E.A. Sports Today

Higgins steps up

Oxford freshman quarterback draws his first varsity start, delivers three touchdown passes

By East Alabama Sports Today

OXFORD – Sometimes a football team loses its focus on Homecoming Week, but that was not the case for second-ranked Oxford Friday night as the Yellow Jackets cruised to their 17th straight regular-season victory, overpowering Southside 42-0 Friday at Lamar Field.

“Thank goodness, Homecoming is over,” Yellow Jackets head coach Ryan Herring said. “There are so many things going on and it is so hard to focus, but our kids came out so focused tonight.”

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