Oxford’s success on defense this season can be attributed to the play of many standout players. Against Lake Cormorant last Friday specifically, senior Jarquis Adams recorded nine tackles, three tackles for a loss and one sack in the Chargers’ 26-0 win. It was the second time this year the ninth-ranked Chargers have earned a shutout and absolutely stoned an opponent from a yardage standpoint. (Lake Cormorant had negative 11 yards at the half). Adams’ play earned him this week’s Player of the Week honors, his first this season. (October 9, 2012, Page 6)
WATER VALLEY — Playing without the like of E.J. Bounds, Jeoffrey Gordon and Taylor Edwards hasn’t seemed to slow the Water Valley football team. (more…) (October 8, 2012, Page 5B)
SPORTS BLOG: WATER VALLEY — A fast start by the Water Valley Blue Devils led to a 47-20 win against Region 2-3A foe South Pontotoc on Friday night at Bobby Clark Field.
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The South Pontotoc Cougars will be limping into Friday night’s Region 2-3A matchup at Water Valley having lost five straight games. Even with the Cougars’ current slide, Blue Devils head coach Brad Embry said his team won’t be overlooking their upcoming opponent. (October 4, 2012, Page 8)
During Friday’s 28-13 win at Lewisburg, LHS quarterback Brandon Mack did what has become expected of the super senior, rushing for 126 yards, passing for 115 and accounting for three touchdowns, all the while playing full-time on defense and special teams. (October 2, 2012, Page 7)
WATER VALLEY — The Blue Devils and head coach Brad Embry had two main objectives heading into Friday’s Region 2-3A opener against Mooreville: Get the win and stay healthy.
BLOG: WATER VALLEY— The Water Valley Blue Devils got their Region 2-3A schedule started right Friday night with a lopsided 45-0 victory over the visiting Mooreville Troopers at Bobby Clark Field.
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WATER VALLEY — There was a time five years ago when Brad Embry first took over the football program at Water Valley High School where he wondered how an eighth-grader named Quinterrio Bailey was going to turn out. (more…) (September 27, 2012, Page 6)
A year ago, the Troopers saw a miniature revival with their football program led by quarterback Griff Loftis, who led Mooreville to one of the better passing attacks in North Mississippi. (more…) (September 27, 2012, Page 7)
While the seventh-grade squad came up just short, losing to the Tigers 18-14, the eight-grade Blue Devils earned an impressive 12-0 victory. (September 26, 2012, Page 7)