The skies over Pat Lamar Park were a bit more colorful Sunday with dozens of kites being flown by those attending the first One Sky One World international day of kite flying sponsored by YAC and Oxford Park Commission. (October 10, 2011, Page 1A)
OHS swimming coach Rebecca Van Oostendorp and parents of team swim members write to thank Bubba Robinson and others with the Oxford Park Commission for making their recent home meet a big success, while Nathan A. Yow writes to question the approach the University of Mississippi appears to have in deciding who to accept donations from. (October 4, 2011, Page 4)
When it comes to looking good for game day there’s more to it then just deciding what to wear. At University Florist, owner Judy Conner offers tips on making game-day flower arrangements. (September 9, 2011, Page 1B)
Registration for the Oxford Park Commission adult softball, Wiffleball and soccer seasons is currently ongoing.
After almost an hour-long debate, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to meet with city of Oxford and University of Mississippi officials to discuss building additional tennis courts. (July 6, 2011, Page 1)
A 3-versus-3 soccer tournament, named the Hot Skillet Classic, will be held Saturday at FNC Park. The tournament is being held in partnership with the Oxford Park Commission. The girls and boys teams will be Under 6, while the adults will be co-ed. (June 6, 2011, Page 7)
Led by the big offensive night of Chelsea McCullough, Taco Bell defeated Zaxby’s 13-8 in the 11-12 year-old Oxford Park Commission youth softball game on Monday night at FNC Park.
In the other youth league softball game, Community Trust Bank beat Oxford Power Equipment 12-4 in the 9-10 league. (May 18, 2011, Page 7)
With Tommie Shelby’s induction into the Buster Dixon Walk of Fame and the unveiling of a plaque recognizing all of the winners of the award for contributions to the local summer softball scene, Editor Don Whitten takes a look back at his involvement in, and memories of, Oxford Park Commission youth and adult softball. (April 20, 2011, Page 4A)
The Oxford Park Commission will hold its monthly meeting Thursday at the OPC’s main office located at 310 S. 15th St. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. (March 9, 2011, Page 8)
The Oxford Park Commission’s soccer league got off to a big start on Monday as three goals by Cole Calhoon and two by Keaton Calhoon helped lift the Under-12 boy’s Tornados top the Earthquakes 6-5. In the other U-12 boys game the Galaxy cruised past the Sounders 9-3. In the U-10 boy’s division, the Wizards and Fire tied 2-2 and United topped the Earthquakes 2-1.
In the U-10 girl’s division, United snuck past the Fire 4-3 and the Crew shut out the Galaxy 8-0. In the U-12 girl’s division, the Tornados defeated the Sounders 4-2 and the Galaxy blanked United 4-0. (February 15, 2011, Page 6)