Oxford looks to lock up a spot in the postseason, Water Valley is trying for another win and Lafayette is looking to start winning again when all three prep football teams return to action tonight. (October 18, 2013, Page 6A)
Water Valley returned to the win column last week with relative ease, blowing past Holly Springs 56-0 to pick up its first Region 2-3A win. But the schedule heats back up this week with a trip to North Panola looming. (October 17, 2013, Page 9)
This late into a football season, coaches and teams have to depend on players to step up and contribute in key situations. For the Oxford Chargers, Lafayette Commodores and Water Valley Blue Devils, this past Friday night was all about players stepping up their game, continuing to play with consistency and executing the task asked of them. (October 15, 2013, Page 6)
WATER VALLEY — Still seething from its first loss of the season at Charleston the previous week, Water Valley decided to take its frustration out on Holly Springs.
Quarterback E.J. Bounds passed for a pair of touchdowns and ran for two more while T.T. Person ran and caught one each to lead Water Valley to its first Region 2-3A victory of the season with a 56-0 lashing of the Hawks Friday night at Bobby Clark Field. (October 14, 2013, Page 4B)
BLOG — Holly Springs got the first break when the Hawks’ opening kickoff bounced off Water Valley’s front line and was recovered by the Hawks. It was the only thing to go Holly Spring’s way all night. (more…) (October 12, 2013)
All three area football teams return to action tonight. One will try to continue its season-long momentum while the other two look to bounce back from losses a week ago. (October 11, 2013, Page 6A)
Water Valley’s unblemished run through the first half of the season came to an end last week with a 42-10 loss at Charleston. As a result, it took the Blue Devils a little longer to get through their film study as they sifted through the miscues that have to get cleaned up. (October 10, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford improved to 6-0 overall on the season Friday night in large part to the running of sophomore Kenzie Phillips. The 5-foot-10, 190-pounder, who is called a “war daddy” by coach Johnny Hill, finished with 217 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. (October 8, 2013, Page 6)
CHARLESTON — For the first time this season, the Water Valley Blue Devils will have to rebound from some adversity. Unable to slow down the Charleston Tigers’ rushing attack, the Blue Devils gave up a number of big plays en route to a 42-10 loss in the Region 2-3A opener for both teams. (October 7, 2013, Page 3B)
Oxford will continue region play. Water Valley and Lafayette will begin their region slates.
That’s what’s on tap for all three teams tonight. (October 4, 2013, Page 6A)