David Heckel writes about the large turnout and successful USTA Mixed Doubles state championships held in Oxford recently, and points out that the effort to expand the local tennis facilities can help the local economy. (September 22, 2010, Page 4)
RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY — The 2010 Double Decker Spring Ride begins at 8:30 a.m. from FNC Park on Old Sardis Road (Highway 314). Three fully supported ride distances (66, 50 and 24 miles) with pre-ride bike maintenance, food & rest stops and rolling sag support for mechanical issues or tired riders. Sponsors also provide pre-ride breakfast and post-ride pizza.
There will also be a shorter fun ride for less experienced and younger riders.
(more…) (April 16, 2010)
FNC Inc. is sponsoring the “Spring In Your Step” 5k run fundraiser to assist young athletes in the community. The race will be held at 8 a.m. April 3 at FNC Park, located 2.5 miles west of Skymart on Old Sardis Road on the right. All proceeds will benefit the children in Lafayette County who can’t afford to register for the Oxford Park Commission’s sports and go toward uniform fees and equipment costs. To register, go to www.racesonline.com, or come to FNC Park the day of the race. (March 11, 2010)
PHOTOS — Area kids took part in Saturday’s Oxford Park Commission Spring Fling soccer tournament at FNC Park. (March 8, 2010, Page 7A)