Big prep football weekend

Published 8:12 pm Friday, December 5, 2008


Item Sports Editor

It’s a big weekend for prep football across the state, and it all centers around the five state championship games that will take place over the next two days at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson.

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In addition, state-wide reclassification is taking place and the new region assignments will be announced today as well and the Class 4A all-state team will be picked by a committee today also.

D’Iberville, which beat all three Pearl River County opponents in Region 8-4A play, will meet Noxubee County in the Class 4A championship game on Saturday night at 7 p.m.

The action kicks off this afternoon with the Class 1A title game as Puckett takes on Calhoun City.

Then, tonight South Panola goes for its 90th consecutive win meeting Meridian in the Class 5A championship game.

On Saturday, the Class 2A title game between Forest and Baldwyn takes place at 11 a.m., followed by the Class 3A game pitting Tylertown and Louisville.

All five games can be seen live on Mississippi PBS television.