While the rest of the town slept Thursday night, Oxford and Lafayette concluded the annual spring break tournament at Edwin Moak Field by playing into the early hours. (more…) (March 15, 2013, Page 6A)
Patrick Robey’s first Crosstown Classic baseball game didn’t need to involve an extra inning. Thankfully for the first-year Lafayette head coach, his Commodores made him feel better about the rivalry game thanks to a 6-5 win over Oxford Friday night at W.V. Brewer Field. (March 11, 2013, Page 2B)
William Elliott has spent the majority of his young adult life working towards the ultimate goal of earning a spot on a collegiate baseball team. (more…) (November 14, 2012, Page 7)
NEW ALBANY — Oxford’s successful summer baseball season didn’t end the way coach Chris Baughman or his Chargers were hoping. After earning a first-round bye following a win in the final game of the Oxford Regional of the NEMCABB Tournament, the Chargers were eliminated Tuesday by Amory at BNA Park.
Oxford started its day on a high note with a 12-0 win over New Albany but shortly after lunch, the Chargers were packing up their gear until next spring due to a 4-2 loss to the Panthers. (June 27, 2012, Page 7)
An intensity not seen since the spring was the backdrop of Friday night’s game between Lafayette and Oxford in the NEMCAAB Tournament Oxford Regional Final. The Chargers defeated the Commodores 5-3 at Edwin Moak Field to earn the top seed from regional play in this week’s single-elimination portion of the tournament being played in New Albany.
For first-year Lafayette coach Patrick Robey, Friday’s title game was played with a noticeable difference compared to other summer league games. (June 25, 2012, Page 7)
Oxford and Lafayette jump started the round robin portion NEMCABB Tournament in a big way Thursday at Edwin Moak Field.
Lafayette defeated Oxford’s junior varsity squad 6-0 and then defeated South Pontotoc 11-1 in five innings.
Oxford’s varsity then up-ended South Pontotoc 10-0 to conclude Day 1 of the Oxford Regional. (June 22, 2012, Page 6A)
Years of experience at several different levels of baseball is what Oxford High coach Chris Baughman has added to his staff. Mike Thees, whose wife is Wendy, the Ole Miss head softball coach, has been hired by the school district to teach math next year and is awaiting school board approval on becoming a new assistant to Baughman.
Thees is currently volunteering his coaching expertise to the Chargers during the summer baseball season.
Most recently, Thees coached Ole Miss signee Brady Bramlett at Arlington (Tenn.) High School, and has been looking to get back into coaching after taking a year off, Baughman said. (June 12, 2012, Page 8)
A game filled with mistakes was almost erased by the Oxford Chargers’ best offensive inning of their MHSAA Class 5A quarterfinal series with Hernando Saturday night at Edwin Moak Field. Trailing by seven runs heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, the Chargers scored four runs with two outs to get within three of the Tigers. (more…) (May 7, 2012, Page 9)