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)
It only took Chris Patton a split second to accept the offer to become Oxford High’s new girls track coach. Patton remembers Oxford Athletics Director Johnny Hill coming to him and asking if he wanted to take on the new role and Patton, who was already Oxford’s head cross-country coach and assistant track coach, didn’t hesitate, telling Hill yes as soon as the question hit his ears. (July 8, 2013, Page 6)
The honors keep rolling in for former Oxford Charger and current Ole Miss Rebel Sam Kendricks. (more…) (June 28, 2013)
A good starting point. That’s how Brian O’Neal described his first season as Ole Miss’ track and field coach. The Rebels finished eighth in the nation last week at the annual NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. It was the best finish in school history but made possible thanks to spectacular efforts of just two athletes, sprinter Isiah Young and pole vaulter Sam Kendricks. (more…) (June 14, 2013, Page 6A)
COLUMN: A perfect ending to a near flawless season is the best way to describe Sam Kendricks’ sophomore campaign at Ole Miss. A little over a week ago, the former Oxford High standout was crowned the NCAA pole vault champion, the first for an Ole Miss athelte. Kendricks’ victory also garnered 10 of the 24 points Ole Miss earned at the University of Oregon, a total that ensured its best national ranking in school history. (June 14, 2013, Page 6A)
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.
Depth coupled with some fantastic individual efforts helped produce two second-place finishes for the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers at Saturday’s MHSAA Class 5A state meet held at Pearl High School. (more…) (May 13, 2013, Page 2B)
Athletes from Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley will be taking part in the MHSAA state track meets this weekend. The Class 1A, 3A and 5A meets will be held Saturday at Pearl. The 2A, 4A and 6A meets will be held Monday at PHS. Saturday’s meets begins with field events at 10 a.m. Monday’s meets begins at 11 a.m.