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Pressure leads Oxford to second round

Heading into Tuesday night’s annual postseason showdown with Callaway, the Oxford Chargers coaches knew a couple of things: The visiting Chargers were going to be athletic, fast, and able to capitalize on any chances they were provided.

So what did Oxford do against its Class 5A first-round opponent?

The home Chargers attacked, kept pressure on Callaway and continued to attack even in the dwindling minutes of their 3-1 victory at Bobby Holcomb Field. (January 25, 2012, Page 6)

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    Oxford proves to be better Lady Charger squad in first-round matchup

    It’s hard to imagine the Lady Chargers could have been any more dominant than they were on Tuesday night.

    Aided by a big first half, the Oxford girls cruised to a 8-0 victory over Callaway in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs at Bobby Holcomb Field. (January 25, 2012, Page 6)

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      New Albany uses its size to take down Lafayette

      Lafayette’s basketball teams found out first hand Tuesday night that size really does matter on the court.

      New Albany post players Jazmine Spears and Moses Kingsley each played huge roles in their team’s Region 2-4A victories at Lafayette, with the Lady Bulldogs winning 47-31 in the opener and the Bulldogs pulling out a 42-36 win in the nightcap. (more…) (January 25, 2012, Page 6)

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        Corinth edges LHS in OT thriller

        CORINTH — Tuesday’s Class 4A playoff soccer match between the Lafayette Lady Commodores and Corinth Lady Warriors was filled with hustle, passion and a lot of drama. It was played the way coach LHS coach Melinda Scruggs wants her team to play it.
        Unfortunately for the Lady Commodores, Corinth was able to edge out a 4-3 win in two overtimes to advance to the quarterfinals on Saturday. (January 25, 2012, Page 7)

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          Local restaurant supporting LHS football

          Lafayette football fans and boosters are urged to come out and support the Commodores Monday by visiting Irie on the Square. (more…) (January 25, 2012, Page 7)

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            Rib Cage hosting signing day party

            The Rib Cage on the Square will be the site of the 2012 edition of Rebel Signing Day. (more…) (January 25, 2012, Page 7)

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              Lady Chargers split with Pontotoc

              Oxford’s seventh-grade girls defeated Pontotoc 18-9 Monday night in the OHS gym, but the eighth-grade Lady Chargers were unable to come up with a similar result as they lost 33-21.

              (more…) (January 25, 2012, Page 7)

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                Rebels host Southern Miss in men’s tennis

                The Ole Miss men’s tennis team hosts Southern Miss in the much-anticipated 2012 season opener at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Gillom Sports Center. (more…) (January 25, 2012, Page 7)

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                  School attendance incentives change

                  Years ago, the incentive to go to school was what you’d face if you stayed at home. Now, Editor Don Whitten points out, the incentives include meals, tickets and, yes, cold hard cash. (January 25, 2012, Page 4)

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                    Bike lane work to begin this spring

                    Members of the Oxford Pathways Commission and the city of Oxford Planning Department are making it a priority to announce to residents living along the roads slated to get new bike paths this year when and where the construction will begin in their neighborhood. Construction on the 12 miles of new bike lanes could start in March. (January 24, 2012, Page 1)

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