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Independence Football Team History


Independence Wildcats
Independence High School

505 Sycamore Road Independence, MS
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Colors: Red & Black
Coach: Kris Clanton

Overall Record Progress      95% Complete
   
  
Team Timeline
First Team: 1957  (#1)
 
Championships
State Playoff Championships
None
District Championships
  1982, 1984, 1987, 2022, 2023
 
Team Records
 Overall Record 366-301-10
 Winning Pct. 55%
 State Playoff Titles 0
 District Titles 5
 District Record 137-104
 Home Record 128-119-2
 Away Record 137-123-1
 
By The Numbers
 Seasons 67
 Winning Seasons (#2) 40
 Losing Seasons (#2)25
 Most Wins in A Season 13 (1993)
 Most Losses in A Season 11 (2012)
 10 Win Seasons 3
 Most Points Scored in a Game 72 (8/27/1993)
 Most Points Scored in a Season 495 (1993)
 Most Points Allowed in a Game 64 (10/20/2017)
 Most Points Allowed in a Season 481 (2011)
 Largest Margin of Victory 68 (10/5/2001)
 Largest Margin of Defeat 57 (10/8/2010)
 Most Points Both Teams in a Game 95 (11/15/1996)
 Last Shutout 9/22/2023
 Last Time Shutout 9/15/2023
 Shutouts All-Time 87
 Been Shutout All-Time 78
 
Streaks
 Longest Win 13 (11/4/1983-1984)
 Longest Losing 27 (10/8/2010-8/23/2013)
 
Playoff Records
 Overall Record 11-24
 Appearances 24
 1st Round 9-15
 2nd Round 1-6
 3rd Round 0-0
 Semi-Finals 1-2
 Finals 0-1
 
By the Decade
 2020-29  20-20
 2010-19  43-75
 2000-09  56-55
 1990-99 66-45
 1980-89 58-49
 1970-79 54-35-6
 1960-69 63-18-4
 1950-59 6-4
 
Next Game
 2023 Season is over.
 
2023 Season
 8/25  vs. Water Valley    38   7   W  
 9/1  @ Byhalia    26   0   W  
 9/8  @ Senatobia    14   34   L  
 9/15  vs. Biggersville    0   34   L  
 9/22  @ Strayhorn    54   0   W  
 9/29  vs. Holly Springs   *  20   8   W  
 10/6  vs. Rosa Fort   *  30   28   W  
 10/13  @ North Panola   *  32   28   W  
 10/20   OPEN 
 10/26  @ Coahoma County   *  30   12   W  
 Playoffs 
 11/3  vs. Mooreville    12   13   L  
 
2023 Season Totals
  Record7-3
  Scoring256-164
  Region Record4-0
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record4-1
 
 Region 2 Standings
  Independence 7-34-0
  North Panola 6-63-1
  Rosa Fort 5-52-2
  Coahoma County 4-61-3
  Holly Springs 3-70-4
Longest Running Rivalry
 Independence & Senatobia have played 58 games.
Independence has won 12 games.
Senatobia has won 44 games.
with 2 tie games.
 
Record when scoring..... (since 2000)
 Scoring  Record 
 less than 10 4-71
 10 or more 115-79
 20 or more  98-35
 30 or more 67-5
 40 or more 36-0
 
Record when allowing..... (since 2000)
 Points Allowed  Record 
 less than 10 53-1
 10 or more 66-149
 20 or more 27-134
 30 or more 4-97
 40 or more 1-52
 
Border Wars
 vs. Tennessee 8 - 4 - 0
 
  
 
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NOTES:
(1) If 'First Year' is unknown we assume a year based upon research.
(2) Winning and losing seasons counted only if team plays at least 5 games.

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