The Scott Central Rebels and head coach Devin Cooper knew last Friday’s game against the Taylorsville Tartars would be the ultimate test as a team. The Rebels traveled to Smith County to take on THS in the Class 2A South State Championship and gave a valiant effort but fell short in the end losing 14-6 in a very close game.
In order to win a championship in any sport at any level a team must play its best come playoff time. In the quest to win back-to-back 2A state football championships that’s exactly what the Scott Central Rebels are doing.
The Scott Central Rebels and the Lake Hornets left it all on the football field on Halloween night. It’s a shame that one of these teams had to end up losing. Both teams, and coaching staffs put on an exhibition of how high school football is meant to be played, and both teams displayed total respect throughout the game.
The 2019 football season has been a tough one for the Forest Bearcats, but after FHS defeated Morton 16-7 on their home field the tough season was a little easier to take. When Forest Mayor Nancy Chambers presented the Golden Chicken trophy to the Bearcats’s players and coaches there was nothing but smiles last Thursday night.
The Lake High School Girls Slow Pitch Softball team capped off a magical season by defeating Houston High School (27-10) for the MHSAA Class I State Championship in Ridgeland this past Saturday.
The Scott Central Rebels traveled to Union Last Friday night to take on the Yellowjackets in an important Region 6 district game. The Rebels used big plays all night to take Union down on their home field 27-16.
The Morton Panthers unveiled the new renovated entrance to Panther Stadium this past Friday night, and the Panthers added to the night by defeating district foe SE Lauderdale on the field. The Panthers are riding a two-game winning streak going into a big game against their rival Forest Bearcats.
Scott Central bounced back from a hard fought loss on the road to Philadelphia with a 55-12 thumping of the Newton Tigers for a district win on homecoming night. The Rebels offense, led by quarterback Treyon Wash, scored on big plays scoring all 55 points in the first half.
The Sebastopol Bobcats did everything a football team is supposed to do in a game but win last Friday night when they hosted McLaurin for homecoming. The Bobcats lead practically the entire game except for the last few seconds of the game when McLaurin scored to complete the come from behind 29-28 victory.
After being held in check last week against Class 2A top ranked Taylorsville, the Scott Central offense came to life early last Friday against cross county Morton. The Rebels scored early and often while the defense pitched a shutout for a 49-0 thrashing of the homestanding Panthers.