The Chargers advanced to Tuesday’s 5A North Half title match against Pearl by defeating Callaway 3-2 in penalty kicks. Oxford (13-4-1 overall) gained a huge measure of revenge with the win over Callaway, the only team to beat OHS last season, by playing as a team and learning from some of the tight games it had been involved in during the season. (January 31, 2011, Page 6)
Oxford’s boys and Lafayette’s girls powerlifting teams took home titles in the third annual Oxford Invitational held Friday and Saturday in the Oxford Middle School gym. (more…) (January 31, 2011, Page 8)
Oxford’s girls basketball team remained undefeated in Division 1-5A play Friday with a win over New Hope, while New Hope beat the Chargers 55-54 in the nightcap. Oxford’s girls are now 20-2 overall on the season. (more…) (January 31, 2011, Page 8)
Mnichowski said he told Chargers coach Jamie Perkins that if he scored four goals, he wanted to score five before being lifted from the game in order to play a younger member of the team. (more…) (January 28, 2011, Page 6A)
Oxford’s seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams ended the season Thursday at home against South Panola.
The seventh-grade Chargers lost 28-25 to finish 8-2 on the year, while the eighth-grade won 37-25 to finish the year 16-2. D.K. Metcalf led the seventh-grade with 12 points. (more…) (January 28, 2011, Page 8A)
Wednesday night will leave a lasting impression on Oxford’s Lady Chargers soccer squad.
After falling behind to New Hope early, the Lady Chargers fought back to force overtime but in the end it was the Lady Trojans that wound up celebrating on Oxford’s Bobby Holcomb Field thanks to a 3-2 victory. (more…) (January 27, 2011, Page 6)
Ole Miss’ women’s soccer team this past season fielded a team of 24 players with just one hailing from Mississippi.
Oxford junior Meredith Sanford is hoping to defy the odds and one day and become the first Oxford Lady Charger to play at Ole Miss. (January 25, 2011, Page 8)
On Sunday, Oxford’s record-setting quarterback received that perfect offer and a day later he gave his verbal commitment to John Raegan, Rice University’s run-game coordinator, during an in-home visit to the Billups household in Oxford. (January 25, 2011, Page 9)