Cornerback Marcus Temple was injured early during Saturday’s game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium with what Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt called a broken ankle, while defensive end Wayne Dorsey went down in the third quarter with a broken arm. (more…) (October 17, 2011, Page 1B)
Thanks in large part to fellow senior Demarkous Dennis, the No. 1 Commodores didn’t need to rely on their four-star quarterback to beat the visiting New Albany Bulldogs 50-13 and take over sole possession of first place in Region 2-4A. (more…) (October 17, 2011, Page 4B)
WATER VALLEY — The Blue Devils remained undefeated in Region 2-3A as they defeated the Nettleton Tigers 53-7 Friday night at Bobby Clark Field. As the squad broke the post-game huddle, there were plenty of grins and rambunctious shouts of Blue Devil pride.
BLOG: Hello from sunny Oxford, Miss., where the Ole Miss Rebels are set to faceoff against No. 2 Alabama at 5 p.m. CT on ESPN2. (more…) (October 15, 2011)
BLOG: The following is an informal play-by-play from Saturday’s Red-Blue baseball scrimmage held at Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (October 15, 2011)
BLOG: The Lafayette Commodores won in typical fashion tonight, rolling past Region 2-4A foe New Albany 50-13 at William L. Buford Stadium.
The star of the game was — stop me if you have heard this before — Lafayette running back Demarkous Dennis. (more…) (October 14, 2011)
Included in the 16-page insert are articles on Randall Mackey, Ole Miss’ third starting QB this season, center Evan Swindall, receiver Ja-Mes Logan, cornerback Wesley Pendleton and linebacker Mike Marry. (more…) (October 14, 2011)
Tonight will be a busy evening for the area’s prep football teams.
While Lafayette will be hosting the New Albany Bulldogs in a battle for first place in Region 2-4A, the Water Valley Blue Devils will be hosting an athletic Nettleton Tigers team and the Oxford Chargers will be hosting a throwback Hernando Tigers squad for Homecoming.
All games are set to kickoff at 7. Lafayette’s game will be broadcast on 93.7 FM, Water Valley’s on 105.5 FM and Oxford’s on 95.5 FM as well as 102.1 FM. (October 14, 2011, Page 6A)
To listen to Alabama head coach Nick Saban, you wouldn’t know there’s a coaching hot seat in Oxford this season.
“I think Houston Nutt is one of the best coaches in our league and has done a really good job wherever he has been, and I think he’s doing a really good job with this team so far,” Saban said during his weekly press conference. (more…) (October 14, 2011, Page 7A)
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