Ochs hired as sports

Published 12:42 am Sunday, May 25, 2008

NATCHEZ — Patrick Ochs has joined the staff of The Democrat as a sports reporter.

Ochs will work with Sports Editor Jeff Edwards to cover area sporting events.

Ochs is a May graduate of the University of Mississippi with a degree in marketing and communications.

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He was the sports editor of The Daily Mississippian, the campus newspaper.

He also worked as an intern with the AAA minor league baseball team the Portland Beavers of the Pacific Coast League.

Ochs graduated from George Walton High School in Marietta, Ga.