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)
Oxford rising senior Erika Sisk helped lead the North to an 86-82 win in the 47th annual Mississippi High School Girls All-Star game held Saturday at Mississippi College’s Wood Coliseum.
Sisk finished third on the team with 12 points during the win.
Coldwater’s Jerontay Clemons led the North with 19 points and 14 rebounds in the win, while Ole Miss verbal commitment, Okolona’s Quinndella Ford, had 12 points for the North. (July 11, 2011, Page 6)
Ole Miss senior offensive tackle Bradley Sowell was named to the 2011 Outland Trophy Watch List this morning. The award, given annually to the best interior lineman, is selected each year by members of the Football Writers Association of America. Sowell is one of 11 players from the Southeastern Conference who was named to the preseason watch list and one of 65 total from around the country.
Joining Sowell on the list from the SEC includes Florida’s Xavier Nixon and Jaye Howard, Alabama’s William Vlachos and Barrett Jones, Georgia’s Ben Jones and Cordy Glenn, Tennessee’s Malik Jackson, South Carolina’s T.J. Johnson and Rokevious Watkins and Kentucky’s Larry Warford. The Outland Trophy is the third oldest award in major college football and will be announced on Dec. 8 at The Home Depot College Football Awards. (July 8, 2011, Page 6A)
Ray Buchanan Jr. only spent a couple of hours in Oxford on Wednesday but the standout Georgia cornerback left with a good impression of the Southeastern Conference school. (more…) (July 8, 2011, Page 6A)
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Zack Cozart’s lasting memories of his major-league debut will be better when he looks back at the night’s souvenirs. Right now, the former Ole Miss Rebel’s biggest memory is the rally-killing double play he hit into. (more…) (July 8, 2011, Page 7A)
Registration for Oxford Park Commission’s fall soccer season is ongoing and will continue through July 22.
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