Feb. 13, 1969
There is not some magical math equation that French Camp Academy has to solve in order to earn a spot in the MHSAA Class 1A State Football Playoffs that are set to kick off on Nov. 11. Win on Friday night and the Panthers are in. It's a simple as that.
KOSCIUSKO (1-8, 0-4) AT LOUISVILLE (5-5, 3-1)
7 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium
LAST WEEK: Louisville defeated Houston last Friday night 27-23 while the Whippets fell to the Leake Central Gators 21-17.
When it appeared that the smoke had cleared and that McAdams (3-6, 3-3) was about to sew up a nice 40-26 win over its Attala County rivals, Ethel (4-5, 3-3) came roaring back with two touchdowns in just over two minutes in the final quarter to force the contest into overtime.
Fall break began for Ethel High School last Wednesday, prompting the Tiger administration to move the Region 3-1A contest with Montgomery County (0-8, 0-6) up a day for a Thursday night tilt against the Hornets.
The Ethel Tigers find themselves in a position that they have rarely been in since 1997. They find themselves with an opportunity to make the playoffs with a favorable slate of games left on the schedule.
The Ethel Tigers (3-4,2-2) traveled to Sebastopol (5-3, 4-1) last Friday night and came away with a 34-6 setback to the Bobcats. The first half was scoreless until 5:56 was left in the second quarter. The Bobcats scored on a 15-yard run after a three-play, 27-yard drive to