BLOG: For the first time since the 2002 season the Ole Miss baseball team will not be competing in the NCAA Baseball Tournament.
(more…) (May 30, 2011)
Demetrius Owens, 19, of Lafayette County was killed Friday morning when the car he was a passenger in overturned, throwing him out of the vehicle. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford. (more…) (May 27, 2011)
After dropping two of three games at Arkansas last weekend to conclude the regular season, Ole Miss finds itself relegated to playing the wait-and-see game for the first time since the 2002 season. (more…) (May 27, 2011, Page 6A)
Down 9-2 heading into the bottom of the third inning, the Larson’s Big Star Phillies scored eight runs to post a 10-9 win over the Hinton & Hinton Cubs in the 9-year-old league game on Thursday at FNC Park. In the other 9-year-old league game, the Holcomb & Dunbar Attorneys topped the Ligon Oral Surgery Rangers 12-7.
In the lone 11-12 game, the Smith Building Supply Red Sox blanked the Oxford Dental Cardinals 5-0.
In the 13-14 league, the Farese Family Dental Brewers beat the Mississippi Auto Arms Twins 11-2, while the Braves beat the Oxford Eye Clinic Rangers 10-4. (May 27, 2011, Page 7A)
Four runs in the final frame were not enough, as the 11-12 year-old Zaxby’s softball team fell to Taco Bell 15-14 in Oxford Park Commission action on Thursday at FNC Park.
In the 9-10 league, Community Trust Bank defeated Oxford Power Equipment 14-6. (May 27, 2011, Page 7A)
The Oxford Diamondbacks, a 14-and-Under traveling team composed of players from Lafayette County and Water Valley, recently competed in the Black Bear Bash held at FNC Park.
The University of Mississippi has committed $800,000 towards the expansion of the Leslie Tennis Facility. The city has also agreed to $1.5 million. The money is based on whether the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors will also agree to pay $1.5 million for the project. (May 25, 2011, Page 1)
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