NEW ALBANY — Ole Miss’ Jimel Judon looks like a completely different batter on the diamond of the New Albany Sportsplex this summer.
Judon’s stance is the same, but his production certainly is not.
After recording just two hits in 36 at-bats last summer for the Tallahatchie Rascals of the Cotton States Baseball League, the former Myrtle standout is hitting .400 — good enough for third amongst league regulars — through nine games this season. (more…) (June 27, 2011, Page 6)
The Oxford Middle School eighth-grade boys team went 2-1 in a tournament held at Hickory Flat on Thursday. The Chargers beat Tupelo 37-31 and Starkville 47-35 and lost 35-32 to Corinth. Oxford’s entire middle school roster will return to action for the final time on Tuesday with a home game at the middle school. (June 24, 2011, Page 6A)
This past weekend at the New Balance Outdoor National Championship was no different, as the Oxford junior out-jumped the best in the country en route to a national title in the high jump with a height of 6-feet, 10-inches. (more…) (June 21, 2011, Page 6)
The Oxford Middle School boys basketball team is hosting a one-day tournament today and tonight at the Oxford High School gym. The tournament gets underway at 1 p.m. in the gym.
The Chargers will be playing several teams during the day, including a team from St. Louis, Loyd Star out of Brookhaven and team from Alabama. Admission for fans to the tournament is free. (June 16, 2011, Page 3B)
Guy Cameron Billups flicked passes to fellow Chargers on Oxford’s Bobby Holcomb Field on Tuesday night just as he has done thousands of times before.
Former area players helped lead the North Delta Dealers and the Tippah County Tribe to wins in the Cotton States Baseball League on Sunday night in New Albany.
Thursday’s crosstown doubleheader between Oxford and Lafayette’s baseball teams provided plenty of positives and learning experiences for the two squads involved.
Area youth baseball players are encouraged to learn more about the game through instruction from Oxford High coach Chris Baughman and his staff. The annual Oxford Charger baseball camp runs June 13-16 from a 8 a.m. to noon each day. Cost for registration is $100 and $110 on site. (more…) (June 7, 2011, Page 7)
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