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Shannon Football Team History


Shannon Red Raiders
Shannon High School

218 Cherry Street Shannon, MS
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Colors: Red & White
Coach: Thomas Suggs


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1928  <-- 1970 <- 1971 -> 1972 --> 2021

1971 Season Highlights
 Thomas Suggs enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Shannon.
 
1971 Season
 
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3   OPEN               
 Fri., Sep. 10   Calhoun City   *  35   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17   Nettleton   *  45   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24   Fulton   *  7   15   L       
 Fri., Oct. 1   Booneville   *  20   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8   Ripley   *  14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15   Saltillo   *  35   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22   Baldwyn   *  7   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 29   Okolona   *  14   5   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Kossuth   *  46   14   W       
 
1971 Season Totals
  Record7-2
  Points Scored223
  Scoring Average24.8
  Points Allowed86
  Defense Average9.6
  Opponents Record46-45 -2
  Home Record1-0
  Away Record0-0
  
1971  Tombigbee Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Fulton 10-1312489-0-027521  Ben Jones
Booneville 9-22521237-2-022099  Jim Drewry
Shannon 7-2223867-2-022386  Thomas Suggs
Baldwyn 7-3166716-3-015271  Jackie Spradling
Okolona 6-4-12111556-4-0211155  Sammy Graves
Ripley 3-5-11021623-5-0102162  Compton Shelton
Saltillo 3-81242073-6-0117187  Mitch Grissom
Calhoun City 4-61022382-6-053223  Billy Cook
Kossuth 3-71331952-7-094183  Tommy Lucas
Nettleton 1-9783020-9-070296  Woody Magers



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