The Noxubee County High School football team is going to have to wait until 2011 to make another run at the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 4A state championship.
The Lafayette County Commodores shut out Noxubee County 20-0 on Friday night in the MHSAA North State title game to end the Tigers’ season at 13-2.
For a brief moment, Noxubee County’s third-round Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 4A playoff game Friday night against Shannon reminded head coach Tyrone Shorter of the previous week. Just like against Center Hill, Noxubee fumbled the opening kickoff.
The orderly state of affairs comes naturally to Tyrone Shorter.
If you needed any proof, you need only look at the success of the Noxubee County High School football program this season.
Defense wins championships. While exceptional offenses bring home trophies too, that is the rule Noxubee County High School football coach Tyrone Shorter lives by. His words rang true Friday night as his Tigers moved one step closer to realizing that goal with a 12-6 win against Center Hill in the second round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 4A playoffs.
The numbers don’t lie. Whether it has been through the air or on the ground, the Noxubee County High School football team has had one of the best offenses in the state the past four years.
For all the talk centering around the Louisville High School football team and coach M.C. Miller entering Friday night’s showdown against Noxubee County High School, the game came down to a couple big plays.
The Noxubee County High School football team did what was necessary on both sides of the ball Friday night, rolling up 21 points and holding Kosciusko scoreless in a 21-0 Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 4A, Region 4 victory.
In a contest marred by 24 penalties and eight turnovers, the Noxubee County High School football team’s defense accounted for two touchdowns, one safety, and set up another score Friday night in a 28-7 victory against Memphis Sheffield.
The Noxubee County Republican Women and Executive Committee are hosting a barbecue to welcome Mississippi 3rd District Rep. Gregg Harper to the Macon-Noxubee County Civic Center on Monday.
A Noxubee County man whose wife pressed charges against him for adultery was found not guilty Tuesday.