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We now have 539 teams &  
116,062 games on AHSFHS.org.

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The History of High School Football in Mississippi


      Welcome to the Mississippi High School Football Historical Society. Our goal is to chronicle a complete history of high school football in the state of Mississippi. We will also provide other important information including coaching records, state championship summaries, region and conference records and much more. If you can provide accurate scores or any other information related to our efforts we encourage you to contact us.
 

2020 Coaching Changes

A look at every high school football head coaching change since the end of the 2018 football season.

2019 Season

2019 Region Standings
6A  5A  4A  3A  2A  1A 
MAIS  8 Man



Football News

AHSFHS.org                               July 17th, 2017
      A new state for AHSFHS.org
   The History of high school football in Mississippi. 

AHSFHS.org                               July 17th, 2017
      The Big 8 Conference was formed in 1927 and existed until the playoffs began in 1981. For a review of each season visit the link HERE.

Current Streaks

Winning Streak
          
 Losing Streak
          
 Regular Season Winning Streak
          
 Region Winning Streak
          
 Region Losing Streak
          
 Home Winning Streak          
          
 Consecutive Winning Seasons *
          
 Consecutive Playoff Seasons
          
 Consecutive Games Scoring *
          

(* incomplete data)


 

Mississippi Football

AHSFHS.org                               Mar. 3rd, 2020
      Playoff Games for the 1923-1929 football seasons
   Playoffs 1923-1929 

AHSFHS.org                               Mar. 3rd, 2020
      Playoff Games for the 1930 football season
   Playoffs 1930 

AHSFHS.org                               Feb. 22nd, 2020
      Did you know there was a playoff format in 1948-1949?
   Playoffs 1948-1949 

AHSFHS.org                               Dec. 1st, 2019
      The progress in completing schools 1950-2019
   Our Progress. 

Football News

AHSFHS.org                               July 16th, 2017
      This is a work in progress. There is still much research and work to be completed before everything comes together and teams are completed.

      We will be researching the teams in segments. Our first goal is to complete as many teams as possible back to 1950. We currently have most of the information for the larger schools who belonged to the Big 8 Conference prior to 1981.

      As more research is done, we will include scores and coaches for every team prior to 1950. So, bear with us while the project progresses over the next few years. It is a very time consuming process to find every score for every team.

      Our projections are that there have been approximately 130,000 games played among the Mississippi high school football teams over the past 100 years or so. We are nearing the point to where 88% of these scores are included in our records.

Team Records


Below is a list of the team won/lost records according to the research completed. These number will change as more research is done.
 Starkville 718-262-26  73%
 Meridian 703-312-45  69%
 Clarksdale 662-406-29  62%
 Louisville 656-278-22  70%
 Laurel 622-404-32  61%
 Tupelo 619-368-24  63%
 Amory 611-405-11  60%
 West Point 597-389-24  60%
 Hattiesburg 595-423-40  58%
 Gulfport 595-382-33  61%
 Philadelphia 595-290-19  67%
 Taylorsville 595-233-9  72%
 Greenwood 593-399-35  60%
 Magee 586-289-14  67%
 South Panola 581-235-13  71%
 Vicksburg 577-433-29  57%
 Charleston 577-348-28  62%
 Corinth 572-432-34  57%
 Clinton 569-378-22  60%
 McComb 565-427-29  57%
 Durant 558-232-16  71%
 West Bolivar 549-261-10  68%
 Greenville 548-461-25  54%
 South Pike 530-285-15  65%
 Mendenhall 527-305-14  63%
 Leland 527-347-22  60%
 Saint Aloysius 525-370-22  59%
 Senatobia 523-221-6  70%
 Forest 522-319-23  62%
 Olive Branch 520-338-23  61%
 Pascagoula 516-430-26  54%
 Biloxi 515-473-34  52%
 Kosciusko 514-354-9  59%
 Jackson Prep 505-84-2  86%
 Collins 504-289-14  64%
 Calhoun City 503-294-14  63%
 Brookhaven 497-456-35  52%
 Picayune 496-368-14  57%
 Brandon 493-322-24  60%
 Booneville 492-322-13  60%
 Weir 491-190-8  72%
 Baldwyn 489-302-18  62%
 Oxford 488-349-21  58%
 Moss Point 486-453-23  52%
 Aberdeen 481-462-17  51%
 Purvis 479-371-29  56%
 George County 474-320-14  60%
 Bassfield 472-255-14  65%
 Petal 472-332-17  59%
 Noxapater 469-329-16  59%
 Eupora 468-324-20  59%
 Water Valley 468-336-16  58%
 Pontotoc 466-461-32  50%
 Lumberton 466-351-20  57%
 Grenada 463-403-19  54%
 Cathedral 461-340-11  58%
 Enterprise Clarke 459-316-14  59%
 Okolona 452-440-18  51%

ASHFHS.org Progress

  We are working to finish as many teams as possible back through the 1950 season. If you can assist us in this research in any way just let us know. Use the 'Contact Us' link in the right hand column of the homepage for Mississippi High School Football. We appreciate any one who is willing to assist us in completing this project.
  

  We are also interested in completing the coaches for every team. If you can assist us in any way we will appreciate the help.

The Beginning

The game of American football as played today by high school, college, and professional teams grew out of rugby-style football which in the mid-1870s replaced a largely kicking game known as association football. Although initially played on village greens and on college fields, the first intercollegiate game took place on 6 November 1869 when Rutgers defeated Princeton 6-4 in a soccer-style game. Five years later, Montreal's McGill University playing at Harvard introduced rugby football, which would be rapidly adopted by eastern teams.   *Answers.com