Neither the Lafayette Commodores nor Oxford Chargers Middle School baseball squads were able to get the better of the other in back-to-back games at Edwin Moak Field as the crosstown rivals split Monday’s doubleheader. (more…) (March 8, 2011, Page 8)
Led by six goals from Cole Calhoon and three from Josh Morgan, the Under-12 Tornados topped the Sounders 11-2 during Monday’s Oxford Park Commission soccer league action. (more…) (March 8, 2011, Page 8)
A visit from New Albany Monday at Avent Park didn’t turn out to be a positive for the Oxford JV tennis team. New Albany topped the Chargers 4-2 in matches, including three of four doubles matches. Callan Shinall earned the victory for the Chargers in boys singles, 6-3, 6-6 (7-2) over Dylan Mills. (more…) (March 8, 2011, Page 8)
Four Lafayette High lifters qualified for next month’s Class 4A state powerlifting meet with top three finishes this past weekend in the North Half meet held at Lexington-McClain. Lafayette finished tied third as a team in the event with 28 points. North Pontotoc also had 28 points. McClain won the overall North Half title with 44 points. (more…) (March 8, 2011, Page 8)
An early season test against one of the better Class 4A teams in North Mississippi ended up going in favor of the Lafayette Commodores Monday night at W.V. Brewer Field. (more…) (March 8, 2011, Page 9)
The round of applause that culminated with a standing ovation from the Ole Miss crowd at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum may have started with 43 seconds left, but the cheers of Senior Day will be felt for years by Chris Warren and Zach Graham. (more…) (March 7, 2011, Page 6A)
Ole Miss senior guards Chris Warren and Zach Graham may have talked to each other about earning a win prior to Saturday’s home game against Arkansas at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum, but the way the duo played against the Razorbacks left no doubt of how they wanted to be remembered by the Rebel fans. (more…) (March 7, 2011, Page 6A)
Tyler Baker has a sizable chip that resides squarely on the shoulders of his 5-foot-10, 187-pound frame.
That’s not to say Baker, a football standout at Brook Hill School in Bullard, Texas, is mad at the world.
Oxford track standout Sam Kendricks set the pole vault record at Southern Miss over the weekend with a jump of 15 feet, 1 inch. The Ole Miss signee accomplished the feat at the University of Southern Mississippi High School Invitational meet held Friday in Hattiesburg. Kendricks set the record despite wet conditions and standing water on the runway. (more…) (March 7, 2011, Page 8A)
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