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Wesson defeats Tylertown to keep season alive

By Rusty Newman The Tylertown Chiefs rolled into Wesson for the second-round playoff game Friday night, and it was their second time to play Wesson on their home turf this season. In the first matchup of the season, the Cobras outlasted the Chiefs 49-48 in a very intense game. Fans on both sides were ready…

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Colonels fall short in quest for repeat title appearance

By Drake Flowers For only the second time this season, the Copiah Academy Colonels fell short in a football game. A feeling that not many around Gallman are used to came at the hands of the visiting Simpson Academy Cougars in the MAIS 5A state semifinal matchup by a score of 13-10. On a night…

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Hazlehurst vs. Jeff Davis County

Hazlehurst’s Doug Nelson shows his ability to make a catch and gain a first down with a Jeff Davis County player all over him. Hazlehurst was victorious by a score of 32-13. Hazlehurst advances to the third round of playoffs and will take on Magee at 7 p.m., Nov. 18, at home. (Photo by Crockett…

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Freeman has successful season

Brady Freeman (left) is a junior and varsity starting defensive end for the South Summit Wildcats in Kamas, Utah. He is currently ranked No. 1 in the state of Utah and No. 2 in the nation with a total of 26 season sacks. He had 69 overall tackles his sophomore year, combined with 56 tackles…

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Colonels dominate on way to semi-finals

Copiah Academy controlled the football game from start to finish Friday night as they ran away with a 47-6 victory over the 10-seeded Leake Academy Rebels. Copiah now turns their attention to longtime rival Simpson Academy in the semi-final round with a chance to play for another state championship on the line. The scoring started…

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Wesson upsets Union in first round of playoffs

By Rusty Newman The Wesson Cobras made the long trip to Union Friday night as the No. 4 seed to take on the No. 1-seed Yellow Jackets. It took overtime for the Cobras to pull off the upset, and Cobra nation went wild as they won the game 34-28. Things didn’t start so well for…

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Cobras crush Tigers to secure playoff spot

By Rusty Newman The Wesson Cobras traveled over to McLaurin Friday night to take on the Tigers for the final regular-season game of the year. Wesson took control of the game early and never looked back as they came out victorious with a 39-6 win. Early in the game, the Cobras scored on a 29-yard…

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