There was a game early on in the season where the light turned on for Lafayette’s Shaquilla Isom and things got a whole lot easier on the court. It’s not that Isom hadn’t shown flashes of her all-around ability as a sophomore, but there was a marked difference in the way she handled herself on the court compared to any point during the 2008-09 campaign. (April 13, 2010, Page 1B)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Lafayette’s Shaquilla Isom and Oxford’s Brandon Blake are this year’s EAGLE Players of the Year in basketball. (more…) (April 12, 2010)
The Green Wave defeated the Chargers 8-4 for their first win in six Division 2-5A games by playing extremely clean baseball on defense and getting timely hits against OHS starter Shae Mnichowski and reliever Cameron Rose. (April 12, 2010, Page 2B)
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)
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