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New Hope Football Team History


New Hope Trojans
New Hope High School

3419 New Hope Road Columbus, MS
Stadium:
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: Rudy Pope


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1950  <-- 1980 <- 1981 -> 1982 --> 2021

1981 Season Highlights
 Rudy Pope enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at New Hope.
 The Trojans finished 3rd in District 4.
 
1981 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 4  @ Carrollton AL    21   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Neshoba Central    20   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Caledonia    40   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Eupora   *  7   9   L       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Philadelphia   *  14   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Ackerman    28   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Water Valley    51   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ Pickens County AL    24   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Kosciusko   *  6   7   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Winona   *  39   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 13   West Point    10   0   W    Calhoun City   
 
1981 Season Totals
  Record9-2
  Points Scored260
  Scoring Average23.6
  Points Allowed53
  Defense Average4.8
  Opponents Record44-57 -1
  District Record2-2
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record3-2
  
1981 Class A District 4 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   District Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Kosciusko 6-41441730-114364-04727  Sam Bounds
Eupora 8-2224982-26346  Jerry Brantley
New Hope 9-2260532-26619  Rudy Pope
Philadelphia 7-42391312-25756  Joe Wood
Winona 2-71122220-434119  Donnie Wiltshire



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