Nation’s two most accomplished teams are from Mississippi

Rick Cleveland

Let’s forget the rivalry for at least this week. Forget “The School Up North.” Forget “Cow College.” Forget, even, the Egg Bowl. Heaven knows, we will get there soon enough.

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Bruce plays its best half of football, but comes up short on scoreboard

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The Bruce Trojans played the best half of football of the season Friday night. Unfortunately, it followed one of their worst in a 28-21 loss to Eupora.

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Calhoun City continues winning ways with 44-18 victory over East Webster

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Number one ranked Calhoun City scored the first 20 points Friday night in a 44-18 win over East Webster to remain perfect on the season.

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Coldwater overwhelms Vardaman 64-7

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Vardaman is searching for answers, and searching for its first win of the season. The Rams lost an ugly 64-7 game Friday against Coldwater, and coach Larry Gann said he was “embarrassed” by the performance.

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Central spoils Calhoun Academy homecoming with a 42-28 win

Central Academy spoiled Calhoun Academy’s homecoming Friday night with a 42-28 win in Pittsboro.

Varnado and ICC earn win over Northeast

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Itawamba Community College defensive back Lavarious Varnado (7), of Calhoun City, returns a punt during practice for the Indians.  ICC earned a pivotal division win Thursday night when they defeated rival Northeast 38-19. Photo by Lee Adams/

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Alcorn State, Mississippi Valley to relive the “Game of the Century”

Rick Cleveland

We all know what happened last weekend. Call it The Mississippi Massacre. Ole Miss and Mississippi State made the Magnolia State the epicenter of college football.

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Late touchdowns sink Vardaman in Biggersville

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Vardaman was less than three minutes away from their first victory in almost two years when Biggersville scored two late touchdowns to hand the Rams another heart breaking defeat.

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Cougars suffer first road loss, but not from lack of effort

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Calhoun Academy Coach Tim Melton isn’t interested in moral victories, but he wasn’t upset with his team’s performance in their 52-36 loss at Briarfield last Friday.

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Calhoun City makes it eight straight with blowout win over Bruce

Pictured is Wildcat RB Jessie Nabors and Trojans, from left, Antarius Glass, Zack Cruthirds and Tyrone Corbitt. Photo by Steve Gulledge

Calhoun City head coach Perry Liles had won seven in a row over the arch rival Bruce Trojans in the Skuna River Rivalry. Junior running back Brieton Sykes made sure the streak would stay alive, rushing for 217 yards on 10 carries to lead the Wildcats to a 56-15 victory at D.L. Harrison field.

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