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Saltillo Football Team History


Saltillo Tigers
Saltillo High School

146 Tiger Drive Saltillo, MS
Stadium: Mitch Grissom Field
Colors: Royal Blue
Coach: Willis Wright


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1926  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2021

1978 Season Highlights
 Willis Wright enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Saltillo.
 The Tigers won the Tombigbee Conference Championship.
 TheTigers set a team record by scoring 407 points.
 The Tigers set a team record by winning 11 games.
 
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  vs. New Albany    42   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Booneville   *  20   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Ripley   *  17   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Alcorn Central   *  44   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Mooreville    47   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Baldwyn   *  48   24   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Kossuth   *  51   28   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Okolona   *  42   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Caledonia    15   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Nettleton   *  42   15   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Iuka   *  39   0   W       
 
1978 Season Totals
  Record11-0
  Points Scored407
  Scoring Average37.0
  Points Allowed114
  Defense Average10.4
  Opponents Record51-66 -1
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record5-0
  
1978  Tombigbee Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Saltillo 11-04071148-0-030396  Willis Wright
Booneville 8-3192966-2-015067  Mac Curlee
Baldwyn 7-42341546-2-0193107  Hubert Tucker
Kossuth 7-3-12231606-2-0181121  Jim Drewry
Ripley 5-51601504-4-0139122  Larry Cole
Nettleton 4-61321883-5-0112148  
Okolona 3-71211792-6-095143  Bob Pitner
Iuka 4-71532181-7-074188  Dwight Smith
Alcorn Central 0-11423660-8-035294  Bill McKinney



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