Oxford’s tennis team came to play Friday afternoon in the MHSAA Class 5A title match hosted at Avent Park. The Chargers advanced to their fifth straight appearance in the MHSAA state title match in Jackson by defeating Ridgeland 6-1. (more…) (April 30, 2012, Page 7)
Avent’s Park was surrounded by spectators Thursday afternoon as Lafayette and Oxford closed out their regular seasons with the annual tennis meeting between the two schools.
With both squads already a part of the Class 4A (LHS) and 5A (OHS) playoffs, Thursday’s match was about different things for each coach.
The Chargers defeated the Commodores 5-2 but the two wins were a marked improvement for Debbie Swindoll’s Commodores, who lost 7-0 to OHS last year.
Apart from the two wins, the No. 1 boys doubles match had to be decided with a tiebreaker, while two other doubles matches were also competitive. (April 13, 2012, Page 7A)
Oxford’s trip to West Point turned out to be a success as the Chargers posted a 7-0 win Tuesday afternoon. The Chargers only lost eight points in the match that saw three matches decided by 6-0, 6-0 scores. (more…) (March 21, 2012, Page 6)