The Country Club of Oxford will be hosting the second annual OPC/Double Decker Golf Tournament on April 29 with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.
Admission is $225 per team and includes golf, cart and meal. (March 31, 2011, Page 7)
A young, energetic coach with a successful track record of recruiting in the Deep South were just some of the qualifications Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Bruce Van De Velde was looking for in a new men’s basketball coach. Luckily for Van De Velde, he found all of those intangibles, and more, in former Ole Miss basketball standout Michael White, who was officially introduced as the Bulldogs’ 17th head coach Wednesday. (more…) (March 31, 2011, Page 7)
Emily Burns and Nicole Wilkin each scored two goals to help lift the Under 12 year-old Galaxy to a 4-0 win over the Tornados and a league championship in Oxford Park Commission youth soccer action. In the other U-12 girls league games, Crew topped the United 1-0. In the U-10 boys league games, the United beat the Fire 3-1, the Wizards tied the Sounders 4-4, the Tornados pounded the Crew 7-2, the Galaxy blanked the Crew 7-0, while the Sounders and Earthquakes tied 2-2.
In the U-12 boys league, the Wizards outlasted the Sounders 8-5, while the Galaxy nipped the Earthquakes 5-4. In the lone U-10 girls game, the United beat the Crew 4-1. (March 31, 2011, Page 7)
The annual Crosstown Classic tennis matchup between Oxford and Lafayette ended up going the way of the Chargers on Tuesday evening at Avent Park. OHS went on to defeat LHS 7-0 in a competitive match that had some tight moments. (more…) (March 30, 2011, Page 6)
Scoring a bunch of runs in two one-sided wins over Tunica-Rosa Fort on Tuesday at W.V. Brewer Field wasn’t the main thing on Lafayette baseball coach Greg Lewis’ mind. Although he was happy knowing that his team improved to 4-0 in the division with 15-0 and 19-0 wins over the Lions in a doubleheader, it was how his team has come together since the start of the year that Lewis was more pleased with. (more…) (March 30, 2011, Page 6)
The Ole Miss Diamond Rebels will step away from their Southeastern Conference schedule tonight to face the red-hot No. 20 Southern Miss Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg.
Over their last four games, USM (18-5 overall) is averaging 14.5 runs per game and scored 43 in its three-game series victory against Tulane last weekend. (March 30, 2011, Page 6)
The desire to be the head men’s basketball coach at the Division I level has led Ole Miss assistant coach Mike White back to the state of Louisiana. White, a former Rebel basketball standout who most recently served as a member of Andy Kennedy’s staff, was hired by Louisiana Tech today to help lead the Bulldogs to the top of the Western Athletic Association and beyond. (more…) (March 30, 2011, Page 6)
The Oxford Chargers found that out the hard way on Tuesday, falling to Saltillo 14-4 in five innings at Edwin Moak Field due in large part to a difficult day in the field. (more…) (March 30, 2011, Page 7)
A heartbreaking one-run loss to Senatobia last Friday night is something the Lafayette Lady Commodores didn’t allow to linger on Tuesday against the Water Valley Blue Devils. Instead of playing flat and unfocused, LHS was able to overcome the setback with a 6-3 home win over the Lady Blue Devils to sweep the season series.
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