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Tupelo Football Team History


Tupelo Golden Wave
Tupelo High School

4125 Cliff Gookin Blvd. Tupelo, MS
Stadium: Renasant Field
Colors: Blue & Gold
Coach: Johnny Hill


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1919  <-- 1995 <- 1996 -> 1997 --> 2021

1996 Season Highlights
 Johnny Hill enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Tupelo.
 The Golden Wave finished 5th in District 1.
 
1996 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 30  vs. Shannon    20   18   W       
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Louisville    39   21   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Meridian    25   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ West Point    14   3   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Columbus   *  31   21   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Starkville   *  21   35   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Southaven   *  41   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. South Panola   *  21   22   L       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Grenada   *  6   35   L       
 Sat., Nov. 2  vs. Horn Lake   *  59   10   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Clarksdale   *  20   46   L       
 
1996 Season Totals
  Record7-4
  Points Scored297
  Scoring Average27.0
  Points Allowed238
  Defense Average21.6
  Opponents Record87-50
  District Record3-4
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record2-3
  
1996 Class 5A District 1 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   District Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
South Panola 14-15501883-1166868-029888  Ed Stanley
Starkville 10-44082042-178615-3196111  Chuck Friend
Clarksdale 8-3338980-120215-218759  Jesse Murphree
Grenada 9-33361100-120275-218456  Neil Hitchcock
Tupelo 7-42972383-4199176  Johnny Hill
Southaven 4-61562902-581248  Trey Allman
Horn Lake 5-61812681-677235  Ron Oakes
Columbus 0-11743990-754303  Pat Davis



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