- During last Friday's meeting in the Crosstown Classic, the winning team won the 1st and 4th quarters in their respective games but lost the 2nd and 3rd quarters.
- Oxford Girls Basketball was held without a Field Goal for the last 9:38 of the game against Lafayette last Friday.
- Oxford Boys Basketball will begin in the "Great 8" Jefferson City, MO Tournament today against the host team. Jefferson City is 1-3 at home this year.
- Oxford Girls Basketball will begin their Tournament in Dyer, TN today against Loretto (TN). Loretto is 4-2 on the year.
- Oxford Boys started 3-for-4 from 3-point range against Lafayette - they went 1-for-14 after that.
- Only four players from Lafayette Boys contributed in the scoring in that game. Oxford had 7 of the 9 players that played in that game score.
- The Tupelo Police Department is offering a $162,500 reward as of Thursday for any tips that lead to the capture of a shooter that killed an TPD officer and wounded another in a bank robbery that occurred Monday.
- On this date in 1927, Show Boat - considered to be the first musical play - opens at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Broadway.
- On this date in 1932, Radio City Music Hall, the "Showplace of the Nation", opens in New York City.
- On this date in 1978, Spain becomes a democracy after having served the last 40 years as a dictatorship.
- On this date in 2001, China is granted normal trade relations with the Untied States.
- This is the last Friday of 2013.
- Today is National Fruitcake Day.
- Today is the third day of Christmas.
- Tomorrow is Card Playing Day.
- January is National Thank You Month.
- Today is the birthdays of Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer (34), and former New Orleans Saints and Ole Miss Rebel Running Back Deuce McAllister (35).
Here are some facts for you to keep up with this Friday. They can range from sports to things you could care less about. Here we go:
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