What stood out was the fact that all three games were close and the Rebels (23-14 overall) were still able to prevail. (April 19, 2011, Page 1B)
A strong finish in deadlift helped Oxford’s Terry Johnson cap a successful powerlifting career with an individual state championship on Saturday in the MHSAA’s Class 5A meet. Johnson clearly out-distanced his competition at this year’s meet by totaling 1,525 pounds, 240 pounds more than the second-place finisher, Pearl’s Chris Burleson.
For Johnson, who competed in the 308-pound weight class, the accomplishment made all the hard work worth it. (April 19, 2011, Page 4B)
The middle school baseball regular season has come to a close and heading into the start of the playoffs for area teams. Oxford won the regular season title in the Tri-Lakes Conference with a perfect 5-0 record. (more…) (April 12, 2011, Page 2B)
Oxford continued its march towards the Class 5A playoffs on Tuesday with a 7-0 win over New Hope. Six of Oxford’s wins yielded no points for New Hope, while Collier Phillips, who played for Zach Wilder at boys singles, defeated Richy Lee 6-4, 6-0. (more…) (April 6, 2011, Page 7)
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