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2015 High School Football Tour – Stop #55: Winona

WINONA, Miss. (WCBI) — Putting the “Win” back in Winona is the goal in 2015. The Tigers were an up and down team a season ago, but head coach Joey Tompkins is beginning to see his team turn the corner. “We’re starting our second year here. I think we’re getting to where I want to […]
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Video: High School Football Teams Battle In Area Jamborees

Starkville / Oxford, Miss. (WCBI Sports) – Starkville and Oxford were host sites for Mississippi high school football teams looking for their final tune-up before next week’s start to the season. Below are the preseason scores involving area teams Saturday. Starkville – Davis Wade Stadium Starkville 27, Grenada 6 West Point 21, Kosciusko 14 Noxubee […]
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Video: Friday Night Jamboree Football Highlights – August 14, 2015

Watch our Friday night jamboree highlights from: Itawamba AHS at Tupelo Amory vs. New Hope Caledonia at Pontotoc North Pontotoc vs. Baldwyn Winona vs. Senatobia Mantachie at Smithville
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2015 High School Football Tour – Stop #54: Okolona

OKOLONA, Miss. (WCBI) — Okolona wants to take the next step towards being a powerhouse in 2A. They certainly have the talent and speed to do it. Head coach Jack Clark returns for the Chieftains as this year’s team, more than most, has the potential to be great but it’s not from what shows up […]
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2015 High School Football Tour – Stop #53: Eupora

EUPORA, Miss. (WCBI) — A new coach will usher in the new Eagle era at Eupora. But he’s not new to those at Eupora. Stephen Edwards takes over for Junior Graham as he gets set to return to his old stomping grounds as the head coach. “I was here for 15 years as an assistant […]
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2015 High School Football Tour – Stop #52: Bruce

BRUCE, Miss. (WCBI) — Expectations were through the roof last season at Bruce. But the Trojans were hit hard by injuries and saw their season end with a 5-8 record. While the overall record doesn’t seem promising, winning three of their last four plus two wins in the playoffs is something to build off of […]
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2015 High School Football Tour – Stop #51: East Webster

CUMBERLAND, Miss. (WCBI) — One of the surprise teams of the 2014 season was East Webster. The Wolverines blazed all the way to the 2A North Final, finishing with 11 victories. And this season, East Webster has 15 starters returning and 18 seniors. The expectations, because of that experience returning, are through the roof. “Very high […]
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2015 High School Football Tour – Stop #50: Calhoun City

CALHOUN CITY, Miss. (WCBI) — Two outstanding seasons have come up just short for the Calhoun City Wildcats in the 2A State Championship. Tallying 25 wins in two years is tremendous, but a spot for the Gold Ball lays vacant in the City trophy case. This year’s senior class wants to be the group that brings […]
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2015 High School Football Tour – Stop #49: Saltillo

SALTILLO, Miss. (WCBI) — No longer are the Saltillo Tigers a football team you can look past. Prior to the 2012 season, the Tigers had just three winning seasons in 30 years. Today, head coach Pat Byrd has turned around the program and had three straight winning seasons in three years. With that success comes […]
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2015 High School Football Tour – Stop #48: Oxford

OXFORD, Miss. (WCBI) — For Johnny Hill, coaching football has been his life for half a century. Fifty years of many victories and memories will tell the story of a tremendous career roaming the sidelines, and he’s ready for his ride into the sunset with the 2015 Oxford Chargers. “It’s kind of new territory for […]