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South Pontotoc Football Team History


South Pontotoc Cougars
South Pontotoc High School

1523 South Pontotoc Road Pontotoc, MS
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Colors: Red & Gray
Coach: John Manning


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1971  <-- 1971 <- 1972 -> 1973 --> 2021

1972 Season Highlights
 John Manning enters his 1st season as Head Coach at South Pontotoc.
 
1972 Season
 
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Mantachie   *  0   6   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Hamilton   *  0   36   L       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Caledonia   *  14   19   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Biggersville    8   23   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Smithville   *  14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Mooreville   *  0   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Hatley   *  18   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ North Pontotoc   *  0   6   L       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ New Hope   *  8   17   L       
 Fri., Nov. 10   OPEN               
 
1972 Season Totals
  Record1-8
  Points Scored62
  Scoring Average6.9
  Points Allowed153
  Defense Average17.0
  Opponents Record49-36 -4
  Home Record1-3
  Away Record0-5
  
1972  Parkway Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
New Hope 8-1218948-0-020452  Butch Jones
Hamilton 7-1-1191856-1-116369  Jimmie Moore
Caledonia 4-41861654-4-0186165  Ted Talley
Hatley 4-4-11301494-3-1118117  Jimmy Eiland
Smithville 4-41461324-4-0146132  Bo Hathcock
Mantachie 4-5751863-5-065180  Phillips Hoots
Mooreville 3-4-21301153-3-213089  Jerry Bramlett
North Pontotoc 1-8501961-7-050176  Bobby Bigham
South Pontotoc 1-8621531-7-054130  John Manning



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