Erika Sisk is coming back to where it all started. Sisk, a former Oxford High standout, signed a basketball scholarship with Ole Miss on Wednesday, ending a year-long hiatus from the court. (April 17, 2014, Page 8)
The final high school basketball games at the “old” Oxford High School gym will be Friday night, ending almost five decades of games in the facility. Editor Don Whitten, who’s seen quite a few games there, looks back at some of the top coaches, players and teams who competed there. (January 23, 2014, Page 4)
Erika Sisk’s second trip to the Metro Jackson area in less than a week produced another set of awards Wednesday night. Sisk was nominated and then won the Pop Star Award given annually by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. (more…) (May 17, 2012, Page 7A)
(February 17, 2012)
Both Oxford High basketball squads secured a spot in the MHSAA Class 5A Playoffs next week and a spot in the Division 2-5A championship games with wins over Saltillo at the OHS gym Tuesday night.
The similarities to the two teams’ victories stop there though, as the Lady Chargers cruised to an 83-35 win and the Chargers had to fight off a late run by the Tigers to win 62-55. (February 8, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford’s varsity basketball teams earned two region wins over Saltillo on Tuesday night. The Lady Chargers remained undefeated and grabbed a share of the regular season region title with a 91-49 win over the Lady Tigers. Oxford’s boys improved to 17-7 overall and 4-1 in the region thanks to a 67-48 win. Erika Sisk led the Lady Chargers with a 27 points and eight steals. (more…) (January 26, 2012, Page 7)