HARTFIELD ERA LAMAR HCS SIMPSON

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ JACKSON PREP @ RIVER OAKS VS. WASHINGTON SCHOOL @ LEAKE VS. WINSTON @ SIMPSON @ LAMAR VS. COPIAH VS. HARTFIELD @ PCS VS. PILLOW

HARTFIELD ACADEMY

HAWKS

COACH: JEFF MCFERRAN

2016 RECORD: 6-5

H

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ VS. VS. @ @ @ VS. VS. @ VS. @

PISGAH PELAHATCHIE LEAKE MRA JACKSON ACADEMY ST. ANDREWS COPIAH SIMPSON ERA TCA LAMAR

DISTRICT 1AAA LAMAR

RAIDERS COACH: MAC BARNES 2016 RECORD: 9-4

L

SIMPSON ACADEMY

COUGARS COACH: DAN NAPIER

2016 RECORD: 6-5

SA

BAYOU ACADEMY

COLTS

COACH: GREG WALLACE

2016 RECORD: 3-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

@ STARKVILLE VS. JACKSON ACADEMY @ NEWTON HS @ HERITAGE VS. PCS VS. NE LAUDERDALE VS. ERA @ WAYNE @ COPIAH @ SIMPSON VS. HARTFIELD

INDIANOLA

COLONELS COACH: TOMMY HESTER

2016 RECORD: 14-0

IA

VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. VS. @ VS. VS. @

PARKLANE LEAKE OFA PCS CATHEDRAL ERA COLUMBIA HARTFIELD BGS LAMAR COPIAH

KIRK ACADEMY

RAIDERS COACH: JASON LITTLE 2016 RECORD: 3-7

K

VS. VS. @ VS. @ VS. VS. @ VS. @

RIVERFIELD CENTRAL HINDS PILLOW ST. JOSEPH LEE-MS KIRK WCS WASHINGTON SCHOOL INDIANOLA NDS

LEE ACADEMY

COLTS

COACH: RICK JOHNSTON

2016 RECORD: 2-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

VS. PILLOW @ ST. JOSEPH VS. STARKVILLE @ WINSTON VS. KIRK VS. NDS VS. WASHINGTON SCHOOL @ WCS @ BAYOU @ LEE-MS

VS. @ VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. @

HERITAGE DESOTO CARROLL MARSHALL INDIANOLA BAYOU NDS PILLOW LEE-MS MACON RD

VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ VS. @ @ VS.

BA

L

MARSHALL MHS NDS LEE-AR BAYOU WASHINGTON SCHOOL MACON RD POTTS CAMP KIRK INDIANOLA


DISTRICT 2AAA

District 1AAA cont.

NORTH DELTA

GREEN WAVE COACH: MAC ALDISON

2016 RECORD: 3-8

ND

CANTON ACADEMY

PANTHERS COACH: CRAIG BOWMAN

2016 RECORD: 13-1

CA

MAIS 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES HERITAGE ACADEMY

PATRIOTS COACH: SEAN HARRISON

2016 RECORD: 10-3

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/27

8/18 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

VS. @ VS. VS. @ @ @ @ VS. VS.

ROSSVILLE MONTGOMERY CO LEE-MS GOLDWATER MACON RD INDIANOLA KIRK MHS MARSHALL BAYOU

LEAKE ACADEMY

REBELS COACH: BRIAN PICKENS

2016 RECORD: 3-8

LA

VS. VS. VS. @ @ @ VS. @ VS.

MANCHESTER ST. JOSEPH TRINITY TCA LEAKE WINSTON STARKVILLE MADISON ST. JOE HERITAGE

STARKVILLE ACADEMY

VOLUNTEERS COACH: CHASE NICHOLSON

2016 RECORD: 6-4

SA

@ VS. VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. @

KIRK MANCHESTER WAYNE LAMAR PILLOW MHS LEAKE WINSTON STARKVILLE CANTON

WINSTON ACADEMY

PATRIOTS COACH: ANDY GREENING

2016 RECORD: 4-6

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

@ VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. VS. @

ST. ALOYSIUS SIMPSON HARTFIELD ERA NEWTON CANTON HERITAGE MANCHESTER WINSTON STARKVILLE

VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. VS. @ @ VS.

LAMAR FRENCH CAMP INDIANOLA EAST WEBSTER MHS WINSTON PILLOW CANTON HERITAGE LEAKE

HA

W

@ NEWTON VS. SBA @ COPIAH VS. INDIANOLA @ ERA @ STARKVILLE VS. CANTON @ HERITAGE @ LEAKE VS. WCS

DISTRICT 3AAA CENTRAL HINDS

COUGARS COACH: PHIL HANNON

2016 RECORD: 5-5

CH

HILLCREST CHRISTIAN

COUGARS COACH: SHAUN DAVIS

2016 RECORD: 3-7

HC

PORTER’S CHAPEL

EAGLES

COACH: BLAKE PURVIS

2016 RECORD: 1-9

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ VS.

ACCS BAYOU ST. ALOYSIUS GLENBROOK HCS RIVERFIELD CATHEDRAL PCA PPCA WASHINGTON SCHOOL

VS. GCS @ WAYNE @ PCA VS. RIVERFIELD @ CENTRAL HINDS VS. ST. JOSEPH @ CLINTON @ PPCA VS. ST. ALOYSIUS VS. COPIAH

@ @ VS. VS. VS. @ VS. @ @ VS.

PC

COLUMBUS RIVERFIELD HCS CPS ST. ALOYSIUS UNION CLAIBORNE CENTRAL HINDS GLENBROOK PPCA


MAIS 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

District 3AAA cont.

PARK PLACE CHRISTIAN

CRUSADERS COACH: DOUG ELKINS

PPC

2016 RECORD: 8-3

RIVERFIELD ACADEMY

R

RAIDERS COACH: BOYD COLE

2016 RECORD: 2-8

ST. ALOYSIUS

COACH: JOHN BAKER 2016 RECORD: 9-2

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

@ @ VS. VS. @ @ VS. VS. VS. @

BGS DELTA STREETS UNION CLINTON WCS ST. ALOYSIUS RIVERFIELD HCS CENTRAL HINDS PCA

VS. BAYOU VS. PCA @ RIVER OAKS @ HCS @ PVA VS. CENTRAL HINDS @ PPCA VS. GLENBROOK @ CLAIBORNE VS. ST. ALOYSIUS

SA

FLASHES

VS. LEAKE @ ACCS VS. CENTRAL HINDS @ WASHINGTON SCHOOL @ PCA VS. PPCA VS. MANCHESTER VS. CATHEDRAL @ HCS @ RIVERFIELD

DISTRICT 4AAA BOWLING GREEN

BUCCANEERS COACH: DAVID CURRIER

2016 RECORD: 4-5

BG

COLUMBIA ACADEMY

COUGARS

COACH: RANDY BUTLER

2016 RECORD: 9-3

CA

WAYNE ACADEMY

JAGUARS

COACH: COLE HOLDEN

2016 RECORD: 5-6

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ @ VS.

PPCA BFCS SILLIMAN WAYNE OFA CENTREVILLE CPS ACCS SIMPSON COLUMBIA

@ VS. VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. VS. @

SILLIMAN PCS PURVIS PARKLANE ACCS WEST MARION SIMPSON SBA WAYNE BGS

@ VS. @ @ @ VS. VS. VS. @ @

WA

SOUTH CHOCTAW HCS HERITAGE BGS SBA OHA BFCS LAMAR COLUMBIA NEWTON

DISTRICT 5AAA ADAMS COUNTY CHRISTIAN

REBELS

ACCS

COACH: DAVID KING 2016 RECORD: 11-3

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

VS. VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. VS. VS. @

CENTRAL HINDS ST. ALOYSIUS PCA WCCA COLUMBIA TRINITY SILLIMAN BGS CATHEDRAL CPS

CATHEDRAL

GREEN WAVE COACH: CHUCK DARBONNE

2016 RECORD: 3-8

C

CENTRAL PRIVATE

REBELS

COACH: JAMES CUPIT 2016 RECORD: 6-4

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

@ VS. @ VS. VS. @ VS. @ @ VS.

BROOKHAVEN CPS TRINITY AMITE SIMPSON COPIAH CENTRAL HINDS ST. ALOYSIUS ACCS SILLIMAN

VS. @ @ @ VS. VS. @ @ VS. VS.

CHEF CATHEDRAL GLENBROOK PCA CENTREVILLE AMITE BGS PVA SILLIMAN ACCS

CP


District 5AAA cont.

DISTRICT 1AA

SILLIMAN INSTITUTE

S

WILDCATS COACH: FLOYD DAVIS

2016 RECORD: 2-7

CARROLL ACADEMY

REBELS

COACH: BO MILTON

2016 RECORD: 7-4

CA

CENTRAL HOLMES CHRISTIAN

TROJANS COACH: TONY BANKS

2016 RECORD: 2-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

VS. COLUMBIA VS. AMITE @ BGS @ OFA VS. PARKLANE @ WCCA @ ACCS VS. CENTREVILLE VS. CPS @ CATHEDRAL

MARSHALL ACADEMY

PATRIOTS

COACH: BARRETT DONAHOE

2016 RECORD: 10-2

MA

VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ VS. VS. @ @

DESOTO LEE-AR KIRK NEWTON OHA MANCHESTER STRIDER MARSHALL WCS CHCS

OAK HILL ACADEMY

RAIDERS

COACH: CHRIS CRAVEN

2016 RECORD: 2-8

OH

VS. @ VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ @ VS.

STRIDER DEER CREEK WCS BENTON MARSHALL HATLEY DESOTO OHA MANCHESTER CARROLL

WINONA CHRISTIAN

STARS

COACH: JUNIOR GRAHAM

2016 RECORD: 9-3

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

@ VS. VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ @ VS.

LEE-MS WMCS FALKNER KIRK CHCS WCS MHS CARROLL NDS OHA

@ VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. VS. VS. @

DEER CREEK NEWTON STRIDER WCS CARROLL WAYNE COLUMBUS CHCS WMCS MARSHALL

@ VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ VS. VS. @

CH

WC

FRENCH CAMP ETHEL CHCS OHA PPCA MARSHALL BAYOU INDIANOLA CARROLL WINSTON

DISTRICT 2AA GREENVILLE CHRISTIAN

SAINTS

COACH: JON REED MCLENDON

2016 RECORD: 7-5

GC

MANCHESTER ACADEMY

MAVERICKS COACH: BRYAN DENDY

2016 RECORD: 7-5

M

GREENVILLE ST. JOE

FIGHTING IRISH COACH: JOHN BAKER 2016 RECORD: 10-3

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

@ VS. @ VS. VS. VS. @ VS. @

HCS CLINTON MANCHESTER RIVERSIDE BENTON TCA ST. JOSEPH TRINITY WMCS

@ CANTON @ HERITAGE VS. GCS @ TCA VS. CLINTON VS. CARROLL @ ST. ALOYSIUS @ LEAKE VS. CHCS VS. ST. JOSEPH

VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ @ VS. VS. @

RIVERSIDE INDIANOLA CANTON BAYOU TRINITY HCS RIVER OAKS GCS TCA MANCHESTER

SJ


DISTRICT 3AA

District 2AA cont.

TRI-COUNTY

REBELS COACH: DAVID BLOUNT

TCA

BENTON ACADEMY

RAIDERS

COACH: KENNY BURTON

BA

MAIS 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES BEN’S FORD CHRISTIAN

BF

EAGLES

COACH: ROBERT COOK

2016 RECORD: 0-9

2016 RECORD: 12-2

2016 RECORD: 1-9

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13

@ @ @ VS. VS. VS. @ VS. @ @

SBA MADISON ST. JOE BENTON MANCHESTER CANTON NEWTON GCS RIVER OAKS ST. JOSEPH HARTFIELD

VS. DELTA STREETS @ UNION VS. TCA @ CHCS @ GCS @ BFCS VS. DEER CREEK VS. BROOKHAVEN @ NEWTON VS. SBA

VS. VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. @

N.O. HOME SCHOOL BGS AMITE CENTREVILLE BROOKHAVEN BENTON WAYNE NEWTON SBA

DISTRICT 4AA NEWTON ACADEMY

NA

GENERALS COACH: ROBERT ROBERTS

2016 RECORD: 7-4

VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ @ @ VS. VS.

WINSTON OHA SBA CARROLL LEAKE TCA PICKENS BFCS BENTON WAYNE

BROOKHAVEN

COUGARS COACH: RON RUSHING

2016 RECORD: 0-9

SAINTS COACH: TERRY UNDERWOOD

2016 RECORD: 3-7

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

SYLVA BAY

BA

SB

AMITE SCHOOL

A

REBELS COACH: SCOTT CARNEGIE

2016 RECORD: 4-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

VS. @ @ VS. VS. VS. @ @ VS. @

TCA WINSTON NEWTON BROOKHAVEN WAYNE CLINTON AMITE COLUMBIA BFCS BENTON

CENTREVILLE ACADEMY

TIGERS

COACH: BILL HURST 2016 RECORD: 9-3

C

VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. VS. @ @

TRINITY SILLIMAN BFCS CATHEDRAL WCCA CPS SBA CLINTON CENTREVILLE BROOKHAVEN

CLINTON CHRISTIAN

WARRIORS COACH: CHRIS BUNIO

CCA

2016 RECORD: 3-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

VS. @ @ @ VS. VS. @ @ VS. VS.

CATHEDRAL TRINITY CLINTON SBA BFCS CLAIBORNE CENTREVILLE BENTON UNION AMITE

VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. VS @ VS. @

WCCA OFA PARKLANE BFCS CPS BGS . BROOKHAVEN SILLIMAN AMITE CLINTON

VS. @ VS. @ @ @ VS. @ VS. VS.

GLENBROOK GCS BROOKHAVEN PPCA MANCHESTER SBA HCS AMITE WCCA CENTREVILLE


DISTRICT 5AA GLENBROOK SCHOOL

G

APACHES

COACH: CALEB CARMIKLE

2016 RECORD: 5-6

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

@ @ VS. @ VS. VS. VS. @ VS. @

CLINTON WCCA CPS CENTRAL HINDS CLAIBORNE PVA UNION RIVERFIELD PCA RIVER OAKS

MAIS 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

PRAIRIE VIEW ACADEMY

SPARTANS COACH: BO BARTON

2016 RECORD: 8-2

PV

RIVER OAKS

MUSTANGS COACH: ROBERT HANNAH

2016 RECORD: 3-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

@ VS. @ VS. VS. @ VS. @ VS. @

UNION CHEF WCCA ACADIANA RIVERFIELD GLENBROOK TRINITY CPS RIVER OAKS CLAIBORNE

@ VS. VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ @ VS.

RO

CLAIBORNE ERA RIVERFIELD COPIAH UNION DEER CREEK ST. JOSEPH TCA PVA GLENBROOK

DISTRICT 1A DESOTO SCHOOL

D

THUNDERBIRDS COACH: BILL BECK 2016 RECORD: 0-10

LEE ACADEMY AR

COUGARS COACH: RYAN LASTER 2016 RECORD: 6-7

L

TUNICA ACADEMY

BLUE DEVILS COACH: JOHN HOLCOMB

2016 RECORD: 3-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/27

@ VS. VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. @ VS.

CARROLL KIRK DELTA STREETS DEER CREEK COLUMBUS STRIDER CHCS TUNICA LEE-AR WMCS

@ VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. @

POTTS CAMP CARROLL DEER CREEK LEE-MS DELTA STREETS WMCS MEMPHIS NH STRIDER COLUMBUS DESOTO TUNICA

@ VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. @ @ VS.

TA

MEMPHIS NH MACON RD POTTS CAMP STRIDER DEER CREEK COLUMBUS DELTA STREETS WMCS DESOTO LEE-AR

DISTRICT 2A WEST MEMPHIS CHRISTIAN

BLACK KNIGHTS COACH: DARROW ANDERSON

2016 RECORD: 1-9

WM

COLUMBUS CHRISTIAN

RAMS

COACH: GREG WATKINS

2016 RECORD: 2-8

CC

DEER CREEK

WARRIORS COACH: LEE MCINTIRE

2016 RECORD: 3-9

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ @ VS. VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. @

MACON RD MARSHALL COLUMBUS DELTA STREETS STRIDER LEE-AR POTTS CAMP TUNICA OHA GCS DESOTO

VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. VS. @ @

PCA WMCS DESOTO TUNICA OHA DELTA STREETS LEE-AR DEER CREEK STRIDER

VS. VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. @

DC

OHA CHCS LEE-AR DESOTO TUNICA RIVER OAKS BENTON STRIDER COLUMBUS DELTA STREETS


MAIS 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

DELTA STREETS

LIONS

COACH: T. MAC HOWARD

2016 RECORD:2-9

DS

STRIDER ACADEMY

RAMS

COACH: KELVIN NEWTON

2016 RECORD: 3-8

SA

DISTRICT 3A CLAIBORNE ACADEMY

COACH: MARK ANDING

2016 RECORD: 1-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ @ VS. VS.

BENTON PPCA DESOTO WMCS LEE-AR MARVELL TUNICA COLUMBUS STRIDER DEER CREEK

TRINITY EPISCOPAL

T

SAINTS

COACH: GRAHAM ROBERTS

2016 RECORD: 5-7

@ CHCS VS. CLAIBORNE VS. OHA VS. TUNICA @ WMCS VS. DESOTO @ CARROLL @ LEE-AR VS. DEER CREEK @ DELTA STREETS VS. COLUMBUS

UNION CHRISTIAN

U

LIONS

COACH: TREY FULTON

2016 RECORD: 0-9

VS. @ VS. @ @ @ @ VS. VS. @

RIVER OAKS STRIDER UNION GLENRBOOK BROOKHAVEN PCA TRINITY RIVERFIELD PVA WCCA

WILKINSON COUNTY

RAMS

COACH: CHRIS MCGRAW

2016 RECORD: 9-2

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/27

@ VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. @ @ VS.

AMIT BROOKHAVEN CATHEDRAL CANTON ST. JOSEPH ACCS PVA CLAIBORNE GCS WCCA UNION

VS. VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ VS. @ @

PVA BENTON PPCA CLAIBORNE RIVER OAKS PCA GLENRBOOK WCCA BROOKHAVEN TRINITY

CA

REBELS

@ VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ @ VS. VS.

WC

CENTREVILLE GLENRBOOK PVA ACCS AMITE SILLIMAN UNION CLINTON TRINITY CLAIBORNE

EIGHT MAN REGION 1 CALHOUN ACADEMY

COUGARS

COACH: GERRY WINTERS

2016 RECORD: 5-5

CA

DELTA ACADEMY

RAIDERS COACH: TIM MELTON

2016 RECORD: 6-5

DA

HEBRON CHRISTIAN

EAGLES

COACH: DAVID FOSTER

2016 RECORD: 0-9

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/20 10/27

VS. PRENTISS @ REBUL VS. KEMPER @ SIA VS. HEBRON VS. NSA VS. HUMPHREYS @ MARVELL @ DELTA

@ @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. VS.

BRIARFIELD TALLULAH REBUL HEBRON MARVELL KEMPER SIA NSA HUMPHREYS CALHOUN

@ @ VS. VS. @ VS. @ @ VS.

LELAND KEMPER PRENTISS DELTA CALHOUN SIA NSA MARVELL HUMPHREYS

HC


MAIS 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

HUMPHREYS ACADEMY

REBELS

COACH: JERRY WAYNE MCCLENDON

2016 RECORD: 6-6

HA

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KA

RAMS

COACH: PETE MCCLESKY

2016 RECORD: 8-1

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

KEMPER ACADEMY

2017 SCHEDULE

RIVERDALE TENSAS MARVELL TALLULAH SIA CALHOUN KEMPER DELTA NSA HEBRON

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ VS. @ VS. VS. @ VS. @ VS.

MARVELL ACADEMY

EAGLES

COACH: BEN DURHAM

2016 RECORD: 11-1

MA

2017 SCHEDULE

TALLULA HEBRON CALHOUN DELTA UNITY CHRISTIAN HUMPHREYS NSA SIA MARVELL

8/18 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. @

FRANKLIN HUMPHREYS NSA DELTA DELTA STREETS CALHOUN SIA HEBRON KEMPER

EIGHT MAN REGION 2 NORTH SUNFLOWER

NSA

REBELS

COACH: MICHAEL WARD

2016 RECORD: 6-5

@ VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ @ VS.

TENSAS BRIARFIELD MARVELL CALHOUN HEBRON DELTA KEMPER HUMPHREYS SIA

CHRISTIAN COLLEGIATE

BULLDOGS COACH: JOE ROBERTS

CONFEDERATES COACH: HUNTER MACINTYRE

2016 RECORD: 4-6

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

SHARKEY ISSAQUENA ACADMEY

CCA

2016 RECORD: 5-6

COACH: BEAU TRAVIS

2016 RECORD: 6-4

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ @ VS. @ @ @ VS. VS. VS. @

CCA BRIARFIELD CALHOUN HUMPHREYS HEBRON DELTA TENSAS MARVELL KEMPER NSA

FRANKLIN ACADEMY

COUGARS COACH: CHRIS SULLIVAN

2016 RECORD: 8-4

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

SIA PRENTISS TENSAS RIVERDALE RUSSELL REBUL FRANKLIN TALLULAH BRIARFIELD PRENTISS

REBELS

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. @ VS.

SIA

BRIARDFIELD ACADEMY

@ VS. VS. VS. @ VS. @ @ @ VS.

MARVELL RIVERDALE TALLULAH TENSAS RIVERDALE CCA TALLULAH PRENTISS REBUL BRIARFIELD

FA

VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. @

DELTA SIA NSA REBUL TALLULAH TENSAS PRENTISS RIVERDALE CCA FRANKLIN

PRENTISS CHRISTIAN

SAINTS

COACH: RANDY HOLLOWAY

2016 RECORD: 10-2

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

@ VS. @ VS. VS. @ @ VS. VS. @

BA

CALHOUN CCA HEBRON TALLULAH TENSAS REBUL BRIARFIELD FRANKLIN RIVERDALE CCA

PC


MAIS 2017 TEAM SCHEDULES

REBUL ACADEMY

RAIDERS COACH: T.C. INGRAM

RA

REBUL ACADEMY

RAIDERS COACH: TC INGRAM

RA

RIVERDALE ACADEMY

REBELS

COACH: JARED SMESLER

2016 RECORD: 3-8

2016 RECORD: 3-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

8/18 8/25 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. KINGS COURT VS. CALHOUN @ DELTA VS. UNITY CHRISTIAN VS. BRIARFIELD @ CCA VS. PRENTISS @ RIVERDALE @ TENSAS VS. FRANKLIN @ TALLULAH

TALLULAH ACADEMY

TROJANS COACH: JOE COATS

2016 RECORD: 11-0

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ @ VS.

KEMPER DELTA FRANKLIN HUMPHREYS PRENTISS BRIARFIELD RIVERDALE FRANKLIN CCA TENSAS REBUL

TA

VS. KINGS COURT VS. CALHOUN @ DELTA VS. UNITY CHRISTIAN VS. BRIARFIELD @ CCA VS. PRENTISS @ RIVERDALE @ TENSAS VS. FRANKLIN @ TALLULAH

TENSAS ACADEMY

CHEIFS

COACH: MATT HOMAN

2016 RECORD: 3-6

2016 RECORD: 4-3

VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. VS. @

RA

HUMPHREYS FRANKLIN CCA TENSAS FRANKLIN TALLULAH REBUL BRIARFIELD PRENTISS

T

2017 SCHEDULE 8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27

VS. @ @ @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. VS. VS.

NSA HUMPHREYS CCA FRANKLIN RIVERDALE PRENTISS BRIARFIELD SIA REBUL TALLULAH UNITY CHRISTIAN

2017 SCHEDULES

mais


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MACJC SCHEDULES 2017 COAHOMA

TIGERS

CCC

COACH: STEVEN MILLER

CO-LIN

WOLFPACK COACH: GLENN DAVIS

2016 RECORD: 1-8

2016 RECORD: 6-3

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

@ VS. VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ S.

SOUTHWEST MS CO-LIN JONES COUNTY HOLMES NORTHEAST NORTHWEST ITAWAMBA EAST MS MS DELTA

EAST CENTRAL

WARRIORS COACH: KEN KARCHER

ECCC

@ @ VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ VS.

MS DELTA COAHOMA MS GULF COAST JONES COUNTY EAST CENTRAL HINDS HOLMES SOUTHWEST MS PEARL RIVER

EAST MISSISSIPPI

LIONS

2016 RECORD: 11-1

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

HOLMES NORTHEAST PEARL RIVER MS GULF COAST CO-LIN JONES COUNTY HINDS NORTHWEST SOUTHWEST

HINDS

EAGLES COACH: GENE MURPHY

HCC

VS. VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. @

JONES COUNTY MS GULF COAST NORTHEAST ITAWAMBA MS DELTA HOLMES NORTHWEST COAHOMA HINDS

HOLMES

BULLDOGS COACH: JEFF KOONZ

2016 RECORD: 2-7

2016 RECORD: 7-3

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

@ NORTHWEST @ ITAWAMBA VS. SOUTHWEST MS @ PEARL RIVER VS. MS GULF COAST @ CO-LIN S. EAST CENTRAL @ JONES COUNTY VS. EAST MS

EMCC

COACH: BUDDY STEPHENS

2016 RECORD: 5-5

@ @ VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. VS.

CL

VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ @ VS. @

H

EAST CENTRAL SOUTHWEST MS MS DELTA COAHOMA NORTHWEST EAST MS CO-LIN NORTHEAST ITAWAMBA


ITAWAMBA

INDIANS COACH: SEAN CANNON

ICC

JONES

BOBCATS

JCJC

COACH: STEVE BUCKLEY

2016 RECORD: 5-4

2016 RECORD: 6-3

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

@ VS. VS. @ VS. VS. @ @ VS.

MS GULF COAST HINDS NORTHWEST EAST MS PEARL RIVER NORTHEAST COAHOMA MS DELTA HOLMES

MISSISSIPPI DELTA

TROJANS

@ VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ VS. @

EAST MS MS DELTA COAHOMA CO-LIN SOUTHWEST MS EAST CENTRAL PEARL RIVER HINDS MS GULF COAST

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST

MDCC

BULLDOGS MGCCC

COACH: JEFF TATUM

COACH: CHAD HUFF

2016 RECORD: 1-8

2016 RECORD: 5-5

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

VS. @ VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. @

CO-LIN JONES COUNTY HOLMES NORTHWEST EAST MS MS GULF COAST NORTHEAST ITAWAMBA COAHOMA

NORTHEAST

TIGERS COACH: GREG DAVIS

NE

VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. VS. @ VS.

ITAWAMBA EAST MS CO-LIN EAST CENTRAL HINDS MS DELTA SOUTHWEST MS PEARL RIVER JONES COUNTY

NORTHWEST

RANGERS

NWCC

COACH: BENJY PARKER

2016 RECORD: 6-3

2016 RECORD: 9-3

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

@ VS. VS. VS. @ @ VS. @ VS.

PEARL RIVER EAST CENTRAL EAST MS SOUTHWEST MS COAHOMA ITAWAMBA MS DELTA HOLMES NORTHWEST

PEARL RIVER

WILDCATS

PRCC

VS. @ @ VS. @ VS. VS. @ @

HINDS PEARL RIVER ITAWAMBA MS DELTA HOLMES COAHOMA EAST MS EAST CENTRAL NORTHEAST

SOUTHWEST

BEARS

COACH: TED EGGER

COACH: TUCKER PEAVEY

2016 RECORD: 2-7

2016 RECORD: 2-7

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/21 10/28

VS. VS. @ VS. @ @ VS. VS. @

NORTHEAST NORTHWEST EAST CENTRAL HINDS ITAWAMBA SOUTHWEST MS JONES COUNTY MS GULF COAST CO-LIN

VS. VS. @ @ VS. VS. @ VS. @

SW

COAHOMA HOLMES HINDS NORTHEAST JONES COUNTY PEARL RIVER MS GULF COAST CO-LIN EAST CENTRAL


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Transforming

Itawamba

Community College www.iccms.edu


2017

SCHEDULES

OLE MISS

MISSISSIPPI STATE

COACH: MATT LUKE

COACH: DAN MULLEN

REBELS

BULLDOGS

2016 RECORD: 5-7 (2-6)

2016 RECORD: 6-7(3-5)

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

9/2 9/9 9/16 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/1 11/18 11/23

VS. SOUTH ALABAMA VS. UT MARTIN @ CALIFORNIA @ ALABAMA @ AUBURN VS. VANDERBILT VS. LSU VS. ARKANSAS @ KENTUCKY VS. LOUISIANA VS. TEXAS A&M @ MISSISSIPPI STATE

9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/14 10/2 10/28 11/4 11/1 11/18 11/23

VS. CHARLESTON SO. @ LOUISIANA TECH VS. LSU @ GEORGIA @ AUBURN VS. BYU VS. KENTUCKY @ TEXAS A&M VS. UMASS VS. ALABAMA @ ARKANSAS VS. OLE MISS

SOUTHERN MISS

ALCORN STATE

COACH: JAY HOPSON

COACH: FRED MCNAIR

GOLDEN EAGLES 2016 RECORD: 7-6 (4-4)

2017 SCHEDULE 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25

VS. KENTUCKY VS. SOUTHERN UNIV. @ LOUISIANA-MONROE VS. NORTH TEXAS @ UT-SAN ANTONIO VS. UTEP @ LOUISIANA TECH VS. UAB @ TENNESSEE @ RICE VS. CHARLOTTE @ MARSHALL

BRAVES 2016 RECORD: 5-6

2017 SCHEDULE 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/29 10/5 10/14 10/21 11/4 11/11 11/18

VS. MILES COLLEGE @ FIU VS. MCNEESE STATE VS. SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY @ TEXAS SOUTHERN @ ALABAMA STATE VS. PRAIRIE VIEW A&M @ GRAMBLING STATE VS. ALABAMA A&M VS. MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE @ JACKSON STATE


JACKSON STATE

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE

COACH: TONY HUGHES

COACH: RICK COMEGY

TIGERS

DELTA DEVILS

2016 RECORD: 3-8

2016 RECORD: 1-10

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18

@ TCU @ TENNESSEE STATE @ GRAMBLING VS. ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF @ PRAIRIE VIEW A&M @ TUSKEGEE VS. SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY @ MS VALLEY STATE VS. ALABAMA STATE @ ALABAMA A&M VS. ALCORN STATE

9/2 9/9 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18

@ NORTH DAKOTA STATE @ SOUTHERN ILLINOIS VS. GRAMBLING @ CHARLESTON SOUTHERN @ ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF @ ALABAMA A&M VS. VIRGINIA-LYNCHBURG VS. JACKSON STATE VS. TEXAS SOUTHERN @ ALCORN STATE VS. ALABAMA STATE

MILLSAPS COLLEGE

BELHAVEN UNIVERSITY

COACH: AARON PELCH

COACH: HAL MUMME

MAJORS

BLAZERS

2016 RECORD: 3-7

2016 RECORD: 2-8

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/31 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11

@ BELHAVEN @ TEXAS WESLEYAN VS. TRINITY VS. SEWANEE @ RHODES @ AUSTIN VS. BERRY VS. CENTRE @ BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN @ HENDRIX

8/31 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11

VS. MILLSAPS @ TEXAS LUTHERAN @ EAST TEXAS BAPTIST VS. HOWARD PAYNE @ MCMURRY VS. S.W. UNIVERSITY @ MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR VS. LOUISIANA COLLEGE @ HARDIN-SIMMONS S. SUL ROSS STATE

MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE

DELTA STATE

COACH: JOHN BLAND

COACH: TODD COOLEY

CHOCTAWS

STATESMEN

2016 RECORD: 3-7

2016 RECORD: 4-6

2017 SCHEDULE

2017 SCHEDULE

8/31 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 11/4 11/11

@ CLARK ATLANTA @ SOUTHWEST BAPTIST @ WEST ALABAMA VS. FLORIDA TECH VS. DELTA STATE @ WEST FLORIDA @ VALDOSTA STATE VS. WEST GEORGIA VS. SHORTER @ NORTH ALABAMA

9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11

VS. TARLETON STATE VS. CHOWAN VS. WEST GEORGIA @ SHORTER @ MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE VS. WEST ALABAMA @ WEST FLORIDA VS. VALDOSTA STATE @ NORTH ALABAMA @ NORTH GREENVILLE VS. FLORIDA TECH


TEAM PREVIEW OLE MISS

REBELS COACH: MATT LUKE

2016 RECORD: 5-7 (2-6)

Breeland Speaks`

2017 SCHEDULE

NOTES

9/2 9/9 9/16 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/1 11/18 11/23

VS. SOUTH ALABAMA VS. UT MARTIN @ CALIFORNIA @ ALABAMA @ AUBURN VS. VANDERBILT VS. LSU VS. ARKANSAS @ KENTUCKY VS. LOUISIANA VS. TEXAS A&M @ MISSISSIPPI STATE

Hugh Freeze resigned in June and offensive line coach Matt Luke was elevated to interim head coach, effective for the entirety of the 2017 season. The Rebels will be unable to play in the postseason in 2017 due to a self-imposed bowl ban in an attempt to satisfy punishments of impending NCAA sanctions.

Javon Patterson #E10 2014

PLAYERS TO WATCH Shea Patterson Quarterback, So.

AJ Brown Wide Receiver, So.

Marquis Haynes Defensive End, Sr.

Sean Rawlings

With an injury to Chad Kelly late last season came valuable playing time for blossoming star Shea Patterson. Having shown brilliance at times, the young quarterback will look to become one of the conference’s best this fall.

246.3

Rushing yards per game is what opponents averaged versus the Landshark defense last season.

Around Patterson will be a stable of star wide receivers, and talented but unproven o-line and running back groups. On defense there will be plenty of familiar returning faces such as Demarquis Gates and Marquis Haynes, but there is plenty to prove, namely for a thin linebacker group.

23

DK Metcalf #E10 2015

The deficit Ole Miss faced in the fourth quarter last November, in Kyle field, at Texas A&M. Patterson showed the ability to do what only the greats can, bring his team back and win.


AJ Brown #E10 2015


TEAM PREVIEW MISSISSIPPI STATE

BULLDOGS COACH: DAN MULLEN

2016 RECORD: 6-7(3-5)

2017 SCHEDULE

NOTES

9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/14 10/2 10/28 11/4 11/1 11/18 11/23

VS. CHARLESTON SO. @ LOUISIANA TECH VS. LSU @ GEORGIA @ AUBURN VS. BYU VS. KENTUCKY @ TEXAS A&M VS. UMASS VS. ALABAMA @ ARKANSAS VS. OLE MISS

Dan Mullen is set to begin his ninth season in Starkville, and just five wins from becoming the school’s all-time winningest head football coach. His best winning came with star quarterback pupil Dak Prescott, and he appears to have a new star in Nick Fitzgerald. Last season didn’t start all too great for Mullen, Fitzgerald and crew, as State lost to South Alabama on a game-winning field goal in the season opener. However, alls well that ends well; Fitzgerald led the SEC in total yards and Mullen won yet another bowl game. This season the running game will only be stronger with Aeris Williams and Fitzgerald back, however, the deep and intermediate passing game must develop. Defensively, Mississippi State is strong and deep in the front seven, though they’ll need the pass rush and secondary to come on around if they are to slow down opponents’ air attack.

PLAYERS TO WATCH Nick Fitzgerald Quarterback, Redshirt Junior

Aeris Williams Running Back, Redshirt Sophomore

Jamal Peters Defensive Back, SO

Jamal Peters #E10 2014

Mark McLaurin

4 Of State’s losses last season were by a score or less, with each of those games - to South Alabama, LSU, BYU and Kentucky - going right down to the wire.

3,798 The number of combined passing yards and rushing yards Nick Fitzgerald tallied in 2016. As mentioned, that was tops in the SEC, while his 1,375 rushing yards ranked second in the league.


Aeris Williams


TEAM PREVIEW SOUTHERN MISS

GOLDEN EAGLES COACH: JAY HOPSON

2016 RECORD: 7-6 (4-4)

2017 SCHEDULE

NOTES

9/2 9/9 9/16 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25

VS. KENTUCKY VS. SOUTHERN UNIV. @ LOUISIANA-MONROE VS. NORTH TEXAS @ UT-SAN ANTONIO VS. UTEP @ LOUISIANA TECH VS. UAB @ TENNESSEE @ RICE VS. CHARLOTTE @ MARSHALL

Head coach Jay Hopson enters year two in Hattiesburg with a two-game winning streak and a 7-6 overall record, including a win over SEC foe Kentucky. This offseason he’s overseen a quarterback competition mainly between rising sophomore Keon Howard and redshirt junior Kwadra Griggs, both of whom are in-state products. Though quarterback Nick Mullens has moved on from the program, plenty of offensive production returns with Ito Smith and Allenzae Staggers. Additionally, Keon Howard got a head start playing in game action late last season. A pair of homegrown defensive backs, Cornell Armstrong and Curtis Mikell, also return to lead the secondary. Both players prepped at legendary Bassfield high, which played its final season in 2016.

PLAYERS TO WATCH Ito Smith (SR) (RB)

Keon Howard #E10 2015

Allenzae Staggers (SR) (WR)

Cornell Armstrong (SR) (DB)

Cornell Armstrong

26 The number of touchdowns the Golden Eagles scored both through the air and on the ground last season.

18.5 The number of yards Allenzae Staggers averaged per catch last season. He will have to be a go-to option again this season for a first-year starter at quarterback.


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