History can often times find a way of repeating itself. In the case of Oxford High girls basketball senior Alexus Malone, back-to-back years of season-ending torn ACL surgeries helped her become an invaluable team leader and one of the best players in the state. (more…) (April 10, 2013, Page 1B)
A return trip to New Hope Tuesday night turned out to be much better than the first for the Oxford baseball team. The Chargers won their sixth straight game in Division 2-5A play by pounding the Trojans 8-1. (more…) (April 10, 2013, Page 2B)
Oxford High’s annual golf invitational tournament held at the Country Club of Oxford Tuesday produced a second-place finish for the defending Class 5A champion Chargers. Coach Steve Herring said 118 golfers, both girls and boys, took part in the eighth annual Oxford Invitational. (more…) (April 10, 2013, Page 2B)
Oxford’s middle school track teams continue to produce fantastic results Tuesday. The Chargers won the OMS Relays over seven other teams, while the Lady Chargers took second in the meet held at Oxford High’s Bobby Holcomb Field.
Oxford capped off a perfect regular season on the court Monday afternoon with a 7-0 win over Lafayette at Avent Park. The Chargers, now 16-0 heading into the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs, feature a senior class that is 116-2 during their career and Monday’s match with the Commodores was Senior Day. (more…) (April 9, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford’s goal of winning the Division 2-5A softball title will have to wait until Thursday’s meeting with Saltillo. The visiting Lady Tigers took an early 2-0 lead on the Lady Chargers and then broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the sixth en route to a 3-2 win at OHS Monday night. (more…) (April 9, 2013, Page 9)
It was another close Southeastern Conference match as they have been all year for the No. 7 ranked Ole Miss men’s tennis team, but the Rebels came up with some big three-setters to close out No. 20 South Carolina 4-2 on Senior Day Sunday at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center.
With the win, the Rebels clinched at least a share of the SEC Western Division Championship and improved to 14-6 overall, 7-4 in league play. The Rebels can clinch it outright with a win at Texas A&M Saturday to close out the regular season.