homecoming can present and said it’s usually not a problem for his program.
“It’s fun for our kids and it’s a real big game,” Wright said. “Typically our teams have played really well on
homecoming. We do a good job of not letting it interrupt our schedule.”
Once again a tough nonregion schedule, including Starkville Academy and Eupora, has benefited French Camp. Even though the Panthers are 4-3 overall, they are right in the thick of the Region
French Camp is led by a pair of underclassmen on offense in junior quarterback Holman Edwards and sophomore running back Kendall Coleman.
Edwards has completed 43-of-89 pass attempts for 778 yards and four touchdowns,
while Coleman has 49 carries for 362 yards and five touchdowns with 11 catches for 223 more yards and one score. Taiwan Cook has 10 receptions for 274 yards and three touchdowns.
Defensively, Clayton Leathers has 45 tackles, including five tackles for a loss.
Even though Ethel is located just across the Choctaw County line into Attala County, Wright knows there will be an extra flavor for this matchup. Ethel has lost all five of its region games so far, but Wright doesn’t think that matters.
“Regardless of the records,
they still know each other and they get after one another pretty good,” Wright said. “They are struggling a little bit, but you never know. You still have to play the game. We’re trying to get our players to buy into that it’s not about who we are playing.”