Friday night saw Calhoun City advance, Bruce's season come to an end and Vardaman polish off its regular season.
If defense wins championships, the Calhoun City Wildcats must feel good entering the playoffs and Atarius Moore is a big reason why.
The Vardaman Rams, 6-4, close out the regular season Friday night when they host Hamilton. The Rams’ playoff fate is already decided with a road trip to Ray Brooks on the schedule for next week, Nov. 11, but Coach Larry Gann isn’t looking past this Friday.
Calhoun City improved to 10-1 on the season and completed a perfect run through the region by defeating Winona 34-0 Friday night. The Wildcats will be a number one seed in the Class 2A playoffs that begin in Calhoun City next Friday.
Trent Hall turned around Bruce's game at Okolona Friday night with a pair of interceptions and as a result their season.
After a tightly contested first half, the Calhoun City Wildcats roared past visiting Eupora in the final two quarters to win 44-20 and clinch the region title and a top seed in the playoffs.
The Vardaman Rams dropped their second straight region game Friday night – 54-30 at Smithville.
Calhoun Academy concluded the 2016 football season winning their fourth straight game – 38-20 over Strider.
The Bruce Trojans struggled to get out of their own way Friday night suffering a 39-6 defeat at the hands of East Webster.
It’s been 20 years, but the memories from all who followed the 1996 Bruce Trojan state championship football team are still as vivid as ever.