ABERDEEN -- Aberdeen High School's Homecoming turned out to be a double-edged sword for Nettleton coach Mike Scott, as his Tigers came out on the short end of a 41-0 setback Friday on the field he started his coaching career 35 years ago.
GREENVILLE -- The Heritage Academy football team entered Friday's game against Washington School looking to build on its shutout at Oak Hill Academy.
CLINTON -- The Columbus High School football team lost to Clinton 41-17 on Friday night in a Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A, Region 2 game.
KOSCIUSKO -- "Hey coach, we gonna see y'all again," said a Kosciusko football player to Noxubee County coach Tyrone Shorter after the Whippets lost to the Tigers 48-25 in a Class 4A, Region 4 game Friday night.
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BRANDON -- Starkville High School junior defensive lineman Lorenzo Dantzler doesn't feel like his team's defense is underappreciated.
Friday's Alabama Prep Football Scores
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BRANDON -- The Starkville High School football team turned in another defensive masterpiece Friday night. Top-ranked Starkville posted its second shutout in Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A, Region 2 play, and made it eight-straight perfect quarters in a 42-0 rout of Northwest Rankin at Cougar Field.
WEST POINT -- West Point linebacker Tyler Logan admits he has been waiting all season to see Clarksdale appear on West Point's schedule. The reason, Clarksdale's 39-34 victory against West Point last season has been eating at the senior for nearly 365 days.
STARKVILLE -- While the Starkville High School football team's offensive numbers may been among the state's best, the Yellow Jackets may have made the biggest strides on defense.
William Cooper and Gary Harris are in the press box and on the air. Their headsets are on. The rosters of the Heritage Academy and Hillcrest Christian Academy football teams are in front of them as they overlook the field.
It's impossible to miss. No exclamation points or bold print are needed. Two pieces of paper taped to the windows of the doors to the Columbus High School football team's field house make that message clear with a pink highlighted line: Columbus (HC).
Kris Pickle hoped the roots would take hold quickly. Like all new coaches moving to a new school, Pickle thought a fresh start could work wonders with the New Hope High School football team. The former Aberdeen High assistant coach and head coach at Morton High knew New Hope had talent, but he also knew the program hadn't had a lot of success under two coaches in the past three seasons.
Pickens Academy football coach Josh Thacker knew he had some very valuable players to replace this season.
The gauntlet is down to six.
Arm strength. Poise. Vision.
MACON -- Cupcakes create consistency.
ALICEVILLE, Ala. -- The Aliceville High School football team unleashed its defense on Pickens County on Friday night. The Yellow Jackets forced three turnovers and rode a big offensive night from Jeremy McMullen en route to a 36-6 victory.
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