The good news for the Ole Miss football team is that two straight wins, including one over a top-10 team at the time, have erased the bad taste of a midseason swoon. The bad news is that the momentum of those victories may have been halted with the season’s second open date last week. (November 5, 2013, Page 6)
BLOG — Ole Miss is returning to its game-week routine after using its second open week of the season to get as healthy as possible. (more…) (November 4, 2013)
Lafayette was going to run the ball until Byhalia proved it could stop it. Turns out the proof was in the Commodores’ ground game. (November 4, 2013, Page 1B)
BLOG — Lafayette was going to run the ball until Byhalia proved it could stop it. That proof never came. (more…) (November 2, 2013)
The regular season is drawing to a close for the area’s three high school football teams. Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley are all headed to the MHSAA state playoffs, and each is looking to keep its momentum going this week with the postseason looming. (November 1, 2013, Page 7A)
Oxford is undefeated, ranked third in the state and has already locked up the Region 1-5A championship, along with the region’s top playoff seed with two weeks to go in the regular season.
Following last week’s 47-12 pasting of Clarksdale, the Chargers technically don’t have anything else to play for. (October 31, 2013, Page 10)
Water Valley continued what’s becoming a season-long trend of blowout victories last week. The Blue Devils hung a season-high 60 points on Independence in a 40-point win, the seventh time Water Valley has won by at least 25 points. (October 31, 2013, Page 10)
SENATOBIA — Lafayette had all the momentum.
The Lady Commodores cruised to a 10-point victory in the third set of the MHSAA Class I North Half volleyball championship to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five match against Senatobia, needing to capture just one more game to advance to Saturday’s state title match. (October 30, 2013, Page 8)
Ole Miss’ second bye week of the season will follow nearly the same routine as the first. A lot of rest and a lot of self-scouting with a little recruiting mixed in. (October 29, 2013, Page 6)
BLOG — Ole Miss’ second bye week of the season will follow nearly the same routine as the first.
A lot of rest, a lot of self-scouting and a little bit of recruiting. (more…) (October 28, 2013)