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East Marion Football Team History


East Marion Eagles
East Marion High School

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


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1970  <-- 1986 <- 1987 -> 1988 --> 2023

1987 Season Highlights
 Leslie Peters enters his 13th season as Head Coach at East Marion.
 The Eagles finished 2nd in District 14.
 
1987 Season
 
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 3   West Marion   *  24   22   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11   Varnado LA  28   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Bassfield   *  22   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25   Winans    40   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2   Tylertown    20   19   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9   Columbia   *  15   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16   Lawrence County    23   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23   Pearl River Central    6   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30   Collins   *  14   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6   Prentiss   *  6   26   L       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ North Pike    6   7   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
1987 Season Totals
  Record8-3
  Points Scored204
  Scoring Average18.5
  Points Allowed135
  Defense Average12.3
  Opponents Record53-59
  District Record4-1
  Home Record1-0
  Away Record0-1
  
1987 Class 3A District 14 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   District Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Prentiss 6-51691270-1674-111361  Alvin Gray
East Marion 8-32041350-1674-18163  Leslie Peters
Bassfield 6-42551552-310293  Howard Willoughby
Collins 4-61281782-36981  Richard Thames
Columbia 2-81002032-36185  Tom Boszor
West Marion 4-62112011-478121  Perry Coggin



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