Regents School of Oxford defeated Central Academy, its first district opponent of the year, Tuesday night. The Lady Lions defeated Central 29-3, while the Lions rallied from an 11-point deficit to post a 43-38 win. (more…) (December 7, 2011, Page 6)
The junior varsity girls and boys basketball teams defeated Tupelo Christian Prepatory Thursday night. The Lady Lions topped Tupelo 35-15 in the season-opening win, while the Lions won 34-12. Aliyah Herod scored 12 points, Jenna Ursic had eight points, Erin Getzin scored six points, Holly Prather had five points while Madison McCay finished with two points.
Josh McManus scored 12 points to lead the Lions. Nate McManus, Daniel Brummett and Braxton Ruder each scored six points, while Taylor Rayburn had four points. (November 4, 2011, Page 12A)
A strong first half couldn’t be duplicated for the Regents School football team in its most recent action with North Sunflower Academy. Despite owning a 14-12 lead at the half, Regents lost 34-22 in the game played at Drew.
Regents fell behind 12-0 in the first quarter before rallying to take a lead thanks to a 10-yard touchdown run from Zac Jenkins and a 20-yard TD pass from Nate McManus to Josh McManus. Hunter Stewart added the two-point play to round out the scoring in the first half.
North Sunflower scored 22 points in the third quarter to regain the lead. Stewart then capped the scoring for both teams with a 10-yard TD run in the fourth quarter and a subsequent two-point play.
Nate McManus finished the game 4-for-11 for 91 yards through the air and 68 yards rushing on just five carries.
Jenkins led Regents in the rushing category with 138 yards on 14 carries, while Stewart had 24 yards, while Josh McManus rushed four times for 18 yards. (September 27, 2010, Page 3B)