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Meridian Football Team History


Meridian Wildcats
Meridian High School

2320 32nd Street Meridian, MS
Stadium: Ray Stadium
Colors: Blue & White
Coach: John Douglass

Overall Record Progress      96.5% Complete
   
  
Team Timeline
First Team: 1908  (#1)
 
Championships
State Playoff Championships
1985, 1990, 2008
District Championships
  1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989
1993, 1995, 1996, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
 
Team Records
 Overall Record 740-330-46
 Winning Pct. 69%
 State Playoff Titles 3
 District Titles 15
 District Record 171-68
 Home Record 290-90-10
 Away Record 189-133-10
 
By The Numbers
 Seasons 113
 Winning Seasons (#2) 80
 Losing Seasons (#2)19
 Most Wins in A Season 14 (2010)
 Most Losses in A Season 10 (2019)
 10 Win Seasons 27
 Most Points Scored in a Game 70 (11/8/1996)
 Most Points Scored in a Season 572 (2008)
 Most Points Allowed in a Game 66 (10/6/2017)
 Most Points Allowed in a Season 524 (2019)
 Largest Margin of Victory 69 (11/21/1914)
 Largest Margin of Defeat 62 (10/4/2019)
 Most Points Both Teams in a Game 107 (10/6/2017)
 Last Shutout 11/2/2017
 Last Time Shutout 10/16/2020
 Shutouts All-Time 266
 Been Shutout All-Time 96
 
Streaks
 Longest Win 26 (11/26/1936-10/13/1939)
 Longest Losing 9 (8/30/2019-10/24/2019)
 
Playoff Records
 Overall Record 41-28
 Appearances 31
 1st Round 20-12
 2nd Round 12-6
 3rd Round 0-0
 Semi-Finals 6-7
 Finals 3-3
 
By the Decade
 2020-29  10-15
 2010-19  83-49
 2000-09  90-40
 1990-99 82-37
 1980-89 78-34-1
 1970-79 63-40-4
 1960-69 72-19-9
 1950-59 60-31-10
 
Next Game
 10/7/2022 (Fri)
@ Oak Grove
in a Division Game.
Last Time: Meridian lost 34-52 in 2021.
All-Time:
  vs. Oak Grove 11-19-0 36.7% 
 
2022 Season
 8/27  @ Laurel    27   47   L  
 9/2   OPEN 
 9/9   OPEN 
 9/16  vs. Hattiesburg    31   6   W  
 9/22  @ Northwest Rankin   *  26   29   L  
 9/30  vs. Pearl   *  51   27   W  
 10/7  @ Oak Grove   *          
 10/14  vs. Brandon   *          
 10/21  vs. Petal   *          
 10/28  @ Terry   *          
 11/3  @ Warren Central   *          
 
2022 Season Totals
  Record2-2
  Scoring135-109
  Region Record1-1
  Home Record2-0
  Away Record0-2
 
 Region 3 Standings
  Brandon 5-02-0
  Meridian 2-21-1
  Northwest Rankin 2-32-0
  Oak Grove 4-21-1
  Pearl 2-41-1
  Petal 3-30-2
  Terry 3-30-2
  Warren Central 4-11-1
Longest Running Rivalry
 Meridian & Laurel have played 79 games.
Meridian has won 44 games.
Laurel has won 30 games.
with 5 tie games.
 
Record when scoring..... (since 2000)
 Scoring  Record 
 less than 10 0-28
 10 or more 183-76
 20 or more  164-36
 30 or more 114-9
 40 or more 58-4
 
Record when allowing..... (since 2000)
 Points Allowed  Record 
 less than 10 86-2
 10 or more 97-102
 20 or more 48-88
 30 or more 9-61
 40 or more 2-30
 
Border Wars
 vs. Georgia 0 - 1 - 2
 vs. Tennessee 1 - 1 - 0
 vs. Louisiana 0 - 3 - 0
 vs. Alabama 36 - 12 - 2
 
  
 
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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.

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.