Dinner time at Lauren Hill’s house has been a lot more lively and has included a lot more people this offseason. Oxford’s fourth-year fastpitch softball coach recently hosted a dinner for her Lady Chargers in the attempt to bring the team together heading into the 2012 season.
Hill said she feels good about her core group of players and about the potential this young team has moving forward. (February 23, 2012, Page 7)
VIDEO BLOG: Oxford senior forward Meisha Gillom talks about the Lady Chargers’ North Half win over Center Hill.
(more…) (February 22, 2012)
As Chris Baughman found out Monday, there’s nothing wrong with learning a thing or two on your birthday.
Due to poor weather over the weekend, a pair of four-inning jamboree games was rescheduled for Baughman’s birthday at Edwin Moak Field and the Chargers made the doubleheader a learning experience. (more…) (February 21, 2012, Page 8)
A season that was started with great promise and expectations continued to deliver on all accounts for the Oxford Lady Chargers and their fans Saturday night in the OHS gym. A night after defeating Canton 63-49 to advance to Jackson for the MHSAA state tournament for the first time since 2005, the Lady Chargers defeated Center Hill 51-48 to win the 5A North Half title.
The win also pushed their winning streak to 31 games. (February 20, 2012, Page 1B)
The basketball court wasn’t the only place Oxford High dominated over the weekend.
(February 17, 2012)
JACKSON — A series of runs decided Tuesday night’s elimination game of the Class 5A North Half state tournament between the Oxford Chargers and Callaway in the CHS gym.
Unfortunately for Oxford, the last run of the night was produced by Callaway and standout guard Malik Newman, who scored 31 points in a 65-59 win that sent Callaway on to play Canton on Friday. (more…) (February 15, 2012, Page 6)
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