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Bruce Football Team History


Bruce Trojans
Bruce High School

430 East Countiss Street Bruce, MS
Stadium: Trojan Field
Colors: Blue & Gold
Coach: Phil Ferguson


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1940  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2023

1997 Season Highlights
 Phil Ferguson enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Bruce.
 The Trojans finished 2nd in District 2.
 
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  @ Baldwyn    20   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ Eupora    35   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Water Valley    8   29   L       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Independence    14   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Houston    13   34   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Falkner    34   26   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Coffeeville   *  27   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Nettleton   *  21   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Okolona   *  35   21   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Hatley   *  19   20   L       
 Fri., Nov. 7  @ Calhoun City   *  7   21   L       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 14  @ OBannon    35   15   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 21  vs. Ruleville Central    15   12   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 28  @ Booneville    20   27   L       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 
1997 Season Totals
  Record7-7
  Points Scored303
  Scoring Average21.6
  Points Allowed280
  Defense Average20.0
  Opponents Record91-65
  District Record3-2
  Home Record3-3
  Away Record4-4
  
1997 Class 2A District 2 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   District Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Calhoun City 10-22911470-112145-014251  Mike Ray
Bruce 7-73032802-170543-210976  Phil Ferguson
Nettleton 4-51931533-212056  Doug Vanlandingham
Hatley 6-52882362-39090  Brian White
Okolona 2-92083162-3112102  James Boyer
Coffeeville 3-81003050-56204  Mel Griffin



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