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Lafayette Sports

Oxford hits the road while Lafayette, Water Valley stay home in Week 3

The MHSAA high school football regular season is already a fourth of the way through with week three taking place this weekend, bringing an interesting ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 8:00 am

Newsletter

Ole Miss adapted, overcame in Lane Kiffin’s absence

ATLANTA — No Lane Kiffin? No problem for Ole Miss. The Rebel head coach watched the his team run through Louisville at Mercedes-Benz Stadium from ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 8:22 am

Newsletter

Ole Miss offense rolls, defense shines in win over Louisville

ATLANTA —  The Ole Miss offense performed as expected, minus a couple setbacks, while the defense showed potential improvement had been made in its season ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 12:18 am

Lafayette Sports

This Week in Prep Sports (Sept. 6-11)

LAFAYETTE Tuesday (Sept. 7) Volleyball vs. Hickory Flat, JV 5p.m.; Varsity 6 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 9) Volleyball vs. Lake Cormorant*, JV 5 p.m.; Varsity 6 ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, September 6, 2021 8:00 am

Ole Miss Sports

Keidron Smith named 2021 Chuck Mullins Courage Award recipient

Ole Miss senior defensive back Keidron Smith has been named the winner of the 2021 Chucky Mullins Courage Award, as announced during a special team ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, September 4, 2021 8:52 am

News Main

Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin tests positive for COVID-19

Lane Kiffin will not making the trip to Atlanta after announcing he tested positive for COVID-19. The Ole Miss head coach confirmed reports on Saturday ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, September 4, 2021 8:14 am

Lafayette Sports

RUNNING ‘DORES: Lafayette bounces back with rout of Horn Lake

HORN LAKE — Lafayette struggled to find points last week against Tupelo and it gave them a “sour taste” in their mouth, according to head ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Saturday, September 4, 2021 8:00 am

Crime

Sheriff’s Department makes multiple arrests on manslaughter charges

A man and a woman are facing manslaughter charges after being arrested by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. On Sept. 1, investigators with the Lafayette ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 3, 2021 3:20 pm

Newsletter

Matt Corral “expecting the unexpected” from Louisville in opener

The weeks of preparation and talking are over for Ole Miss as they prepare to travel to Atlanta this weekend to kickoff the 2021 season. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 3, 2021 11:56 am

Crime

Oxford Police searching for suspect in stabbing incident

The Oxford Police Department is searching for a suspect who allegedly is involved in a stabbing at a residence and asking for the public’s help. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Friday, September 3, 2021 11:37 am

Sports

Water Valley aiming to keep momentum in home opener against Senatobia

The start of the 2021 campaign could not have gone any better for Water Valley. The Blue Devils went up to Independence and shut out ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 9:54 pm

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette looking to bounce back at Horn Lake

The Commodores hosted Tupelo in both teams season opener last week and neither team expected what the final outcome of the game wound up being. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 9:43 pm

Newsletter

Oxford volleyball stays perfect with sweep of Tupelo

Even when the Oxford volleyball team seems to have an off night they manage to find themselves on the winning side of a scoreboard. That ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 9:09 pm

Lafayette Sports

Oxford Eagle Sports Break: Episode 2

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Oxford Eagle Sports Break sponsored by Endurance Physical Therapy. On the second episode, Lafayette head coach Michael Fair ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Thursday, September 2, 2021 9:00 am

Lafayette Sports

Lafayette, Water Valley prepare for week two while Oxford has unexpected bye

As the calendar turns to September the second week of the high school football season arrives on Friday. The opening week provided exciting matchups between ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 11:35 am

News

City of Oxford to resume curbside recycling pick-up in October

After suspending the service last year as part of its response to cost-cutting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Oxford is resuming its ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 10:41 am

Lafayette Sports

Oxford volleyball sweeps Lafayette to remain perfect on the season

The Oxford volleyball team is off to one of its best starts in program history, if not the best start, and showing no signs of ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 10:18 am

Business

Ole Miss launches new fan store in time for football season

For Ole Miss fans looking for that one perfect shirt to wear to the Grove because they forgot to pack it are now in luck. ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 9:24 am

Lafayette Sports

Oxford ranked No. 2 overall in first Associated Press poll of season

Oxford and Oak Grove have been inseparable the last two seasons, both on the field and off, when it comes to the discussion of who ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 2:36 pm

Newsletter

Plumlee accepting of new role while quarterback is where his “heart is going to be”

One of the highlighted question marks throughout all of the Ole Miss fall camp is John Rhys Plumlee and his transition from quarterback to full-time ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 2:11 pm

Lafayette County

MDOT sets detour at Highway 7-9 intersection roundabout project

The Mississippi Department of Transportation began diverting traffic this week at the intersection of Highway 7 and 9 and will run through the end of ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 11:12 am

Lafayette Sports

This Week in Prep Sports (Aug. 30 – Sept. 4)

LAFAYETTE Tuesday (Aug. 31) Volleyball vs. Oxford (JV 5 p.m.; Varsity 6 p.m.) Thursday (Sept. 2) Cross Country at TCPS Meet, 5 p.m. Swimming at ... Read more

by Jake Thompson, Monday, August 30, 2021 8:00 am

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