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Forest Football Team History


Forest Bearcats
Forest High School

511 Cleveland Street Forest, MS
Stadium: L.O. Atkins Field
Colors: Red, Blue & White
Coach: Jack French


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1926  <-- 1997 <- 1998 -> 1999 --> 2022

1998 Season Highlights
 Jack French enters his 12th season as Head Coach at Forest.
 The Bearcats won the Class 3A District 5 Championship.
 
1998 Season
 
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28   OPEN               
 Fri., Sep. 4  @ Neshoba Central    26   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Kosciusko    41   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Quitman    44   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Velma Jackson   *  7   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Philadelphia    21   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Newton County   *  24   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Carthage   *  57   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ West Lauderdale   *  38   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Kemper County   *  42   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Morton   *  56   0   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  vs. Forrest County AHS    33   27   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 20  @ Amite County    31   12   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 27  @ Magee    22   30   L       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 
1998 Season Totals
  Record11-2
  Points Scored442
  Scoring Average34.0
  Points Allowed137
  Defense Average10.5
  Opponents Record82-66
  District Record6-0
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record5-2
  
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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