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South Pontotoc Football Team History


South Pontotoc Cougars
South Pontotoc High School

1523 South Pontotoc Road Pontotoc, MS
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Colors: Red & Gray
Coach: Phil Flynn


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1971  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2021

1979 Season Highlights
 Phil Flynn enters his 6th season as Head Coach at South Pontotoc.
 
1979 Season
 
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Mooreville    40   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  vs. Pontotoc    12   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Calhoun City    7   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. North Pontotoc   *  12   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Hatley    21   42   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Mathiston    18   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Falkner   *  14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Walnut   *  27   47   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Blue Mountain   *  41   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2   OPEN               
 
1979 Season Totals
  Record5-4
  Points Scored192
  Scoring Average21.3
  Points Allowed167
  Defense Average18.6
  Opponents Record40-57 -1
  Home Record1-3
  Away Record4-1
  
1979  Pontotoc Ridge Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Falkner 4-51571191-3-07371  Joe Horton
Walnut 9-12791064-0-015251  Cecil Stroup
North Pontotoc 7-42291753-1-010153  Gene Ward
South Pontotoc 5-41921672-2-09473  Phil Flynn
Blue Mountain 0-8132890-4-07179  



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