After sweeping Ridgeland in the first round round of the MHSAA Class 5A state softball playoffs last weekend, the Oxford Lady Chargers hosted the New Hope Lady Trojans in the next round Thursday night. (more…) (April 26, 2013, Page 10A)
Oxford’s goal of winning the Division 2-5A softball title will have to wait until Thursday’s meeting with Saltillo. The visiting Lady Tigers took an early 2-0 lead on the Lady Chargers and then broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the sixth en route to a 3-2 win at OHS Monday night. (more…) (April 9, 2013, Page 9)
After dropping their last two division games, the Lady Commodores pieced together a near perfect effort to up-end crosstown rival Oxford 9-1 on the road.
Friday night’s Crosstown Classic softball game with Oxford came down to the pitching of Lafayette’s Brooke Whitten. While the Lady Commodores got a couple of key insurance runs late in the 6-0 win, Whitten really didn’t need much help based on the effort she gave in the pitching circle. (more…) (March 11, 2013, Page 3B)
For six innings Monday night, the Oxford Lady Chargers led the Water Valley Lady Blue Devils 2-0 and seemed poised to win their first home game of the season. Then the seventh started and the Lady Blue Devils finally started executing like coach Casey Clouse was wanting all along. (more…) (March 5, 2013, Page 7)
Oxford’s third annual Charger Classic begins today with a new coach, Steve Blackmon, leading the way. Blackmon, a veteran baseball coach who was most recently assisting baseball coach Chris Baughman, said his transition to softball has been good but a lot about learning.
WATER VALLEY — The clicking sound in Haley Vance’s ankle was loud enough for her to hear it. Her final basketball game as a Water Valley Lady Blue Devil resulted in a sprained ankle and while that didn’t make an impact for the girls basketball team, a bum ankle wasn’t a good thing for the softball team and first-year coach Casey Clouse.
Fortunately for Vance and the rest of her teammates, she was able to recover from the sprained ankle in time, and once she got her timing back at the plate, she was able deliver a great performance in her final year wearing blue and white. (June 7, 2012, Page 1B)