VIDEO BLOG: Oxford’s Zac Barber discusses the Chargers’ 6-2 victory over Hernando on Saturday. (more…) (May 2, 2011)
Led by an outstanding pitching performance from senior Zac Barber and some timely hitting early and late, the Oxford Chargers were able to defeat Hernando 6-2 on Saturday afternoon and sweep the Tigers in their second round Class 5A playoff series.
Oxford, which defeated the Tigers 7-5 on Friday night at home, will now take on Neshoba Central in the quarterfinals of the 5A playoffs that begin on Friday night at OHS. (more…) (May 2, 2011, Page 1B)
Oxford’s dominance on the track continued on Saturday at Bobby Holcomb Field as the Chargers and Lady Chargers both won the Region 1-5A track championships.
The Lady Chargers took first place by totaling 209 points, more than double second-place finisher New Hope, which finished with 93 points. Oxford’s boys also dominated from a points total as the Chargers racked up 238.5 points, almost 150 points more than second-place finisher Hernando (90). (more…) (May 2, 2011, Page 4B)
The Oxford netters made quick work of Pearl on Saturday, topping the Pirates 7-0 on the road in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs. Zach Wilder defeated Gary Blissard 6-0, 6-0 and Ann Marie Edlin defeated Emily Craven 6-1, 6-2 to pick up the singles points. (more…) (May 2, 2011, Page 3B)
BLOG: It was anything but pretty, but the Oxford Chargers were able to rebound from an early 3-0 deficit to defeat the Hernando Tigers 7-5 in Game 1 of the second round matchup between the two Class 5A foes. (more…) (April 29, 2011)
Oxford’s return to the playoffs will be against a familiar foe in Hernando. The best-of-three series begins Friday evening at 6. The second game will be played in Hernando on Saturday at 1 p.m., while the third game, if necessary, would be played back at OHS on Monday. (more…) (April 28, 2011, Page 6)
COLUMN: Water Valley’s matchup against Leflore County in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs had no feel of desperation or competition to it.
Instead of two teams matching skills that were ultimately decided by one great play like Lafayette’s series with Kosciusko, the Blue Devils easily defeated the completely over matched Tigers in a doubleheader that was as lacking of a championship caliber atmosphere as you could ever imagine. (more…) (April 27, 2011, Page 8)
The chance to get back closer to relatives in Illinois and compete for a coach and program she felt comfortable with is why Alma Burwell chose to swim for Wisconsin-Whitewater on Tuesday. Burwell picked Whitewater over Western Michigan because of the feel she got from coach Joel Rollings. (April 27, 2011, Page 9)
A dream of swimming in college was fulfilled Tuesday for Oxford High’s Nicole Robinson. Robinson signed her letter of intent with Delta State in the OHS library capping a career that included being a part of a last year’s state championship squad. (more…) (April 27, 2011, Page 9)
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