There were 10 gold medal winners in this year’s Oxford Middle School Ironman lifting competition held recently at the school. Along with 10 gold winners, there were five records broken by Michael McGhee. (more…) (May 4, 2011, Page 8)
Consistent scoring lifted the Under-10 Rayner Eye Clinic Braves to a 9-3 victory over the Buckman Cardinals during Tuesday’s Oxford Park Commission baseball action.
In the other U-10 game, the First National Tigers beat the Tannehill, Carmean & McKenzie, PLLC Cubs 11-5.
In the U-9 league, the Oxford Plastic Surgery Red Sox snuck past the Ligon Oral Surgery Rangers 6-2, and the Davis Logistics Yankees nearly doubled up the Hinton & Hinton Cubs 15-8.
The Old Taylor Antiques Giants in the 11-12 league defeated the Hunter’s Hollow Braves 11-6, and the Oxford Dental Cardinals topped the Smith Building Supply Red Sox 6-4. (May 4, 2011, Page 9)
Five runs in the bottom of the third inning wasn’t enough to lift Shiloh Creek Land & Timber past Chandler Motor Company in youth softball action at FNC Park Tuesday night.
Chandler beat Shiloh Creek 10-7 and was the only 9-10 year-old league on the ledger.
In two games from Monday, Shiloh Creek and Community Trust Bank tied 20-20, while Chandler beat Oxford Power Equipment 12-11. (May 4, 2011, Page 9)
ECRU — Even on a night where some said he didn’t have his best stuff and was pitching on short rest, North Pontotoc left-hander Kyle Robbins was able to do what he wanted against the Lafayette Commodores in Monday’s elimination game. (May 3, 2011, Page 6)
A proposal to put an end to the current way district and playoff games are decided in high school fastpitch softball was put to a vote this past November at Oxford High School’s auditorium. (more…) (May 3, 2011, Page 6)
Former Oxford High tennis standout Will Huntington has made an impact for the Meridian Community College tennis team this spring. Huntington won 10 matches in a row at No. 3 doubles with partner Trey Webb. Huntington has also garnered nine wins in a row at the No. 4 and No. 5 singles position. MCC recently won the Region 23 tournament against a heavily favored ICC men’s team by collecting 11 points compared to 10 for the Indians. The team is now preparing to compete in the National Tournament in Plano, Texas May 15-20. (May 3, 2011, Page 6)
Oxford resident Sheryl Chatfield was the overall female winner of the annual Double Decker 10K run held on Saturday. Chatfield finished the course in 41 minutes, 13 seconds. Her pace as a mile every 6:39. The overall male winner for the 10K race was Daniel Shafer of Memphis with a 39:39. His pace was 6:22 per mile. (May 3, 2011, Page 7)
Led by ta dominant no-hitter from Colton Skidmore in which he struck out nine in 3.0 innings, the 11-12 league Smoothie King Phillies defeated the Hunter’s Hollow Braves 8-0 during Monday’s Oxford Park Commission action at FNC Park. (May 3, 2011, Page 7)
VIDEO BLOG: Lafayette defeated North Pontotoc 5-2 on Saturday night at W.V. Brewer Field thanks to a great pitching effort from Cody Gray. Here are Gray’s thoughts about his performance and how the team played heading into tonight’s final game in the Class 4A playoff series.
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VIDEO BLOG: Oxford’s Zac Barber discusses the Chargers’ 6-2 victory over Hernando on Saturday. (more…) (May 2, 2011)
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