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East Marion Football Team History


East Marion Eagles
East Marion High School

527 East Marion School Road Columbia, MS
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Colors: Blue & White
Coach: Leslie Peters


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1970  <-- 1975 <- 1976 -> 1977 --> 2023

1976 Season Highlights
 Leslie Peters enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at East Marion.
 
1976 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  vs. Bogue Chitto    6   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ West Marion    14   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  @ Sumrall   *  14   14   T       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Forrest County AHS   *  6   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 1  @ North Pike    6   8   L       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Columbia    6   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Lumberton   *  20   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Bassfield    0   0   T       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Oak Grove   *  0   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Purvis   *  12   20   L       
 
1976 Season Totals
  Record3-5 -2
  Points Scored84
  Scoring Average8.4
  Points Allowed110
  Defense Average11.0
  Opponents Record40-47 -8
  Home Record1-3 -1
  Away Record2-2 -1
  
1976  Apache Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
 North
Collins 8-32191015-1-012338  Jack Bailey
Raleigh 7-42321434-2-07391  Sam Bounds
Bay Springs 6-41291064-2-08455  Larry Skelton
Bassfield 7-2-2185913-2-19754  Howard Willoughby
Seminary 5-51251162-4-04685  Lavon James
Taylorsville 4-61031412-4-03895  Tommy Lucas
West Marion 0-7-2761210-5-15093  
 South
Poplarville 8-1-1164375-0-19716  Pat Morris
Oak Grove 9-2228534-1-010112  Joe Gordy
Forrest County AHS 6-41461304-2-07669  Derwin Bales
Purvis 5-4-11791304-2-013148  Jack Craft
East Marion 3-5-2841101-3-15268  Leslie Peters
Lumberton 1-9912841-5-047151  Vernon Ward
Sumrall 1-7-2582300-4-136150  Keith Waters



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