The Old Taylor Antique Giants wrapped up the title in the Oxford Park Commission’s 11-12 year-old league with a 15-5 win over the Bank of Oxford Yankees at FNC Park on Tuesday. In the other 11-12 game, the Smoothie King Phillies edged the Hunter’s Hollow Braves 7-6. In the 9-year-old league, the Oxford Plastic Surgery Red Sox nipped the Holcomb Dunbar Cardinals 6-5, while the Ligon Oral Surgery Rangers beat Larson’s Big Star Phillies 19-11. In the 10-year-old league, the First National Bank Tigers edged the Rayner Eye Clinic Braves 11-10. (June 9, 2011, Page 6)
Halee Moore struck out eight batters and had a big night at the plate to lead Chandler Motors to a 9-3 win over Community Trust Bank in Oxford Park Commission youth softball action at FNC Park on Tuesday night. In the other 9-10 year-old league game, Shiloh Creek beat Oxford Power Equipment 13-7. (June 9, 2011, Page 7)
Tuesday was anything but quiet for the Ole Miss baseball team.
After evading the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft’s first 60 picks on Day 1, the Rebels weren’t so lucky on Tuesday as 12 current or future Rebels were selected during the next 28 rounds. (June 8, 2011, Page 6A)
Tuesday proved to be a busy evening at Lafayette High School.
Not only were each of the five baseball and softball teams filled with underclassmen looking to make their mark and get their shot at starting, but the Water Valley and Lafayette softball teams were also under the direction of new head coaches in Casey Clouse and Katie Moore respectively. (more…) (June 8, 2011, Page 7A)
When Jordan Batiste heard the magic words he’d been waiting for this weekend at the Ole Miss Elite Camp, that he had received his 11th collegiate football offer, he had a knee-jerk reaction to commit to the Gridiron Rebels on the spot.
New Water Valley softball coach Casey Clouse will be running a camp July 20-22 from 8-11:30 a.m. each day.
BLOG: After a quiet Day 1 the Rebels saw several players selected on Day 2 of the MLB First-Year Player Draft. (more…) (June 7, 2011)
Monday evening it was announced that hitting coach Matt Mossberg has decided to resign to “pursue other coaching opportunities.” (June 7, 2011, Page 6)
The Water Valley athletics department has hired a somewhat familiar face to assist in coaching its baseball and football programs.
Former Brandon assistant Jeb Lee was recently hired to serve as a primary assistant with the baseball team as well as coach safeties and receivers on the football staff. (June 7, 2011, Page 6)
Area youth baseball players are encouraged to learn more about the game through instruction from Oxford High coach Chris Baughman and his staff. The annual Oxford Charger baseball camp runs June 13-16 from a 8 a.m. to noon each day. Cost for registration is $100 and $110 on site. (more…) (June 7, 2011, Page 7)
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