Quick starts in all three matches by Oxford, coupled with Lafayette’s inability to get into a groove until it was too late, led to the Lady Chargers claiming a 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-23) victory in the Crosstown Classic’s volleyball edition at the OHS gym on Thursday.
The match marked the first time in three seasons that the Lady Chargers have come away with the crosstown victory.
In each of the three games Oxford was able to jump out to a 6-1 lead. (August 19, 2011, Page 9A)
The Oxford Lady Chargers rebounded from a loss to Class 6A Tupelo with a 2-1 win over Corinth on Friday night in the Tupelo Tri-County Tournament. OHS coach Tara Ross said she has seen her team improve since the start of the season and liked that they came back to defeat Corinth in the second game. The Lady Chargers (2-1) will return to action Tuesday in their home opener against Senatobia. JV action begins at 5:30 p.m. (August 15, 2011, Page 4B)
While the area football teams are braving the blistering heat, the prep volleyball squads are busting their tails in their respective gyms preparing for their season openers. While Oxford opens its season this weekend in Jackson at the Set It Off Challenge, Lafayette and Water Valley begin on Tuesday.
Water Valley will be led by first-year coach Casey Clouse, who admits it could be an interesting first season with the Lady Blue Devils. (August 5, 2011, Page 9A)
Oxford head baseball coach Chris Baughman will be holding tryouts on Saturday at Edwin Moak Field at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Baughman at the high school. (August 5, 2011, Page 9A)
The Oxford Charger Athletic Booster Club will be hosting a Meet the Coaches Night Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria.
Booster club members are encouraged to bring a friend and their favorite dish.
Door prizes will be awarded during the meet and greet. For more information, contact Robert Mims at 816-4312. (August 2, 2011, Page 7)
Led by two former local prep players and former Water Valley assistant coach John Walker, the North Delta Dealers defeated the Golden Triangle Jets 15-3 to win the Cotton States Baseball League title on Sunday. (more…) (July 25, 2011, Page 7)
Oxford standout tennis player Sterling Davis helped the North girls squad claim a 4-3 victory in Thursday’s Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star tennis tournament. While Davis lost to Taylor Torrence 6-3, 6-4 in her singles match, she rebounded with the aid of Anna Blair Hunt of Senatobia to knock off Claire Tadlock and Kelsey Tadlock 8-1 in the girls doubles match. Davis was the only area player represented in the tournament. (July 15, 2011, Page 7A)
The Oxford Chargers all-sports booster club memberships for the 2011-2012 now on sale. Membership includes passes to all Oxford Chargers home athletic events except playoff games and invitational tournaments. Memberships start at $45 for individuals, but there are a variety of levels for any budget and family size. Reserved chairback seats for football games are available.
For additional information, please contact Missy Pearson at 662-832-1019, PearsonMissy@Yahoo.com or visit the athletics booster club page on the Oxford School District website. (July 14, 2011, Page 7)
During the Chargers’ two games on Saturday, Elliott earned the bulk of the work and completed 16 of 27 passes for five touchdowns while also throwing one interception in six possessions.
Adamson, meanwhile, completed five of 13 passes for one touchdown in two possessions in Oxford’s first game against Saltillo. (July 11, 2011, Page 6)
Oxford rising senior Erika Sisk helped lead the North to an 86-82 win in the 47th annual Mississippi High School Girls All-Star game held Saturday at Mississippi College’s Wood Coliseum.
Sisk finished third on the team with 12 points during the win.
Coldwater’s Jerontay Clemons led the North with 19 points and 14 rebounds in the win, while Ole Miss verbal commitment, Okolona’s Quinndella Ford, had 12 points for the North. (July 11, 2011, Page 6)
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