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November 12, 1960

Laurel traveled through the air to upset Gulfport, 13-7, in Big 8 action. Tommy Keyes hit Clifton Prine on a 34-yard TD, and Scott Coffield passed 30 yards to Ray Davis for the other six-pointer. The Jones Junior High Yellowjackets downed the Maddox Junior High Rebels, 19-6, for the first city junior high football championship. James Shamburger ran 80 and 2 yards for scores while James Strickland added a 2-yard run for the Lonnie Meador Jackets. Terry Ellzey ran 8 yards for the Ed Farragat led Rebels.

November 13, 2010

Ben Stevens threw four touchdown passes as West Jones defeated D'Iberville, 31-7.

November 14, 1970

Northeast Jones head football coach Glenn Wells was named DeSoto Conference Coach of the Year, and Tiger running back Mike McLemore was named Most Valuable Back. Phil Raspberry was named Most Valuable Lineman. NE Jones downed Purvis, 24-6, in the Jaycee Bowl at Ellisville. John Jordan scored twice and was named the Most Valuable Back of the game while Bruce West was named the Most Valuable Lineman of the game. Jimmy Howard passed for 171 yards and three scores to help lead No. 5 Laurel (7-2) over Biloxi, 35-20.

November 15, 1980

Laurel whipped Hattiesburg, 24-7, in the annual Little Brown Jug contest. Allan Williams and Alex Heidelberg tallied on short runs while Mike Dewitt hit Bruce Ratcliff on a 12-yard TD pass, and Chris Hudson drilled a 32-yard field goal. Chip Pickering intercepted a Tiger pass, and David Freeman recovered a fumble. LHS (7-3) will now play in the Shrimp Bowl against Biloxi (8-2). Ronnie Ducksworth scored on two runs as West Jones blanked Waynesboro-Central, 28-0. JCJC defeated Northeast, 19-3, as David Martin scored on a 6-yard run in playoff action. Simmy Cooley hit Jerry Jones on a 12-yard pass play, and Sherman Wells added two 28-yard field goals for the Bobcats. JCJC will play Gulf Coast in the state JUCO championship.

November 16, 1965

Northwest Jones downed Richton, 20-14, in the 12thannual Waynesboro Timber Bowl. Otis Sailors scored on 6 and 1 yard runs to lead the Morris Brown Mustangs. Al Parrish also scored on a 71-yard run for Northwest as the Mustangs finished their first season with an 8-2-1 record.

November 17, 2000

Heidelberg Academy won their fourth state football championship in dominating fashion, 27-7, over Tri-County at Mississippi College. The Rebels ran 72 offensive plays to Tri-County's 29 offensive plays. Derek McKee passed to Scott McInnis for one score and ran for another TD. Heath Ainsworth added two TD runs as he gained 132 yards, and Matt Windham rushed for 126 yards.

November 18, 2000

Laurel improved to 13-0 with a 41-28 playoff win over Gautier. Troy Wolverton ran for two scores and passed to Thomas Hosey for Tornado scores. Alonzo Nix returned a punt 93 yards for a TD while Marlon Ducksworth and Alexander Murry also had runs for scores.

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