Ole Miss returns to Oxford to host an undefeated Southern Miss squad in a bout for in-state bragging rights on Saturday. (December 3, 2010, Page 8A)
The Oxford seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams made a clean sweep of Pontotoc on Thursday. The seventh graders won 39-10 while the eighth graders won 48-29. (more…) (December 3, 2010, Page 9A)
Former Lafayette standout baseball player Hunter Mize has signed with Blue Mountain College after playing two seasons at Northeast Community College. While at NECC, Mize hit .304 with two home runs, two doubles and 35 RBIs. He also had a .423 on-base percentage last season. (December 3, 2010, Page 9A)
Adron Joseph “A.J.” Dillard — 83, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at his residence. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the United Funeral Service Chapel in New Albany. Burial will follow in the Center Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 till 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. (December 2, 2010, Page 2A)
- Ted Roland Dority — died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010. A memorial visitation will be held Thursday from 5 until 7 p.m. at Radney Funeral Home on Dauphin Street in Mobile.
Durand Scott scored 27 points to lead Miami to an 86-73 victory over Ole Miss on Tuesday night.
Miami (5-2) nearly wasted a 30-point halftime lead as the Rebels outscored the Hurricanes 26-6 during a late second-half run. Chris Warren hit consecutive 3-pointers, reducing the Miami lead to 79-70 with 4:10 remaining. (December 1, 2010, Page 6)
Two years ago, Chris White was a lightly recruited linebacker who garnered just two scholarship offers from Football Bowl Subdivision programs before deciding to play for Mississippi State.
It’s become pretty obvious the Bulldogs hit the jackpot.
White won the Cellular South Conerly Trophy on Tuesday night, an honor given to Mississippi’s top college football player. The other finalists were Jackson State quarterback Casey Therriault and Southern Miss quarterback Austin Davis. (December 1, 2010, Page 7)
Six players scored for the Oxford Park Commission’s 7-8 year-old Jazz, as hoops squad topped the Heat on Tuesday 22-2.
Channing Berry led the Jazz with eight points. In other 7-8 game on Tuesday, the Lakers topped the Grizzlies 24-6, while in the 9-10 league Grizzlies snuck past the Mavericks 8-7. On Monday in the 7-8 league, the Thunder topped the Bulls 12-10 and the Celtics beat the Suns 10-4. In the 9-10 league, the Thunder beat the Bulls 19-16. (December 1, 2010, Page 7)
A strong first quarter and another team effort helped lift the Oxford Lady Chargers basketball squad to a 67-36 win over Ashland Tuesday night. The Chargers weren’t as fortunate as they as they fell 61-57 to Ashland in the nightcap. (more…) (December 1, 2010, Page 7)
Led by Eric Buckley’s 19-point effort, the Water Valley Blue Devils defeated Coffeeville 69-55 Tuesday night in the WVHS gym.