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.
Friday night’s Crosstown Classic softball game with Oxford came down to the pitching of Lafayette’s Brooke Whitten. While the Lady Commodores got a couple of key insurance runs late in the 6-0 win, Whitten really didn’t need much help based on the effort she gave in the pitching circle. (more…) (March 11, 2013, Page 3B)