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)
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)
CANTON — Oxford’s well designed game plan was executed by the Lady Chargers the way coach Shayne Linzy was hoping for three plus quarters Tuesday night. Unfortunately for the Lady Chargers, the overall size and athleticism of the Canton Lady Tigers was too much to overcome in the end. (more…) (February 20, 2013, Page 6)
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)
Oxford softball coach Lauren Hill allowed her Lady Chargers a chance to rest and refocus on the next phase of the MHSAA’s Class 5A playoffs Monday. If it was up to the Lady Chargers, they would have played their first game with McComb instead of waiting until Thursday.
There is a new level of enthusiasm at OHS in regards to softball thanks to a series sweep of Starkville over the weekend. The Lady Chargers earned a 6-5 win on the road last Friday before returning home to beat SHS 7-4.
Hill said the two wins really energized a group that is still learning how to compete at this new level. (April 24, 2012, Page 9)