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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  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2021

1997 Season Highlights
 Russell Funk enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Houston.
 The Hilltoppers finished 2nd in District 1.
 
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  vs. Lafayette    20   32   L       
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ Hatley    42   24   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Eupora    47   30   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Okolona    28   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Bruce    34   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Winona    32   28   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. West Point   *  33   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Aberdeen   *  28   35   L       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Tishomingo County   *  40   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ New Hope   *  18   14   W       
 Thu., Nov. 6  vs. Itawamba County AHS   *  49   14   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 14  @ Clarksdale    28   58   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
1997 Season Totals
  Record9-3
  Points Scored399
  Scoring Average33.3
  Points Allowed282
  Defense Average23.5
  Opponents Record73-68
  District Record4-1
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record5-2
  
1997 Class 4A 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 
Aberdeen 8-53542971-146285-0192114  Scott Samsel
Houston 9-33992820-128584-116890  Russell Funk
West Point 4-71291903-28858  Lynn Moore
New Hope 3-82162402-3103100  Andy Stevens
Itawamba AHS 6-42021901-473136  Jimmy Mitchell
Tishomingo County 3-81442520-542168  Jimmy Smith



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