Thursday sports: Jags sweep Oxford


Boys Basketball

DeSoto Central 68, Oxford 57

Girls Basketball

DeSoto Central 66, Oxford 45

Boys Soccer

Lake Cormorant 2, Olive Branch 0

Center Hill 5, Byhalia 1

Girls Soccer

Olive Branch 3, Lake Cormorant 1


DeSoto Central scoring leaders in the boys’ basketball victory over Oxford were De’Onte Green with 18 points, Dorian Whitley with 16 points, and Donovan Griffen with 10 points.  

DeSoto Central scoring leaders in the Lady Jags’ win over Oxford were Janiya Jones with 20 points, Tereah Hayslett with 13 points, and Mya Richardson with 10.  


The Region 1-6A all-region football first team has been announced.

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob provides content for DeSoto County News and occasionally is heard on the OB Pod podcast talking about area happenings. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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