Spring is a chance for fresh starts and for former Oxford High standout Louis Gillom, the opportunity to play right away under the guidance of a former Division I football coach was too much to pass up.
Gillom signed with Lambuth University this past December after a solid career at Northeast Mississippi Community College. The 6-foot-1, 291-pounder is now running with the first team at center under the direction of first-year coach Ron Dickerson, who coached Temple from 1993-97. (March 30, 2010, Page 8)
The Oxford Chargers tennis squad made a clean sweep of divisional rival Saltillo Monday, knocking off the Tigers 7-0.
Over the course of the seven matches, Oxford only dropped three total sets. (March 30, 2010, Page 8)
The Lafayette Commodores middle school baseball squad was able to take a crosstown double-dip from the Oxford Chargers Monday, winning 5-1 and 7-5 at Edwin Moak Field. (more…) (March 30, 2010, Page 9)
A stiff test against some of the top teams in North Mississippi will be what awaits the Oxford girls and boys track teams in Saturday’s EAGLE Relays. The day-long track meet at Bobby Holcomb Field will begin at 11 a.m., with the running events scheduled to begin approximately at 1:30 p.m. (March 26, 2010, Page 9A)
Lafayette’s middle school baseball team rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the fourth inning to post a 5-3 win over Oxford Wednesday night at W.V. Brewer Field. The Commodores and Chargers tied in the second game 3-3. (March 25, 2010, Page 7)
Oxford’s tennis team returned from Spring Break with a dominating win over New Hope Tuesday. The Chargers beat the Trojans 7-0 to improve to 5-0 on the year and 2-0 in Division 2-5A play. (March 24, 2010, Page 8A)
When it’s your night, it’s your night, and Tuesday it was Cameron Rose’s night. The Oxford right-hander pitched the Oxford Chargers to a 1-0 victory over New Hope at Edwin Moak Field to open their division 1-5A schedule. (March 24, 2010, Page 8A)
Former Oxford High standout Dwayne Parham has signed a scholarship to play football at Jackson State in 2010. Parham played two seasons most recently for Northwest Mississippi Community College. (March 23, 2010, Page 7)
During Oxford’s 8-5 victory over Lafayette on Thursday at Edwin Moak Field, the Chargers finally showed the mental toughness coach Bradley Roberson has been searching for, while the game left the Commodores in need of some soul searching. (March 19, 2010, Page 6A)
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