Author Archives: John Davis

About John Davis

Eighteen years in the business. Dedicated to providing the best local content for sports. Oxford, Lafayette, Ole Miss, youth sports, outdoors and the things nobody else wants to cover.

Defensive Charger: Family love for soccer has paid off for Rychlak

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By John Davis Sports Writer Soccer is like family to Oxford’s Olivia Rychlak. The sophomore defender has been playing the sport for years and she’s watched her five older siblings all garner success from running up and down the pitch. Each of Rychlak’s sisters played soccer, and at least through half of their careers in […]

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Ready to rebound: Lafayette’s Burgess all about hitting the boards

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By John Davis Sports Writer If a basketball is in the air, on either side of the court, Lafayette’s Xhiir Burgess almost certainly has a bead on it. The sophomore is all about rebounding for the Lafayette Lady Commodores. It’s her thing to do on the team, her identity if you will. Burgess has always […]

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Special day: OM baseball excited to offer forum for ladies

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By John Davis Sports Editor Women who want to learn more about baseball and the inner workings of the Rebels can take part in the Ole Miss Ladies Baseball Forum sponsored by The Face and Body Center on Feb. 11. The one-day camp will provide the ins and outs of how the program operates, as […]

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Byers, Rebels set to hit the ground running

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By John Davis Sports Editor It may be freezing cold outside, but for the Ole Miss women, the 2017 spring tennis season is about to get going. Ole Miss coach Mark Beyers and his Rebels are headed to Irvine, California next week to start a string of matches that also includes a trip to Hawaii. […]

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Williams gives OHS Chargers valuable point guard play

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By John Davis Sports Editor Terry Williams is cool, calm and collected, just like Oxford coach Drew Tyler likes his basketball players to be. The senior point guard has the ability to really fill up a stat sheet, and do it in a way that never takes away from anyone else. It’s a good trait, […]

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