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  Friday Night Football Week 15: Scores and Highlights

SportsDeck Player of the Year: Jonathan Mingo

Brandon & Madison Central prepare for 6A semi’s

Friday Night Football Week 14: Scores and Highlights

SportsDeck Player of the Week: Jimmy Holiday

Player’s death leads to look at player safety

Continued Coverage

Northwest Rankin takes on Madison Central in Game of the Week

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Local teams compete in MAIS State Championships

MAIS using instant replay for state championships

Jaguars seek revenge in playoff catfight

Vigil held to celebrate life of Jeremiah Williams

EMOTIONAL VIDEO: Moment of silence held before Greenville High School basketball game to honor Jeremiah Williams

  Friday Night Football Week 13: Scores and Highlights

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SportsDeck Player of the Week: Brandon’s Will Rogers

Brandon High School’s Will Rogers threw a pair of touchdown passes last week to help Brandon win the Eat Dirt Rival Pearl.

Greenville mayor releases statement following high school football player’s death

Jeremiah Williams, a junior defensive back for Greenville High School, died Friday, a week after he broke his C1 and C4 vertebrae in a game against Madison Central.

GAME OF THE WEEK: Jackson Prep faces rival JA in playoff semifinals

It’s a tale as old as time. Jackson Prep and Jackson Academy facing off in the MAIS Semifinals.

END ZONE FORECAST: Chilly and Damp for Week 13

GoFundMe page setup to help injured Greenville football player

Greenville High School football player on ventilator after being seriously injured during game

Friday Night Football Week 12: Scores and Highlights

SportsDeck Player of the Week: Jerrell Wilder

Pearl wants Brandon to continue to ‘Eat Dirt’

  Brandon looks to win district, make Pearl ‘Eat Dirt’

Bulldogs can clinch #1 seed with a win over rival Pirates

SportsDeck Player of the Week: Noah Thweatt

In Pisgah’s 42-20 win over Mize, Noah Thweatt racked up over 200 yards on the ground and four touchdowns on the ground

Friday Night Football Week 11: Scores and Highlights

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Northwest Rankin looking to win District against Madison Central

The Cougars sew up the region title with a win Friday night over the Jaguars, earning a number 1 seed and a home playoff game in round one.

End Zone Forecast: Chilly and Dry for Week 11

Temperatures will be in the 50s with a little bit of a breeze under partly cloudy to mostly skies.


This week’s game of the week is a Region 2-6A metro showdown between two top-10 teams.

  SportsDeck Spotlight: Get to know Ginger Jag

If you’ve ever been to a Madison Central game, it’s a given that you’ve seen Mary Morgan Williams doing her thing. The Madison Central junior is very passionate about her job and it’s something she’s been wanting to do for a really, really long time.

SportsDeck Player of the Week: Trent Singleton

Trent Singleton completed 11 of 11 passes for 136 yards and one touchdown plus he saw some action on the ground.

Friday Night Football Week 10: Scores and Highlights

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End Zone Forecast: Warm and Dry for Week 10

As you head out to any football games, expect temperatures in the mid-upper 70s with partly cloudy and dry conditions.

Pelahatchie’s tough offense takes on undefeated Scott Central

The Chiefs have been a balanced team up to this point this season, averaging 47 points per game, with a defense only allowing 14.

Friday Night Football Week 9: Scores and Highlights

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SportsDeck Player of the Week: Callaway’s LaKenith Thompson

Thompson rushed for 303 yards and 4 touchdowns

JPS planning to appeal MHSAA’s decision to suspend Forest Hill band for remainder of the year

Community is asking the public to consider the students who are now being suspended following the controversial halftime performance.

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

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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?

JPS cancels all middle school football games due to weather

If necessary canceled division games will be made up after the regular season has ended.

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

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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

SportsDeck Player of the Week: Zay Taylor

Zay Taylor ran for 272 yards on 19 carries and he had 3 touchdowns. Zay also had 4 tackles in the Wolves' 32-0 win over Clarksdale.

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

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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

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.

First, she was crowned homecoming queen. Then, she kicked the winning field goal.

Kaylee Foster has made quite the name for herself in Greyhound Nation and for good reason!

Madison Central seeks revenge on Pearl

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

Pearl looks to rebound against Madison Central in our Game of the Week

Pearl, fresh off their first loss since December 2, 2016, hosts Madison Central Friday. Hear how the Pirates look to start anew after their 18-game winning streak was snapped in the video above.

SportsDeck Player of the Week: NW Rankin's P.J. Lindsey

Northwest Rankin's P.J. Lindsey earned the Fox 40 SportsDeck Player of the Week award for his week 2 performance against Ridgeland.

Clinton shocks Brandon

Clinton tops Brandon 19-14. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.

SportsDeck Spotlight: Ridgeland's McDonald learns from Uncle Deuce

Ridgeland quarterback Zy McDonald starting off the year with a bang.

GOTW: Northwest Rankin ends Pearl's streak

Northwest Rankin stuns Pearl in our Game of the Week. Final score: 42-0 Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.

Pisgah remains unbeaten defeating St. Andrews 35-14

Dragons looked to add to a 21-7 third quarter lead, in the red zone and they cough it up. Oliver Westover falls on it for the Saints.

Jon Wiener breaks down the action on SportsDeck

Jon Wiener joins Rachel and Mike on the Fox 40 SportsDeck to discuss Ridgeland's future, Northwest Rankin's statement victory over Pearl in our Game of the Week, and Clinton leading a group of surprising 3-0 teams after the Arrows upset of Brandon.

Pelahatchie Chiefs top Richland 50-15

Chiefs built a second quarter lead and added to it. Javeious Purvis chased out of the pocket. Looking for a receiver to get open. He gets it out to Jamal Johnson, and he's got work to do.

Terry Bulldogs take down Florence 27-7

Undefeated Terry looked to ground the Florence Eagles Friday.