Aided by 2.1 scoreless innings from Tyler Williams, and another 0.2 from Max Williams, the Old Taylor Antiques Giants cruised to a 12-2 victory over the Smoothie King Phillies in the 11-12 year-old Oxford Park Commission baseball league action at FNC Park on Monday.
The Ole Miss men’s golf program has gotten to the point where the squad doesn’t get excited when it merely hears “Ole Miss” called over the NCAA Tournament teleconference.
On Monday, the team, gathered at head coach Ernest Ross’ house, listened on as the Rebels were announced as the eight seed in the Virginia Tech Region, played at the Pete Dye River Course at Radford, Va.
There were no overt celebrations or cheers, just a few fist pumps and smiles were all that was needed from the Rebels, who have now made five consecutive tournaments. (May 10, 2011, Page 7)
COLUMN: It was quite a sight to watch from the press box at Oxford-University Stadium.
For a team that quite frankly hasn’t had a lot to get excited about this season, taking the series from a South Carolina squad that hasn’t lost one since the end of last season was a big deal. (more…) (May 9, 2011, Page 4B)
Led by junior sprinter Mariah Buford, the Lafayette Lady Commodores finished third out of 18 teams in Saturday’s Class 4A North Half meet held at Mississippi State. LHS finished with 72 points at the meet that Pontotoc won with 157 points. Center Hill was second at the girls’ meet with 79.5 points. (more…) (May 9, 2011, Page 1B)
The funk that the Oxford baseball team found itself mired in at the end of the regular season is officially over. A determined bunch of Chargers punched their way into the MHSAA’s Class 5A North Half title series on Saturday with a 5-2 win over Neshoba Central in Philadelphia. (more…) (May 9, 2011, Page 4B)
A return trip to Jackson to play in the MHSAA’s Class 3A title series was not in the cards for the Water Valley Blue Devils this season. A year after winning the Class 3A North Half title and playing Sumrall in Pearl at the state championship series, the Blue Devils were defeated by Mooreville in the quarterfinals on Saturday night. (more…) (May 9, 2011, Page 3B)
BLOG: It’s a perfect day in Oxford, Miss., the site of today’s Game 3 between the Ole Miss Rebels (26-21 overall, 10-13 SEC) and the Southeastern Conference leading South Carolina Gamecocks (37-9, 18-5).
First pitch is set for 1:30 p.m. (more…) (May 8, 2011)
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