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Houston Football Team History


Houston Hilltoppers
Houston High School

634 Starkville Road Houston, MS
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Colors: Maroon & White
Coach: Russell Funk


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1930  <-- 1995 <- 1996 -> 1997 --> 2021

1996 Season Highlights
 Russell Funk enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Houston.
 The Hilltoppers finished 6th in District 2.
 The Hilltoppers set a team record by allowing 436 points.
 
1996 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 30  vs. Pontotoc    12   55   L       
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Lafayette    20   49   L       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Bruce    24   46   L       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Okolona    14   14   T       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Kosciusko   *  8   44   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ New Hope   *  12   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Aberdeen   *  46   44   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ Louisville   *  20   60   L       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. West Point   *  14   41   L       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Noxubee County   *  28   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Neshoba Central   *  36   57   L       
 
1996 Season Totals
  Record2-8 -1
  Points Scored234
  Scoring Average21.3
  Points Allowed436
  Defense Average39.6
  Opponents Record79-50 -1
  District Record2-5
  Home Record2-4
  Away Record0-4 -1
  
1996 Class 4A District 2 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   District Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Kosciusko 13-24202083-164588-023596  Rodney Jones
Louisville 8-63952912-190495-3249159  Tony Stanford
Neshoba Central 6-42572795-2205188  Jim Rhodes
West Point 5-61822004-314899  Lynn Moore
New Hope 6-51881463-470115  Andy Stevens
Houston 2-8-12344362-5164272  Russell Funk
Noxubee County 4-71342131-672139  M.C. Miller
Aberdeen 3-81962851-6128203  Royce Stevens



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