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Philadelphia Football Team History


Philadelphia Tornadoes
Philadelphia High School

248 Byrd Avenue Philadelphia, MS
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Colors: Red, Black & White
Coach: Tommy Gaines


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1920  <-- 1967 <- 1968 -> 1969 --> 2021

1968 Season Highlights
 Tommy Gaines enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Philadelphia.
 
1968 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6   Starkville    0   25   L       
 Sat., Sep. 14  @ Neshoba Central    7   12   L       
 Fri., Sep. 20   Union   *  0   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27   Carthage   *  21   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4   Ackerman   *  0   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11   Kosciusko   *  7   39   L       
 Fri., Oct. 18   Quitman   *  7   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 25   DeKalb   *  23   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1   Newton   *  0   25   L       
 Fri., Nov. 8   Louisville   *  0   27   L       
 
1968 Season Totals
  Record2-8
  Points Scored65
  Scoring Average6.5
  Points Allowed183
  Defense Average18.3
  Opponents Record52-45 -2
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record0-1
  
1968  Choctaw Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Union 10-1222916-1-013152  Torris Ryals
Louisville 7-31941125-2-014565  Charles Peets
Noxubee County 7-2-1155715-1-111145  Joe Bradshaw
Kosciusko 5-41981215-2-018674  Roy Terry
Newton 5-51401755-2-012785  James Nelson
Ackerman 5-51871393-4-0125105  Parker Dykes
Eupora 5-51541503-4-0106111  Doug Sullivan
Quitman 4-3-2107983-3-18178  William Boone
Philadelphia 2-8651832-6-058146  Tommy Gaines
Carthage 1-9662951-6-046209  Vonnie Breland
DeKalb 1-9952550-7-057203  Billy Brown



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