The Oxford Chargers got their 2013 tennis season off to a good start with a 7-0 win over Alcorn Central at Avent Park Tuesday. In boys singles, Quinn Elliott blanked Tayton Smith 6-0, 6-0, while Grace Ann Jones defeated Anna Bowling 6-0, 6-1 in girls singles.
The No. 13 Ole Miss men’s tennis team concluded play at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic Sunday, earning five singles wins against players from No. 6 ranked Georgia. In a battle of top 10 players, senior Jonas Lutjen, ranked No. 5, rallied to defeat No. 8 ranked KU Singh 1-6, 6-4, 6-4. (more…) (January 21, 2013, Page 11)
Former Oxford High tennis standout Felicity Flesher was honored recently by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association for achieving All-Academic status. Flesher currently plays for Carleton College located in Northfield, Minn. Floscher was one of five members of her team to be named to the team. To be recognized as a member of the team, an individual has to have a grade point average of at least 3.5. (August 2, 2012, Page 7)
Oxford’s tennis team came to play Friday afternoon in the MHSAA Class 5A title match hosted at Avent Park. The Chargers advanced to their fifth straight appearance in the MHSAA state title match in Jackson by defeating Ridgeland 6-1. (more…) (April 30, 2012, Page 7)
Oxford’s Chargers swept through the individual Division 2-5A tennis tournament held Wednesday at the John Leslie Courts. The Chargers qualified all seven spots for next month’s MHSAA individual state tournament.
Every match in the tournament was one-sided in the Chargers’ favor. Saltillo, New Hope and West Point were the other three teams that had individual tennis players competing in the tournament. (April 19, 2012, Page 7)