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Friday Night Football Week 5: Scores and Highlights

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  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

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  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.

  Jackson Academy wins home opener against Lamar 48-14

Jackson Academy Raiders get the win, 48-14.

  St. Joe defeats Tri County 28-7

Tri County wouldn't get much else going and St. Joe wins this one 28-7.

  SportsDeck Player of the Week: Jerrion Ealy

The Fox 40 SportsDeck Player of the Week award for week 1 goes to Jackson Prep's Jerrion Ealy.  Against East Rankin Academy, Ealy had 8 carries for 193 yards and 4 touchdowns. Trophy provided by Crown Trophy. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.

  Jon Wiener breaks down all the Friday night action

Jon Wiener joins Rachel and Mike on the Fox 40 SportsDeck to discuss coaching turnover within JPS, Pearl's 2nd half rally at Warren Central, and Brandon's dominant performance at South Panola.  Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.

  Mavericks roll over Panthers 49-6

Germantown Mavericks hosted last year's 3A state runner-up Yazoo County.

  MRA tames the Mustangs, defeating Pillow 45-6

Madison Ridgeland Academy faced Pillow Academy and the Patriots took an early lead against the Mustangs.

  Brandon Bulldogs carry momentum into win over South Panola

UPS maybe not what it was in years past, but always a big game when you're playing the Tigers.

  Jags rebound from loss to defeat Ocean Springs

Fresh off a Game of the Week loss to Brandon, the Jags were looking to bounce back.

  Clinton dominates Vicksburg, defeating the Gators 48-0

Opening drive for the Arrows, they will convert a third down, and then some. Hunter Hulsey's pass hauled in by Carson Deyoung. He's finally tripped up inside the 10 yard line.

  Northwest Rankin trounces Ridgeland 56-16

Northwest Rankin is a team that is set to be pretty talented in 6A this year. Cougars welcomed Ridgeland tonight.  In the second quarter, Titans are up 16-14, but Hayden Hill comes out of nowhere and tackles the punter before he can even get a foot on it.  The Cougars would take over from there.  Jamari Jones would connect with Dee Baker who comes up just a few yards short, but PJ Lindsey would take of business on the next play. Lindsey falls in and N...