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)
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)
Lafayette linebacker Quin Jones may just be a sophomore, but he has a knack for making tackles like a senior does. LHS coach Eric Robertson saw Jones make 16 stops this past Friday night in the Commodores’ 30-7 win over Senatobia on the road. (October 29, 2013, Page 6)
WATER VALLEY — The weather may have been near freezing, but the Water Valley offense was red hot as the Blue Devils dominated the Independence Wildcats 60-20 Friday night at Bobby Clark Field. (October 28, 2013, Page 2B)
The weather may have been near freezing, but the Water Valley Blue Devils offense was red hot as they dominated the Independence Wildcats 60-20 Friday night. (more…) (October 26, 2013)
There is plenty to play for for the area’s three high school football teams this week.
Oxford, the state’s fifth-ranked overall team, will host Clarksdale for the outright Region 1-5A title Friday night while Class 3A No. 5 Water Valley needs a victory over Independence to keep pace atop the Region 2-3A standings. Lafayette has to win its final two games beginning with Senatobia to get one of Region 2-4A’s three playoff berths. (October 25, 2013, Page 6A)
Water Valley was pushed as hard as it has been in any win this season last week at North Panola. Other than a six-point victory over Bruce, the Blue Devils’ 28-12 triumph was their smallest margin of victory. (October 24, 2013, Page 8)
For the first time in almost a month, all three area high school football teams won their respective games this past Friday night. (October 22, 2013, Page 6)
SARDIS — It wasn’t pretty, but Water Valley will take it.
The Blue Devils committed a pair of second-half turnovers and were flagged a whopping 18 times for more than 160 yards but mixed in big plays on offense and some opportunistic play from their defense to pick up their second region victory with a 28-12 win at North Panola Friday night. (October 21, 2013, Page 3B)
BLOG — It wasn’t pretty, but Water Valley will take it.
The Blue Devils committed a pair of second-half turnovers and were flagged a whopping 18 times for more than 160 yards, but mixed in some big plays on offense and four turnovers from their defense to pick up their second Region 2-3A victory with a 28-12 win at North Panola Friday night. (more…) (October 19, 2013)