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Starkville Football Team History


Starkville Yellow Jackets
Starkville High School

603 Yellow Jacket Drive Starkville, MS
Stadium: Yellow Jacket Stadium
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: Chuck Friend


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1920  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2021

1997 Season Highlights
 Chuck Friend enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Starkville.
 The Yellow Jackets finished 2nd in District 1.
 
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  vs. Meridian    45   38   W (OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ Yazoo City    30   15   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ West Point    20   3   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ Louisville    28   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Grenada   *  27   39   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Tupelo   *  21   10   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Horn Lake   *  33   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Southaven   *  23   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Greenwood   *  30   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ South Panola   *  7   12   L       
 Fri., Nov. 7  @ Columbus   *  41   10   W       
 Playoffs 
 Sat., Nov. 15  vs. Clinton    55   14   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Sat., Nov. 22  @ Madison Central    0   10   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
1997 Season Totals
  Record10-3
  Points Scored360
  Scoring Average27.7
  Points Allowed183
  Defense Average14.1
  Opponents Record84-72
  District Record5-2
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record6-2
  
1997 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 14-16041093-1128368-030632  Ed Stanley
Starkville 10-33601831-155245-218297  Chuck Friend
Tupelo 10-32631521-124285-3134105  Johnny Hill
Grenada 6-52422490-19264-3150173  Neil Hitchcock
Horn Lake 8-42962183-4150183  Donnie Wiltshire
Greenwood 2-92473162-5177221  Terry Moore
Columbus 3-71623121-679226  Roy McCrory
Southaven 1-10982921-670211  Trey Allman



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