Several individual athletes fared well for Oxford in the annual Daily Journal Relays held at Tupelo High School.
The Chargers totaled 130.5 points to finish second to Tupelo, who won the event with 175.5 points, while a skeleton Lady Charger team still placed fifth out of 15 teams with 43 points. (April 12, 2010, Page 3B)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — A four-run seventh inning broke a 4-4 tie and ultimately propelled the West Point Green Wave to an 8-4 win over the Oxford Chargers Friday night at Edwin Moak Field.
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Oxford coach Bradley Roberson reached a significant milestone Thursday night with the Chargers’ 17-4 win over Independence. Roberson’s 100th win as OHS coach came in a game that also put the Chargers back above .500 (10-9 overall) and gave them another dose of confidence going into tonight’s Division 2-5A game with West Point at Edwin Moak Field. (April 9, 2010, Page 6A)
A wet playing surface, cooler temperatures and windy conditions were three things Oxford golf coach Steve Herring was hoping not to see on the day his girls and boys played their first 18 hole tournament of the season. (April 9, 2010, Page 6A)
Oxford’s Jarvis Shaw is taking his point guard skills east to Itawamba Community College. Shaw signed a scholarship offer from the Indians and coach Marti Cooper Thursday to help complement a team that is very guard oriented and likes to get up and down the court. (April 9, 2010, Page 6A)
Oxford’s trip south to Grenada resulted in yet another win for the Chargers, who are now 11-0 on the season. Oxford beat Grenada 7-0 and were led in the match by Zach Wilder’s 6-0, 6-0 win in boys singles. (April 9, 2010, Page 7A)
The first of two home meets for the Ole Miss men’s and women’s track team will be held Saturday. The annual Ole Miss Invitational will get underway at the Ole Miss Track and Field Complex at 11:30 a.m. with the men’s hammer throw and women’s javelin. Admission is free of charge. (April 9, 2010, Page 7A)
Some uncharacteristic errors and the inability to make enough key pitches at critical times proved to be the Lafayette Commodores undoing in their 13-2 loss in Thursday’s Tri-Lake Junior High Conference title game with Grenada at W.V. Brewer Field. (April 8, 2010, Page 7A)
Burchfield’s letter to the school board was officially accepted Tuesday during a regular session meeting, leaving a void that could be replaced by a coach currently at the school. LHS Athletic Director Jeff Nelson said he is looking at all the options that he has in front of him in determining who the next coach will be. (April 8, 2010, Page 6)
A final push to capture the Southeastern Conference Western Division title begins this weekend for the Ole Miss men’s tennis team. The Rebels (13-5 overall, 4-4 in the SEC) host Auburn (8-9, 4-4) at 2 p.m. Friday at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center and then Alabama on Sunday at 1 p.m. (April 8, 2010, Page 6)