The Oxford Middle School track team cashed in on one of the first beautiful days of spring Thursday by excelling at the annual OMS Invitational track meet.
Oxford’s track teams opened the 2013 season with a bang as both squads won Saturday’s Oxford EAGLE Invitational meet held at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers more than doubled up second-place finisher West Bolivar (220-98) to win first place, while the Lady Chargers finished with 157 points, 25 more than second-place finisher Independence. (more…) (March 11, 2013, Page 4B)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — All three Ole Miss athletes competing at this weekend’s NCAA Indoor Championships scored points as the 2013 indoor season came to a close at the Randal Tyson Track Center. (more…) (March 11, 2013, Page 4B)
Prep track returns to the area Saturday with the annual Oxford EAGLE Invitational at Oxford’s Bobby Holcomb Field. This year’s field includes the Chargers and Lady Chargers, Lafayette’s Commodores and Lady Commodores as well as teams from Pontotoc, Cleveland-East Side, Independence and West Bolivar. (more…) (March 8, 2013, Page 6A)
Oxford boys track coach Chris Bush has a positive feeling heading into the start of the season leading the Chargers for the first time. Thanks to a deep roster and some experienced talent coming back, the Chargers could be a contender for a Class 5A state title if everything continues to come together.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A record-breaking pole vault performance by former Oxford High standout Sam Kendricks highlighted a strong showing by the Ole Miss track and field team at the Blazer Invite on Friday. The meet was hosted by UAB at the Birmingham CrossPlex. (more…) (January 14, 2013, Page 7)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Sam Kendricks broke his own school record in the pole vault to lead Ole Miss to a strong performance in its first meet of the 2012-13 track & field season, the Panther Indoor Icebreaker hosted by Birmingham-Southern. (more…) (December 3, 2012, Page 4B)