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)
During the Chargers’ two games on Saturday, Elliott earned the bulk of the work and completed 16 of 27 passes for five touchdowns while also throwing one interception in six possessions.
Adamson, meanwhile, completed five of 13 passes for one touchdown in two possessions in Oxford’s first game against Saltillo. (July 11, 2011, Page 6)
When San Jacinto catcher Ryan Hornback was drafted — and eventually signed — by the Pittsburgh Pirates, that opened up a void for the Ole Miss baseball team that Austin Knight was more than happy to fill.
The Blue Devils, known as a smash-mouth team that sprinkles in the passing game on offense, regrouped after losing its opening game to advance all the way to the Group B Championship Game of the O-Zone Classic 7-on-7 tournament hosted at FNC Park. (July 11, 2011, Page 7)
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