Oxford’s dominance over Tupelo in tennis continued Tuesday evening. The Chargers started the 2014 season off on a good foot with a 4-3 win over the Golden Wave at the John Leslie courts. (March 5, 2014, Page 7)
Hunter Knight, 17, has started his own clothing business featuring bow ties and shirts he designed himself. (September 16, 2013, Page 1A)
The young Commodores, who only lose one senior, finished the year 7-6 overall.
Oxford capped off a perfect regular season on the court Monday afternoon with a 7-0 win over Lafayette at Avent Park. The Chargers, now 16-0 heading into the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs, feature a senior class that is 116-2 during their career and Monday’s match with the Commodores was Senior Day. (more…) (April 9, 2013, Page 8)
A fantastic effort at boys singles and strong showing at No. 2 girls doubles wasn’t enough to lift the Lafayette Commodores to a win over Pontotoc Tuesday on the courts behind Oxford-University Stadium. Pontotoc defeated Lafayette 5-2 to make the Commodores 4-2 on the year 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)
Lafayette got off to a great start in the Class 4A playoffs Monday morning with a 6-1 win over Kosciusko on the road. Lafayette swept the doubles action to gain the match win, while Mallory Davis peformed well in her singles match. Davis defeated Jessica Reynolds 6-0, 6-2 to gain the victory for LHS. Kosciusko’s lone win came in boys singles as Patrick Adams defeated Nathan Hollis 6-1, 6-1. (more…) (April 24, 2012, Page 10)
Avent’s Park was surrounded by spectators Thursday afternoon as Lafayette and Oxford closed out their regular seasons with the annual tennis meeting between the two schools.
With both squads already a part of the Class 4A (LHS) and 5A (OHS) playoffs, Thursday’s match was about different things for each coach.
The Chargers defeated the Commodores 5-2 but the two wins were a marked improvement for Debbie Swindoll’s Commodores, who lost 7-0 to OHS last year.
Apart from the two wins, the No. 1 boys doubles match had to be decided with a tiebreaker, while two other doubles matches were also competitive. (April 13, 2012, Page 7A)