BLOG — Several former local baseball standouts helped the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers earn two wins Wednesday afternoon at Ranger Field in Senatobia. (more…) (February 17, 2011)
All season long Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy has been searching for at least one player to match the scoring ability of senior standout Chris Warren. There have been times where a player appeared to be on the verge of adding that extra scoring dimension needed to win games in the Southeastern Conference, but nobody has consistently filled that role. (more…) (February 17, 2011, Page 6)
BLOG — All season long, Ole Miss senior Zach Graham has played second fiddle to fellow senior Chris Warren. That was not the case Wednesday night. (more…) (February 16, 2011)
Finding additional scorers to complement the attention senior guard Chris Warren draws from opposing defenses has been something Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy has tried to work on all season.
Only fellow senior Zach Graham has consistently scored alongside Warren and is the only other player who is averaging double figures. Against Alabama, Warren was limited to just two made shots from the field and while he ended up scoring 15 points, the lack of help he got against the Crimson Tide prevented the Rebels from even being close until the second half. (February 16, 2011, Page 6)
It wasn’t long after the Oxford Lady Chargers lost to West Point in the Region 2-5A tournament championship last Friday that coach Shayne Linzy was looking forward to Monday’s first round of the 5A playoffs.
Despite Clarksdale’s overall size superiority and playing away from home, Linzy felt like his team would respond in fine fashion and be a very tough team for the Wildcats to have to defeat. His intuition proved to be right as the Lady Chargers used their speed and stamina to knock off last year’s 5A North Half champion, 54-52, in the first step to advancing to Jackson for the MHSAA state tournament. (more…) (February 15, 2011, Page 6)
Saturday’s Southeastern Conference encounter between the Ole Miss Rebels and Alabama Crimson Tide at Coleman Coliseum was all about emotion and desire. In the first half, it was the Crimson Tide who had the early edge in those two areas as they hit open shots, got to loose balls and built a 20-point lead at the half. (more…) (February 14, 2011, Page 6A)
Oxford’s knack for playing its best basketball in the postseason and winning division tournament titles under coach Drew Tyler continued Friday night as the Chargers knocked off West Point 71-61. The win not only secured a 10th championship trophy for Tyler in his 14 years of coaching at OHS, it also ensured a home playoff game Tuesday against Clarksdale a year after the Chargers had to travel to Ridgeland. (more…) (February 14, 2011, Page 6A)
BLOG — TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A fast start to the first half by Alabama and a great defensive effort throughout on Ole Miss senior guard Chris Warren were just two of the reasons why the Crimson Tide posted a 74-64 win over the Rebels Saturday. (more…) (February 12, 2011)
BLOG — Led by Justin Fondren, this season’s Division 2-5A MVP, the Oxford Chargers defeated West Point 71-61 Friday night to win the 2-5A tournament title. (more…) (February 12, 2011)