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Murrah Football Team History


Murrah Mustangs
Murrah High School

1400 Murrah Drive Jackson, MS
Stadium: H.T. Newell Field
Colors: Royal Blue & Silver
Coach: James E. Merritt


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1955  <-- 1956 <- 1957 -> 1958 --> 2021

1957 Season Highlights
 James E. Merritt enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Murrah.
 
1957 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Provine    0   13   L       
 Sat., Sep. 28  vs. Forest Hill    18   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Clarksdale   *  7   12   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Greenville   *  14   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Central Jackson   *  12   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Tupelo   *  27   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Greenwood   *  13   38   L       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Lee   *  14   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. Meridian   *  7   33   L       
 Mon., Nov. 25  vs. Vicksburg   *  13   7   W       
 
1957 Season Totals
  Record5-5
  Points Scored125
  Scoring Average12.5
  Points Allowed137
  Defense Average13.7
  Opponents Record53-45 -5
  Home Record3-4
  Away Record2-1
  
1957  Big 8 N Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Greenville 9-0-2150517-0-111732  Hartwell McPhail
Greenwood 8-3261887-3-022888  Bobby Wilson
Meridian 9-0-1215875-0-113361  Dave Owens
Murrah 5-51251374-4-0107117  James E. Merritt
Central Jackson 5-51331283-4-09592  Curtis Allen
Clarksdale 4-5-11191413-3-193101  Hank Steinriede
Vicksburg 5-5-11221292-5-186111  Gene Allen
Lee 4-61331342-6-080128  Hal Easterwood
Tupelo 3-7941912-6-067163  Kenneth Farris
Corinth 3-5851681-5-053149  Harold Wesson



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