Jackson County’s Madame Football – Our Mississippi Home


by Richard Lucas, Our Mississippi Home

Go to a High football game and sit near Stacy Bodden Inlow, and you realize that she’s really into the game. Talk to Stacy at a meeting or a restaurant, and you’ll quickly find out that this native daughter of absolutely knows her football.

See, Stacy comes by this honest, as we say in the South. Born in Pascagoula and raised in , she always had football in her bloodlines. Her father Tommy, who many will remember as a Senior Vice-President at Merchants and Marine Bank for many years, was a star running back/defensive back at MPHS, graduating in 1959 and receiving a scholarship to the University of Southern Mississippi. Stacy’s uncle Hugh followed his brother Tommy as a Tiger standout and then on to USM.

When Stacy was a young girl growing up…

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