The Oxford Middle School track and field squad had a successful practice meet against Byhalia at Bobby Holcomb Field on Thursday.
The Oxford boy’s claimed victory in each race except the 3200-meter, where Pruett Griffin and Ivan Lopez finished second and third with the same time.
Tristan Orman earned wins in the mile with a time of 5 minutes, 31 seconds, and the 800-meter. (March 11, 2011, Page 8A)
Saturday’s weather forecast of sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 60s was a pleasing one for Scott Kendricks. The long-time Oxford High track coach has been waiting for the weather to clear and get warmer so that his team, and the defending Class 5A state champion Lady Chargers coached by Jamie Perkins, can get out and show what they can do. (more…) (March 9, 2011, Page 7)
Former Oxford High standout Solomon Bozeman’s deep 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds remaining gave Arkansas-Little Rock a 64-63 win over North Texas for the Sun Belt title and sent the Trojans to the NCAA tournament for the first time in 21 years. (more…) (March 9, 2011, Page 8)
Neither the Lafayette Commodores nor Oxford Chargers Middle School baseball squads were able to get the better of the other in back-to-back games at Edwin Moak Field as the crosstown rivals split Monday’s doubleheader. (more…) (March 8, 2011, Page 8)
A visit from New Albany Monday at Avent Park didn’t turn out to be a positive for the Oxford JV tennis team. New Albany topped the Chargers 4-2 in matches, including three of four doubles matches. Callan Shinall earned the victory for the Chargers in boys singles, 6-3, 6-6 (7-2) over Dylan Mills. (more…) (March 8, 2011, Page 8)
Oxford track standout Sam Kendricks set the pole vault record at Southern Miss over the weekend with a jump of 15 feet, 1 inch. The Ole Miss signee accomplished the feat at the University of Southern Mississippi High School Invitational meet held Friday in Hattiesburg. Kendricks set the record despite wet conditions and standing water on the runway. (more…) (March 7, 2011, Page 8A)
In the Chargers’ season-opening 10-0 victory over Water Valley at Edwin Moak Field on Thursday, the eighth-grader not only hit the game’s only home run, but he also picked up the win in the run-ruled three-inning game. (March 4, 2011, Page 8A)