Led by a strong showing in doubles, the Lafayette Commodores tennis team started the 2011 season under the direction of first-year coach Debbie Swindoll with an impressive 6-1 win over Lewisburg. (more…) (March 2, 2011, Page 7)
The Oxford tennis team got its 2011 season and district play off to a fast start Tuesday with a 7-0 win over West Point on the road. The Chargers had little trouble dispatching the Green Wave thanks to a solid overall performance led by boys singles player Zach Wilder, who defeated Carson Miller 6-0, 6-0. (more…) (March 2, 2011, Page 7)
Despite a seven-run fourth inning, the Oxford High baseball team was unable to overcome a fast start by Olive Branch in a 15-10 loss Tuesday night. The Chargers (1-2) got to within a run of the Conquistadors at 3-2 in the top of the third, but they fell behind by 10 runs after Olive Branch scored nine in the bottom half of the frame. OHS was within 12-10 heading into the bottom of the fifth, but was unable to score the rest of the way as Olive Branch tacked on three more runs. (more…) (March 2, 2011, Page 7)
Nick Hollis and Neil Chandler combined for seven goals to lift the Under-12 Galaxy past the Tornados 9-5 in Oxford Park Commision youth soccer action Monday night. In the other U-12 boys game, Cole Calhoon netted all five of the Earthquake’s goals in a 5-0 victory over the Wizards. In the U-12 girls division, United tied the Crew 1-1 and the Tornados defeated the Galaxy 2-1.
In the U-10 boys division the Tornados wrapped up the Sounders 4-3 and the Wizards topped the Crew 3-2.
In the U-10 girls division, United snuck past the Galaxy 2-0 and the Earthquake beat the Crew 3-1. (March 1, 2011, Page 8)
Ole Miss senior Kayla Melson was named Second Team All-Southeastern Confernece and Valencia McFarland earned a spot on the conference’s All-Freshman team it was announced by the league on Tuesday. (more…) (March 1, 2011, Page 9)
Lost for nearly a month due to a concussion, senior guard Kayla Melson didn’t hold back in her return to the hardwood on Sunday at Mississippi State’s Humphrey Coliseum. (more…) (February 28, 2011, Page 6)
The Ole Miss offense pounded out 17 hits to give great run support to the pitching staff and help grab a series win on the road with an 8-3 win over Houston Sunday on Cougar Field. The Rebels (7-1 overall) beat Houston 4-2 on Friday and rebounded from an 8-2 loss on Saturday.
Tanner Mathis led the Rebels with a 4-for-4 day, while Matt Snyder went 3-for-5 and Zach Kirksey went 3-for-4, including a two-run home run from Kirksey that helped propel Ole Miss to the win. (February 28, 2011, Page 7)
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