Misael Romero scored two goals to help Oxford beat Jacksonville 3-0 in boys soccer Wednesday.
JACKSONVILLE — Sacred Heart’s players and coaches know they are going to have to show up and play their best when they step on the floor against Georgiana on Monday in the Final Four. Still, the Cardinals should have a very good advantage on their side when they head to Birmingham — experience.
JACKSONVILLE — Anybody who’s passed through Spring Garden and interacted with the high school’s girls basketball team knows it’s anything but “hateful” … except when the Panthers play defense.
JACKSONVILLE --- Paulie Stramaglia’s free throws with 22 seconds left broke the tie, and Sean Elmore’s breakaway layup at 0:06 clinched it as Mountain Brook’s boys beat Huffman 56-52 in Wednesday’s Northeast Regional 7A final.
JACKSONVILLE --- Tournament most valuable player Claire Holt poured in 32 points, and Spain Park downed Grissom 60-46 in Wednesday’s Northeast Regional Class 7A girls final.
JACKSONVILLE -- Homewood is headed to the Final Four for the third straight year after beating Ramsay 76-61 in the Class 6A Northeast Regional girls finals Tuesday.
JACKSONVILLE --- Size powers defending 2A state champion Lanett and did again during its fourth and biggest battle with Chambers County rival LaFayette in Tuesday’s Northeast Regional final.
JACKSONVILLE -- Tournament most valuable player Brooklyn Dutton saved her best work for the end of Fyffe’s 51-46 overtime win over Section in the Class 2A Northeast Regional girls finals.
JACKSONVILLE -- Mortimer Jordan allowed only two points in the first nine minutes in a 42-28 Northeast Regional semifinal victory over Boaz.
JACKSONVILLE --- Jacob Maples’ buzzer-beating 3-pointer from the corner completed New Hope’s comeback to beat Glencoe 64-62 in Monday’s final Northeast Regional Class 3A semifinal.
OXFORD — Oxford opened its baseball season with back-to-back-to-back victories to start the new season. Thanks to the Presidents Day holiday, Oxford could host Russell County, Pelham and Russellville all in one day.
JACKSONVILLE — Wellborn made breakthroughs in girls basketball this season, but the Panthers also defined the next breakthrough … playing on the big stage.
JACKSONVILLE — Piedmont and Plainview knew each other all too well going into Monday’s Class 3A Northeast Regional semifinal game.
JACKSONVILLE — Of the Saks contingent available to reporters following the Wildcats’ victory in the Northeast Regional on Monday, only Jonathan Miller watched Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game.
JACKSONVILLE --- Katherine Thompson scored a game-high 21 points to lead three Plainview players in double figures, and the Bears eliminated Glencoe 57-50 in Monday’s Northeast Regional Class 3A girls’ semifinals.
As Oxford’s wrestling team mugged for pictures following securing a state championship Saturday, the school’s hall of fame athletics director Larry Davidson couldn’t help make a point.