The area’s three football teams are definitely at different junctures in their respective seasons.
While the Lafayette Commodores will look to solidify their position as the No. 1 team in Region 2-4A and remain undefeated tonight at Senatobia, the Oxford Chargers are in a do-or-die situation as they travel to Saltillo. (more…) (October 21, 2011, Page 6A)
Oxford Middle School completed its football season on Tuesday by splitting with the Senatobia Warriors. While the seventh grade fell to Senatobia 14-8, the eighth grade rolled to a 35-0 victory.
Fresh off of winning last year’s EAGLE Player of the Year honor after helping to lead Lafayette to the school’s first Class 4A title, Dennis has shown no signs this season of wear and tear. (more…) (October 18, 2011, Page 9)
CORINTH — Oxford won three of four cross country races this past Saturday in the Corinth Invitational. Oxford’s boys tied with Saltillo with 46 points but finished second overall, while the varsity Lady Chargers finished third overall. (more…) (October 18, 2011, Page 10)
Tonight will be a busy evening for the area’s prep football teams.
While Lafayette will be hosting the New Albany Bulldogs in a battle for first place in Region 2-4A, the Water Valley Blue Devils will be hosting an athletic Nettleton Tigers team and the Oxford Chargers will be hosting a throwback Hernando Tigers squad for Homecoming.
All games are set to kickoff at 7. Lafayette’s game will be broadcast on 93.7 FM, Water Valley’s on 105.5 FM and Oxford’s on 95.5 FM as well as 102.1 FM. (October 14, 2011, Page 6A)
Three Oxford Chargers made the 2011 Class 5A All-State baseball team, which was recently announced. Landing on the first team as outfielders were Luke Gibbs and Zac Barber, while Hunt Halford was named to the second team as a pitcher. (more…) (October 13, 2011, Page 8)
The seventh-grade Chargers jumped on the Bulldogs, putting up a 20-spot in the first half. (October 12, 2011, Page 8)
LAKE CORMORANT — In a Region 1-5A game where both the Oxford and Lake Cormorant offenses took turns putting up points on the scoreboard, it was the Chargers’ rushing attack that made the biggest difference in the final outcome. The Chargers needed a win badly after a poor performance at New Hope last week and they answered the call Friday beating the Gators 42-35. (October 10, 2011, Page 2B)
CLEVELAND — Oxford’s girls and boys swim teams had a successful trip to the Delta as the two teams took home first place in the Cleveland High School Invite Saturday.
Oxford’s girls and boys cross country teams have performed well all season long in various meets held in Mississippi and the Mid-South area. Saturday the two teams competed in the Jesse Owens Cross Country Invitational, a nationally respected meet that features most of the best teams in Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and other states. (more…) (October 3, 2011, Page 5B)
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