Sometimes teams don’t get the final shot. Sometimes they do. (November 22, 2013, Page 6A)
Oxford’s rally against an experienced Hernando team came up short Monday night in the OHS gym. The Lady Chargers fell behind by as much as 10 but came back to tie it two times in the final 20 seconds only to fall 64-63 to the Lady Tigers. (November 19, 2013, Page 7)
Oxford’s season opener tonight against Calhoun City will be the first opportunity for Lady Charger coach Shayne Linzy to test his depth and start to develop his roster for division play later in the year. (November 12, 2013, Page 7)
Athletes from Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley will be taking part in the MHSAA state track meets this weekend. The Class 1A, 3A and 5A meets will be held Saturday at Pearl. The 2A, 4A and 6A meets will be held Monday at PHS. Saturday’s meets begins with field events at 10 a.m. Monday’s meets begins at 11 a.m.
Region 1-5A track titles were awarded to both the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers Monday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers defeated Center Hill to capture the title thanks to a point total of 196, while the Lady Chargers almost doubled New Hope (185-96) to win their title. (more…) (April 30, 2013, Page 8)
“Dominant.” That’s what the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers were in the Division 2-5A track meet held Friday at Bobby Holcomb Field. Both teams finished first in the annual meet, with the Chargers scoring 122 points, almost double second-place finisher West Point with 64. The Lady Chargers, meanwhile, took first with 110.5 points, 56 points more than West Point’s 59. (more…) (April 22, 2013, Page 9)
Oxford’s win over crosstown rival Lafayette carried over to the inaugural Mississippi-Alabama Challenge Friday and Saturday night in the OHS gym. The Lady Chargers defeated the visiting teams from Alabama convincingly to improve to 11-2 on the season. The Lady Chargers beat Oxford (Ala.) on Friday 58-37 and then trounced LaFayette 86-20 on Saturday night to wrap up a 3-0 week. (more…) (December 17, 2012, Page 2B)
Oxford’s basketball teams earn a sweep of Hernando on the hardwood Tuesday night. The Lady Chargers defeated the Lady Tigers 66-50, while the Chargers beat the Tigers 57-52 in the nightcap. Hernando led the Lady Chargers 23-17 in the first quarter but that lead was erased in the second a much better defensive effort that saw the Lady Tigers only score seven points. Oxford led 36-30 at the half and then added 13 and 17 points in the third and fourth compared to 20 total points for Hernando after the break. Alexus Malone led the 3-1 Lady Chargers with 31 points and 11 rebounds.
Amber Sisk also had 15 points, while Aliyah Herod had seven steals and four assists. The Chargers won their first game of the season to improve to 1-2 on the year. Ty Madkins led Oxford with 13 points. Josh Gibbs had 10 points, while Cortez James and Will O’Keefe each scored nine points.
Oxford returns to action Thursday at home against Coldwater starting with a junior varsity girls game at 5 p.m. (November 14, 2012, Page 7)