Oxford’s baseball program continued its regional dominance at the middle school level Wednesday by topping Grenada 7-5 on the road to claim the Tri-Lakes Conference title. (more…) (April 18, 2013, Page 8)
As a young man, Willie Williams had to head north for better job opportunities. But the values he learned on the family farm ultimately allowed him to build a business back home. Senior staff writer Lucy Schultze sat down to talk with Williams in this week’s “A Conversation With…” (April 18, 2013, Page 3)
Lafayette’s girls track team continued its dominance at the Division 2-4A meet Tuesday with another victory. The Lady Commodores garnered 203 total points to win their second straight title and third in four years. Tuesday’s meet was held at Lewisburg. (more…) (April 17, 2013, Page 9)
Lafayette’s youth didn’t show on the tennis court Tuesday as the Commodores defeated Cleveland 4-3 on the road in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. LHS coach Debbie Swindoll praised her team’s effort, labeling the win a great accomplishment. (more…) (April 17, 2013, Page 9)
Oxford closed out its Division 2-5A season with a come-from-behind 11-10 win over West Point in eight innings Tuesday night at Edwin Moak Field. The victory was the Chargers’ (19-5 overall) eighth straight in 2-5A. (more…) (April 17, 2013, Page 9)
Ole Miss will be at the center of the Southeastern Conference men’s tennis universe this week when it hosts some of the nation’s best in the SEC Tournament at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center. (more…) (April 17, 2013, Page 9)
Oxford’s goal of repeating as MHSAA Class 5A state champions in boys golf began with a promising start Monday at the Ole Miss Golf Course. The Chargers won the District 2-5A tournament with a final score of 326, 16 strokes better than Hernando’s 342. Center Hill was third in the meet with a 364. All three teams qualified to compete in next month’s 5A state tournament, which will be hosted at Ole Miss.
MEMPHIS , Tenn. — The No. 21 Ole Miss Rebels had two chances early, but couldn’t get a man home while the Tigers capitalized on the few chances allowed by the Rebels, who lost 4-0 to the Tigers at Autozone Park. Ole Miss fell to 26-11, while the Tigers improved to 23-14. (more…) (April 16, 2013, Page 8)