Terrico White scored 27 points in Ole Miss’ win over Troy in NIT action Wednesday night. Ole Miss’ march toward a second trip to New York for the National Invitation Tournament Final Four began with a bang, thanks to a one-sided 84-65 home win over Troy in the first round. (March 18, 2010, Page 6)
A Spring Break roadtrip to Cleveland resulted in a 5-2 win for the Lafayette Lady Commodores softball team Tuesday. LHS scored three runs in the top of the sixth and then two more runs in the seventh to post the victory. (more…) (March 17, 2010, Page 8A)
FISHIN’ WITH CHICK — Ive had several interesting comments and suggestions about my fishing report. My favorite of those came from a friend of mine, Phil Ferguson, the former head football coach at Bruce and Tupelo. He suggested that we rename the article “Following Phil’s Boat,” and I admit there is a lot of truth in that. (March 17, 2010, Page 8A)
The Ole Miss women’s basketball team accepted a bid to play in the WNIT and will travel to Birmingham, Ala., to take on Samford Thursday. (March 16, 2010, Page 7A)
An 11-run seventh inning broke open a close game and ultimately lifted the Lafayette Lady Commodores to a 15-2 win over North Pontotoc in girls softball action Friday. LHS had 10 hits as a team, with Stormy Robinson, Corey Hollis and Kendall Glass each having multiple hits. (more…) (March 15, 2010)
Oxford High placed five lifters in next month’s MHSAA state meet after earning qualifying results in Friday’s Class 5A North Half championships at Ridgeland. Eleven lifters competed in the meet and OHS finished third as a team overall. (more…) (March 15, 2010)
Two players each from the Water Valley girls and boys basketball teams were named recently to the All-Region 2-3A team.
Earning a spot on the girls team were C.C. Phillips and Ashley Phillips, while Tavi Toles and Matt Dalton both represent the boys team.
Jamelia Hoskins of Aberdeen was named the girls Player of the Year, while Anthony McDonald of Aberdeen won the boys top award. Latorrence Bivens of Aberdeen was named Girls Coach of the Year, while the Boys Coach of the year was Roy Hazzle of Aberdeen. (March 15, 2010)
A dual offensive effort by Preston Huggins and Cope Duchaine helped lift the Under-12 (boys) Earthquakes past the Wizards 5-4 in the Oxford Park Commission’s soccer league earlier this week. (March 12, 2010, Page 8A)
“We had discussed having a practice meet for a couple of years, and Coach (Scott) Kendricks said we could have the track for an afternoon,” OMS boys coach Mike Hardwick said in an e-mail. (March 12, 2010, Page 8A)
Site construction on a new softball field for Oxford High School is expected to begin March 22 after the Oxford School Board approved the low bidder, Bennett Construction Inc. on Tuesday. (March 10, 2010, Page 2)
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