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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Ashley Freeman

It’s never to late to learn the game of tennis

Ashley Freeman began playing tennis when she was 2 on the courts across from her home.

“My dad was a high school coach,” she said. “It’s something that he and I would spend quality time doing.”

She later ranked first in the state as a junior competitor and continued to play tennis at Mississippi State University.

Today, Freeman is the assistant coach for the Oxford High School tennis team, and she leads the children’s tennis camps for the Oxford Park Commission at Avent Park off Park Drive in Oxford, where our Dart landed. (July 7, 2014, Page 1)

Oxford Chargers begin quest to win fifth straight state title

Oxford’s goal to garner a fifth straight state championship in tennis begins today with a home match against Grenada. OHS coach Louis Nash will try to win the 5A title without the services of four seniors who lead the Chargers to a 116-1 record over the last six years, including four state titles and 11 individual championships. (more…) (February 27, 2012, Page 3B)

OHS looking to win fourth-straight title

Oxford’s drive to win a fourth-straight state title in tennis will begin Saturday with a preseason match against Pontotoc at the John Leslie Tennis Courts.

The Chargers finished the 2010 season with a 20-0 overall record to extend their state-record winning streak to 107 matches. (more…) (February 24, 2011, Page 7)

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