KAZAN, Russia — Ole Miss ahlete Sam Kendricks captured a gold medal in the men’s pole vault Thursday at the 27th World University Games, capping off his incredible sophomore season in a big way. (more…) (July 12, 2013, Page 6A)
The honors keep rolling in for former Oxford Charger and current Ole Miss Rebel Sam Kendricks. (more…) (June 28, 2013)
With his winning clearance of 18 feet, 8.25 inches, the former Oxford High standout and Oxford native became the first person in school history to win an NCAA title in the pole vault. (more…) (June 6, 2013, Page 6)
Four athletes will represent the Red and Blue of Ole Miss today through Saturday at the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.
The city known as “Track Town USA” will host the NCAA finals for the 11th time (since 1962) at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.
The Oxford Middle School boys track team competed in a rare Saturday meet at Aberdeen and saw its almost five-year winning streak on the track come to an end.
Columbus was the school that prevented the Chargers from finishing off another year with an unblemished record, earning a 138-135 victory. Some of the events the Chargers usually compete in, such as the 4×400 meter relay and the 300 hurdles, were not available to score points in. Still, OMS coach Mike Hardwick said the ultimate goal was the field two teams so that everyone got to run before the season concluded.
Ole Miss athletes claimed 11 individual titles, led by big marks from Sam Kendricks and Isiah Young, in the Ole Miss Invitational held Saturday at the Ole Miss Track & Field Complex. (more…) (April 15, 2013, Page 10)
Oxford’s middle school track teams continue to produce fantastic results Tuesday. The Chargers won the OMS Relays over seven other teams, while the Lady Chargers took second in the meet held at Oxford High’s Bobby Holcomb Field.
The Ole Miss sophomore set the track & field world abuzz last Friday night when he recorded a season-best mark of 19 feet, 0.75 inches in the pole vault at the Texas Relays held on the University of Texas campus. (more…) (April 3, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford’s middle school girls track team finished second and produced seven nine-place finishes.
Alexis Williams won the discus, Jordan Freeze was first in the high jump, J’Shata Tyson was first in the shot, Margaret Pepper Adams was first in the 3,200 meter run, Tiara King took the 100 and 200. (more…) (April 3, 2013, Page 9)