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  • GAME OF THE WEEK: Pearl Pirates head to Vicksburg to take on Warren Central

    GAME OF THE WEEK: Pearl Pirates head to Vicksburg to take on Warren Central

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-08-21 23:07:06 GMT
    Topping Brookhaven in Week I seemed to be an easy task for the Pirates, even with a new starting quarterback, but Week II against the Vikings is a whole different story. Source: WLBTTopping Brookhaven in Week I seemed to be an easy task for the Pirates, even with a new starting quarterback, but Week II against the Vikings is a whole different story. Source: WLBT
    Topping Brookhaven in Week I seemed to be an easy task for the Pirates, even with a new starting quarterback, but Week II against the Vikings is a whole different story. Source: WLBTTopping Brookhaven in Week I seemed to be an easy task for the Pirates, even with a new starting quarterback, but Week II against the Vikings is a whole different story. Source: WLBT

    Topping Brookhaven in Week I seemed to be an easy task for the Pirates, even with a new starting quarterback, but Week II against the Vikings is a whole different story. 

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    Topping Brookhaven in Week I seemed to be an easy task for the Pirates, even with a new starting quarterback, but Week II against the Vikings is a whole different story. 

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  • Brandon edges Madison Central in our Game of the Week

    Brandon edges Madison Central in our Game of the Week

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:51:36 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Brandon's defense was stingy all night, and the Bulldog offense did just enough to start the season with a win over rival Madison Central. Click the video above for highlights. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
    Brandon's defense was stingy all night, and the Bulldog offense did just enough to start the season with a win over rival Madison Central. Click the video above for highlights. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
  • NWR beats Germantown, 42-7

    NWR beats Germantown, 42-7

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:50 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:50:17 GMT
    Northwest Rankin aiming to be the one to dethrone Pearl atop 6A this fall. Cougars open tonight at Germantown.  Opening drive for the Mavs: Colton Gardner on the bootleg has his tight end. Austin Lee down the far sideline. Germantown in the red zone.  Looking to turn it into points, but Northwest Rankin comes around the edge to block the field goal attempt. By chance, lands in the arms of Chance Landers, who returns it all the way into Maverick territory.  Couga...More >>
    Northwest Rankin aiming to be the one to dethrone Pearl atop 6A this fall. Cougars open tonight at Germantown.  Opening drive for the Mavs: Colton Gardner on the bootleg has his tight end. Austin Lee down the far sideline. Germantown in the red zone.  Looking to turn it into points, but Northwest Rankin comes around the edge to block the field goal attempt. By chance, lands in the arms of Chance Landers, who returns it all the way into Maverick territory.  Couga...More >>
  • SportsDeck Spotlight: Jerrion Ealy's Looming Decision

    SportsDeck Spotlight: Jerrion Ealy's Looming Decision

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:42:27 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    The first seventhing you’ll notice when watching Jackson Prep senior running back Jerrion Ealy is speed. “Anytime you have a player that can run as fast as he can, that’s what separates from most high school players,” says Jackson Prep football coach Ricky Black. “And really, a lot of college players.” It’s that speed and athletic ability taking Ealy to showcase events this summer all across the country.. for baseball. Ealy will be forced n...More >>
    The first seventhing you’ll notice when watching Jackson Prep senior running back Jerrion Ealy is speed. “Anytime you have a player that can run as fast as he can, that’s what separates from most high school players,” says Jackson Prep football coach Ricky Black. “And really, a lot of college players.” It’s that speed and athletic ability taking Ealy to showcase events this summer all across the country.. for baseball. Ealy will be forced n...More >>
  • Red Carpet Bowl: Before the storm

    Red Carpet Bowl: Before the storm

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:42:18 GMT
    A doubleheader this evening in Vicksburg. First up: Warren Central taking on Oxford. Vikings and Chargers getting the jump on everybody tonight with a 5:30 kickoff dodging heat and the lightning. 1st quarter, look at this run by Jerrious Stovall. 7-0 Vikings.  Following an Oxford 3 and out, Shane Lewis to Chris Green, gain of 20 yards, Warren Central back on the move.  Corey Wilson TD run. 14-0. Lightning delay.  Teams do make it back out. John Meagher calls ...More >>
    A doubleheader this evening in Vicksburg. First up: Warren Central taking on Oxford. Vikings and Chargers getting the jump on everybody tonight with a 5:30 kickoff dodging heat and the lightning. 1st quarter, look at this run by Jerrious Stovall. 7-0 Vikings.  Following an Oxford 3 and out, Shane Lewis to Chris Green, gain of 20 yards, Warren Central back on the move.  Corey Wilson TD run. 14-0. Lightning delay.  Teams do make it back out. John Meagher calls ...More >>
  • Brookhaven walks the plank at Pearl

    Brookhaven walks the plank at Pearl

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:27:19 GMT
    Pearl hosting Brookhaven.  Interesting night for the Pirates with a new starting quarterback. Gunnar Dennis suffered a season-ending injury in last week's jamboree, but sophomore Shade Foster did a fine job tonight in the QB position.  Early in the 1st, Foster hands off to Kenyatta Harrell and Harrell is off for the touchdown, 7-0 Pearl. Panthers defense would make up for that with a sac on the next Pirate possession. DJ Durr and Kadarius Wells leading the way on that one...More >>
    Pearl hosting Brookhaven.  Interesting night for the Pirates with a new starting quarterback. Gunnar Dennis suffered a season-ending injury in last week's jamboree, but sophomore Shade Foster did a fine job tonight in the QB position.  Early in the 1st, Foster hands off to Kenyatta Harrell and Harrell is off for the touchdown, 7-0 Pearl. Panthers defense would make up for that with a sac on the next Pirate possession. DJ Durr and Kadarius Wells leading the way on that one...More >>
  • Jon Wiener joins the Fox 40 SportsDeck

    Jon Wiener joins the Fox 40 SportsDeck

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:23:50 GMT
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    Jon Wiener of ESPN 105.9 The Zone joins Mike and Rachel discussing all things Mississippi high school football.  Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
    Jon Wiener of ESPN 105.9 The Zone joins Mike and Rachel discussing all things Mississippi high school football.  Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Prep stuns ERA 51-0

    Prep stuns ERA 51-0

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:19 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:19:36 GMT
    Jackson Prep playing at East Rankin Academy . In the first, Jerrion Ealy with the 37 yard touchdown and the Pats are up 6-0.  Not long later, another Ealy again for 37 yards. 12-0, Prep. Here's Ealy again, punches it in from 15 out and Prep is up by 19.  QB Jackson Allen finally sends one up, to Jerrion Ealy, 26-0 at that point.  And Prep continued to roll.... 51-0 the final. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
    Jackson Prep playing at East Rankin Academy . In the first, Jerrion Ealy with the 37 yard touchdown and the Pats are up 6-0.  Not long later, another Ealy again for 37 yards. 12-0, Prep. Here's Ealy again, punches it in from 15 out and Prep is up by 19.  QB Jackson Allen finally sends one up, to Jerrion Ealy, 26-0 at that point.  And Prep continued to roll.... 51-0 the final. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
  • JA shuts out Washington, 31-0

    JA shuts out Washington, 31-0

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:14:19 GMT
    Jackson Academy opened the 2018 season in shutout fashion. The Raiders blank Washington School, 31-0. Click the video above for highlights. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
    Jackson Academy opened the 2018 season in shutout fashion. The Raiders blank Washington School, 31-0. Click the video above for highlights. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Laurel tops Callaway 55-13

    Laurel tops Callaway 55-13

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:08:44 GMT
    The Callaway Chargers on the road facing Laurel. Corbett Wesley finds Deontez White way down the field for a Callaway first down. Later, La-Kenith Thompson gets the call and a good gain which sets up Sharman Holmes who gets a Charger touchdown. The PAT was good and it was 14-to-7 Laurel. Later, Laurel's Michael Terrell takes off for a really good gain into Callaway territory. Then, it's Terrell again down to the three yard line. And at the beginning of the second quarter, o...More >>
    The Callaway Chargers on the road facing Laurel. Corbett Wesley finds Deontez White way down the field for a Callaway first down. Later, La-Kenith Thompson gets the call and a good gain which sets up Sharman Holmes who gets a Charger touchdown. The PAT was good and it was 14-to-7 Laurel. Later, Laurel's Michael Terrell takes off for a really good gain into Callaway territory. Then, it's Terrell again down to the three yard line. And at the beginning of the second quarter, o...More >>
  • Terry scores, but Mother Nature prevails

    Terry scores, but Mother Nature prevails

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:05:25 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Terry would score a first quarter touchdown against Raymond to take a 7-0 lead before the game was called due to weather. Click on the video above for highlights.  Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.

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    Terry would score a first quarter touchdown against Raymond to take a 7-0 lead before the game was called due to weather. Click on the video above for highlights.  Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.

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  • St. Martin shuts out Forest Hill 23-0

    St. Martin shuts out Forest Hill 23-0

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:57:50 GMT

    Forest Hill opening with St. Martin tonight. For the visiting yellow jackets, Mileon Graham passes to Makia Hebert for a nice gain.  Graham runs on the next play, but is brought down by Forest Hill. Graham with a touchdown pass to Hamm McGee. Forest Hill shut out on opening night, falling 23 - 0. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.

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    Forest Hill opening with St. Martin tonight. For the visiting yellow jackets, Mileon Graham passes to Makia Hebert for a nice gain.  Graham runs on the next play, but is brought down by Forest Hill. Graham with a touchdown pass to Hamm McGee. Forest Hill shut out on opening night, falling 23 - 0. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.

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  • Lanier comes back to defeat Morton

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:51:37 GMT
    Lanier defeats Morton-source: WLBTLanier defeats Morton-source: WLBT

    Lanier trailed Morton 7-6 at the half, then 13-6 early in the third quarter. The Bulldogs rally to beat Morton, 22-13. Click the video above for highlights.

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    Lanier trailed Morton 7-6 at the half, then 13-6 early in the third quarter. The Bulldogs rally to beat Morton, 22-13. Click the video above for highlights.

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  • Clinton tops South Panola in OT, 14-7

    Clinton tops South Panola in OT, 14-7

  • Ridgeland slides by Velma Jackson, 38-33

    Ridgeland slides by Velma Jackson, 38-33

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:49:37 GMT
    Ridgeland hosting Velma Jackson Thursday night.  The Falcons would fly in the first quarter, Antavious Willis fakes the hand off and takes care of business himself! Extra point no good, Velma Jackson's up 6-0. The Titans had a few opportunities early on in the red zone, but the Falcon's defense was just too strong. But the Titans would be on their "A game" soon enough. Falcons with the ball, Willis' pass is intercepted by Napoleon Collier. That turnover wouldn't lead...More >>
    Ridgeland hosting Velma Jackson Thursday night.  The Falcons would fly in the first quarter, Antavious Willis fakes the hand off and takes care of business himself! Extra point no good, Velma Jackson's up 6-0. The Titans had a few opportunities early on in the red zone, but the Falcon's defense was just too strong. But the Titans would be on their "A game" soon enough. Falcons with the ball, Willis' pass is intercepted by Napoleon Collier. That turnover wouldn't lead...More >>
  • Provine beats Jim Hill, 32-8

    Provine beats Jim Hill, 32-8

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:43:51 GMT
    Provine hosting Jim Hill in week one.  Just two minutes into the game, Rams running back Anthony Davis with some good running up the middle for the Provine touchdown. 7-0 Rams.  Ensuing Jim Hill possession, terrific individual effort from Provine's Devin Cambell. Strips the quarterback, and comes up with the fumble recover, and the Rams were quick to cash in. Marktavius Reed ends up on the seat of his pants, but in the end zone. 13-0, Provine. Next series, Keith Coll...More >>
    Provine hosting Jim Hill in week one.  Just two minutes into the game, Rams running back Anthony Davis with some good running up the middle for the Provine touchdown. 7-0 Rams.  Ensuing Jim Hill possession, terrific individual effort from Provine's Devin Cambell. Strips the quarterback, and comes up with the fumble recover, and the Rams were quick to cash in. Marktavius Reed ends up on the seat of his pants, but in the end zone. 13-0, Provine. Next series, Keith Coll...More >>
  • Clinton tops South Panola in OT, 14-7

    Clinton tops South Panola in OT, 14-7

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:37:25 GMT

    Clinton playing at South Panola for the fourth straight season.  In the first quarter, South Panola's Janari Dean looks like he's about to out-run the entire Arrow defense, but Bryce Turner gets the stop. The Tigers would score on that drive. 7-0, South Panola.  In the third, Clinton would ties things up at 7 on 4th & 3rd as Montavious Warren punches it in. This game would go to overtime and Warren would score another touchdown for Clinton. 14-7, Clinton. F...

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    Clinton playing at South Panola for the fourth straight season.  In the first quarter, South Panola's Janari Dean looks like he's about to out-run the entire Arrow defense, but Bryce Turner gets the stop. The Tigers would score on that drive. 7-0, South Panola.  In the third, Clinton would ties things up at 7 on 4th & 3rd as Montavious Warren punches it in. This game would go to overtime and Warren would score another touchdown for Clinton. 14-7, Clinton. F...

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  • Madison Central heads to Brandon in our Game of the Week

    Madison Central heads to Brandon in our Game of the Week

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:27:57 GMT
    Madison Central travels to rival Brandon Friday night in our Game of the Week. Source: WLBTMadison Central travels to rival Brandon Friday night in our Game of the Week. Source: WLBT

    Madison Central travels to rival Brandon Friday night in our Game of the Week.

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    Madison Central travels to rival Brandon Friday night in our Game of the Week.

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  • If it's fall in Mississippi, it's the season for sports-related injuries

    If it's fall in Mississippi, it's the season for sports-related injuries

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:20:42 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    When athletes get hurt, there’s a fairly short list of common injuries that come into play. Chief among them: ankle sprains, muscle strains, concussions, shin splints and knee injuries such as anterior cruciate ligament tears and meniscal tears.

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    When athletes get hurt, there’s a fairly short list of common injuries that come into play. Chief among them: ankle sprains, muscle strains, concussions, shin splints and knee injuries such as anterior cruciate ligament tears and meniscal tears.

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  • Brandon prepares for Madison Central in our Game of the Week

    Brandon prepares for Madison Central in our Game of the Week

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:54:24 GMT
    Brandon hosts Madison Central Friday night. Source: WLBTBrandon hosts Madison Central Friday night. Source: WLBT
    Brandon hosts Madison Central Friday night. Source: WLBTBrandon hosts Madison Central Friday night. Source: WLBT

    Two of the premier programs in Mississippi squaring off for annual bragging rights as the Jackson Metro's best. The Brandon Bulldogs are preparing to host Madison Central this Friday night.

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    Two of the premier programs in Mississippi squaring off for annual bragging rights as the Jackson Metro's best. The Brandon Bulldogs are preparing to host Madison Central this Friday night.

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  • Pearl ready to defend 2017 State Championship

    Pearl ready to defend 2017 State Championship

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:07:50 GMT

    Last December, John Perry led Pearl to its first state title, defeating Starkville in dramatic fashion. Final score Pirates 21, Yellowjackets 17. The Pirates had their time to bask in the glory of being champs, but now it’s time to get back to work. "You can’t make up for experience," Pearl Head Coach John Perry said. "When Jake Smithhart started the state championship game at quarterback, that was his 32nd start in a row. We’re going to rol...

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    Last December, John Perry led Pearl to its first state title, defeating Starkville in dramatic fashion. Final score Pirates 21, Yellowjackets 17. The Pirates had their time to bask in the glory of being champs, but now it’s time to get back to work. "You can’t make up for experience," Pearl Head Coach John Perry said. "When Jake Smithhart started the state championship game at quarterback, that was his 32nd start in a row. We’re going to rol...

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  • HS FB WEEK 1: Clinton preps for South Panola

    HS FB WEEK 1: Clinton preps for South Panola

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:20:06 GMT

    For the fourth straight season, Clinton will travel to play South Panola Thursday night to open up the high school football season. While some teams might want to see a cupcake game on their schedule in week one, that is absolutely not the case for the Arrows. "It’s fun preparing for them because we’re ready to live up to the challenge," Clinton senior safety Bryce Turner said. "We don’t want to just play anybody easy. We want to go out there and prov...

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    For the fourth straight season, Clinton will travel to play South Panola Thursday night to open up the high school football season. While some teams might want to see a cupcake game on their schedule in week one, that is absolutely not the case for the Arrows. "It’s fun preparing for them because we’re ready to live up to the challenge," Clinton senior safety Bryce Turner said. "We don’t want to just play anybody easy. We want to go out there and prov...

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  • Brandon prepares for Madison Central in our Game of the Week

    Brandon prepares for Madison Central in our Game of the Week

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