The Chargers advanced to Tuesday’s 5A North Half title match against Pearl by defeating Callaway 3-2 in penalty kicks. Oxford (13-4-1 overall) gained a huge measure of revenge with the win over Callaway, the only team to beat OHS last season, by playing as a team and learning from some of the tight games it had been involved in during the season. (January 31, 2011, Page 6)
Oxford’s boys and Lafayette’s girls powerlifting teams took home titles in the third annual Oxford Invitational held Friday and Saturday in the Oxford Middle School gym. (more…) (January 31, 2011, Page 8)
Mnichowski said he told Chargers coach Jamie Perkins that if he scored four goals, he wanted to score five before being lifted from the game in order to play a younger member of the team. (more…) (January 28, 2011, Page 6A)
A chance to regain some lost ground from the start of Southeastern Conference play is what the Ole Miss Rebels are hoping to achieve in the next two games against Tennessee on Saturday and No. 14 Kentucky on Tuesday.
Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy thought the next two challenges served as two great opportunities for his team as they try and improve on a 1-4 record in the league and an 0-2 mark in the SEC at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (January 28, 2011, Page 6A)
National Signing Day has been a big part of Jamie Newberg’s life for the past 20 years. The national football recruiting analyst, who lives in Tampa, Fla., is currently working for ESPN and will be a main member of the network’s coverage team on Wednesday. (more…) (January 28, 2011, Page 6A)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG —ESPN’s Jamie Newberg, who many remember from his TV show ‘Countdown to Signing Day,’ has been evaluating recruiting classes for close to 20 years. His knowledge on how schools are doing on the recruiting front is well respected and he feels like Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt and his staff have done a great job so far. (more…) (January 27, 2011)
Ole Miss’ football signing class for 2011 has been gathering marquee players and tons of attention over the last few weeks and the success that coach Houston Nutt and his staff have had this year overall has impressed two national recruiting analysts. (more…) (January 27, 2011, Page 6)
One of the state’s best offensive players has suddenly found himself on the defensive after an arrest stemming from a dispute over a month ago.
Madison Central wide receiver Tobias Singleton, an Ole Miss verbal commitment for the 2011 signing class, is in the process of defending his future after being charged with felony malicious mischief and simple assault. (more…) (January 26, 2011, Page 6)
Water Valley’s girls got the night off to a good start with a 74-65 win, while the Blue Devils ended a two-game losing streak in division play with a 53-39 win in the nightcap. (more…) (January 26, 2011, Page 7)