The Oxford Park Commission’s youth basketball registration ends Oct. 7.
The youth basketball league is co-ed and is for children 5-15 years old. The cost is $40 per child. Register at the OPC main office on 310 South 15th St. (September 30, 2011, Page 7A)
At 7:30 p.m. the Blue Devils will open their Region 2-3A schedule with a road trip east to take on a much improved Mooreville Troopers squad. (September 29, 2011, Page 6)
Week after week the top-ranked ‘Dores prepare like they would any other week, and every week — with the exception of the 35-34 squeaker against Evangel Christian (Shreveport, La.) on Sept. 10 — Lafayette has rolled to a more than convincing victory. (more…) (September 29, 2011, Page 7)
The Ole Miss baseball team will host 32 home dates and play seven series against NCAA Tournament teams from a year ago, Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco announced on Wednesday with the release of the 2012 baseball schedule.
Season tickets for the upcoming season go on sale in November and season ticket packages remain for the 2012 campaign. Fans are encouraged to secure their spot early in what has become one of the nation’s premiere college baseball atmospheres. (more…) (September 29, 2011, Page 8)
Laura Flint, the coach of the Under 12 Girls D2 soccer team, was recently named Coach of the Year for girls competitive soccer by the U.S. Youth Soccer Association. Flint, who is also the head coach of the Oxford High girls team, has helped the Oxford Extreme reach great heights during her tenure and she was rewarded with her leadership and dedication by the organization as the top coach in the state of Mississippi. (more…) (September 29, 2011, Page 8)
The fourth annual Business & Industry Appreciation Golf Classic will held at The Country Club of Oxford on Oct. 7. The classic is sponsored by Metrocast and the Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation. (more…) (September 29, 2011, Page 8)
In the seventh-grade game, Lafayette (2-3-1 overall) scored first on an 11-yard run by D.Q. Thomas at the 3:30 mark of the first quarter. Quarterback Tyler Williams added the 2-point conversion on a 3-yard run.
Lafayette had a chance to break the tie late, but Senatobia stopped a fourth-down run one yard short of a first down inside the Warriors’ 10-yard line. Lafayette coach Glenn Williams credited the play of Williams with several open-field tackles on defense. (more…) (September 28, 2011, Page 9)
Ole Miss women’s basketball sophomore point guard Valencia McFarland has been selected as one of 12 players to the USA Basketball Pan American roster, USA Basketball announced today. (more…) (September 28, 2011, Page 9)
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