Oxford’s girls softball team jumped out to a 2-0 lead but was unable to sustain the early momentum and ended up falling to Water Valley 4-2 at OHS on Tuesday night. The Lady Chargers collected five hits and left four players on base on offense, while they made five errors on defense. (more…) (April 6, 2011, Page 7)
There was the good: Randall Mackey showed consistency passing the ball, the defense provided a constant presence in the offensive backfield, the tight ends looked like reliable targets, head coach Houston Nutt said he liked the attitudes he saw from the defense and incumbent kicker Bryson Rose connected on all four field goals from 40 yards and beyond. (more…) (April 4, 2011, Page 6A)
COLUMN: Randall Mackey bounced around the turf of Jerry Hollingsworth Field on Saturday, smiling and joking with teammates and friends alike under a clear Mississippi sky at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium — and rightfully so. (more…) (April 4, 2011, Page 6A)
In a matchup thats outcome is generally decided by a timely hit, the Oxford Chargers were able to come through in the clutch to claim a 6-4 win over crosstown rival Lafayette Saturday afternoon at W.V. Brewer Field. (more…) (April 4, 2011, Page 7A)
Errors ended up preventing the Oxford Chargers from earning a clean sweep in a baseball twinbill at W.V. Brewer Field on Saturday afternoon. After defeating the Lafayette Commodores 6-4 in the first game of the day, the Chargers fell 14-6 to the Water Valley Blue Devils to conclude the day 1-1. (more…) (April 4, 2011, Page 7A)
Lafayette coach Greg Lewis knew his Commodores didn’t play their best against Oxford to start Saturday’s baseball fest at W.V. Brewer Field. Instead of changing the lineup drastically against Water Valley on Saturday night, Lewis decided to let his team work itself back into normal form.
The end result was a much better approach at the plate in a 15-5 win over the Blue Devils in five innings. (April 4, 2011, Page 7A)
The 2010 season was disappointing not only for the Ole Miss defense as a whole, but specifically Wayne Dorsey.
Prior to the season a lot was made of Dorsey transferring to Ole Miss from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
Matt Smith went 3-for-3 with a home run, but it wasn’t enough to overcome two errors that led to an early deficit on Sunday as Ole Miss lost the rubber match of a three-game series with No. 17 LSU, 8-2, on Sunday at Alex Box Stadium. (more…) (April 4, 2011, Page 8A)
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