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Saltillo Football Team History


Saltillo Tigers
Saltillo High School

146 Tiger Drive Saltillo, MS
Stadium: Mitch Grissom Field
Colors: Royal Blue
Coach: Willis Wright


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1926  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2021

1979 Season Highlights
 Willis Wright enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Saltillo.
 The Tigers won the Tombigbee Conference Championship.
 
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ New Albany    7   19   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Booneville   *  48   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Ripley   *  14   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Alcorn Central   *  55   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Mooreville    53   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 4  @ Baldwyn   *  14   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Kossuth   *  34   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Okolona   *  42   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Water Valley    42   19   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Nettleton   *  21   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Iuka   *               
 
1979 Season Totals
  Record9-1
  Points Scored330
  Scoring Average33.0
  Points Allowed91
  Defense Average9.1
  Opponents Record58-63
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record4-1
  
1979  Tombigbee Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Ripley 10-13511007-1-024561  Larry Cole
Saltillo 9-1330917-0-022853  Willis Wright
Baldwyn 9-3279745-3-020648  Hubert Tucker
Kossuth 5-61641875-3-0131112  Jim Drewry
Nettleton 5-61221494-4-08494  
Booneville 4-7902104-4-090155  Mac Curlee
Okolona 3-8901882-6-056137  Bob Pitner
Iuka 2-81112851-6-076219  
Alcorn Central 0-11584140-8-050287  Charles Faulkner



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