Raleigh tops Noxubee County for Mississippi high school football 3A title


rssfeeds.hattiesburgamerican.com – Mississippi – 2022-12-02 14:55:29

HATTIESBURG — Twenty-seven years after it came up short in its only Mississippi championship game appearance, Raleigh can finally lay hands on the trophy.

At M.M Roberts Stadium on Friday, the Lions took down Noxubee County, 55-52, in a 3A title game that the most combined points of any MHSAA state championship game since at least 1981.

“When I got here, this was our goal,” Raleigh coach Ryan Higdon said. “The community finally just started believing, and they’ve been behind us all year. This is as much for them as it is for me, our staff, our kids. There’s nobody left in…

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