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)
The Yalobusha Country Club will be hosting a six-person scramble June 18 and 19 at the Yalobusha Country Club. The cost is $540 per team. For more information about the scramble, contact Melinda Grimmett at 662-473-2401 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. (June 7, 2011, Page 7)
A six-run fourth ended up being the difference on Monday evening as the Under-9 Oxford Plastic Surgery Red Sox defeated the Gilliland Orthodontics Giants 12-10 during Oxford Park Commission action at FNC Park. (more…) (June 7, 2011, Page 7)
BLOG: According to an Ole Miss spokesman hitting coach Matt Mossberg has resigned to “pursue other opportunities.” (more…) (June 6, 2011)
When the media met with Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco two weeks ago he didn’t hide how important the next three days would be for the Diamond Rebels moving forward.
With Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Entry Draft kicking off tonight at 5, the next three days will go a long way in shaping the future of the Rebels. (June 6, 2011, Page 6)
Action in the Cotton States Baseball League got underway in New Albany over the weekend with several local players getting their season off to good starts. (June 6, 2011, Page 7)
Junior golfers of all ages can learn valuable skills at two summer camps offered at the Country Club of Oxford. Ricky Hamilton, head golf professional, and assistant Todd Abbott will lead the camps and instruct young golfers on various aspects of the game such as fundamentals, chipping, putting, full swing and etiquite. The first camp runs June 21-24, while the second camp runs July 19-22. The cost for one camp is $135, while golfers that attend both only need to pay $95 for the second. The camp runs daily from 8:30-11 a.m. and a pizza party will be provided on the final day. For more information about the camp, contact Hamilton at email@example.com or 801-3630. (June 6, 2011, Page 7)
A 3-versus-3 soccer tournament, named the Hot Skillet Classic, will be held Saturday at FNC Park. The tournament is being held in partnership with the Oxford Park Commission. The girls and boys teams will be Under 6, while the adults will be co-ed. (June 6, 2011, Page 7)
Water Valley’s Taylor King and Lafayette’s Luke Stanley were two of the 18 players selected to play in the State Games of Mississippi. King and Stanley made the District 2 team after faring well in a tryout held at Northwest Mississippi Community College this past week. Other members of the team include Hernando’s Josh Brown, Scott Pala, Drew Rutledge and Caleb Goff, North Delta’s Bailey Guckert and Luke Latham, Magnolia Heights’ Jack Smith and Jacob Billingsley, South Panola’s Andrew Horn and Hunter Durham, Bruce’s Jay King and Chase Clark, Center Hill’s Colton Sutton, DeSoto Central’s Dominik Carlini and Tunica Academy’s Branon Holms. (June 6, 2011, Page 7)
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