The Nike’esque commercial, which was filmed by Micah Ginn under the direction of Matthew Graves, shows Bolden hard at work in the Mississippi heat on the hot turf of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, preparing for the upcoming season. (more…) (July 15, 2011, Page 6A)
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)
BLOG: Earlier today the Southeastern Conference announced its 2011 SEC Coaches Preseason teams. Four Rebels were honored, with LT Bradley Sowell named to the first team, while RT Bobby Massie, DE Kentrell Lockett and P Tyler Campbell were all second-team honorees. (more…) (July 14, 2011)
Quindella Ford doesn’t normally say much to tout her own basketball skills.
She doesn’t need to because her actions speak volumes on the hardwood.
As a junior at Okolona, the 5-foot-9 guard averaged a healthy 27.8 points per game and is currently in the midst of leading her AAU team, the North Mississippi Basketball Hoop Dreams, through the AAU Division II National Championships at the Disney Wide World of Sports in Kissimmee, Fla. (more…) (July 14, 2011, Page 6)
A hunter education course, sponsored for free by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, will be held at the Harmontown Civic Center on Aug. 20. The center is located on Hwy. 310. The class begins at 8 a.m. The class is needed for all hunters seeking a license that are born after Jan. 1, 1972. For more information or to register about the class, contact the Tupelo field office at 840-5172. (July 14, 2011, Page 7)
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)
The Oxford Rebels Under-7 squad played in seven tournaments this past spring/summer and finished with an in-class USSSA AA record of 7-8 and an overall record of 10-18. (more…) (July 14, 2011, Page 7)
The Oxford Park Commission’s Division 2 (Challenge) soccer program will be hosting tryouts at FNC Park on July 21 and July 28 at 6:30 p.m. for boys and girls born from Aug. 1, 1997-Aug. 1, 2001. (more…) (July 12, 2011, Page 7)
The South Pontotoc Cross Country teams will be hosting the 5K Cougar Run and Mile Fun Run on July 23 at the high school will proceeds going to benefit the programs.
The race will be held on the Cougar Cross Country Trail at SPHS (1523 South Pontotoc Road). Registration will be from 7-7:45 a.m. with the 5K beginning at 8 a.m. and the fun run beginning soon after. (more…) (July 12, 2011, Page 7)
BLOG: Over the weekend Ole Miss unveiled its pre-season video touting the upcoming football season starring senior running back Brandon Bolden. (more…) (July 11, 2011)
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