Tuesday’s local sports briefs include:
– Ben Hubbard made a hole-in-one at the recent Oxford Lady Charger Softball Benefit golf tourney played at the Country Club of Oxford
– ESPN announced Monday it plans to televise Ole Miss basketball games against Kentucky and Oregon this season.
– Ole Miss has promoted Lady Rebel assistant tennis coach Jason Ontog to associate head coach.
– Registration is open for the fifth annual Lafayette Commodore Baseball Golf Tournament set for Sept. 14. (August 20, 2013, Page 7)
There was a different level of confidence displayed by the Oxford Chargers on the Ole Miss Golf Course Thursday. Needing to garner an even better round than they shot on the first day of the MHSAA Class 5A boys state golf championships, the Chargers delivered when the pressure was the most intense. (more…) (May 3, 2013, Page 8A)
Home sweet home. Oxford’s goal of repeating as the MHSAA Class 5A state champion in boys golf got off to a great start Wednesday thanks in part to some very familiar surroundings. (more…) (May 2, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford’s goal of repeating as MHSAA Class 5A state champions in boys golf began with a promising start Monday at the Ole Miss Golf Course. The Chargers won the District 2-5A tournament with a final score of 326, 16 strokes better than Hernando’s 342. Center Hill was third in the meet with a 364. All three teams qualified to compete in next month’s 5A state tournament, which will be hosted at Ole Miss.
Oxford High’s annual golf invitational tournament held at the Country Club of Oxford Tuesday produced a second-place finish for the defending Class 5A champion Chargers. Coach Steve Herring said 118 golfers, both girls and boys, took part in the eighth annual Oxford Invitational. (more…) (April 10, 2013, Page 2B)
The Oxford Chargers’ second trip to the Columbus Country Club in a matter of two weeks produced a third MHSAA state golf title for the program Wednesday. Just two weeks after capturing the Division 2-5A golf championship in Columbus, the Chargers returned to Columbus and wiped away the competition in Class 5A.
A day after finishing the first round in third place with a 339, the Chargers blistered the field on the final day with a round of 326 to finish with a 665, 11 strokes better than second-place finisher Pearl River Central. West Jones finished third overall with a 678. East Central shot a 689 to finish fourth, while Pascagoula was fifth with a 703. A total of 12 schools competed in the match. (May 10, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford’s Chargers have one goal in mind: To return to Columbus and win a state title in golf. A week after defeating New Hope on its home course to capture the Division 2-5A title, the Chargers are gearing up for bigger and better things at the MHSAA’s 5A state meet.
The Chargers boast a talented and deep lineup that coach Steve Herring has praised not only because of the talent on the squad but because of the players’ competitive drive. (May 1, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford boys golf coach Steve Herring couldn’t hide the pride he felt for his Chargers after Tuesday’s victory in the Division 2-5A golf tournament. The Chargers won their first team title under Herring at the Columbus Country Club by grinding out shots on a challenging course. (more…) (April 25, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford’s golf season got underway at New Albany Tuesday. Junior Turner Arnold tied with teammate Peyton Dunlap for the medalist award at the first meet with a round of 37. Sophomore Ethan Holmes followed with a 42, senior John Graeber shot a 43, sophomore Carlton Roberson shot a 44, sophomore Ben Hubbard finished with a 45, junior Ward Toler shot a 46, senior Taylor Harris shot a 47, Bo Ryals, a seventh-grader, shot a 49, while sophomore Taylor Daniels rounded out the scores with a 52. (March 1, 2012, Page 7)