RIDGLEAND — Oxford’s fantastic run through the MHSAA’s Class 5A playoffs came to an abrupt end with an 8-3 loss to Ridgeland in the North Half title game on Monday night. The win advanced Ridgeland to the 5A title series against Long Beach that begins tonight at Jackson’s Smith-Wills Stadium. (more…) (May 17, 2011, Page 6)
Oxford’s athletics banquet originally scheduled for Monday night has been re-scheduled for Friday night at 6:30 in the OHS auditorium. (May 17, 2011, Page 7)
PEARL — Five minutes was all the time Oxford girls track coach Jamie Perkins gave Ann Houston to prepare herself to run in the 4×400 meter relay on Friday at the MHSAA Class 5A state meet held at Pearl High School.
After spending the entire day supporting her teammates and watching the Lady Chargers pile up the points and a lead at the annual meet from behind the fence that surrounds Pearl’s track, Houston said she was surprised to find out Perkins had chosen her over Meredith Sanford to run in the final event that would seal a second straight title for the Lady Chargers. (May 16, 2011, Page 1B)
PEARL — Two of the best individual performances were turned in by Oxford Chargers on Friday at the MHSAA’s Class 5A state meet but they weren’t enough to lift the team to a state championship in the process. (more…) (May 16, 2011, Page 2B)
The Chargers were sixth out of 12 teams that competed in last week’s MHSAA Class 5A state golf tournament held at the Laurel Country Club. The Chargers shot a 711 in the two-day tournament. Turner Arnold led the team with rounds of 77 and 79. Ward Toler was second on the team with an 86 and 84. (more…) (May 16, 2011, Page 4B)
It seems the biggest mistake the Ridgeland Titans made on Saturday was actually before their MHSAA Class 5A North Half title series game with Oxford at Edwin Moak Field. (more…) (May 16, 2011, Page 3B)
The annual Drew Tyler Charger Basketball Camp will be held May 31-June 3 in the Turner Center gymnasium located on the Ole Miss campus. The camp is open for kids in grades K-7 and cost is $95 before May 27 and $100 at the door. Registration forms can be picked up at Oxford High and University Sporting Goods.
The camp runs daily from 8 a.m. to noon. Registration on May 31 is from 7:30 to 8:30. The camp features individual instruction on shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding and emphasises positive attitude, work habits and self discipline. Campers need gym shorts, tennis shoes and T-shirts. The camp will be organized and run by OHS boys coach Drew Tyler and his assistants. (May 16, 2011, Page 4B)
BLOG: PEARL — Oxford coach Jamie Perkins is getting used to being on top in the world of girls track. Led by another all-around outstanding performance from a bevy of girls, the Oxford High girls track team won a second MHSAA Class 5A state track title on Friday evening. (more…) (May 13, 2011)
Tonight’s game between Ridgeland and Oxford has been postponed until Saturday at 6 p.m. The game will still be played at Oxford’s Edwin Moak Field. (May 13, 2011)
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