RIDGELAND — After wrapping up another team state title, it was time for members of the Oxford High tennis team to shift their focus on the individual championships. The Class 5A singles tournaments began Monday afternoon at the Ridgeland Tennis Center with Quinn Elliott and Grace Anne Jones advancing to the second round with ease. (May 12, 2015, Page 6)
The Meridian Community College tennis team already got one player from the area last week when the Oxford’s Alex Vaughn signed to play with the Eagles. They will be getting another as Lafayette’s Nathan Hollis signed with MCC Monday morning in the LHS library. (May 5, 2015, Page 6)
The young Commodores, who only lose one senior, finished the year 7-6 overall.
Lafayette’s tennis season came to an end Friday in the MHSAA Class 4A North Half title match. New Albany beat Lafayette 6-1, but three matches were decided in tiebreakers. (more…) (May 7, 2012, Page 8)
Editor Don Whitten wonders if there’s a new era of cooperation between local entities in the city, county and university coming on with talk of expansion of tennis courts in Oxford. (February 3, 2012, Page 4A)
Oxford’s 14-and-Under State Championship tennis team, sponsored by the Oxford Park Commission and Oxford Community Tennis Association, competed in the Southern Sectionals Tennis Tournament this past weekend in Mobile, Ala. (more…) (August 26, 2011, Page 6A)
Lafayette’s success on the tennis courts should continue to grow this season thanks to the hiring of veteran instructor and coach Debbie Swindoll. The former standout at Mississippi State has the Commodores pointed in the right direction again this year and looking forward to another impressive run in the Class 4A playoffs. (more…) (February 24, 2011, Page 7)