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  Friday Night Football Week 9: Scores and Highlights

WLBT is your source for high school football in Mississippi.

  SportsDeck Player of the Week: Callaway’s LaKenith Thompson

Thompson rushed for 303 yards and 4 touchdowns

End Zone Forecast: Finally feeling like Fall

Beautiful Fall weather continues tonight with temperatures in the 50s and 60s with mainly clear skies.

Game of the Week: MRA looks to break Prep’s streak

This matchup will mostly likely all boil down to stopping the number three running back recruit in the nation, Jerrion Ealy.

Jackson Prep looks to maintain win streak against MRA

For the third straight week we have an MAIS battle for our Game of the Week. This week it’s between Madison-Ridgeland Academy and Jackson Prep

Friday Night Football Week 8: Scores and Highlights

Undefeated Madison Ridgeland Academy travels to the Brickyard to take on Jackson Academy in the WLBT/Fox 40 Game of the Week.

SportsDeck Spotlight: Mixing football with family at Warren Central

Combining football and family is normally an easy task, but what about working with your family when football is the job? The Morgan family has been doing that for decades at Warren Central.

Jonathan Mingo receives Under Armour All-American jersey

Brandon High School wide receiver Jonathan Mingo was presented his official Under Armour All-American jersey Friday morning.

End Zone Forecast: Warm, Muggy and Dry

If you’re heading to any football games tonight, anticipate warm and muggy conditions to persist throughout the evening!

Clinton tops Murrah 35-12

The offense and defense shined for Arrows tonight, earning them their six win of the season defeating Murrah 35-12.

Laurel Tornadoes blow Wingfield away 49-6

The Tornadoes traveled to Forest Hill to take on the Falcons of Wingfield. Laurel come into this game looking to go 3-0 in region play.

  GOTW: Jackson Academy sticking to film and speed for winning recipe

Jackson Academy is coming off a loss to Prep, and face off against MRA, a team they beat last season 30-7. Last time they played against the Patriots at the Brickyard, the script was flipped for the Raiders -- something that they’re trying to make sure doesn’t happen again.

GAME OF THE WEEK: MRA looks to stay undefeated as they take on Jackson Academy

MRA has yet to lose a game in 2018 and JA was able to say the same until Jackson Prep beat the Raiders last Friday.

Friday Night Football Week 7: Scores and Highlights

WLBT is your source for high school football in Mississippi.

Jarrian Jones receives Under Armour All-American jersey

Northwest Rankin’s Jarrian Jones received his jersey to play in the Under Armour All-American game during the Cougars pep rally.

SportsDeck Player of the Week: Markell Young

This week’s SportsDeck Player of the Week is Markell Young from Ridgeland.

All-Access with Madison Central’s Anthony Hart

The Jags welcomed the Murrah Mustangs and we went all-access with Madison Central Head Coach Anthony Hart.

Jackson Prep looks to maintain bragging rights over Jackson Academy

When you think of Prep and JA, you think of rivalry, but the last time the Raiders beat the Patriots was in 2013. So does Jackson Prep even consider this game a rivalry anymore?

Game of the Week: Jackson Academy looking to stop Prep’s seven year reign

This week is an integral part of the season for Jackson Prep and Jackson Academy.

Friday Night Football Week 6: Scores and Highlights

WLBT is your source for high school football in Mississippi.

SportsDeck Spotlight: Willis is Velma Jackson’s Mr. Do-It-All

Antavious Willis leads the state in rushing and the country in scoring in his do-it-all role for Velma Jackson

  GAME OF THE WEEK: Jags welcome Clinton to the Jungle

“They’re fast. That’s what we’ve been training for all day today, just them blitzing and coming fast,” said Madison Central’s Westbrooks Ross. “We’ve just got to be ready. We’ve got to be physical like I know we can be.”

Arrows take aim at Madison Central in our Game of the Week

Undefeated Clinton travels to the Jungle Friday night

Friday Night Football Week 5: Scores and Highlights

WLBT is your source for high school football in Mississippi.

SportsDeck Sportslight: 8-man football growing in Mississippi

Over 20 MAIS schools now play 8-man football

Jerrion Ealy receives Under Armour All-American jersey

Anyone complaining of the level of competition Jerrion Ealy faces should check him out this January in the Under Armour All-America game.

Jon Wiener joins the Fox 40 SportsDeck

Jon Wiener joins Mike and Rachel

SportsDeck Player of the Week: Javeious Purvis

Pelahatchie’s Javeious Purvis shined against West Lincoln.

GMA Day gives kicking queen Kaylee Foster tickets to the Super Bowl

What a week it's been for Ocean Springs kicker and homecoming queen Kaylee Foster. Her story of winning the crown and kicking the game winning point went national. Thursday, she received a special surprise from former NFL player and Good Morning America host Michael Strahan.

Brandon looks to hand NW Rankin their first loss in our Game of the Week

Brandon looks to hand rival Northwest Rankin their first loss of the season in our Game of the Week

NW Rankin travels to neighboring Brandon in our Game of the Week

Cougars look to remain undefeated

Friday Night Football Week 4: Scores and Highlights

WLBT is your source for high school football in Mississippi.

SportsDeck Spotlight: Undefeated Lanier

The Lanier Bulldogs, more familiar with the zero in the win column, creating a little buzz on Maple Street. There’s real excitement around the football program.

SportsDeck Player of the Week: MRA’s Landes Purnell

MRA’s Landes Purnell is the winner of the Rick’s Pro Truck, Fox 40 SportsDeck Player of the Week.

Madison Central seeks revenge on Pearl

Madison Central wants revenge on Pearl in our Game of the Week

Callaway tops Murrah 33-21

JPS battle at Hughes Field Saturday between Callaway and Murrah.  Scoreless at the start of the 2nd quarter. Callaway with the ball, but not for long, Wesley Corbitt's deep pass is intercepted by Jalen Bracey, Bracey turns on the jets and makes it to about the 40 yard line.  Ensuing play, Zack Ormond launches the long ball and Ladarrian McMullen is there to snag it. McMullen scores and the Mustangs get on the board first, 7-0. Still in the 2nd, Corbitt passes to...

SportsDeck Spotlight: JPS Coaching Turnover

Joel Sinclair enters his fourth season as head coach at Wingfield, more than enough to make him dean of JPS coaches. Sinclair admits he's heard it before. Three of the seven head coaches in the district are in their second season at their respective schools, and there more are in their very first season. Two are their program's third head coach in as many years, including Forest Hill's Jeremy Jones. "It's tough on them," says Jones. "Tough ...

Game of the Week: Pearl slides by Warren Central, 17-14

Our Game of the Week for week two of the high school football season was a close one between Pearl and Warren Central in Vicksburg.  The Pirates came out on top 17-14. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.

Ealy shines as Prep blanks Washington 41-0

Jackson Prep welcomed Washington Friday. JA blanked the Generals last week 31-0 and it was a similar story Friday.

JPS BATTLE: Forest Hill shuts out Jim Hill 16-0

It was a JPS battle Friday at Hughes Field with Forest Hill facing Jim Hill.

Terry rolls over Wingfield 51-6

Bulldogs no stranger to the end zone as they win big, 51-6.