The Lafayette Middle School football teams earned a sweep of Grenada on the road Tuesday night. The seventh-grade Commodores defeated the Chargers 24-6 in the first game of the doubleheader, while the eighth graders remained undefeated on the year with a 14-6 win. In the seventh-grade contest, Atarius Owens scored on runs that covered 58 and 35 yards. His first run came in the first quarter, while his last TD came with 6:08 remaining in the fourth quarter. (more…) (September 7, 2011, Page 6)
Led by John Murphree and Eli Murphree, the Lafayette 9th-grade football team had its way with Grenada in a 54-8 win at William L. Buford Stadium. John Murphree led the scoring effort with three touchdown runs as well as two 2-point scoring runs. (more…) (September 7, 2011, Page 6)
Against the Cougars, Ole Miss’ depth at running back took a significant hit when All-Southeastern Conference senior Brandon Bolden and fellow veteran Enrique Davis went down with leg injuries.
During his weekly press conference Monday, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt addressed both injuries. (September 6, 2011, Page 6)
BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall knew exactly what Ole Miss wanted to do Saturday — run the ball as much as possible and guard against turnovers. He just wasn’t sure his Cougar defense could take the Rebels out of their gameplan. (September 6, 2011, Page 6)
As if losing its season opener to BYU wasn’t bad enough, Ole Miss might be without its top two running backs for an extended period of time.
During his weekly teleconference on Sunday, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt updated the status of seniors Brandon Bolden and Enrique Davis, both of whom saw limited playing time after being injured against the Cougars. (September 5, 2011, Page 1B)
WATER VALLEY — After throttling their opponents to the tune of 105-0 in their first two games of the season, the Water Valley Blue Devils were humbled Friday, losing to Calhoun City 16-14 at Bobby Clark field.
Following the loss, Water Valley head coach Brad Embry said his team it needed to regroup quickly and not dwell on the loss. (September 5, 2011, Page 4B)
BLOG: It’s looking like the Rebels will likely be without senior running backs Brandon Bolden and Enrique Davis next weekend when they host Southern Illinois.
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt said on his weekly Sunday teleconference that both running backs are scheduled to have MRIs tomorrow. (more…) (September 4, 2011)
The game is set for a 3:45 p.m. kickoff and will be televised on ESPN. (more…) (September 3, 2011)
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