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Independence Football Team History


Independence Wildcats
Independence High School

505 Sycamore Road Independence, MS
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Colors: Red & Black
Coach: Richard Russo


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1957  <-- 2015 <- 2016 -> 2017 --> 2021

2016 Season Highlights
 Richard Russo enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Independence.
 The Wildcats finished 2nd in District 2.
 
2016 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 19  vs. Kossuth    20   34   L       
 Fri., Aug. 26  vs. Port Gibson    12   16   L       
 Fri., Sep. 2  @ Senatobia    20   49   L       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Byhalia    41   9   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Mooreville    35   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Strayhorn    33   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Holly Springs   *  29   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Water Valley   *  48   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Palmer   *  26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ North Panola   *  44   26   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ Charleston   *  0   33   L       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 4  vs. Booneville    41   12   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ North Pontotoc    19   22   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
2016 Season Totals
  Record8-5
  Points Scored368
  Scoring Average28.3
  Points Allowed239
  Defense Average18.4
  Opponents Record88-67
  District Record4-1
  Home Record5-2
  Away Record3-3
  
2016 Class 3A 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 
Charleston 13-35551894-1169485-021246  Scott Martin
Independence 8-53682391-160344-114791  Richard Russo
North Panola 10-34042891-160733-2140140  Carl Diffee
Palmer 6-63142330-112272-3136128  Damian Davis
Water Valley 2-91934401-468195  Brad Embry
Holly Springs 1-101273070-553156  Donald Deans



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