Lafayette couldn’t have asked for a much better start to the softball season. (March 3, 2014, Page 8)
To hear Oxford softball coach Steve Blackmon explain it, there’s a difference in being pleased and being satisfied. (February 25, 2014, Page 9)
The Oxford High Lady Chargers played their first slow-pitch softball game since the program was dropped when fast-pitch softball began, and dropped a 19-0 decision to Tishomingo County. (August 20, 2013, Page 6)
There wasn’t much Kendall Glass couldn’t do for the Lafayette softball team and coach Katie Moore on the diamond in 2013. The senior shortstop made big plays on defense and offense, and in the dugout, she led the Lady Commodores through some impactful words and actions. (more…) (June 12, 2013, Page 1B)
Oxford’s stay in the MHSAA Class 5A softball playoffs came to an end Friday with a 17-1 loss to New Hope. The Lady Chargers’ season ended with a 7-16 overall record, while the Lady Trojans improved to 26-1. Despite losing the series, OHS coach Steve Blackmon thought his team showed improvement during the season and the series with the Lady Trojans, regarded as the top team in the state, gives him an idea of what needs to be accomplished moving forward. (April 29, 2013, Page 4B)
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)
After dropping their last two division games, the Lady Commodores pieced together a near perfect effort to up-end crosstown rival Oxford 9-1 on the road.