Led by 17 points from Keke Burt and 14 points from Stone Threlkeld, the 13-15 year-old Celtics claimed their league’s championship with a 62-27 victory over the Grizzlies on Friday. In the other 13-15 games, the Grizzlies topped the Lakers 41-35 and the Celtics nipped the Heat 57-55 to set up the championship game. In the the lone 7-8 game on Monday, the Bulls topped the Celtics 14-8. In the 9-10 league the Celtics defeated the Bulls 18-2, and the Grizzlies knocked off the heat 16-12.
In the lone 11-12 game on Monday, the Grizzlies cruised past the heat 37-18. (February 8, 2011, Page 2B)
Two of the last three Oxford Park Commission youth basketball games were decided by two points or less. The 7-8 year-old Bulls topped the Celtics 18-16, while the Thunder edged the Grizzlies in the 7-8 league. In other 7-8 games, the Jazz beat the Grizzlies 23-13. In the 9-10 league, the Mavericks nipped the Suns 24-23, the Heat topped the Bulls 17-11, while the Thunder beat the Grizzlies 30-21. In the 11-12 league, the Lakers beat the Heat 39-28, the Thunder topped the Celtics 31-29, while the Suns pounded the Grizzlies 35-21. In the 13-15 league, the Celtics defeated the Grizzlies 48-41, while the Lakers outlasted the Heat 58-48. (February 4, 2011, Page 7A)
Aliyah Herod scored 18 points to lead the 11-12 Lakers to a 33-31 win over the Bulls Thursday night in Oxford Park Commission youth basketball. In the other 11-12 games, the Celtics edged the Heat 26-23, while the Suns defeated the Thunder 37-29. In the 13-15 league, the Celtics beat the Heat 37-26, while the Grizzlies defeated Lakers 42-33. In the lone 9-10 game, the Lakers beat the Grizzlies 21-12. (January 14, 2011, Page 8A)
The Oxford Rebels, a 7-year old Select baseball team, will be holding tryouts for youth ages 7 or younger that have a birthday by April 30. The deadline to sign up for the tryout is Feb. 1. For more information about the tryout, contact Kyle Wicker at 816-2843. (January 5, 2011, Page 7)
Registration for the Oxford Park Commission’s spring soccer league has begun. The cost to participate is $50 for new players and $25 for returning players ages 4 to 14. For more information, contact C.J. Ketchum at (662) 232-2380. (January 5, 2011, Page 7)
Registration for the Oxford Park Commission’s spring baseball league is underway. The cost to participate is $50 and the league ranges from age 5 to 15. Children must be 5 by April 30 of 2011 to participate. For more information contact the OPC office at (662) 232-2380. (January 5, 2011, Page 7)
Lamarcus Faulkner scored nine points to help lead the 9-10 year-old Lakers to a 19-17 win over the Bulls in Oxford Park Commission youth basketball action.
In two 7-8 games, the Lakers defeated the Heat 18-4, while the Jazz beat the Bulls 18-13. (January 5, 2011, Page 7)
Kemarcus Burt and Shaun Burt combined to score 31 points in the 13-15 Celtics’ 52-46 win over the Grizzlies Thursday night.
In the other Oxford Park Commission 13-15 game, the Lakers beat the Heat 44-34. In the 7-8 league, the Grizzlies edged the Celtics 16-14.
In the 9-10 league, the Thunder edged the Heat 29-28, while the Celtics beat the Grizzlies 26-11.
In the 11-12 league, the Suns beat the Heat 42-26, the Grizzlies edged the Thunder 32-30 in overtime, while the Celtics beat the Bulls 29-22. (December 17, 2010, Page 7A)