Runners in the Oxford area kicked off the holiday weekend with the Stars & Stripes 5K Run on Friday in Oxford with local runners taking home a majority of the titles.
Ten runners from Oxford or Water Valley placed first in the run in their respective age divisions while a pair of Oxford residents also finished as the overall winners. The race benefited the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society. (July 7, 2014, Page 6)
Robert Scribner of Starkville and Fowler Staines of Oxford claimed top male and female honors in the half marathon, while Oxford’s Jonathan Tyler and Morgan Claire Rose of Grenada led the men’s and women’s runners in the 5K portion of the fifth-annual Oxford Run For Hope Half Marathon and 5K held Saturday morning. Winners of the top awards are listed, with all of the top finishers to be listed in Tuesday’s sports section in The Oxford EAGLE. (February 24, 2014, Page 3)
CLINTON — The Oxford Charger cross-country team left Choctaw Trails a year ago with one goal in mind — returning this fall to beat region foe and defending champion Saltillo to reclaim the Class 5A championship the Chargers won in 2011. (November 11, 2013, Page 1B)
Paced by senior Tristan Orman’s first-place finish, the Oxford Chargers won the Region 1-5A Cross-Country Meet Saturday. (November 4, 2013, Page 2B)
Two top-10 finishes by both the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers helped garner top three finishes as a team Saturday at the Tupelo Invitational Cross-Country meet held at Ballard Park. (October 28, 2013, Page 3B)
CORINTH — The Oxford High School boys, sparked by a 1-2-3 finish by Tristan Orman, Pruitt Griffin and Kendall Jenkins, topped region rival and defending Class 5A state champion Saltillo to win the Corinth High School Cross Country Invitational held Saturday at The Trails at Crossroads Regional Park. (October 21, 2013, Page 2B)