Football

Cascio Named Head Football Coach

Northpoint Christian School has named Chris Cascio its new head varsity football coach. Cascio, 44, replaces Greg Wallace, who accepted the position of head football coach and athletic director at Bayou Academy earlier this semester. Cascio has been the defensive coordinator at Northpoint for the last four years. Previously, Cascio has coached at DeSoto Central, Olive Branch, St. Benedict, St. Joseph (Pine Bluff, AR), and Little Rock (AR) Catholic. He and his wife, Susan, have two children.

Cascio stated that his goal for the Northpoint program is “to make sure every player associated with our team will know and understand their worth to me, the coaches, their teammates, and themselves.”

In introducing Cascio as the head coach before the student body Wednesday morning, Vice-President Jim Ferguson said that it was Cascio’s passion that led to the committee’s choosing him from a pool of more than eighty candidates. “It was his passion for students, for Northpoint, for the mission.” He went on to say how important Cascio felt it was for the mission of the school to be carried out through its football program.

Cascio will continue to work with the football team in its off-season conditioning program and will guide the team through spring practice.

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Head Football Coach: Chris Cascio
Assistant Coaches:  Jeff Henderson, Jon Stevenson, Mark Tatko, Barry Gray
Athletic Director: Barry Gray

Certified Athletic Trainer: Adam Haney

Public Address Announcer: Corky Casto
Broadcast Director: Michael Gross
Film Coordinator: Danny Fabrizius

Sports Information Director: Al Ainsworth

2016 Varsity Football Schedule

Date Opponent Location
August 19, 7:00 pm Ripley, TN Home
September 2, 7:00 pm ECS Away
September 9, 7:00 pm Magnolia Heights Away
September 16, 7:00 pm FACS Home
September 23, 7:00 pm Amory, MS Away
September 30, 7:00 pm Lausanne Away
October 6, 6:00 pm Hillcrest Home
October 14, 7:00 pm Harding Academy Home
October 21, 7:00 pm Fayette-Ware Away
October 28, 7:00 pm Macon Road (Homecoming) Home

2016 JV Football Schedule

Date Opponent Location
August 22, 6:00 pm Senetobia, MS Away
August 29, 6:00 pm Lewisburg Home
September 6, 6:00 pm Independence Away
September 19, 6:00 pm FACS Home
September 26, 6:00 pm Briarcrest Away

2016 Varsity and Junior Varsity Football Roster

(Update coming soon!)

Number Player Grade Position
1 Holt DePriest Junior
2 Lance Saulsberry Freshman
3 Louis Steen Senior
4 Adam McPherson Junior
5 Kyle Brewer Freshman
6 Garrett Simonton Junior
7 Myles McCaskill Junior
8 /Kirk McIntosh Freshman
9 Gray DePriest Freshman
11 Arlie Gagne Junior>
15 Tyler Thweatt Junior
16 Daniel Casto Junior
17 Drew Schram Sophomore
18 Justin Jones Sophomore
20 Brendan Morrow Junior
21 Reed Haberstroh Senior
23 Ty Pena Senior
24 Drew Fabrizius Senior
22 Matthew Whiting Junior
25 Jacob Pollan Junior
28 Joseph Brinkley Sophomore
33 Gargis Miller Junior
34 William Smith Juior
44 Garrison Boling Senior
52 Nathan Tatko Junior
55 Hayden Roberts Junior
56 Alex Cain Junior
58 Jagr Doehring Junior
60 Jonathan Dyer Senior
63 Charlie Brinkley Junior
64 Alexander Dyer Sophomore
65 Dalton Giamportone Senior
65 Lee Pierce Freshman
68 Payne Pignocco Freshman
70 Carlton Brown Sophomore
72 Daniel Jones Junior
73 Caden Hubbard Sophomore
74 Trey Landman Freshman
75 Brady Clayton Freshman
77 John Carlson Senior
80 Tristan Carlson Sophomore
81 Garrett Berry Junior
82 Chase Jones Junior
83 Luke Parker Sophomore
85 William Lakey Freshman
75 Chase Jones Sophomore
Matthew Enders Sophomore
Wade Martin Sophomore