Oxford’s Jason Barber didn’t play like a freshman this season on the diamond. After a standout career at the middle school level — one that showed Barber’s unfair talent level against competition his own age — the freshman was dominant in games against players who were often two and three years his senior. (more…) (June 13, 2013, Page 1B)
There wasn’t much Kendall Glass couldn’t do for the Lafayette softball team and coach Katie Moore on the diamond in 2013. The senior shortstop made big plays on defense and offense, and in the dugout, she led the Lady Commodores through some impactful words and actions. (more…) (June 12, 2013, Page 1B)
High schoolers from around the state, and some even further, got their first look at the Ole Miss football program and facilities Saturday when they attended the Hugh Freeze/Ole Miss Rebels 7-on-7 passing camp. (more…) (June 10, 2013, Page 8)
Area baseball players who will be juniors and seniors the next two seasons can try out for the State Games. The tryout for District 2 will be June 5 at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Registration begins at noon. (May 16, 2013, Page 9)
Depth coupled with some fantastic individual efforts helped produce two second-place finishes for the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers at Saturday’s MHSAA Class 5A state meet held at Pearl High School. (more…) (May 13, 2013, Page 2B)
Athletes from Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley will be taking part in the MHSAA state track meets this weekend. The Class 1A, 3A and 5A meets will be held Saturday at Pearl. The 2A, 4A and 6A meets will be held Monday at PHS. Saturday’s meets begins with field events at 10 a.m. Monday’s meets begins at 11 a.m.
INDEPENDENCE — Kary Bridges gave his team an impassioned speech Monday night when things looked bleak. (May 7, 2013, Page 8)
An opportunistic Independence club plated three early runs in its second-round opener at Blue Devil Field and that’s all that was needed to claim a 3-0 victory against Water Valley. (May 6, 2013, Page 7A)
Brad Embry believes he has found the right fit with Water Valley High’s next defensive coordinator.
Looking for someone to take over for recently hired Independence head coach Richard Russo, Embry said he had a list of attributes he was looking for which made former Cathedral defensive coordinator Jeff Roberts a perfect match.