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Newton County Football Team History


Newton County Cougars
Newton County High School

16255 Hwy. 503 Decatur, MS
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Colors: Blue & Orange
Coach: Elton Bryan


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1990  <-- 1997 <- 1998 -> 1999 --> 2023

1998 Season Highlights
 Elton Bryan enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Newton County.
 The Cougars finished 3rd in District 5.
 
1998 Season
 
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28   OPEN               
 Fri., Sep. 4  @ Newton    6   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Union    60   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Scott Central    12   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ South Leake    48   27   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. West Lauderdale   *  20   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Forest   *  6   24   L       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Morton   *  41   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ Carthage   *  27   9   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Velma Jackson   *  16   22   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Kemper County   *  33   6   W       
    South Pontotoc    33   12   W    Sturgis   
 
1998 Season Totals
  Record7-4
  Points Scored302
  Scoring Average27.5
  Points Allowed183
  Defense Average16.6
  Opponents Record62-58
  District Record4-2
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record3-2
  
1998 Class 3A District 5 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   District Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Forest 11-24421372-186696-022422  Jack French
Velma Jackson 10-23821060-118215-121753  Willie Young
Newton County 7-43021834-214368  Elton Bryan
Kemper County 4-51321973-386136  Bob Wilson
West Lauderdale 5-62412422-4126169  Stan McCain
Carthage 2-71352631-574200  Pete Lucovich
Morton 0-11904490-626248  Randy McIntyre



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