Cold and wet weather hasn’t stopped the Oxford Chargers from holding some productive practices heading into Saturday’s baseball jamboree at Amory. OHS coach Chris Baughman returns seven seniors from last year’s team that won the Region 2-5A regular season title and advanced to the semifinals of the Class 5A playoffs. (February 21, 2014, Page 7A)
Saturday’s season finale didn’t yield the ultimate result the Lafayette Commodores soccer team was hoping for.
With their post-season fate ultimately decided the night before after a tough loss at Senatobia, the Commodores were looking to close out their 2012-13 season with a strong showing against Division 3-4A foe Lewisburg at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (January 21, 2013, Page 10)
Former Water Valley standout C.J. Jackson was named to the MACJC All-State football team as a member of the first team. Joining Jackson, a linebacker who plays at ICC, on the team from the area is former Oxford High standout Demarcus Pegues, who was named honorable mention at linebacker. Pegues just completed his sophomore season as a member of the NWCC Rangers.
Tyler Jackson, a former standout from Lafayette, was named to the second team as place-kicker. Jackson just completed his freshman season at ICC.
The Rangers finished the season 7-2 overall and 5-1 in the MACJC North Division, while the Indians finished the year 6-3. (November 13, 2012, Page 7)
Former Lafayette High kicker Tyler Jackson made a 43-yard field Saturday to lift the Itawamba Community College Indians to a 24-23 win over MACJC North Division champion East Mississippi. (more…) (October 29, 2012, Page 4B)
SENATOBIA — A near perfect performance in all three phases fueled the No. 4 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers to a 49-7 thrashing of No. 20 Itawamba on Thursday night at Bobby Franklin Field. In a game that featured several former area players on both sides of the field, it was the Rangers that really showed they were worthy of their national ranking. (September 28, 2012, Page 6A)
A change of heart led Tyler Jackson to Oxford.
In January, the Lexington Catholic (Ky.) senior catcher verbally committed to play baseball at Western Kentucky, but after doing some thinking, Jackson decided what he really wanted to do was make a push to play in the Southeastern Conference. (more…) (July 19, 2012, Page 7)
NEW ALBANY — Oxford’s successful summer baseball season didn’t end the way coach Chris Baughman or his Chargers were hoping. After earning a first-round bye following a win in the final game of the Oxford Regional of the NEMCABB Tournament, the Chargers were eliminated Tuesday by Amory at BNA Park.
Oxford started its day on a high note with a 12-0 win over New Albany but shortly after lunch, the Chargers were packing up their gear until next spring due to a 4-2 loss to the Panthers. (June 27, 2012, Page 7)
Oxford’s older summer baseball team split a road doubleheader with South Panola on Tuesday night. The Tigers defeated Oxford 7-1 in the first game, while Oxford shut out the Tigers 3-0 in the second. (more…) (June 13, 2012, Page 6)