Bruce native Fred Thomas participates in Super Bowl ring ceremony for ALS victim and former Saint Steve Gleason

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Former Saints special teams leader Steve Gleason now has a Super Bowl ring of his own and a key to the City of New Orleans.

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Northeast knocks off Northwest 34-28 in Senatobia

Trailing 34-7 at the half and all but down and out, homestanding Northwest rallied for 21 unanswered points in the second half and held Northeast to just 60 total yards and three first downs but it was too little, too late as the Tigers escaped Senatobia with a 34-28 win to snap a five-game losing streak to the Rangers. | Box Score | Watch Replay

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Area teams ranked in various high school football polls

By JOEL McNEECE
Several high school football ranking services have Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman included among their top teams. Following is a few of those rankings including hssportsms.com, which is compiled by Jeff King, and maxpreps.com which is created from a statistical formula.

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Bruce rallies from first half deficit to defeat Houston 25-17

By JOEL McNEECE
The Bruce Trojans overcame a disastrous start to rally from a 10-0 halftime deficit and defeat visiting Houston 25-17 last Friday night.

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Amory hands Calhoun City their first loss of season, 28-13

By JOEL McNEECE
Calhoun City suffered their first loss of the season last week as Amory rallied from an early deficit for a 28-13 victory.

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Rams roll over another region opponent, shutout H.W. Byers 35-0

By JOEL McNEECE
The Vardaman Rams, 3-2, got off to a slow start but found their rhythm to begin the second half and cruised to a 35-0 victory at H.W. Byers last Friday night.

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North Sunflower tops Cougars 30-20

By JOEL McNEECE
The Calhoun Academy Cougars fell to 3-3 on the season after losing a physical  game with North Sunflower 30-20 last Friday.

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FRIDAY NIGHT SCORES

Bruce 25, Houston 17
Amory 28, Calhoun City 13
Vardaman 35, H.W. Byers 0
North Sunflower 30, Calhoun Academy 20

Northeast remains undefeated with 21-0 win over Holmes

Undefeated Northeast Mississippi Community College used two first half touchdowns and a clock-consuming 18-play, fourth quarter drive to keep its unblemished record intact and notch a 21-0 win over North Division rival Holmes last night at Tiger Stadium.

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Northwest defeats Coahoma 44-21

The Northwest Ranger football team rebounded nicely from its first loss of the season a week ago, rolling up 500 yards of total offense for the third time in four games in a lightning-shortened, 44-21 road win at Coahoma Thursday night.

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