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Independence Football Team History


Independence Wildcats
Independence High School

505 Sycamore Road Independence, MS
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Colors: Red & Black
Coach: Richard Russo


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1957  <-- 2018 <- 2019 -> 2020 --> 2023

2019 Season Highlights
 Richard Russo enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Independence.
 The Wildcats finished 3rd in District 2.
 
2019 Season
 
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 23  @ Choctaw County    20   34   L       
 Fri., Aug. 30  vs. Southwind TN  3   48   L       
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Palmer    24   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Potts Camp    45   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. North Pontotoc    20   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ Strayhorn    38   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Holly Springs   *  34   13   W       
 Thu., Oct. 10  vs. Water Valley   *  17   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ North Panola   *  21   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Senatobia   *  7   21   L       
 Thu., Oct. 31  @ Byhalia   *  34   12   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Amory    26   24   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. Elzy    19   20   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
2019 Season Totals
  Record8-5
  Points Scored308
  Scoring Average23.7
  Points Allowed218
  Defense Average16.8
  Opponents Record91-66
  District Record3-2
  Home Record3-4
  Away Record5-1
  
2019 Class 3A 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 
Senatobia 9-33001301-144285-011837  Brooks Oakley
Water Valley 8-43261911-183474-110356  Brad Embry
Independence 8-53082181-145443-211379  Richard Russo
North Panola 8-43471391-148222-312871  Carl Diffee
Byhalia 5-62112301-465137  John Danley
Holly Springs 2-81583130-533180  Sylvester Hemphill



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