Baldwyn and Booneville don’t have to be in the same division to maintain one of Mississippi’s top rivalries. The Bearcats and Blue Devils don’t even have to be in the same classification.
Both Baldwyn coach Michael Gray and Booneville coach Mike Mattox, whose teams square off tonight, can tell plenty of stories from the series.
“It doesn’t matter if we’re 3A or 2A. It means something to both sides’ kids,” Mattox said. “It’s a rivalry game because of proximity. A lot of our kids go to church with their kids and them with our kids. It’s always going to be that way.”