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MHSAA allows sports to resume June 1 with restrictions

High School sports in Mississippi have been on hold since mid-March, but that is changing in 10 days. After an almost-six-hour meeting in Clinton on ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

MHSAA amends requirements for physicals for the 2020-21 school year

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing on into the summer months, decisions regarding the 2020-21 high school athletic year have begun. During a teleconference on Monday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Area football coaches adapting to life without spring practice

Late April and early May is usually when the high school football bug returns to Mississippi, as teams are allowed to return to the field ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Drew Bianco leaving LSU, enters name in transfer portal 

As first reported by Brody Miller of The Athletic, Louisiana State University’s Drew Bianco has entered his name into the transfer portal.  The Oxford native ... Read more

1 month ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Oxford baseball sends off seniors with drive-by parade

More than 30 cars turned out on Monday evening at Oxford Middle School for a virtual honors ceremony to recognize seniors on the Oxford High ... Read more

1 month ago by Nathanael Gabler.

2020 Girls Soccer All-Area Team: Two Oxford forwards named Co-Players of the Year

“Great moments are born from great opportunities.” It’s an old Herb Brooks quote from the 1980 US Olympic Hockey team’s Miracle on Ice. But when ... Read more

1 month ago by Nathanael Gabler.

MHSAA officially cancels all remaining spring sports seasons

Following Tate Reeves’ decision to close all Mississippi public schools for the remainder of the year on Tuesday, the MHSAA has followed suit on Wednesday, ... Read more

1 month ago by Nathanael Gabler.

2020 All-Area Soccer Team: Unsung defender Edward Brown notches Player of the Year

Oxford soccer coach Charles Sabatier was excited about this past season. The senior class, who were freshmen when he took over as coach, was among ... Read more

1 month ago by Nathanael Gabler.

2020 All-Area Girls Basketball Team: Kimaya Dixon ends career as Player of the Year

Kimaya Dixon won a Mississippi state championship as a freshman. She led the Lafayette team in scoring as a sophomore. As a junior, she upped ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Oxford softball accepting the realities of their lost senior season

After three weeks of letting everything sink in, word choice has subconsciously shifted to the past tense. The reality of the situation has set in. ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

2020 All-Area Basketball Team: Kylan Blackmon goes back-to-back

Kylan Blackmon still doesn’t know where he’ll be four months from now, but what he knows is he’ll still be hooping. The EAGLE’s 2019 All-Area ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Oxford baseball seniors reflect on what could have been their final bus ride

This period of uncertainty has seemingly hit high school seniors harder than anyone. Colleges will be granting an extra year of eligibility for athletes, but for ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Sam Kendricks: 2021 Olympics will be the “most popular” in its history

While plenty of athletes might be disheartened at the fact they will not be able to compete in summer Olympics this year, a local Olympian ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Local coaches maintain optimism for MHSAA spring sports return

With all other semblances of athletics closing down for the foreseeable future amid the coronavirus outbreak, there still seems to be optimism that Mississippi high ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

MHSAA announces new changes to spring sports calendar

The Mississippi High School Activities Association reconvened on Friday to further discuss plans for the spring sports calendar after Governor Tate Reeves announced public schools ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

MHSAA suspends all competition and practices for high school athletics

Effective immediately, the Mississippi High School Activities Association has suspended all competition and practices for high school athletics through March 29 amid the outbreak of ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

MHSAA “monitoring” coronavirus, not ready to take additional precautions

With the SEC and other collegiate conferences suspending play of future athletic events, the Mississippi High Activities Association (MHSAA) is moving forward without doing so ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Kylan Blackmon, Azariah Buford named to Mississippi Alabama All-Star Game

Both Lafayette and Oxford High Schools have landed one on the Mississippi Alabama All-Star Game rosters. Lafayette’s Azariah Buford and Oxford’s Kylan Blackmon were named to ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Oxford Volleyball lets Kacie Hengler go, in search of coaching replacement

Oxford High School is in search of a new head volleyball coach. Kacie Hengler, who has led the Charger girls since 2017, was recently let ... Read more

3 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Chris Cutcliffe wins Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach Award

Oxford football head coach Chris Cutcliffe has been named one of 25 national winners of the Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach Award. Nominees for the ... Read more

3 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Photo gallery: Lafayette vs. Oxford baseball

Lafayette topped Oxford 2-1 on Tuesday night in the first of two cross-town baseball matchups. Above is a photo gallery from the night, taken by ... Read more

3 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Tyrus Williams powers Lafayette over Oxford in first cross-town baseball meeting

Lafayette sophomore Tyrus Williams took center stage Tuesday night. Playing on the road at Oxford in the first of two rivalry games between the schools, ... Read more

3 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

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